American Ballet Theatre: A Cast of Characters

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Reid Anderson, Artistic Director of the Stuttgart Ballet, along with ABT's renowned dancers explore the process and journey of bringing the diverse characters of ABT's repertoire to life. Soloist Misty Copeland performs excerpts from Alexei Ratmansky's Firebird prior to the New York premiere. Principal Cory Stearns and soloist Hee Seo perform excerpts from Onegin. Soloist Sascha Radetsky and others perform excerpts from Swan Lake. Soloists Kristi Boone, Maria Ricetto, Jared Matthews, Sascha Radetsky and Craig Salstein perform excerpts from The Dream and dancers from the ABT Studio Company perform the “Czardas” dance from Swan Lake. A special character medley is performed by Roman Zhurbin. The program is moderated by John Meehan.

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