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Scene from Lovette's Le Jeune © Marty Sohl
New York City

American Ballet Theatre: Present and Future

By , 27 October 2018
***11
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Scene from I Feel The Earth Move © Rosalie O’Connor
New York City

ABT Features Benjamin Millepied's I Feel the Earth Move Première

By , 25 October 2017
***11
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David Hallberg in Robbins' Other Dances © Rosalie O’Connor
New York City

Unexpected dream pairing in Jerome Robbins’ Other Dances

By , 22 October 2017
****1
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Daniil Simkin (The Boy) in Whipped Cream © Gene Schiavone
New York City

Trenary and Simkin Perfectly Sweet in ABT’s Whipped Cream

By , 01 July 2017
***11
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Sarah Lane and Daniil Simkin in Le Corsaire © MIRA
New York City

Skylar Brandt’s Surprise Corsaire Debut

By , 05 June 2017
****1
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Jeffrey Cirio, Skylar Brandt and Joseph Gorak in The Golden Cockerel © Rosalie O'Connor
New York City

ABT's The Golden Cockerel is a Triumph of the Storyteller's Art

By , 01 June 2017
****1
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Herman Cornejo in Don Quixote © Gene Schiavone
New York City

Trials and Tribulations at Kitri’s Wedding

By , 19 May 2017
***11
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Scene from Whipped Cream © Gene Schiavone
Costa Mesa

Ratmansky's Whipped Cream for ABT is Pure Eye Candy

By , 16 March 2017
***11
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Misty Copeland (Odette) © Gene Schiavone
Washington

Human Swans, Patriarchal Villains and Misty Copeland with ABT on tour

By , 27 January 2017
****1
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Scene from Her Notes © Rosalie O'Connor
New York City

ABT: Her Notes, Symposium and Brahms-Haydn Variations

By , 23 October 2016
***11
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Cory Stearns and Hee Seo in Romeo and Juliet © John Grigaitis
Vienna

American Ballet Theatre's Homage to Shakespeare's Verona at Wolftrap National Park

By , 14 July 2016
****1
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Cassandra Trenary and company in The Sleeping Beauty © John Grigaitis
New York City

ABT’s Cassandra Trenary: Something in the Way She Moves

By , 29 June 2016
*****
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James Whiteside (Romeo) and Isabella Boylston (Juliet) © Gene Schiavone
New York City

Isabella Boylston: A New Juliet at American Ballet Theatre

By , 22 June 2016
****1
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Isabella Boylston © Gene Schiavone
New York City

Isabella Boylston Takes Flight in Swan Lake at ABT

By , 14 June 2016
****1
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Jeffrey Cirio, Skylar Brandt and Joseph Gorak in The Golden Cockerel © Rosalie O’Connor
New York City

The Golden Cockerel: Ratmansky lovingly recreates a lost Ballets Russes classic

By , 06 June 2016
****1
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Marcelo Gomes in Symphony #9 © Gene Schiavone
New York City

Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy is Compelling and Enigmatic

By , 17 May 2016
****1
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Isabella Boylston as Princess Aurora © Gene Schiavone
Washington

Old Beauties Restored: Ratmansky’s Sleeping Beauty premieres gracefully in DC.

By , 27 January 2016
*****
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Mother Ginger and the polichinelles, scene from Ratmansky's the Nutcracker © Gene Schiavone
Costa Mesa

Ratmansky’s Nutcracker: Beautiful dancing and design, but a missed opportunity

By , 11 December 2015
***11
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Maria Kochetkova, Daniil Simkin and Misty Copeland in Monotones I © Marty Sohl
New York City

Powerful Program of Iconic Works at American Ballet Theater

By , 25 October 2015
****1
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Scene from After You © Rosalie O'Connor
New York City

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue at ABT

By , 24 October 2015
***11
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Hee Seo (Juliet) © John Grigaitis
New York City

Hee Seo thrills in American Ballet Theatre's Romeo and Juliet

By , 19 June 2015
***11
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Julie Kent and Marcelo Gomes in Othello. © Gene Schiavone
New York City

Death by Composer: American Ballet Theatre’s Othello

By , 19 May 2015
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Julie Kent and Marcelo Gomes in the Manon pas de deux © Gene Schiavone
New York City

The American Ballet Theatre Gala: 75 Years of Rapture

By , 18 May 2015
*****
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Scene from The Nutcracker © Rosalie O'Connor
New York City

Murphy and Whiteside magical in ABT’s last NYC Nutcracker run

By , 12 December 2014
****1
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X Reyes and H Cornejo in Seven Sonatas © Rosalie O'Connor
New York City

ABT triple bill: Raymonda Divertissements, Seven Sonatas and Fancy Free

By , 25 October 2014
***11
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Olga Smirnova and Vadim Muntagirov in La Bayadère © Gene Schiavone
New York City

Debating the merits of Smirnova and Muntagirov in American Ballet Theatre's La Bayadère

By , 28 May 2014
***11
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Vishneva and Gomes in Manon © Gene Schiavone
Tokyo

American Ballet Theatre's Manon in Tokyo

By , 27 February 2014
****1
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Julie Kent and Roberto Bolle in the Lady of the Camellias pas de deux © Gene Schiavone
Tokyo

American Ballet Theatre’s All Star Gala in Tokyo

By , 25 February 2014
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Marcelo Gomes and Veronika Part © Gene Schiavone
Tokyo

American Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker in Japan

By , 20 February 2014
****1
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Tempest (Dancers: Marcelo Gomes and Daniil Simkin)  ©  Marty Sohl
New York City

A glittering spectacle: Ratmansky's Tempest for American Ballet Theatre

By , 08 November 2013
***11
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Piano Concerto no. 1  ©  Rosalie O'Connor
New York City

ABT's corps de ballet triumph in Balanchine, Ashton and Ratmansky

By , 07 November 2013
*****
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Xiomara Reyes and Herman Cornejo in Don Quixote  ©  MIRA
New York City

American Ballet Theatre celebrates two anniversaries with Don Quixote

By , 24 May 2013
****1
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Sarah Lane and Daniil Simkin in the pas de deux from Stars and Stripes  ©  Gene Schiavone
New York City

American Ballet Theatre's 70th anniversary Rodeo

By , 16 October 2012
***11
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Cory Stearns in Swan Lake  ©  Gene Schiavone
New York City

American Ballet Theatre's Swan Lake is a Delight

By , 25 June 2012
****1
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Veronika Part and Marcelo Gomes in La Bayadère  ©  Gene Schiavone
New York City

La Bayadère: American Ballet Theater Brings Fantasy to Life

By , 22 May 2012
****1
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Julie Kent and Jose Manuel Carreño  ©  Marty Sohl
New York City

Giselle: Beautiful Tragedy

By , 31 May 2011
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Paloma Herrera and Marcelo Gomes in Theme and Variations,  ©  Hidemi Seto
London

A Mixed Menu at Sadler's Wells

By , 05 February 2011
***11
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Stella Abrera and Gennadi Saveliev in Alexei Ratmansky's Seven Sonatas / cr. Gene Shiavone
London

Uplifting harmony at Sadler’s Wells

By , 01 February 2011
****1
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© Ula Blocksage | Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Ratmansky recrée La Belle au Bois Dormant pour l’American Ballet Theatre dans une version passéiste

By , 06 September 2016
**111
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