American Ballet Theater

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

06/28/2017 10:06 PM
American Ballet Theater Moves to Tchaikovsky
ABT concludes its spring season with “Tchaikovsky Spectacular,” which mixes and matches works set to his well-known ballet music.

06/28/2017 06:00 PM
New Works, and a Milestone, for American Ballet Theater’s Fall Season
The company’s 25th year under Kevin McKenzie will feature premieres by Alexei Ratmansky, Jessica Lang and Benjamin Millepied.

06/26/2017 12:55 AM
Review: In ‘Onegin,’ Two Star Ballerinas on Contrasting Arcs
Last week, the ballet was a vehicle for Diana Vishneva’s farewell to American Ballet Theater — and Alessandra Ferri’s continued comeback.

06/24/2017 07:29 PM
Flowers, Flowers and More Flowers: How a Star Ballerina Says Goodbye
Diana Vishneva, who sells out theaters around the world, bid farewell to American Ballet Theater on Friday. Here are scenes from her final bows.

06/21/2017 10:39 PM
Watch a Ballerina’s Fleet-Footed Solo in ‘Whipped Cream’
The latest installment of our Instagram series #SpeakingInDance features the American Ballet Theater soloist Cassandra Trenary.

06/21/2017 12:25 AM
Diana Vishneva Bids Farewell to Ballet Theater, but Not to Dance
Ms. Vishneva, a passionate, soulful ballerina, will still perform. And she has plans to open a studio in St. Petersburg.

06/14/2017 12:22 AM
Review: Two True Artists, One Dramatically Limp ‘Swan Lake’
American Ballet Theater is dancing beautifully and Isabella Boylston and Alban Lendorf are “true artists,” but this “Swan Lake” is often foolish.

06/08/2017 09:58 PM
How Dance Partners Create Chemistry Onstage
Three pairs of dancers, two in New York and one in India, share their experiences finding mutual balance in a physically challenging medium.

06/05/2017 02:17 AM
Ballet Dancer Leaps Onto Subway Tracks and Lifts Man to Safety
Gray Davis, an American Ballet Theater dancer, rescued a 58-year-old man who the police said was pushed onto the tracks in the 72nd Street station on Saturday.

06/01/2017 03:30 PM
Devon Teuscher, a Poet in Ballet Shoes, Takes On ‘Swan Lake’
After a decade of waiting in the last line onstage, Ms. Teuscher is a soloist with American Ballet Theater and will make her New York debut this month.