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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’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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Zhong-Jing Fang, Catherine Hurlin and Katherine Williams Promoted to Soloist with ABT

June 29, 2018

Zhong-Jing Fang, Catherine Hurlin and Katherine Williams have been promoted to the rank of Soloist with American Ballet Theatre. The promotions, announced today by ABT Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, become effective September 1, 2018.   Zhong-Jing Fang was born in Shanghai, China and received her early training at the Shanghai Ballet School.  She graduated from […]

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World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang to Highlight ABT’s Fall Season at The David H. Koch Theater, October 17-28, 2018

June 26, 2018

Performances of Fancy Free to Commemorate Centennials of Jerome Robbins and Leonard Bernstein

Box Office to Open July 23

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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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