October 16 - 27, 2019

American Ballet Theatre

Every fall, join American Ballet Theatre at the David H. Koch Theater for two weeks of mixed repertory ballet performances featuring contemporary masterpieces, legendary choreographers, and our world-class roster of dancers. This season will unite classic movement and contemporary music, and celebrate Principal Dancer Herman Cornejo’s 20th Anniversary with ABT.

Gala: October 16, 2019
Join us on October 16, 2019 for ABT’s Fall Gala celebrating the ABT Women’s Movement. This season’s Gala features an exhilarating program of new work by leading female choreographers and honors the President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, in recognition her empowerment of women in leadership roles and dedication to diversity.

Gala Program:
Let Me Sing Forevermore
New Tharp
Theme and Variations

The Masters: October 17, 19, 22
A program of legendary genius. The performance features three leading choreographers from the past and present: the iconic George Balanchine, the groundbreaking Twyla Tharp, and the brilliant ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky.

The Masters Program:
Theme and Variations
A Gathering of Ghosts (New Tharp)
The Seasons

Balanchine, Bennett & The Beach Boys: October 18, 19 MAT, 20 MAT, 24
Between two worlds: classic movement meets contemporary music in this crossover program. The performance features the music of The Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Igor Stravinsky, and William Bolcom.

Balanchine, Bennett & The Beach Boys Program:
Some Assembly Required
Let Me Sing Forevermore
Deuce Coupe

The New RomanticsOctober 23, 25, 27 MAT
The next generation of ABT choreographers draw inspiration from the greats of dance, while inviting us to unplug, find balance, and connect with the art and each other.

The New Romantics Program:
New American Romance
Garden Blue
A Time There Was (New Bond)

Family Friendly Matinee: October 26 MAT
A special matinee on Saturday, October 26 at the David H. Koch Theater features family-friendly programming from American Ballet Theatre’s 2019 Fall Season and discounted pricing for children.

Family Friendly Matinee Program:
Theme and Variations
Nutcracker Pas de Deux
Let Me Sing Forevermore
Deuce Coupe

Herman Cornejo's 20thAnniversary: October 26 EVE
On October 26, 2019, we will celebrate Herman Cornejo’s 20th anniversary with American Ballet Theatre. The evening features Balanchine's Apollo, a Piéce d’occasion, and a World Premiere by Twyla Tharp, choreographed in celebration of Cornejo's anniversary.

Herman Cornejo's 20th Anniversary Program:
El Chamuyo (Piéce d’occasion)
A Gathering of Ghosts (New Tharp)