American Ballet Theater

News about the American Ballet Theater. Commentary and archival information about the American Ballet Theater from The New York Times.

08/16/2017 06:01 AM
Who’s the Boss(es)? 2 Friends, 1 New Festival, 1 New Ballet
Isabella Boylston and Gemma Bond discuss making a ballet together for Ms. Boylston’s festival in Idaho.

08/01/2017 07:13 PM
Peek at New John Adams Opera in Guggenheim’s Performance Series
The museum has announced the fall season for its series Works & Process, which provides insights into the creation of music, dance and theater.

08/01/2017 02:10 AM
Misty Copeland Becomes a Face of Estée Lauder, and Ballet Takes Note
An endorsement deal is seen as a vote of confidence in the popular appeal of ballet — and especially of Ms. Copeland.

07/08/2017 12:32 AM
The Divided Soul of American Ballet Theater
For 40 years, the company has taken the prestigious spring slot at the Metropolitan Opera House. What has that meant for Ballet Theater and its repertory?

07/07/2017 07:27 PM
American Ballet Theater Promotes 4 Dancers
Three ballerinas were promoted to the rank of principal dancer, and Calvin Royal III, a member of the corps de ballet, will become a soloist.

07/07/2017 12:26 AM
Review: Tchaikovsky in Bite-Size Morsels, at American Ballet Theater
Ballet Theater’s program of one-act ballets and pas de deux set to Tchaikovsky is a mix of virtues and problems.

07/05/2017 10:52 PM
Isabella Boylston: a Natural Balanchine Ballerina
The latest installment of our Instagram video series features the American Ballet Theater principal dancer in "Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux."

07/03/2017 07:19 PM
Veronika Part to Leave American Ballet Theater
The Russian-born ballerina, 39, whose contract was not renewed, will give her farewell performance on Saturday.

07/03/2017 12:21 AM
Rumba 101 With Two Ballet Pros
On a balmy night at Damrosch Park, James Whiteside and Cassandra Trenary of American Ballet Theater danced a flashy rumbas.

06/30/2017 11:19 PM
What Happens Just Before Show Time at the Met Opera, in 12 Rooms You’ll Never See
We walked through the Met with a steadicam on the busiest week of the year. (Featuring: Misty Copeland, Toscanini’s head, wigs, harps and a snow yak.)