American Ballet Theatre Will Return to the Auditorium Theatre in March American Ballet Theatre Will Return to the Auditorium Theatre in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

American Ballet Theatre (ABT) returns to the Auditorium Theatre with Celebrating 80 Years! from March 19-22, 2020, the second engagement in the Company's four-year residency at the National Historic Landmark. The Company celebrates its 80th anniversary with a mixed repertory program featuring works from throughout its history, showcasing the best in classic and contemporary ballet. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting and Programming for ABT's March 2020 Performances in Chicago American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting and Programming for ABT's March 2020 Performances in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

The Auditorium Theatre and American Ballet Theatre (ABT) have announced casting and programming for ABT's March 2020 performances in Chicago, the second in its four-year residency at the National Historic Landmark. (more...)

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Announces Casting for American Ballet Theatre's Production of THE NUTCRACKER Segerstrom Center for the Arts Announces Casting for American Ballet Theatre's Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced casting of 46 young dancers in American Ballet Theatre's production of The Nutcracker performed December 13 through 22 in Segerstrom Hall. Forty-two students from the American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School at Segerstrom Center, plus four additional talented young dancers from Orange County, will perform alongside the world renowned ABT company, in this classic holiday show. The opportunity to perform in this production and others in the Center's International Dance Series is one of the very special benefits of studying in the ABT Gillespie School. (more...)

ABT Announces 2020 Spring Season At The Met ABT Announces 2020 Spring Season At The Met
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

American Ballet Theatre will celebrate its 80th Anniversary during the 2020 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House with the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's Of Love and Rage, an opening week devoted to both new and historic works from the Company's repertory, and the 40th Anniversary performances of Natalia Makarova's production of La Bayadère. The Spring season was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

Segerstrom Center Announces Lineup of Holiday Shows Segerstrom Center Announces Lineup of Holiday Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

A thrilling roster of international music, dance and legendary recording artists makes for a most spectacular holiday season at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE NUTCRACKER At Segerstrom Center For The Arts Casting Announced For THE NUTCRACKER At Segerstrom Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Segerstrom Center announces the return of its popular holiday tradition – American Ballet Theatre's captivating production of The Nutcracker. Co-presented by the Center and ABT with choreography by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky, The Nutcracker was praised by The New York Times as “A production like no other, made with complete theatrical authority from first to last.” The ballet will be given 12 performances December 13 through 22 in Segerstrom Hall. ABT Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie has released principal casting, which will include Hee Seo as Clara, the Princess and Cory Stearns as The Nutcracker Prince on opening night December 13. Pacific Symphony will perform for all performances. (more...)

ABT Announces Casting For 2019 Fall Season ABT Announces Casting For 2019 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Casting for American Ballet Theatre's 2019 Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

BWW Review: HARLEQUINADE at the American Ballet Theatre BWW Review: HARLEQUINADE at the American Ballet Theatre
by Wesley Doucette - May 20, 2019

ABT's choreographer, Alexei Ratmansky, has pulled out all the stops for his earnest revival of Petipa's oft-forgotten 1900 hit, Harlequinade, now in performance at The Met Opera. Based off of the commedia dell'arte tradition, it should be the best of two worlds, combining both the (more...)

ABT Announces Casting For Third And Fourth Weeks At The Met ABT Announces Casting For Third And Fourth Weeks At The Met
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Casting for the third and fourth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2019 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

ABT Announces Casting For First Two Weeks At The Met ABT Announces Casting For First Two Weeks At The Met
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

Casting for the first two weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2019 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

Casting Announced For American Ballet Theatre's WHIPPED CREAM At The Auditorium Theatre Casting Announced For American Ballet Theatre's WHIPPED CREAM At The Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Casting for American Ballet Theatre's performances of Whipped Cream at the Auditorium Theatre was announced today by American Ballet Theatre (ABT) Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. Auditions have also been announced for supernumerary roles.  (more...)

American Ballet Theater Announces 2019 Spring Season American Ballet Theater Announces 2019 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

American Ballet Theatre's 2019 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 13 - July 6, will feature a World Premiere work by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky in programs dedicated entirely to his works in honor of the choreographer's 10th year with the Company. (more...)

VIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Previews Fall Season Featuring World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang VIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Previews Fall Season Featuring World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Programming for American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Fall season, October 17-28 at the David H. Koch Theater, was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will feature World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang, as well as centennial tribute performances of Jerome Robbins's and Leonard Bernstein's Fancy Free. Check out a video preview of the season below! (more...)

Casting Announced For Final Two Weeks Of American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Spring Season At Metropolitan Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

Casting for the seventh and eighth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

BWW Review: ABT's Historical Reconstruction of HARLEQUINADE Is (Literally) a Slapstick Romp That Delights the Eyes and Ears BWW Review: ABT's Historical Reconstruction of HARLEQUINADE Is (Literally) a Slapstick Romp That Delights the Eyes and Ears
by Sondra Forsyth - Jun 9, 2018

In 2018 on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of legendary choreographer Marius Petipa, American Ballet Theatre presented the premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's meticulous historical reconstruction of the full-length Harlequinade. His wife, Tatiana Ratmansky, assisted him and appeared as the Good Fairy in some performances. (more...)

A Night Of Ballet With American Ballet Theatre Master Class, Discussion With ABT Principal Dancers Announced A Night Of Ballet With American Ballet Theatre Master Class, Discussion With ABT Principal Dancers Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

A special night filled with ballet at Bryant Park, featuring a master class led by American Ballet Theatre's Cynthia Harvey and Richard Toda, a discussion with ABT Principal Dancers Sarah Lane and Herman Cornejo, and performances with CONTINUUM Contemporary/Ballet, Doug Baum & Artists, and Da' Von Doane & the Artists of the Shift! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At American Ballet Theatre's GISELLE Photo Flash: Get A First Look At American Ballet Theatre's GISELLE
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Spring Season opens with eight performances of Giselle beginning Monday evening, May 14, led by Hee Seo in the title role, opposite Roberto Bolle as Albrecht and Gillian Murphy as Myrta. Guest Artist Natalia Osipova will perform the title role on Friday, May 18 opposite David Hallberg as Albrecht. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Announces 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House American Ballet Theatre Announces 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 14 - July 7, will feature the World Premieres of AFTERITE by Wayne McGregor and Harlequinade by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky. Tickets for ABT's 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 25 at 12 Noon. (more...)

BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre's Eye-popping WHIPPED CREAM at Kennedy Center BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre's Eye-popping WHIPPED CREAM at Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Feb 3, 2018

It must be galling for many ballet companies that their very operation is dependent on extended holiday performances of 'The Nutcracker' year after year. (more...)

YoungArts Selects 2018 Young Dancers To Watch YoungArts Selects 2018 Young Dancers To Watch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

It's that time of year, and the National YoungArts Foundation is proud to introduce the 2018 dancers to watch. On Wednesday, January 10, 18 up-and-coming dancers and 3 choreographers performed at New World Center in Miami as part of National YoungArts Week. These extraordinarily talented artists have been named 2018 YoungArts Finalists one of the nation's most prestigious awards for 15 to 18 years old. (more...)

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