ABT Studio Company performs a dynamic mixed-repertoire dance program, featuring classical and neoclassical excerpts plus original commissions.
MARCH 15, 2023 AT 7:00 PM | SEDONA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER | SEDONA, ARIZONA
About ABT Studio Company
ABT Studio Company, the junior company of American Ballet Theatre, is made up of 12 -18 rising stars of the ballet world between the ages of 16 and 20. ABT Studio Company prepares these outstanding young dancers, who hail from all over the globe, to enter American Ballet Theatre or other leading ballet companies worldwide. Nearly 80% of current dancers in American Ballet Theatre are alumni of ABT Studio Company, including 13 Soloists and 9 Principal Dancers – among them Misty Copeland, David Hallberg, and Isabella Boylston.
ABT Studio Company dancers perform masterworks of the classical and neoclassical canons, alongside contemporary and newly created works. The group commissions a wide variety of choreographers to create new, custom pieces on the dancers each season. As part of the ABT Women’s Movement, the Studio Company commissions at least one new work by an emerging female choreographer each year.
The highly mobile ABT Studio Company serves as an ambassador for American Ballet Theatre by touring to venues large and small. In recent years, the Studio Company has performed in such international cities as London, Athens, Manila, and St. Petersburg, and to a wide variety of US performing arts centers, outdoor festivals, museums, and college campuses.
The vibrant young dancers of ABT Studio Company bring the artistry, professionalism, and innovation of American Ballet Theatre to a worldwide audience.
Sedona Performing Arts Center
Wednesday, March 15th, 2023 at 7:00 PM
Sedona Ballet continues to pursue the mission of showcasing world-class performing arts for the communities of Sedona, Village of Oak Creek, Cottonwood, Clarkdale, Cornville, Jerome, Lake Montezuma, Camp Verde, Pine, Payson, Prescott, Cordes Lakes, Kachina Village, Flagstaff, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa and surrounding Arizona communities.