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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 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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Brooklyn Mack to Debut with ABT as Guest Artist for 2019 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House

January 7, 2019

Mack Scheduled to Dance Three Performances of Le Corsaire, June 12 Matinee, June 13 Evening and June 15 Evening

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Gillian Murphy to Take Maternity Leave

December 14, 2018

American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Gillian Murphy has announced her maternity leave.  She and her husband, former ABT Principal Dancer Ethan Stiefel, are expecting their first child in June 2019. Ms. Murphy, who joined American Ballet Theatre in 1996, will not perform on the Company’s National Tour or during the 2019 Metropolitan Opera House season, […]

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2019 Summer Intensive National Audition Tour Announced

November 8, 2018

24 City Audition Tour for ABT Summer Intensive and Collegiate Program to Begin January 5, 2019

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

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ABT’s 2019 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House, May 13 – July 6, 2019, to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky with World Premiere and All-Ratmansky Program

October 25, 2018

Company Premiere of Twyla Tharp’s Deuce Coupe to Headline All-Tharp Program, May 30 – June 3

Company Premiere of Cathy Marston’s Jane Eyre
Set for June 4

Roberto Bolle to Give Farewell Performance with ABT on June 20

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Choreographers for ABT Incubator Selected

October 23, 2018

Kelsey Grills, Sung Woo Han, Gabrielle Lamb, Duncan Lyle and James Whiteside to Create New Work for Workshop

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Trick-or-Treat with ABT at the Family Friendly Matinee, David H. Koch Theater, Saturday, October 27, 2018, 2:00 P.M.

September 17, 2018

Discounted Tickets for Children Ages 4 and Up On Sale

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Casting Announced for ABT’s 2018 Fall Season at David H. Koch Theater

August 30, 2018

Alessandra Ferri to Appear as Guest Artist

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Catherine Hurlin Awarded 2018 Princess Grace Foundation-USA Dance Fellowship

August 3, 2018

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Catherine Hurlin is the recipient of a 2018 Princess Grace Award (Barbara & John Lehman Dance Award).  Hurlin received one of nine fellowships granted in the Dance and Choreography category. The annual Princess Grace Foundation-USA awards were announced in New York City on July 26. Catherine Hurlin was born in New York City […]

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Auditorium Theatre and ABT Announce Four-Year Partnership

August 2, 2018

America’s National Ballet Company®
to Perform at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre
Annually Through 2022 as Visiting Resident Company

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ABT’s 2018 New York Summer Intensive Final Performances Scheduled for Friday, July 27, 12:00 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

ABT’s 2018 New York Summer Intensive Final Performances Scheduled for Friday, July 27, 12:00 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

July 9, 2018

Final performances for American Ballet Theatre’s New York Summer Intensive Program are scheduled for Friday, July 27, 2018 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 23rd annual New York Summer Intensive, a five-week training program for dancers ages […]

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Sascha Radetsky Appointed ABT Studio Company Artistic Director

July 2, 2018

Sascha Radetsky has been named Artistic Director of ABT Studio Company. It was announced today by American Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  Radetsky succeeds Kate Lydon, who joins St. Paul’s School as the director of dance at the start of the 2018-19 academic year.  Lydon has served as ABT Studio Company Artistic Director since […]

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