American Ballet Theater

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

10/20/2017 03:00 PM
Your Week in Culture: Kendrick Lamar, Leonard Bernstein and Crime Scene Dioramas
Also the week of Oct. 22: Wooster Group channels voices from prison, Benjamin Millepied dances about architecture, and the Bernstein centennial celebration starts early.

10/19/2017 10:24 PM
At American Ballet Theater Gala, All Is the Same but Different
The gala program, with two premieres (one by Alexei Ratmansky one by Jessica Lang), demonstrated how this troupe has been changing.

10/19/2017 06:24 AM
Nothing False: Jerome Robbins’s ‘Other Dances’
The American Ballet Theater principals Gillian Murphy and Cory Stearns perform a section of “Other Dances.”

10/17/2017 08:19 PM
Alexei Ratmansky’s Elective Affinity, Musically Speaking
Mr. Ratmansky keeps returning to Leonid Desyatnikov’s music. The two talked about their new work, Ukraine, their Jewish backgrounds and their Soviet upbringings.

09/08/2017 08:18 PM
What to Look Forward to in the Fall Dance Season
Our critics choose the choreographers, companies and performances that they’re most excited about.

09/08/2017 03:52 PM
Daniil Simkin Joins Staatsballett Berlin
Mr. Simkin, a principal dancer at American Ballet Theater, will retain his position there.

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?