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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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NINA ANANIASHVILI TO CELEBRATE 10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH ABT ON JUNE 20; CASTING FOR FINAL WEEKS OF ABT AT THE MET ANNOUNCED

NINA ANANIASHVILI TO CELEBRATE 10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH ABT ON JUNE 20; CASTING FOR FINAL WEEKS OF ABT AT THE MET ANNOUNCED

June 9, 2003

Eleven Perfomances of Swan Lake and Repertory Program Featuring The Dream and Artemis to Highlight Seventh and Eighth Week

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XIOMARA REYES TO DEBUT AS KITRI AND DIANA VISHNEVA TO DEBUT AS JULIET DURING FIFTH AND SIXTH WEEK OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE

XIOMARA REYES TO DEBUT AS KITRI AND DIANA VISHNEVA TO DEBUT AS JULIET DURING FIFTH AND SIXTH WEEK OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE

May 27, 2003

Casting For Fifth And Sixth Week Of American Ballet Theatre At Metropolitan Opera House

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JULIO BOCCA TO GIVE FINAL PERFORMANCE OF ROMEO ON SATURDAY MAY 31

JULIO BOCCA TO GIVE FINAL PERFORMANCE OF ROMEO ON SATURDAY MAY 31

May 12, 2003

Casting Announced For Third And Fourth Week Of American Ballet Theatre At Metropolitan Opera House

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO LAUNCH NEW WEBSITE

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO LAUNCH NEW WEBSITE

May 1, 2003

Visit ww.abt.org for the Latest News About the Company and Purchase Tickets Online

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AND METROPOLITAN OPERA GUILD PRESENT <i>STARS OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE</i>, AN EXHIBITION AND SALE OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY NANCY ELLISON, MAY 7 – JUNE 7, 2003

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AND METROPOLITAN OPERA GUILD PRESENT STARS OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE, AN EXHIBITION AND SALE OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY NANCY ELLISON, MAY 7 – JUNE 7, 2003

May 1, 2003

American Ballet Theatre, in partnership with The Metropolitan Opera Guild, will present Stars of American Ballet Theatre, an exhibition and sale of photographs by Nancy Ellison, at The Gallery at Lincoln Center, May 7 through June 7, 2003. The exhibition will feature a selection of color and black and white images of American Ballet Theatre […]

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CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR FIRST TWO WEEKS OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE’S 2003 SPRING SEASON AT METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE

CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR FIRST TWO WEEKS OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE’S 2003 SPRING SEASON AT METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE

April 25, 2003

World Premiere of HereAfter Scheduled for Friday, May 16 at 8 P.M.

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CALVIN KLEIN TO OUTFIT DANCERS OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE FOR WITHIN YOU WITHOUT YOU: A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE HARRISON

CALVIN KLEIN TO OUTFIT DANCERS OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE FOR WITHIN YOU WITHOUT YOU: A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE HARRISON

April 24, 2003

Metropolitan Opera House Premiere Set for Monday, May 5, 2003

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PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH AND MRS. LAURA BUSH TO SERVE AS HONORARY CHAIRMEN OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE’S SPRING GALA, MONDAY, MAY 5, 2003 at 6:30 P.M. CAROLINE KENNEDY AND BLAINE TRUMP TO CO-CHAIR; MRS. THOMAS L. KEMPNER TO SERVE AS INTERNATIONAL COMM

PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH AND MRS. LAURA BUSH TO SERVE AS HONORARY CHAIRMEN OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE’S SPRING GALA, MONDAY, MAY 5, 2003 at 6:30 P.M. CAROLINE KENNEDY AND BLAINE TRUMP TO CO-CHAIR; MRS. THOMAS L. KEMPNER TO SERVE AS INTERNATIONAL COMM

April 22, 2003

Pas de Deux from ABT’s 2003 Spring Season and a Performance of Within You Without You: A Tribute to George Harrison to Highlight Gala Program

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NEW PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED AT AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE

NEW PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED AT AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE

