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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Wendy Whelan & ABT Dancers at Guggenheim Works&Process

The spring lineup has been announced. Ballet events are:

Wendy Whelan
Restless Creature
Sun and Mon, Apr 14 and 15, 7:30 pm

Hailed by the New York Times as “America’s greatest contemporary ballerina,” Wendy Whelan performs a Shen Wei solo; a duet with New York City Ballet’s Robbie Fairchild choreographed by Joshua Beamish; and excerpts from Restless Creature, featuring four new duets by Beamish, Kyle Abraham, Brian Brooks, and Alejandro Cerrudo, prior to its premiere at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Jacob’s Pillow Executive and Artistic Director Ella Baff moderates a discussion with Whelan and the four choreographers.

American Ballet Theatre
The Versatile Dancer
Sun and Mon, Apr 21 and 22, 7:30 pm

American Ballet Theatre (ABT) was founded on the principle that its dancers must be as versatile as the repertory is diverse. Join ABT artistic staff and dancers for an evening moderated by John Meehan, Professor of Dance at Vassar College, answering the question: “What makes an ABT dancer?”

Peter B. Lewis Theater, unless otherwise noted
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street
Subway – 4, 5, 6 train to 86th Street
Bus – M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus on Madison or Fifth Avenue
$35/$30 Members, unless otherwise noted
$10 Student Rush tickets available one hour prior to each performance if space allows
(for students under 25 with valid ID)
Season tickets on sale January 7. Specific seats may be reserved when ordered online.
212 423 3587, Mon–Fri, 1–5 pm, or visit

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