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American Ballet Theatre to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Dec. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

American Ballet Theatre (ABT), a New York City-based classical ballet company designated by Congress as America’s National Ballet Company®, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to highlight its annual production of The Nutcracker. With daily performances from December 10 – 20 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California, ABT will premiere its version of Alexei Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker on the West Coast for the first time.

In honor of the occasion, Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, December 4, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

American Ballet Theatre Media Contact:
Zoe Attridge
(212) 477.3030
zattridge@abt.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:
William Briganti
(646) 441-5012
william.briganti@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at:
https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About American Ballet Theatre:

American Ballet Theatre is recognized as one of the great dance companies in the world. Few ballet companies equal ABT for its combination of size, scope and outreach. Recognized as a living national treasure since its founding in 1940, ABT annually tours the United States, performing for more than 450,000 people, and is the only major cultural institution to do so. It has also made more than 30 international tours to 50 countries as perhaps the most representative American ballet company and has been sponsored by the State Department of the United States on many of these engagements. On April 27, 2006, by an act of Congress, American Ballet Theatre became America’s National Ballet Company®.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.