ADVISORY, Dec. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
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.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, December 4, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
American Ballet Theatre Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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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®.
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