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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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ABT to Appear at 2020 Abu Dhabi Festival, April 3 and 4

November 11, 2019

ABT to Give Two Performances of Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet with The Cleveland Orchestra at Emirates Palace Auditorium

Soloist Cassandra Trenary and Calvin Royal III to Debut in the Title Roles

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2020 Summer Intensive Audition Tour Announced

November 1, 2019

27 City Audition Tour for ABT Summer Intensive and Collegiate Program to Begin Saturday, January 4, 2020

Auditions for Young Dancer Summer Workshop to be Held in Select Cities

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New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Of Love and Rage to Highlight ABT’s 80th Anniversary Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 11–July 4, 2020

October 24, 2019

80th Anniversary Season to Open with “ABTThen And Now”
Featuring Works by George Balanchine, Jessica Lang,
Jerome Robbins, Twyla Tharp and Antony Tudor
and 40th Anniversary Performances ff
La Bayadère To Honor Legendary Ballerina Natalia Makarova

Stella Abrera to Give Farewell Performance in Giselle,
Saturday Evening, June 13

Natalia Osipova, Olga Smirnova and Kimin Kim to Appear as
Guests Artists for the Season

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Stella Abrera to Give Farewell Performance with ABT, Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Metropolitan Opera House

October 21, 2019

Abrera to Conclude 24-Year Career with a performance in the title role of Giselle

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Erica Cornejo to Join Herman Cornejo On Stage in El Chamuyo in Celebration of Herman Cornejo’s 20th Anniversary with ABT, Saturday Evening, October 26 at David H. Koch Theater

October 2, 2019

Erica Cornejo, former American Ballet Theatre Soloist and former Boston Ballet principal dancer, will join her brother Herman on stage in El Chamuyo at the David H. Koch Theater on Saturday evening, October 26 at 8:00 P.M.  The pas de deux is a pièce d’occasion celebrating Herman Cornejo’s 20th Anniversary with ABT. El Chamuyo, a tango […]

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Choreographers for 2019 ABT Incubator Selected

September 30, 2019

Claire Davison, Zhong-Jing Fang, Sung Woo Han, Gabrielle Lamb and Laura O’Malley to Create New Work for Choreographic Program

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ABT’s National Training Curriculum Presents “Raising the Barre: The Cuban Method” October 19-20, 2019

ABT’s National Training Curriculum Presents “Raising the Barre: The Cuban Method” October 19-20, 2019

September 27, 2019

Laura Alonso, Rodolfo Castellanos Cardoso and Caridad Martinez
To Serve as Guest Faculty for Two-Day Teacher Training Workshop

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Trick-or-Treat with ABT at the Family Friendly Fall Matinee, David H. Koch Theater, Saturday, October 26, 2019, 2:00pm

September 24, 2019

Discounted Tickets for Children Four and Up on Sale

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ABT Dancer-Choreographers Discuss Their Newest Works and the ABT Women’s Movement

September 9, 2019

Free Event at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Monday, September 16, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.

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LG’s Alliance with ABT Elevates ‘LG Signature’ for Discerning Consumers

August 19, 2019

Collaboration Brings Together Two Internationally Celebrated Brands:
LG SIGNATURE and America’s National Ballet Company®

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Casting Announced for ABT’s 2019 Fall Season at The David H. Koch Theater

August 15, 2019

Casting for American Ballet Theatre’s 2019 Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. Principal Dancers for the 2019 Fall season include Stella Abrera, Isabella Boylston, Misty Copeland, Herman Cornejo, Sarah Lane, Hee Seo, Christine Shevchenko, Cory Stearns, Devon Teuscher and James Whiteside. A World Premiere by […]

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ABT Announces ABTots, Ballet Introduction Program for Toddlers and Parents

August 13, 2019

Fall Session to be Held September 25-December 7, 2019

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New American Romance by James Whiteside Added to ABT’s Fall Season at David H. Koch Theater, October 16-27, 2019

August 8, 2019

New York Premiere Scheduled for Wednesday, October 23

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ABT’s 2019 New York Summer Intensive Final Performances Scheduled for Friday, July 26, 12:00 PM and 2:30 PM at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

July 15, 2019

Final performances for American Ballet Theatre’s New York Summer Intensive Program are scheduled for Friday, July 26, 2019 at 12:00 PM and 2:30 PM at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, New York.  The performances mark the conclusion of ABT’s 24th annual New York Summer Intensive, a five-week training program for dancers ages […]

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Joo Won Ahn and Aran Bell Promoted to Soloist with ABT

July 5, 2019

ABT Welcomes New Members of the Corps de Ballet and Apprentices for the 2019-2020 Season

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