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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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American Ballet Theatre’s ABT Incubator Returns for Second Annual Workshop, October 29–November 9, 2019

July 2, 2019

Two-Week Choreographic Program Open to ABT Dancers and Freelance Choreographers

Audition for Freelance Choreographers to be Held August 8

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World Premiere by Twyla Tharp in Honor of Herman Cornejo’s 20th Anniversary to Highlight ABT’s 2019 Fall Season at The David H. Koch Theater, October 16–27

June 27, 2019

Fall Season to Celebrate ABT Choreographers Past and Present with World Premiere by Gemma Bond, New York Premiere Of Jessica Lang’s Let Me Sing Forevermore and Revivals Of George Balanchine’s Apollo
and Clark Tippet’s Some Assembly Required

Family Friendly Matinee on Saturday, October 26

Box Office to Open July 22

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Casting Announced for Final Two Weeks of ABT’s 2019 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

June 14, 2019

Casting for the seventh and eighth weeks of American Ballet Theatre’s 2019 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. Eight performances of Swan Lake begin Monday, June 24, led by Hee Seo as Odette/Odile, Cory Stearns as Prince Siegfried and Thomas Forster as von Rothbart.  The matinee […]

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ABTKids: Schools Welcomes 3,000 NYC Public School Children to a Free Performance, Friday, June 7, 11:00 A.M. at Metropolitan Opera House

June 5, 2019

ABTKids: Schools will welcome 3,000 New York City public school students to a free performance at the Metropolitan Opera House on Friday, June 7 at 11:00 A.M.  The hour-long, narrated program will feature American Ballet Theatre dancers in exciting excerpts from the Spring season repertoire, including scenes from Swan Lake, Le Corsaire and The Sleeping […]

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Casting Announced for Fifth and Sixth Weeks of ABT’s 2019 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 31, 2019

Guest Artist Brooklyn Mack to Make ABT Debut in Le Corsaire

Roberto Bolle to Give Farewell Performance with ABT on Thursday, June 20

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Casting Announced for Third and Fourth Weeks of ABT’s 2019 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 17, 2019

Devon Teuscher, James Whiteside and Catherine Hurlin
to Lead ABT Premiere of Cathy Marston’s Jane Eyre on Tuesday, June 4

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Casting Announced for First Two Weeks of ABT’s 2019 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 7, 2019

World Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s The Seasons
Scheduled for Spring Gala, Monday, May 20 at 6:30 P.M.

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ABT Presents ABTKids, Saturday, May 19, 11:00 A.M. at Metropolitan Opera House

April 23, 2019

All Seats $25

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World Premiere by Alexei Ratmansky Set for March 5, 2020 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa, California

April 22, 2019

American Ballet Theatre will premiere a new full-length production choreographed by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky on March 5, 2020 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  The ballet will be given five performances, March 5-8, 2020 in California, and will have […]

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Isabella Boylston, Misty Copeland and Devon Teuscher Discuss American Premiere of Jane Eyre with Choreographer Cathy Marston at 92nd Street Y, Friday, May 3 at 8:00 P.M.

April 10, 2019

American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancers Isabella Boylston, Misty Copeland and Devon Teuscher will join choreographer Cathy Marston for a conversation on her full-length ballet Jane Eyre. Boylston, Copeland and Teuscher will dance the title role in Marston’s ballet during ABT’s Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House. The discussion, moderated by Elda Rotor, Vice President […]

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ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School to Perform at The Joyce Theater, April 26-27, 2019

March 27, 2019

The American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School will appear at The Joyce Theater in New York City for two performances, Friday, April 26 at 7:30 P.M. and Saturday, April 27 at 2:00 P.M. Students of the ABT JKO School’s Pre-Professional Division will perform George Balanchine’s Donizetti Variations (staged by Deborah Wingert), Jerome Robbins’s Interplay […]

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ABT Studio Company to Perform at The Joyce Theater, April 24, 25 and 17, 2019

March 21, 2019

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company will appear at The Joyce Theater in New York City for three performances, Wednesday, April 24 at 7:30 PM, Thursday, April 25 and Saturday, April 27 at 8:00 PM. The ABT Studio Company performances will feature mixed programs of classical and new repertory, including George Balanchine’s Tarantella, Don Quixote Wedding […]

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World Premiere of New Work by Alexei Ratmansky and Company Premieres of Deuce Coupe by Twyla Tharp and Jane Eyre by Cathy Marston to Highlight ABT’s 2019 Spring Season, May 13–July 6, 2019, at Metropolitan Opera House

March 14, 2019

Roberto Bolle to Give Farewell Performance
with ABT on June 20

Brooklyn Mack to Appear as Guest Artist

Box Office Opens Sunday, March 24 at Noon

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ABT to Receive $65,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

February 19, 2019

New York, New York – National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $27 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $65,000 to American Ballet Theatre for the ABT […]

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Celebrity Cruises Unveils Game-Changing Partnerships with American Ballet Theatre and Michelin-Starred Chef Daniel Boulud

February 14, 2019

By joining forces with these iconic talents, the brand continues to revolutionize the onboard experience

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