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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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2018 Summer Intensive National Audition Tour Announced

November 9, 2017

26 City Audition Tour for ABT Summer Intensive and Collegiate Program to Begin January 6, 2018

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

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World Premieres of AFTERITE by Wayne McGregor and Harlequinade by Alexei Ratmansky to Highlight ABT’s 2018 Spring Season, May 14-July 7, at Metropolitan Opera House

October 26, 2017

Guest Artist Natalia Osipova to Dance Title Role in Giselle May 18

Family Matinee of Whipped Cream Scheduled For Friday, July 6

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Counterpoint for Philip Johnson by Benjamin Millepied Scheduled for Select Performances of ABT’s Fall Season, October 18-29, 2017

October 2, 2017

Performances to Take Place at Intermission on the Promenade of David H. Koch Theater

Costumes Designed by rag & bone

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ABT’s National Training Curriculum Presents "Art of Port de Bras" October 21-22, 2017

September 26, 2017

Two-Day Teacher Training Workshop Led by Cynthia Harvey, Artistic Director of ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School

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Daniil Simkin to Join Staatsballett Berlin at Start of the 2018-2019 Season

Simkin to Continue Appearances with ABT

September 8, 2017

Daniil Simkin, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 2012, will join Staatsballett Berlin as a permanent member at the start of the company’s 2018-2019 season.  It was announced today by Staatsballett Berlin.  Simkin will continue to perform as a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre as scheduling allows. “In the time that Daniil […]

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Misty Copeland and Daniil Simkin Lead Opening Night Cast of ABT’s The Nutcracker at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

September 7, 2017

Live Music Performed by Pacific Symphony

Additional casting includes Sarah Lane and Herman Cornejo, Gillian Murphy and James Whiteside, Stella Abrera and Alexandre Hammoudi and Hee Seo and Cory Stearns

December 7 – 17, 2017 in Segerstrom Hall; tickets on sale now

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Casting Announced for ABT’s 2017 Fall Season at David H. Koch Theater

August 16, 2017

Casting for American Ballet Theatre’s 2017 Fall Season at the David H. Koch Theater was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. American Ballet Theatre opens its Fall season on Wednesday, October 18 at 6:30 P.M. with a special opening night Gala performance highlighted by the World Premiere of a new work by Artist in […]

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ABT’s 2017 New York Summer Intensive Final Performances Scheduled for Friday, July 28, 12:00 PM and 2:30 PM at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

July 13, 2017

Final performances for American Ballet Theatre’s New York Summer Intensive Program are scheduled for Friday, July 28, 2017 at 12:00 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, New York. The performances mark the conclusion of ABT’s 22nd annual New York Summer Intensive, a five-week training program for dancers ages […]

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Sarah Lane, Christine Shevchenko and Devon Teuscher Promoted to Principal Dancer with ABT<br><br>Calvin Royal III Promoted to Soloist

Sarah Lane, Christine Shevchenko and Devon Teuscher Promoted to Principal Dancer with ABT

Calvin Royal III Promoted to Soloist

July 7, 2017

Sarah Lane, Christine Shevchenko and Devon Teuscher have been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer and Calvin Royal III has been promoted to the rank of Soloist.  The promotions, announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, become effective September 1, 2017. Sarah Lane began her dance training in Memphis, Tennessee under the direction of […]

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Veronika Part to Give Final Performances with ABT

July 3, 2017

Farewell Performance Scheduled for Saturday Matinee, July 8 at Metropolitan Opera House

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World Premieres by Alexei Ratmansky, Jessica Lang and Benjamin Millepied to Highlight ABT’s Fall Season at The David H. Koch Theater, October 18-29, 2017

June 28, 2017

Box Office to Open July 17

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Cassandra Trenary and James Whiteside to Debut at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing on June 30, 2017

June 19, 2017

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Cassandra Trenary and Principal Dancer James Whiteside will be special guests at Lincoln Center’s annual Midsummer Night Swing on Friday, June 30. Trenary and Whiteside will dance a rhumba to Sway at Lincoln Center’s ballroom-themed evening at 8:15 PM, accompanied by Brooklyn-based band Margi & the Dapper Dots playing golden age […]

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Casting Announced for Final Two Weeks of ABT’s 2017 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

June 16, 2017

Stella Abrera, Marcelo Gomes, Sarah Lane and Alban Lendorf to Lead Company Premiere of Souvenir d’un lieu cher Monday evening, July 3

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3,500 New York City Public School Children to Attend ABT’s Young People’s Ballet Workshop at Metropolitan Opera House, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.

June 2, 2017

ABT Dancers to Perform Excerpts of All-New Production of Alexei Ratmansky’s Whipped Cream

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Casting Announced for Fifth and Sixth Weeks of ABT’s 2017 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 31, 2017

Diana Vishneva to Dance Final Performance with ABT on Friday Evening, June 23

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