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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.

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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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ABT STUDIO COMPANY AND THE ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL EXCHANGE PLACES FOR PERFORMANCES, MASTER CLASSES AND SEMINARS

ABT STUDIO COMPANY AND THE ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL EXCHANGE PLACES FOR PERFORMANCES, MASTER CLASSES AND SEMINARS

January 15, 2003

In a unique exchange program, the ABT Studio Company and the Royal Ballet School will travel to each other‚Äôs respective homes in February and March to perform, conduct master classes and take part in training sessions with senior coaching staff. The Royal Ballet School director Gailene Stock will bring the entire third year class of […]

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT THE GUGGENHEIM  PRESENTS DANCERS & COMPETITIONS, SUNDAY AND MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9 AND 10 AT 8 P.M.

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT THE GUGGENHEIM PRESENTS DANCERS & COMPETITIONS, SUNDAY AND MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9 AND 10 AT 8 P.M.

January 14, 2003

Principal Dancers Amanda McKerrow and Angel Corella to Perform

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ABT STUDIO COMPANY AT THE KAYE PLAYHOUSE, DECEMBER 4 & 5 AT 8 P.M.

ABT STUDIO COMPANY AT THE KAYE PLAYHOUSE, DECEMBER 4 & 5 AT 8 P.M.

November 18, 2002

Performances of Jiri Kylian’s Return to a Strange Land and New Works by Sean Curran and Avichai Scher

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ANGEL CORELLA AWARDED SPAIN’S NATIONAL DANCE AWARD

ANGEL CORELLA AWARDED SPAIN’S NATIONAL DANCE AWARD

November 18, 2002

Angel Corella, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, was awarded the National Dance Award in Spain by the National Institute of Scenic Arts and Music on November 4, 2002. The National Dance Award in Spain is given annually to dancers of the highest quality. This year the jury awarded the prize to dancer and […]

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LAR LUBOVITCH AND MARVIN LAIRD DISCUSS "…<i>smile with my heart</i>" for AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT WORKS & PROCESS AT THE GUGGENHEIM SUNDAY AND MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24 AND 25 AT 8 P.M.

LAR LUBOVITCH AND MARVIN LAIRD DISCUSS "…smile with my heart" for AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT WORKS & PROCESS AT THE GUGGENHEIM SUNDAY AND MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24 AND 25 AT 8 P.M.

November 12, 2002

American Ballet Theatre, in conjunction with Works & Process at the Guggenheim, will feature a discussion with choreographer Lar Lubovitch and composer Marvin Laird about their collaboration on "…smile with my heart," a tribute to Richard Rodgers, on Sunday, November 24 and Monday, November 25 at 8 P.M. in the Peter B. Lewis Theater at […]

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