American Ballet Theater

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

02/14/2018 08:33 PM
Ruth Ann Koesun, Versatile Ballet Theater Dancer, Dies at 89
Ms. Koesun epitomized the company’s early eclectic profile as a lyrical Romantic ballerina who could also surprise with dramatic ferocity.

02/02/2018 11:15 PM
Vail Dance Fest to Celebrate Its 30th Anniversary
The lineup features Tiler Peck’s choreography, and first-time appearances by American Ballet Theater, Alonzo King LINES Ballet and Ballet Hispánico.

01/31/2018 05:00 PM
Ballet Theater Choreographs a Labor Deal, and the Show Goes On
Tense talks between the dancers and management at American Ballet Theater yield a tentative agreement, just in time for a tour of America and Asia.

01/19/2018 08:47 PM
Labor Unrest Hits Ballet Theater, and Dancers Consider a Strike
A tumultuous ballet season grows more tumultuous, as dancers at American Ballet Theater vote to authorize a strike as contract negotiations stall.

01/02/2018 08:23 PM
Review: The Incomplete Vision of ‘Anatomy of a Male Ballet Dancer’
This documentary about the dancer Marcelo Gomes was completed before he left American Ballet Theater in December after allegations of sexual misconduct.

12/28/2017 10:22 PM
Redefining the Ballet Dancer, 50 Years Later
At the Dance Theater of Harlem, a photographer chronicles what it takes to become the next Misty Copeland.

12/22/2017 12:03 AM
Marcelo Gomes Leaves American Ballet Theater After Sexual Misconduct Allegation
The star dancer, who is one of the world’s best-known ballet dancers, is accused of misconduct that is said to have occurred about eight years ago.

11/07/2017 07:23 PM
David Hallberg’s Tell All (About His Own Psyche)
Mr. Hallberg, the American Ballet Theater principal and paragon of classical style, has a new memoir about life, dancing and returning from an injury.

10/27/2017 07:12 PM
‘Hair’ Turns 50
Galas were held last week for the Public Theater, Americans for the Arts, Save the Children and the American Ballet Theater.

10/26/2017 04:50 PM
Review: At American Ballet Theater, Mostly Millepied
Wednesday’s program had two premieres by Benjamin Millepied. But when it comes to new choreography that isn’t by Alexei Ratmansky, Ballet Theater flounders.