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Welcome to ABT News! To stay updated on all American Ballet Theatre topics and happenings, read our most recent press releases below. You’ll find information on both New York City and touring events on this page.

ABT maintains this section for archival purposes; individual releases are not updated and should only be relied upon up to the date on which they are published.

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Léa Fleytoux, Patrick Frenette, and Fangqi Li Promoted to Soloist at American Ballet Theatre

July 19, 2024

NEW YORK, NY – Léa Fleytoux, Patrick Frenette, and Fangqi Li have been promoted to the rank of Soloist with American Ballet Theatre. The promotions, effective September 1, 2024, were announced today by ABT Artistic Director Susan Jaffe. Léa Fleytoux began studying ballet at the age of four with Nicole Chouret in her classes at […]

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Jake Roxander in Études.

American Ballet Theatre Announces 2024 Fall Season at The David H. Koch Theater, October 16–November 3, 2024

July 18, 2024

World Premiere of Helen Pickett’s Crime and Punishment and World Premieres By Kyle Abraham and Gemma Bond to Highlight the Season

ABT Family Friendly Matinee Performances an Sunday October 20 and 27, 2024, at 12:30 P.M.

Box Office to Open Wednesday, September 4 at 12:00 P.M.

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Isaac Hernández Joins American Ballet Theatre

July 11, 2024

To Debut as Guest Artist at David H. Koch Theater, Join as Principal Dancer January 2025

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Chloe Misseldine and Aran Bell at the curtain call for Swan Lake.

Chloe Misseldine Promoted to Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre

July 3, 2024

NEW YORK, NY – Chloe Misseldine has been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre. The promotion, effective immediately, was announced today by ABT Artistic Director Susan Jaffe on stage at the Metropolitan Opera House following the matinee performance of Swan Lake. The sold-out performance marked Misseldine’s New York debut as […]

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Chloe Misseldine and Aran Bell in Swan Lake.

Casting Announced for Final Three Weeks of American Ballet Theatre’s 2024 Summer Season at Metropolitan Opera House

June 17, 2024

Corps de Ballet Celebration Following Swan Lake Performance on Friday, July 5

Herman Cornejo 25th Anniversary Toast Following
Like Water For Chocolate Performance on Friday, July 19

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American Ballet Theatre 2024 Summer Season Family Programming Includes Annual ABTKids Performance and the Return of Pre-Performance Workshops at Metropolitan Opera House

June 5, 2024

ABTKids to be Held on Saturday, June 22 At 11:00 A.M. with Host Misty Copeland

ABTKids Pre-Performance Workshop on Saturday, June 22 at 9:15 A.M.

Swan Lake Pre-Performance Workshops on Thursday, July 4 at 11:00 A.M. and Saturday, July 6 at 11:00 A.M.

ABTKids Tickets $30, Limited VIP Tickets $150
All Pre-Performance Workshop Tickets $20

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Casting Announced for First Two Weeks of American Ballet Theatre’s 2024 Summer Season at Metropolitan Opera House

June 4, 2024

New York Premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Woolf Works on Tuesday, June 25 At 7:30 P.M.

Former ABT Principal Dancer Alessandra Ferri to Appear as Guest Artist in Woolf Works

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New York Premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Woolf Works to Highlight American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Season at the Metropolitan Opera House, June 18 – July 20, 2024

April 8, 2024

Former ABT Principal Dancer Alessandra Ferri to Appear as Guest Artist in Woolf Works

General Public On Sale Begins Monday, April 22
at 12:00 P.M.

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ABT Studio Company Concludes Spring U.S. Tour at The Joyce Theater in New York City, May 1–5, 2024, with Three New York Premieres and One World Premiere

April 2, 2024

NEW YORK, NY  – American Ballet Theatre Studio Company returns to New York City to conclude their 2024 Spring U.S. tour with five performances at The Joyce Theater, May 1–5, 2024. The performance series will feature richly varied programs of original commissions plus classical and neoclassical favorites, including the New York Premieres of choreography by […]

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Cassandra Trenary and Herman Cornejo in Like Water for Chocolate.

American Ballet Theatre to Host 2024 Spring Gala: Ballet Brilliance, Tuesday, May 14, at Cipriani 42nd Street

March 25, 2024

NEW YORK, NY  – American Ballet Theatre will host the 2024 Spring Gala: Ballet Brilliance on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at 6:30 P.M. at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Performed by ABT’s extraordinary dancers, this one-night-only program will feature a curated selection of excerpts from ABT’s upcoming 2024 Summer season, including a preview […]

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American Ballet Theatre Welcomes Barry Hughson as New Executive Director

March 14, 2024

NEW YORK, NY  – American Ballet Theatre and Andrew Barth, Chairman of the Board of Governing Trustees, are delighted to announce Barry Hughson’s appointment as the Company’s new Executive Director, effective July 1, 2024. Hughson, known for his transformative leadership within the arts sector, joins ABT with an impressive track record from his previous tenure […]

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Jarod Curley, Carlos Gonzalez, and Jake Roxander Promoted to Soloist at American Ballet Theatre

March 13, 2024

NEW YORK, NY – Jarod Curley, Carlos Gonzalez, and Jake Roxander have been promoted to the rank of Soloist with American Ballet Theatre. The promotions, effective immediately, were announced today by ABT Artistic Director Susan Jaffe. Jarod Curley was born in Bethesda, Maryland, and began his dance studies at the Frederick School of Classical Ballet in Frederick, Maryland, […]

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American Ballet Theatre Reaches a Tenative Collaborative Agreement with Dancers and Stage Managers

American Ballet Theatre Reaches a Tenative Collaborative Agreement with Dancers and Stage Managers

February 16, 2024

NEW YORK, NY – American Ballet Theatre (ABT) is delighted to announce a tenative agreement with the American Guild of Musical Artists, representative of its artists, indicative of a new chapter in artist support and excellence. Susan Jaffe, Artistic Director, stated, “This agreement is a testament to our shared commitment to the art of ballet […]

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Artists of The Royal Ballet in Wayne McGregor’s Woolf Works.

New York Premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Woolf Works To Highlight American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Season at the Metropolitan Opera House, June 18 – July 20, 2024

November 15, 2023

Former ABT Principal Dancer Alessandra Ferri to Appear as Guest Artist in Woolf Works

Subscriptions On Sale Monday, November 20 at 12:00 P.M.

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2024 American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive National Audition Tour Announced

2024 American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive National Audition Tour Announced

November 7, 2023

19 City Audition Tour for ABT Summer Intensive and Collegiate Program to Begin Saturday, January 6, 2024

Auditions for the Young Dancer Summer Workshop, ABT Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis School, and ABT Studio Company to be Held in Select Cities

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