American Ballet Theatre Announces Family Friendly Matinee, 10/27
A special matinee on Saturday, October 27 at the David H. Koch Theater will feature family friendly programming from American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Fall Season, Halloween-themed activities and discounted pricing for children.
The matinee performance will include Lauren Lovette's Le Jeune danced by the ABT Studio Company, the pas de deux from Alexei Ratmansky's The Nutcracker performed by Misty Copeland and Aran Bell, and Jerome Robbins's Fancy Free with Arron Scott, Thomas Forster, Calvin Royal III, Luciana Paris and Isabella Boylston.
Families are invited to wear their favorite costumes and Trick-or-Treat with ABT at 1:15 P.M. prior to the performance and during intermission. A variety of activities designed for children to learn about the art of ballet will be stationed on the Promenade of the Koch Theater.
Families can meet an ABT dancer, explore different styles of dance shoes at the "Dance Shoe Petting Zoo," pose for photos on ABT's "Costume Catwalk" and enter a contest for "Best Ballet-Inspired Costume."
Children (ages 4-18) receive a 50% discount off tickets with the purchase of a full-priced adult ticket. Family discount tickets are available only by phone at 212-496-0600 or at the Koch Theater box office. The David H. Koch Theater is located at Lincoln Center, Broadway and 63rd Street in New York City.