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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 2017 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

June 16, 2017

Stella Abrera, Marcelo Gomes, Sarah Lane and Alban Lendorf to Lead Company Premiere of Souvenir d’un lieu cher Monday evening, July 3

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3,500 New York City Public School Children to Attend ABT’s Young People’s Ballet Workshop at Metropolitan Opera House, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.

June 2, 2017

ABT Dancers to Perform Excerpts of All-New Production of Alexei Ratmansky’s Whipped Cream

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Casting Announced for Fifth and Sixth Weeks of ABT’s 2017 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 31, 2017

Diana Vishneva to Dance Final Performance with ABT on Friday Evening, June 23

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Harlequinade, a World Premiere by ABT, Staged by Alexei Ratmansky, Set for June 4, 2018 at Metropolitan Opera House

World Premiere of New Ratmansky Work Scheduled for Fall 2017 at David H. Koch Theater

May 22, 2017

Premieres to be Supported by The Ratmansky Project, a Five-Year Fundraising Campaign

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Mark Ryden: The Art of Whipped Cream

Exhibition to Open May 19 at The Metropolitan Opera House

May 19, 2017

American Ballet Theatre presents Mark Ryden: The Art of Whipped Cream, an exhibition of work by pop-surrealist Mark Ryden, on view in the Arnold and Marie Schwartz Gallery Met at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 19-July 8, 2017.  The exhibition, organized by the Paul Kasmin Gallery, features drawings, sketches and paintings created for American Ballet […]

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ABT “Whipped Cream Float” to Travel the Streets of Upper West Side and Times Square on Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10am-3pm

May 16, 2017

Unique Caravan of Characters to Celebrate ABTKids Day and New York Premiere of Whipped Cream

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Casting Announced for Third and Fourth Weeks of ABT’s 2017 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 11, 2017

Marcelo Gomes to Celebrate 20th Anniversary with ABT on Tuesday Evening, May 30

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Casting Announced for First Two Weeks of ABT’s 2017 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

May 5, 2017

Daniil Simkin, Stella Abrera, David Hallberg and Sarah Lane to Lead New York Premiere of Whipped Cream at Spring Gala on Monday, May 22 at 6:30 P.M.

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ABT Presents ABTKids, Saturday, May 20, 2017, 11:30 A.M. at Metropolitan Opera House

April 20, 2017

All Seats $25

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New York Premiere of Whipped Cream by Alexei Ratmansky to Highlight ABT’s 2017 Spring Season, May 15-July 8, at Metropolitan Opera House

March 23, 2017

Guest Artist Alessandra Ferri to Dance Two Performances as Tatiana in John Cranko’s Onegin, June 20 And 22

Principal Dancer Diana Vishneva to Give Farewell Performance June 23

Principal Dancer Marcelo Gomes to Celebrate 20th Anniversary with American Ballet Theatre

Box Office Opens March 26 at 12 Noon

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ABT Studio Company and the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School to Perform at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, March 24-26, 2017

February 27, 2017

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School will appear at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College in New York City, March 24 – 26, 2017. The Studio Company will give two performances, Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25 at 8:00P.M. The ABT JKO School will give two performances, Saturday, […]

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Casting Announced for Segerstrom Center’s World Premiere of ABT’s New Production of Whipped Cream

January 31, 2017

Choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky to Music by Richard Strauss
Designed by Mark Ryden

March 15 – 19, 2017 in Segerstrom Hall; tickets on sale now

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ABT Studio Company and The Royal Ballet School to Perform at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts February 10 and 11, 2017

January 9, 2017

ABT Studio Company and the graduate students of The Royal Ballet School will perform a shared bill at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on February 10 and 11, 2017 at 7:00 P.M., with a special “family friendly” performance, narrated and designed for younger audiences, at 2:00 P.M. on February 11. This year’s exchange […]

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David Hallberg to Return for Performances at the Metropolitan Opera House, Spring 2017

January 3, 2017

American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer David Hallberg will return to perform with the Company for the 2017 Metropolitan Opera House season.  It was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. Hallberg, who last performed with American Ballet Theatre in June 2014, withdrew from performances with the Company in the Fall of 2014 due to a […]

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2017 Summer Intensive National Audition Tour Announced

November 30, 2016

27 City Audition Tour for ABT Summer Intensive and Collegiate Program to Begin January 7, 2017

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

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