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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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2014 Fall Season at the David H. Koch Theater, October 22-November 2, To Launch ABT’s 75th Anniversary Celebration

July 7, 2014

World Premiere by Liam Scarlett and New Production of Raymonda Divertissements Staged by Kevin McKenzie and Irina Kolpakova to Highlight Season

Box Office Opens Monday, July 14

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New Promotions Announced at ABT

June 30, 2014

Isabella Boylston Promoted to Principal Dancer

Joseph Gorak, Christine Shevchenko, Devon Teuscher and Roman Zhurbin Promoted to Soloist

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Casting Announced For Seventh and Eighth Weeks of ABT’s 2014 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

June 16, 2014

Yuriko Kajiya, Jared Matthews and Sascha Radetsky Give Final Performances with ABT in Coppélia

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Herman Cornejo, Polina Semionova and Alexei Ratmansky Win 2014 Benois de la Danse Prize

June 4, 2014

American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancers Herman Cornejo and Polina Semionova and Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky have each won the 2014 Benois de la Danse Prize.  The awards were announced at the Benois de la Danse ceremony and Charity Gala held on May 27 at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. Cornejo was recognized as best […]

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Casting Announced for Fifth and Sixth Weeks of ABT’s 2014 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 30, 2014

Hee Seo and James Whiteside to Lead Company Premiere of Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella, Monday Evening, June 9

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Yuriko Kajiya and Jared Matthews to Give Farewell Performances with ABT

May 7, 2014

Final Performances Scheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Metropolitan Opera House

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Casting Announced for Third and Fourth Weeks of ABT’s 2014 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 1, 2014

Misty Copeland and Herman Cornejo to Lead Season’s First Performance of Copp√©lia, Friday Evening, May 30

Denys Nedak to Debut as Guest Artist

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ABT Presents ABTKids, Saturday, May 17, 2014&##44; 11:30 A.M. at Metropolitan Opera House

April 28, 2014

One-Hour Introduction to Ballet to Feature Scenes From Cinderella, Coppélia and Gaîté Parisienne

All Seats $25

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Sascha Radetsky to Give Farewell Performance with ABT

April 24, 2014

Final Performance Scheduled for Thursday Evening, July 3, 2014 at Metropolitan Opera House

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Casting Announced for First Two Weeks of ABT’s 2014 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

April 22, 2014

Hee Seo and Marcelo Gomes to Lead Revival Premiere of Léonide Massine’s Gaîté Parisienne, Tuesday Evening, May 20

Alban Lendorf and Andrew Veyette to Appear as Guests Artists

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Denis Matvienko to Withdraw from Performances at Metropolitan Opera House Due to Injury

Denis Matvienko to Withdraw from Performances at Metropolitan Opera House Due to Injury

April 18, 2014

Guest Artists Alban Lendorf and Exchange Artist Kevin Jackson to Perform

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ABT 2014 Spring Gala at Metropolitan Opera House, Monday Evening, May 12 at 6:30 P.M.

April 14, 2014

Mrs. Michelle Obama to Serve as Honorary Chair

Emily Blavatnik, Nina Rennert Davidson, Nancy Mccormick, Kalliope Karella Rena, Mary Elizabeth Snow, Monica G-S Wambold to Co-Chair Annual Opening Night Benefit

Gala Evening Sponsored by LANVIN

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Calvin Royal III to Receive 2014 Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship

April 8, 2014

American Ballet Theatre corps de ballet member Calvin Royal III has been awarded a 2014 Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship. The Fellowship, which recognizes young artists of extraordinary talent, provides additional resources to help them realize their full potential. To encourage the personal and artistic development of young artists, the one-year Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship will provide […]

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ABT and and Segerstrom Center for the Arts to Present Annual Engagements of Alexei Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker Beginning December 2015

March 17, 2014

NEW YORK, NY and COSTA MESA, CA – Segerstrom Center for the Arts and American Ballet Theatre will co-present annual productions of Alexei Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker beginning December 2015 at Segerstrom Center in Costa Mesa, California.  It was announced today by Rachel S. Moore, ABT Chief Executive Officer and Terrence W. Dwyer, Segerstrom Center President. […]

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Company Premiere of Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella, a Shakespeare Celebration, and Revivals of Gaite Parisienne and Manon to Highlight 2014 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House, May 12-July 5

March 12, 2014

Olga Smirnova And Viktoria Tereshkina To Debut As Guest Artists; Vladimir Shklyarov And Amy Watson To Appear As Exchange Artists Box Office Opens March 30

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