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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.

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT THE GUGGENHEIM  PRESENTS DANCERS & COMPETITIONS, SUNDAY AND MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9 AND 10 AT 8 P.M.

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT THE GUGGENHEIM PRESENTS DANCERS & COMPETITIONS, SUNDAY AND MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9 AND 10 AT 8 P.M.

January 14, 2003

Principal Dancers Amanda McKerrow and Angel Corella to Perform

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ABT STUDIO COMPANY AT THE KAYE PLAYHOUSE, DECEMBER 4 & 5 AT 8 P.M.

ABT STUDIO COMPANY AT THE KAYE PLAYHOUSE, DECEMBER 4 & 5 AT 8 P.M.

November 18, 2002

Performances of Jiri Kylian’s Return to a Strange Land and New Works by Sean Curran and Avichai Scher

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ANGEL CORELLA AWARDED SPAIN’S NATIONAL DANCE AWARD

ANGEL CORELLA AWARDED SPAIN’S NATIONAL DANCE AWARD

November 18, 2002

Angel Corella, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, was awarded the National Dance Award in Spain by the National Institute of Scenic Arts and Music on November 4, 2002. The National Dance Award in Spain is given annually to dancers of the highest quality. This year the jury awarded the prize to dancer and […]

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LAR LUBOVITCH AND MARVIN LAIRD DISCUSS "…<i>smile with my heart</i>" for AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT WORKS & PROCESS AT THE GUGGENHEIM SUNDAY AND MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24 AND 25 AT 8 P.M.

LAR LUBOVITCH AND MARVIN LAIRD DISCUSS "…smile with my heart" for AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT WORKS & PROCESS AT THE GUGGENHEIM SUNDAY AND MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24 AND 25 AT 8 P.M.

November 12, 2002

American Ballet Theatre, in conjunction with Works & Process at the Guggenheim, will feature a discussion with choreographer Lar Lubovitch and composer Marvin Laird about their collaboration on "…smile with my heart," a tribute to Richard Rodgers, on Sunday, November 24 and Monday, November 25 at 8 P.M. in the Peter B. Lewis Theater at […]

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HEREAFTER, A CHORAL EVENING CHOREOGRAPHED BY NATALIE WEIR AND STANTON WELCH, ACCOMPANIED BY 100 MEMBER NEW YORK CHORAL SOCIETY, TO HIGHLIGHT 2003 SPRING SEASON AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, MAY 5-JUNE 28

HEREAFTER, A CHORAL EVENING CHOREOGRAPHED BY NATALIE WEIR AND STANTON WELCH, ACCOMPANIED BY 100 MEMBER NEW YORK CHORAL SOCIETY, TO HIGHLIGHT 2003 SPRING SEASON AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, MAY 5-JUNE 28

November 6, 2002

ONE-TIME ONLY EVENING HONORING THE CULTURAL OLYMPIAD TO INCLUDE WORLD PREMIERE OF ARTEMIS BY LAR LUBOVITCH

Alina Cojocaru to Appear as Guest Artist

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO PRESENT ABTKIDS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 AT 11:30AM

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO PRESENT ABTKIDS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 AT 11:30AM

October 23, 2002

Special One-hour Performance to Feature Excerpts from Offenbach in the Underworld and Within You Without You: A Tribute to George Harrison

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE ANNOUNCES NEW MANAGEMENT

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE ANNOUNCES NEW MANAGEMENT

August 28, 2002

Lewis Ranieri, Chairman of the Board of Governing Trustees of American Ballet Theatre, today announced a number of management changes including the appointment of a Chief Financial Officer, a Director of Human Resources, the designation of a Chief Operating Officer, a reorganization of the office of the Executive Director and the appointment of a Special […]

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FOUR WORLD PREMIERES INCLUDING A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE HARRISON TO HIGHLIGHT AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE’S FALL SEASON AT CITY CENTER, OCTOBER 15-27, 2002  SEASON TO INCLUDE NEW WORKS BY JAMES KUDELKA AND ROBERT HILL

FOUR WORLD PREMIERES INCLUDING A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE HARRISON TO HIGHLIGHT AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE’S FALL SEASON AT CITY CENTER, OCTOBER 15-27, 2002 SEASON TO INCLUDE NEW WORKS BY JAMES KUDELKA AND ROBERT HILL

July 26, 2002

AND A TRIBUTE TO RICHARD RODGERS CHOREOGRAPHED BY LAR LUBOVITCH

Revival of Antony Tudor’s Offenbach in the Underworld Also Planned

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VERONIKA PART TO JOIN AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AS A SOLOIST

VERONIKA PART TO JOIN AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AS A SOLOIST

July 9, 2002

Veronika Part, a soloist with the Kirov Ballet, will join American Ballet Theatre as a Soloist effective August 1, 2002, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. Part will make her debut with ABT during the Company‚Äôs tour of Japan, September 12-22. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Part began her early training in […]

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO VISIT FIVE CITIES DURING TWO-WEEK TOUR OF JAPAN, SEPTEMBER 12-22

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO VISIT FIVE CITIES DURING TWO-WEEK TOUR OF JAPAN, SEPTEMBER 12-22

June 25, 2002

American Ballet Theatre will visit Tokyo, Sagamihara, Hamamatsu, Fuchu and Ohtsu during the Company‚Äôs tour of Japan, September 12-22, 2002. This tour will mark ABT‚Äôs first return to Japan since its last engagement in July 1999. Performances for American Ballet Theatre‚Äôs two-week tour will include Le Corsaire, staged by Anna-Marie Holmes, at the Bunka Kaikan […]

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE NAMES LEWIS RANIERI CHAIRMAN AND ROBIN NEUSTEIN AS INCOMING PRESIDENT

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE NAMES LEWIS RANIERI CHAIRMAN AND ROBIN NEUSTEIN AS INCOMING PRESIDENT

June 7, 2002

The board of directors of American Ballet Theatre appointed Lewis S. Ranieri its Chairman yesterday at its annual meeting. He succeeds Gedalio Grinberg who has served as Chairman for the last 11 months and has been a board member for 16 years. Mr. Grinberg has been appointed Chairman Emeritus. Ms. Robin Neustein has been appointed […]

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GILLIAN MURPHY AND MARCELO GOMES PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL DANCER AT AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE

GILLIAN MURPHY AND MARCELO GOMES PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL DANCER AT AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE

May 24, 2002

Monique Meunier To Join American Ballet Theatre As Soloist Maria Riccetto And Gennadi Saveliev Promoted To Soloist

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MICHELE WILES WINS ERIK BRUHN PRIZE

MICHELE WILES WINS ERIK BRUHN PRIZE

April 2, 2002

Michele Wiles, a Soloist with American Ballet Theatre, won first prize at the Sixth International Competition for the Erik Bruhn Prize held in Toronto on Monday, May 20. In competing for the Erik Bruhn Prize, Wiles danced Grand Pas Classique and the bedroom pas de deux from Act II of Manon. She was partnered by […]

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE ANNOUNCES MAJOR GRANT FROM THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE ANNOUNCES MAJOR GRANT FROM THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

March 15, 2002

THREE-YEAR GRANT TO FUND THE CREATION OF NEW WORKS

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