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American Ballet Theatre

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:30 PM

Location: David H. Koch Theater

Gala

Le Jeune

Choreography by Lauren Lovette  |  Music by Eric Whiteacre

Choreography by Lauren Lovette and performed by ABT’s Studio Company, Le Jeune is a celebration of the exuberance of youth. This high-energy ballet channels the grand sense of discovery, idealism, and vitality in young adults.

Cast:
Oct 17 GALA, Oct 27 MAT: ABT Studio Company

Michelle Dorrance World Premiere

Choreography by Michelle Dorrance

Tap dancer and choreographer Michelle Dorrance challenges the impressive skills of the American Ballet Theatre dancers in this new piece, co-commissioned with the Vail Dance Festival. Tap and ballet moves merge in a rhythmic medley of pointe and soft shoes that will astound.

Cast:
OCT 17 GALA, 23, 25: Murphy*, Shevchenko*, Lane*, Trenary*, Granlund*, Whiteside*, Royal*, Scott*, Zhurbin*, Frenette*
OCT 18, 27: Abrera*, Teuscher*, Coker*, Lall*, Katnelson*, Lyle*, Sebastian*, Maloney*, Whiteley*, Holloway*
*First Time in Role

In the Upper Room

Choreography by Twyla Tharp  |  Music by Philip Glass

A ballet in nine parts, In the Upper Room is one of ABT’s most impressive performances. Somewhere between ballet and modern dance, Tharp’s choreography calls for a power and grace from the dancers that demands attention. Bold kinetic movements blend with Philip Glass’s propelling original score, creating a transcendent experience for both audience and dancers.

Cast:
Oct 17 GALA: Teuscher*, Trenary*, Brandt*, Bell*, Cornejo*, Hoven, Boylston, Granlund*, Hanson*, Gorak*, Scott, Maloney, K. Williams
Oct 19, 20 eve, 23, 27 eve: Teuscher, Trenary, Brandt, Bell, Cornejo, Hoven, Boylston, Lall, Katsnelson, Gorak, Scott, Maloney, K. Williams
* First Time in Role

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