American Ballet Theatre 2016American Ballet Theatre (ABT) is a classical ballet company based in New York City. It has an annual eight-week season at the Metropolitan Opera House (Lincoln Center) in the spring and a shorter season at the David H. Koch Theater in the fall; the company tours around the world the rest of the year.

ABT was founded in 1937 by Lucia Chase and Mikhail Mordkin and is recognized as one of the world’s leading classical ballet companies.

ABT is also the parent company of the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, and was recognized as “America’s National Ballet Company” in 2006 by the United States Congress.

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