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Building on an eight decade history of national and international touring, American Ballet Theatre proudly presents virtual performances to continue reaching the widest possible audience.
New works were created in quarantined settings and filmed for digital distribution. Each creation period adhered to strict medical and safety guidelines with a quarantine and testing period prior to the start of rehearsals.
Kyra Coco and Kotomi Yamada in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's Scurry Night. Photo: Erin Baiano.
World Premieres by Jessica Lang, Yannick Lebrun, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and Emily Kikta and Peter Walker will be performed over two evenings during the ABT Studio Company Spring Festival, Wednesday, June 2 and Thursday, June 3 at 7 P.M. ET on American Ballet Theatre’s YouTube channel. Featuring 15 exceptionally promising, pre-professional dancers, this two-night virtual festival will also include works by August Bournonville, Kevin McKenzie, Alexei Ratmansky, Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, and Vasily Vainonen.
Fangqi Li and Andrii Ishchuk in Zhong-Jing Fang’s The Unforeseen. Photo: Pierce Jackson.
For six weeks beginning Monday, March 29, American Ballet Theatre will present the works of the 2021 ABT Incubator with weekly premieres of new choreography created within the past year by ABT artists. Each online presentation, scheduled to premiere at 12:00 Noon ET/9:00 AM PT on American Ballet Theatre’s YouTube Channel, will showcase short ballets by this year’s cohort of choreographers. Creators for the 2021 ABT Incubator are Zhong-Jing Fang, Joseph Markey, Sung Woo Han, Luciana Paris, Luigi Crispino, Sung Woo Han, and Melvin Lawovi.
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