The dancing portion of this fundraising event will feature recently filmed works by Silas Farley, Helen Pickett, and James Whiteside as well as excerpts from Alexei Ratmansky’s Bernstein in a Bubble and Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet.
The celebration will be hosted by actress, singer, and songwriter Renée Elise Goldsberry and will open with remarks from The First Lady of the United States, Jill Biden. At this moment, ABT Heroes Dr. Robert Galvin, the company’s medical advisor throughout the pandemic, and actress and ardent support Jennifer Garner will be acknowledged.
The company states that
“Summer Celebration will reflect the spirit of innovation and creativity cultivated throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the Company’s deepened commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion with the recent formation of ABT RISE (Representation and Inclusion Sustain Excellence).”
American Ballet Theatre 2021 Summer Celebration Program & Stream
Collage & Creed by Silas Farley
Desire by Helen Pickett
City of Women by James Whiteside
Bernstein in a Bubble (excerpts) by Alexei Ratmansky
Romeo and Juliet (balcony pas de deux) by Sir Kenneth MacMillan