April 1, 2003

XIOMARA REYES PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL DANCER AND ERICA CORNEJO PROMOTED TO SOLOIST

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ABT STUDIO COMPANY TO PRESENT THREE NEW WORKS AT THE KAYE PLAYHOUSE, APRIL 15 & 16

ABT STUDIO COMPANY TO PRESENT THREE NEW WORKS AT THE KAYE PLAYHOUSE, APRIL 15 & 16

March 20, 2003

American Ballet Theatre‚Äôs Studio Company will present two evenings of new works at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, April 15 and 16 at 8 P.M. The program will include Heavenly Bodies by Daniel Baudendistel, Revelry by Robert Hill and Tea and Temptation by Brian Reeder, as well […]

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO PRESENT TWO PROGRAMS FOR THE GUGGENHEIM’S WORKS & PROCESS SERIES, APRIL 6 & 7 AND APRIL 27 & 28 AT 8 P.M.

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO PRESENT TWO PROGRAMS FOR THE GUGGENHEIM’S WORKS & PROCESS SERIES, APRIL 6 & 7 AND APRIL 27 & 28 AT 8 P.M.

March 19, 2003

American Ballet Theatre, in conjunction with the Guggenheim‚Äôs Works & Process series, will present A Look Again: ABT‚Äôs Corps de Ballet on April 6 and 7 at 8 P.M. and A Rose by Any Other Name… on April 27 and 28 at 8 P.M. in the Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Guggenheim Museum. For […]

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS EIGHTH ANNUAL CULINARY PAS DE DEUX Monday, March 31 At 6:30 P.M.

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS EIGHTH ANNUAL CULINARY PAS DE DEUX Monday, March 31 At 6:30 P.M.

March 10, 2003

American Ballet Theatre‚Äôs Culinary Pas de Deux returns to Manhattan‚Äôs Puck Building, 293 Lafayette Street (at Houston Street), on March 31, 2003. The fundraiser, supporting ABT‚Äôs Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House, will feature samplings of premier cuisine prepared by over 30 celebrity chefs representing New York‚Äôs finest restaurants and selections from preeminent wineries. […]

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE STUDIO COMPANY TO TOUR NORTHERN IRELAND AND GREATER LONDON, MARCH 21 – 29

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE STUDIO COMPANY TO TOUR NORTHERN IRELAND AND GREATER LONDON, MARCH 21 – 29

February 25, 2003

American Ballet Theatre‚Äôs Studio Company will make its United Kingdom debut with two performances in Belfast, Ireland on March 21 and 22, and one performance in Woking, England on March 24. The tour will conclude with three performances at the Linbury Studio Theatre at Covent Garden in London on March 28 and 29, the culmination […]

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE’S 2003 SPRING SEASON AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE. MAY 5-JUNE 28, 2003 WORLD PREMIERE OF HEREAFTER BY NATALIE WEIR AND STANTON WELCH ACCOMPANIED BY 120-VOICE NEW YORK CHORAL SOCIETY, PLUS WORLD PREMIERE OF <i>ARTEMIS</i>

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE’S 2003 SPRING SEASON AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE. MAY 5-JUNE 28, 2003 WORLD PREMIERE OF HEREAFTER BY NATALIE WEIR AND STANTON WELCH ACCOMPANIED BY 120-VOICE NEW YORK CHORAL SOCIETY, PLUS WORLD PREMIERE OF ARTEMIS

February 19, 2003

BY LAR LUBOVITCH TO HIGHLIGHT EIGHT-WEEK SEASON

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DIANA VISHNEVA OF KIROV BALLET TO PERFORM  THE ROLE OF JULIET WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE, JUNE 11 AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE

DIANA VISHNEVA OF KIROV BALLET TO PERFORM THE ROLE OF JULIET WITH AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE, JUNE 11 AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE

January 21, 2003

In a special exchange with Kirov Ballet, American Ballet Theatre has invited Kirov Principal Dancer Diana Vishneva to perform as a guest artist during the 2003 Metropolitan Opera House season. Reciprocally, ABT Principal Dancer Julie Kent will travel to St. Petersburg, Russia to perform with the Kirov at the Mariinsky Theatre. For ABT, Ms. Vishneva […]

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