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Onstage and Online: Here Are Some Exciting Performances Happening in October

Autumn is officially here, and with it comes a slew of fall season openers. Check out some of the exciting world premieres, dancer debuts and streaming events happening in October. Live-Performance Premieres at Joffrey Ballet Joffrey Ballet’s Home: a Celebration runs October 13–24 at Chicago’s Lyric Opera House and features performances of works created during […]

YAGP Finals Kick Off in Tampa This Week—and You Can Watch Them Live!

In a hopeful sign that things may be slowly getting back to normal, Youth America Grand Prix is hosting its 2021 Season Finals live and in person this week in Tampa, Florida. Approximately 800 young dancers will perform at the annual scholarship audition, held May 10–16 at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts. Over […]

Kevin McKenzie to Retire from American Ballet Theatre in 2022

Kevin McKenzie, American Ballet Theatre’s longtime artistic director, announced yesterday that he will retire at the end of 2022, after three decades at the helm. He will continue to oversee the company’s 2021–22 season while a search for his successor begins this summer. In an interview with The New York Times’ Rosalyn Sulcas, McKenzie noted […]

How ABT's Christine Shevchenko Put Together a Virtual Gala in Just 2 Months

While the coronavirus pandemic has brought live performances to a halt worldwide, American Ballet Theatre principal Christine Shevchenko has used the gap in her schedule to realize another dream—and help her colleagues at the same time. Shevchenko teamed up with former ABT corps de ballet dancer Melanie Hamrick and choreographer Joanna DeFelice to found Live […]

What to Watch: The 2020 Vail Dance Festival Goes Virtual

Updated 8/13/2020 Picture this: Tiler Peck, Isabella Boylston and Roman Mejia performing in your living room. From July 31 to August 7, tune in as the Vail Dance Festival premieres its new digital edition in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the first time, the festival will be readily accessible to audiences who unable to […]

Hang Out With Your Fave ABT Dancers in These Upcoming Social Media Events

With live performances cancelled and dancers stuck at home, American Ballet Theatre has found a new way to reach its audience: Instagram LIVE. The company has just announced a number of upcoming social media events, ranging from a humorous Instagram series hosted by Ethan Stiefel and Gillian Murphy (yes, we’re serious, and we can’t wait), […]

Our Top 12 Standout Performances of 2019

Read on for our 12 Standout Performances of 2019. Click the titles and photos to learn more! Miami City Ballet’s Katia Carranza in “Duo Concertante” Miami City Ballet principal Katia Carranza “turned every choreographic facet into a discovery” in Balanchine’s Duo Concertante. Alexander iziliaev, Courtesy MCB BalletX’s Stanley Glover in “The Little Prince” Stanley Glover […]

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