American Ballet Theatre Studio Company presents "Spring Moves"
American Ballet Theatre Studio Company
American Ballet Theatre Studio Company returns to in-person New York City performances with Spring Moves at NYU Skirball, a program of repertory works featuring World and New York City Premieres alongside classical and neo-classical selections.
ABT Studio Company, under the artistic direction of Sascha Radetsky, is an ensemble of ballet dancers of outstanding potential aged 17–21. As the highest level of the ABT training ladder, ABT Studio Company represents the next generation of talent at American Ballet Theatre and other top ballet companies around the world. Approximately 80% of current ABT dancers are alumni of ABT Studio Company, including 12 Principal Dancers and seven Soloists.
Spring Moves will be highlighted by a World Premiere by Emily Kikta, a work for four dancers entitled Notes and Letters and set to String Quartet No. 2, “Intimate Letters,” IV. Allegro-Andante-Adagio by Leoš Janáček. New York City Premieres to be performed at Spring Moves include:
For What Is It All Worth? by Hope Boykin
Late Registration by Rena Butler
Beyond Belief by ABT dancer Sung Woo Han
Children’s Songs Dance by Jessica Lang, set to a score by jazz legend Chick Corea
Lora by Yannick Lebrun
Scurry Night by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, inspired by the artwork of Banksy
Spring Moves will be rounded out by George Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes Pas De Deux, Rostislav Zakharov’s Gopak Variation, Mikhail Fokine’s The Dying Swan, Twyla Tharp’s Known By Heart Duet, and Victor Gsovsky’s Grand Pas Classique.
Tickets starting at $39 are available on NYU Skirball’s website
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