American Ballet Theater

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

04/26/2017 12:00 PM
I Don’t Miss ‘Swan Lake’: A Ballerina’s Role on ‘The Americans’
Irina Dvorovenko, a former principal ballerina, had to deglamorize to land her TV role. But she instinctively understood it: “It’s my childhood.”

04/22/2017 01:00 PM
Misty Copeland and Sally Field on the Social Significance of Their Success
The two women talk about overcoming barriers in their careers, fighting for better roles and how it is important for artists to be politically active.

04/06/2017 10:16 PM
Spring Revelry
Galas were held to benefit the Joyce Theater Foundation, the Brooklyn Museum, the New Museum and the Paris Review.

03/16/2017 11:23 PM
Review: Ratmansky’s Confectionery Shop Also Serves Ballet Poetry
Alexei Ratmansky’s “Whipped Cream,” performed by American Ballet Theater, turns frothy nonsense into inspired enchantment.

03/10/2017 08:09 PM
In This Ballet, a Sweetly Disturbing Confection From Alexei Ratmansky
Mr. Ratmansky has reworked “Whipped Cream,” a barely known ballet with a score by Strauss, for American Ballet Theater.

03/02/2017 06:40 PM
A Ballerina’s Gift to Her Hometown: A Summer Ballet Festival
Isabella Boylston, an American Ballet Theater principal, is bringing three days of dance to her hometown, Sun Valley, Idaho.

01/03/2017 03:00 PM
David Hallberg Returns to American Ballet Theater
The dancer, sidelined for two and a half years after an ankle injury, plans to perform during the Metropolitan Opera House’s spring season.

10/28/2016 10:10 PM
Ballet and Folk Art Nights
Last week’s fall galas and parties included the American Ballet Theater, Tefaf opening, Studio Museum in Harlem, Aperture Foundation and the American Folk Art Museum.

10/25/2016 11:43 PM
Balanchine’s ‘Prodigal Son’ Is Returning to Ballet Theater
George Balanchine’s ballet — featuring the Siren, whose flamboyant movements amaze the title character — returns this week to American Ballet Theater repertory.

10/23/2016 11:33 PM
Review: At Ballet Theater, a Tribute to an Overlooked Female Composer
Jessica Lang, making her first ballet for American Ballet Theater, has done so to excerpts from “Das Jahr” (“The Year”), by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel.