ABTKids, a hour-long program designed by American Ballet Theatre for children and families, will present a performance of highlights from the company’s 2011 spring season on May 21 at 11:30am at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.
Narrated by ABT principal dancer Julie Kent, ABTKids includes a special guest appearance by Angelina Ballerina, the little cartoon mouse with big dreams, and performances by ABT dancers. The program will include Irina Dvorovenko in the “Rose Adagio” from The Sleeping Beauty, Paloma Herrera and Alexandre Hammoudi in the Swan Lake Act 2 pas de deux, and Yuriko Kajiya and Daniil Simkin in the Don Quixote Act III pas de deux, along with excerpts from Coppélia, The Bright Stream, and Cinderella.
A post-performance meet-and-greet with Angelina Ballerina in Damrosch Park is free to all ticket holders. All tickets for ABTKids are $25 and are available online, at the Met box office or by phone at 212.362.6000. The Metropolitan Opera House is located at Broadway and 65th Street. For more information visit www.abt.org.