From great classics to innovative premieres, American Ballet Theatre’s world-class dancers bring their dramatic artistry and thrilling bravura to take dance to new heights this spring. Enjoy mixed repertory programs featuring ballets by an impressive roster of choreographers, including artist-in-residence Alexei Ratmansky.
The season runs May 13 through July 6.
Mon, May 13, 2013, 6:30 pm
Join ABT for a sparkling opening night program featuring an astonishing 16 principal dancers. Selections of classical pas de deux from the season's full-length ballets will be performed.
Mon, May 13, 2013 - Sat, May 18, 2013
This full-length program of three one-act ballets will reprise the recent ABT premiere of Ratmansky's new work set to Shostakovich's jaunty, mercurial Ninth Symphony performed along with world premieres set ...
Fri, May 24, 2013 - Thu, May 30, 2013
Based on Miguel de Cervantes’ sweeping tale of romance and chivalry, the knight-errant of la Mancha, Don Quixote, and his devoted squire, Sancho Panza, are positively heroic when it comes ...
Tue, May 21, 2013 - Thu, May 23, 2013
ABT's company premiere of Ashton's dance drama, "A Month in the Country," promises memorable performances in this remarkable retelling of Ivan Turgenev's famous play in which a young tutor's ...
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 - Sat, Jun 08, 2013
Discover a treasure trove of virtuoso dancing in a new production of this swashbuckling comedy! Staged by Anna-Marie Holmes, this exotic fable of a dashing pirate's love for a beautiful ...
Tue, May 14, 2013 - Mon, May 20, 2013
With a wealth of magical moments, this compelling tale features an unusual twist of double unrequited love -- while the high-handed Onegin at first spurns the young, naive Tatiana, she ...
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 - Sat, Jun 15, 2013
Sir Kenneth MacMillan's masterful interpretation of Shakespeare's enduring romantic tragedy has become one of ABT's signature productions. Against a sumptuous setting in Renaissance Italy, MacMillan weaves a dance tapestry rich ...
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 - Sat, Jun 22, 2013
This romantic fable of ill-fated passion, dreamlike transformation and ultimate forgiveness is set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score. With breathtaking choreography and visually magnificent sets evoking a Renaissance court, the fabled ...
Mon, Jun 24, 2013 - Sat, Jun 29, 2013
A ravishing fantasy set amid verdant forests and majestic temples, Sir Frederick Ashton's mythological love story unites the huntress Sylvia and a lovelorn shepard with the divine intervention of the ...
Mon, Jul 01, 2013 - Sat, Jul 06, 2013
Incensed by being snubbed at the christening of Princess Aurora, the wicked fairy Carabosse casts a curse on the child, proclaiming that she will one day prick her finger and ...
Sat, Jun 01, 2013, 11:30 am
Introduce future fans of ballet to the joys of movement, costumes, music and sets as ABT presents bite-sized clips from its 2013 spring season.