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American Ballet Theater CEO announces her departure

The American Ballet Theater was already looking for a new direction, with Kevin McKenzie, its artistic director for almost three decades, planning to leave in 2022. Now he must also…

Boston Ballet’s Dance in VR series breaks the wall between viewer and performer

For a spectator in a proscenium theater, watching the ballet unfold on stage is a grandiose experience. While you sit quietly in the dark, you can shift your vision from…

American Ballet Theater returns to Lincoln Center in October

The American Ballet Theater will return to Lincoln Center for live performances in October, the company said on Wednesday. Its reunion season at the David H. Koch Theater is set…

American Ballet Theater frontman quits after 30 years

A former principal dancer of the company, McKenzie is a direct link to the founders of the Ballet Theater, formed in 1939 by Richard Pleasant and funded in part by…

The Lied Center Brings American Ballet Theater to Lincoln’s Pioneers Park | Entertainment

Lincoln’s Pioneers Park provided a sunset image of the American Ballet Company’s premier performances, both at the June 30 dress rehearsal, as seen here, and at the public performance July…

First, dancers from the American Ballet Theater prepare to rock the Minnesota Arboretum

It’s not every day that a dance company lashes out at the swagger and finery of rock stars. But when the American Ballet Theater comes to the Twin Cities this…

The American Ballet Theater is going on a bus tour to unexpected destinations this summer

When the business started, it actually had a bus called “The Pioneer”, and the bus would go to 70 … [+] cities across America every year. ABT American Ballet Theater…

Ashton Edwards breaks down gender barriers in ballet

When Ashton Edwards was 3, the Edwards family went to see a holiday production of Nutcracker in their hometown, Flint, MI. For the young child, it was love at first…