American Ballet Theater

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

12/11/2017 06:34 AM
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.

12/11/2017 06:34 AM
‘Hair’ Turns 50
Galas were held last week for the Public Theater, Americans for the Arts, Save the Children and the American Ballet Theater.

12/11/2017 06:34 AM
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.

12/11/2017 06:34 AM
New Stagings of Classics Highlight American Ballet Theater Season
Wayne McGregor’s setting of “The Rite of Spring” and Alexei Ratmansky’s “Harlequinade” will have their premieres during the company’s spring season.

12/11/2017 06:34 AM
Dennis Wayne, 72, Charismatic Dancer With Leading Troupes, Is Dead
Mr. Wayne had matinee idol looks that made teenage girls scream and a rebellious streak that earned him the nickname the Bad Lad of Ballet.

12/11/2017 06:34 AM
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.

12/11/2017 06:34 AM
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.

12/11/2017 06:34 AM
Nothing False: Jerome Robbins’s ‘Other Dances’
The American Ballet Theater principals Gillian Murphy and Cory Stearns perform a section of “Other Dances.”

12/11/2017 06:34 AM
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.

12/11/2017 06:34 AM
What to Look Forward to in the Fall Dance Season
Our critics choose the choreographers, companies and performances that they’re most excited about.