Tag: american ballet theatre

Hot Audition News!

This is big: American Ballet Theatre is holding open auditions for the ABT Studio Company. If you dream of dancing in ABT—or in any major ballet company—it’s hard to find a better steppingstone than the Studio Company, a pre-professional program that grooms dancers ages 16-19 for the big leagues. The Studio Company has announced two […]

ABT Principal on the Colbert Report Tonight!

American Ballet Theatre Principal David Hallberg is making an appearance on The Colbert Report tonight, December 7, in the wake of his recent—and controversial—move to the Bolshoi Ballet. (He’s currently performing as a principal with both companies. He danced Sleeping Beauty with the Bolshoi in November and is dancing The Nutcracker with ABT this month.) He’ll […]

My First Met Season

Cassie Trenary, photo by Rosalie O’Connor At 18, most dancers are wrapping up their studio and high school careers and are getting ready to head off to college. Not Cassandra (Cassie) Trenary. Last spring, when she was 17, Cassie was called upon by American Ballet Theatre to perform with the prestigious company at the regal […]


  Best friends April Giangeruso, Courtney Lavine and Katie Williams go way back—so far back, in fact, it’s a surprise they didn’t become close until they were all dancing together in the corps de ballet at American Ballet Theatre. Their paths crossed repeatedly before ABT. All three grew up in the Washington, D.C., area—Courtney in […]