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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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Paloma Herrera to Give Farewell Performance with ABT in Giselle on May 27 Matinee at Metropolitan Opera House

March 11, 2015

American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Paloma Herrera will give her farewell performance with the Company at the 2:00pm matinee of Giselle on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Metropolitan Opera House.  Ms. Herrera’s farewell performance was previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 9 as Princess Aurora in the Company’s new staging of The Sleeping Beauty. Ms. Herrera […]

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David Hallberg to Withdraw from Performances with ABT at Metropolitan Opera House

March 4, 2015

Vladimir Shklyarov and Leonid Sarafanov to Appear as Guest Artists for 2015 Spring Season

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ABT’s Studio Company and the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School to Perform at Pace University in New York City, March 13-14, 2015

February 23, 2015

American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company and the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School will appear at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at PACE University in New York City, March 13-14, 2015. The Studio Company will give one performance on Friday, March 13 at 7:30 PM and the ABT JKO School will give two performances […]

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Kimin Kim of Mariinsky Ballet to Appear as Guest Artist with ABT During 2015 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House

January 8, 2015

Kimin Kim, a first soloist with the Mariinsky Ballet, will debut as a Guest Artist with American Ballet Theatre during the Company’s 2015 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. Kim will perform the role of Solor in La Bayadère on Monday evening, June 1 and […]

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Final New York City Performances of ABT’s The Nutcracker December 12-21, 2014 at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

November 24, 2014

Stella Abrera and Misty Copeland to Debut as Clara, the Princess

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ABT and Segerstrom Center for the Arts Announce Creation of New Dance School

November 19, 2014

The Center and ABT bring renowned ballet training program to Southern California

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2015 Summer Intensive National Audition Tour Announced

November 4, 2014

24 City Audition Tour for ABT Summer Intensive and Collegiate Program to Begin January 3, 2015

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

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ABT Studio Company to Appear at the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center November 14-16, 2014

October 30, 2014

American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company will give three performances at the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center’s Buttenwieser Hall in New York City November 14-16, 2014. Performance times are 8:00pm on Friday, November 14 and Saturday, November 15, and 3:00pm on Sunday, November 16. The Studio Company performances, part of the 92nd Street Y’s “Dig […]

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ABT and the Arts Initiative at Columbia University Announce New Partnership in Conjunction with ABT’s 2014 Innovation Initiative

October 27, 2014

Partnership to Enable Columbia Students to Interface with ABT for Master Classes, Choreographic Workshop Rehearsals and Performances

Works-in-Process to be Performed at Miller Theatre at Columbia University, Sunday, November 16 at 3pm

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New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s All-New Production of The Sleeping Beauty to Highlight ABT’s 2015 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House May 11-July 4, 2015

October 16, 2014

75th Anniversary Season to Open with Week of Repertory Programs Featuring Historic Works

75th Anniversary Gala Scheduled for Monday, May 18

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Casting Announced for ABT’s 2014 Fall Season at David H. Koch Theater

October 10, 2014

Casting for American Ballet Theatre’s 2014 Fall Season at the David H. Koch Theater was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. American Ballet Theatre celebrates the opening of its Fall season on Wednesday, October 22 at 6:30 P.M. with a special opening night Gala performance, highlighted by a pièce d’occasion choreographed by ABT Artist […]

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ABT Announces Plans for 75th Anniversary Celebration

October 1, 2014

Plans were announced today for American Ballet Theatre’s 75th Anniversary season by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director, and Rachel S. Moore, CEO.  The 15-month long celebration will be highlighted by performances of ABT’s historic repertoire presented during the Company’s 2014 and 2015 seasons, a special PBS American Masters documentary by Ric Burns, a touring exhibit by […]

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Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes to Retire as Principal Dancers with ABT

September 30, 2014

Final Performances Scheduled for 2015 Spring Season at Metropolitan Opera House

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ABT Offers VIP Sweet Seats for All Performances of The Nutcracker at the Bam Howard Gilman Opera House

September 22, 2014

Ticket Package Includes Premium Seats, Gift Bags and More

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ABT Launches YouTube Channel

ABT Launches YouTube Channel

September 15, 2014

American Ballet Theatre has launched the ABT YouTube Channel, under the channel name of “ABTBalletTheatre.”  Offering an in-depth and candid look at the Company, the ABT YouTube channel showcases current dancers in two or three minute vignettes.  Taped segments explore experiences and points of view of ABT dancers, while adding to the experience of ABT […]

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