American Ballet Theatre's Fall Season Performances
American Ballet Theatre
American Ballet Theatre returns to Lincoln Center for its first Fall season in two years, October 20 through 31.
This world-renowned company brings a full slate of works to the stage at the David H. Koch Theater including the World Premiere of ZigZag, choreographed by Jessica Lang and set to 11 recorded songs sung by Tony Bennett. A work for 14 dancers, ZigZag will feature costumes by Wes Gordon (creative director for Carolina Herrera), scenery by Emmy and Tony Award® winner Derek McLane, incorporating artwork by Bennett, and lighting by Nicole Pearce. With innovative works by Alexei Ratmansky, Christopher Rudd, Clark Tippet and Antony Tudor’s masterwork Pillar of Fire, will be given three performances at the Koch Theater beginning Thursday evening, October 28, ABT’s Fall season offers something for everyone.
Performances begin on Wednesday, October 20 with the full-length favorite Giselle, an emotional tale of love, betrayal, and ultimate redemption. Principal Dancers for the 2021 Fall season at the Koch Theater include Joo Won Ahn, Aran Bell, Isabella Boylston, Skylar Brandt, Herman Cornejo, Thomas Forster, Gillian Murphy, Calvin Royal III, Skylar Brandt and Herman Cornejo in Giselle. Giselle will be given six performances through Sunday, October 24.
ABT’s first ever Pride Nights celebrate the LGBTQIA community with special programs and guest appearances. The New York Premiere of Touché will be celebrated with two dedicated Pride Nights at the Koch Theater on Wednesday evening, October 27 and Saturday evening, October 30. These special evenings will highlight LGBTQIA+ diversity, equity, and visibility. As always, ABT’s world-class artists will bring it all to life.
For tickets, call 212- 496-0600 and or visit www.abt.org.
Photo credit: João Menegussi
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