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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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Casting Announced for Final Two Weeks of ABT’s 2018 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

June 15, 2018

Special Matinee Performance of Whipped Cream on Friday, July 6 at 2:00 P.M.

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ABT Launches <i>ABT Incubator</i>

ABT Launches ABT Incubator

June 14, 2018

Two-Week Choreographic Workshop Open To ABT Dancers And Freelance Choreographers, October 31 – November 10, 2018

Audition for Freelance Choreographers to be Held September 18

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Casting Announced for Fifth and Sixth Weeks of ABT’s 2018 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 31, 2018

Devon Teuscher and Aran Bell to Debut in Romeo and Juliet on Wednesday, June 13 at 2:00 P.M.

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Casting Announced for Third and Fourth Weeks of ABT’s 2018 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 17, 2018

Isabella Boylston, James Whiteside, Gillian Murphy and Thomas Forster
to Lead World Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Harlequinade on Monday, June 4

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ABT Presents ABTKids, Saturday, May 19, 2018, 11:00 A.M. at Metropolitan Opera House

May 10, 2018

All Seats $25

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ABT Announces the ABT Women’s Movement

May 9, 2018

Multi-Year Initiative to Support the Creation of New Work
by Female Choreographers

ABT Women’s Movement Gala to Open Fall 2018 Season at
The David H. Koch Theatre on October 17

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Casting Announced for First Two Weeks of ABT’s 2018 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 3, 2018

Guest Artist Alessandra Ferri to Dance in World Premiere Cast of AFTERITE
at Spring Gala, Monday, May 21 at 6:30 P.M.

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ABT Launches New Website

April 30, 2018

All-New abt.org Enhances User Experience with Streamlined Navigation and Mobile Optimization

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ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School to Perform at NYU Skirball Center April 25-26, 2018

April 5, 2018

The American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School will appear at NYU Skirball Center in New York City, April 25-26, 2018. The ABT JKO School will give two performances, Wednesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 P.M. Students of the ABT JKO School’s Pre-Professional Division will perform excerpts from August Bournonville’s La Sylphide […]

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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

March 22, 2018

Guest Artists Alessandra Ferri, Kimin Kim and Natalia Osipova to Appear

Box Office Opens Sunday, March 25

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ABT Studio Company to Perform at Ailey Citigroup Theater, April 17-18, 2018

March 19, 2018

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company will appear at Ailey Citigroup Theater at The Joan Weill Center for Dance in New York City, April 17-18, 2018. The Studio Company will give two performances, Tuesday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 18, at 7:00PM. The ABT Studio Company performances will feature a mixed program of classical and new […]

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Tap Dance Choreographer Michelle Dorrance to Create First Work for ABT

March 13, 2018

World Premiere, Co-Commissioned with the Vail Dance Festival, Scheduled for Spring Gala, May 21, 2018 at Metropolitan Opera House

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Duke Announces Three-Year Partnership With ABT

February 27, 2018

DURHAM, NC — Duke University and American Ballet Theatre have announced a three-year partnership to begin in January 2019. The wide-ranging, immersive partnership marks a significant new investment in the arts at Duke, said Duke University President Vince Price and ABT Executive Director Kara Medoff Barnett, who announced the partnership at a recent gala opening […]

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American Ballet Theatre to Receive $75,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

February 16, 2018

New York, New York – National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $25 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $75,000 to American Ballet Theatre to support the Company’s 2018 national […]

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ABT to Appear at 2018 Vail Dance Festival

February 5, 2018

Company’s First Festival Appearance, July 28 and 29, 2018, to Include Works by Alexei Ratmansky and Jerome Robbins

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