Ballet in New York City

Ballet is an Italian court dance developed in France. NYC is blessed with New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre.

SummerStage 2019 Lineup Announced

June 1 – August 27, 2019
Summer live music dance theatre festival
NYC PARKS ~ African, Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Creole, Cuban, Dominican, French, Garifuna, Haitian, Indigenous, Italian, Jewish, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish culture and more. FREE

ABT Harlequinade

LINCOLN CENTER | Mon-Sat, May 13-20, 2019 | French ballet dance theatre | Ratmansky’s staging stars Stella Abrera, Alexandre Hammoudi and Carlos Gonzalez

YAGP 2019 Youth America Grand Prix at the David H. Koch Theater

LINCOLN CENTER; Wed-Sat, Apr 17-20, 2019; Ballet dance audition ~ The best ballet shows in NYC are the Finals, Gala Performance & International Dance School Festival

Ballet Nepantla ‘Valentina’ NY premiere at the 14th St Y

EAST VILLAGE; Wed-Sun, Apr 10-14, 2019; Contemporary ballet Mexican style ~ ‘Valentina’ is a collection of stories that speak to the strength and resilience of women during the Mexican Revolution

Dance Theatre of Harlem 50th at New York City Center

NEW YORK CITY CENTER, MIDTOWN; Wed, Fri-Sat, Apr 10, 12 & 13; African-American classical ballet ~ One of New York City’s great ballet companies honors its founder who we lost last year

Ballet Nepantla ‘Valentina’ Gala at 26 Bridge

DUMBO, BROOKLYN, Fri, Mar 22, 2019, Mexican contemporary ballet gala fundraiser ~ Support this young dance company who explores being “nepantla” (in-between) with grace and beauty

Ballet Nepantla ‘Sin Fronteras’ at Queens Theatre

FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, QUEENS, Sat, Mar 2, 2019, Mexican contemporary ballet dance theatre ~ What New York City Ballet’s George Balanchine did with the folkloric dances of his native Russia, Ballet Nepantla is doing with the folkloric dances of Mexico

‘Sleeping Beauty’ NYC Ballet at the David H Koch Theater

LINCOLN CENTER, Tue-Sun, Feb 13-17 & 19-24, 2019, French ballet dance theatre ~ One of NYC Ballet’s most elaborate productions with over 100 dancers.

NYC Ballet dances neoclassical ballet masterpieces at Lincoln Center

LINCOLN CENTER, Jan 22 – Feb 2, 2019 ~ Balanchine’s neoclassical masterpieces “Apollo,” “Orpheus” and “Agon” set to Stravinsky. Russian-French ballet dance theatre.

Lourdes Lopez, Miami City Ballet Artistic Director (Interview)

NEW YORK CITY; Dec 3, 2018; Cuban ballet leader ~ Lourdes Lopez, Miami City Ballet Artistic Director, former New York City Ballet Principal, talks about being a Cuban immigrant, family, opportunity, dancing for Balanchine and Robbins, the future of ballet and who we really are

David H. Koch Theater

LINCOLN CENTER, dance theater ~ NYC’s big dance theater is the home of the New York City Ballet

Metropolitan Opera House

LINCOLN CENTER ~ Metropolitan Opera and American Ballet Theatre

NYC Ballet Nutcracker 2018 at Lincoln Center

LINCOLN CENTER, Tue-Sun, Nov 23 – Dec 20, 2018 ~ NYC Ballet’s Balanchine Nutcracker is a real sugar plum.
# ballet christmas holiday show

World Ballet Day 2018

FACEBOOK, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 ~ Go live behind the scenes with the Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Ballet and Australian Ballet

Fall for Dance Festival 2018

NEW YORK CITY CENTER, MIDTOWN ~ Mon-Sat, October 1-13, 2018 ~ $15 seats to watch four world-class companies a night. African, Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French & Romanian dancers or companies perform ballet, modern, contemporary and folkloric dances. Sells out every year!

NY City Ballet Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ Fall 2018

September 18 – 25, 2018
Six performances
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David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
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Balanchine masterpiece inspired by a visit to Van Cleef & Arpels on Fifth Avenue.

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! 2018 ~ African, Colombian, Chilean, Mexican

African, Chilean, Colombian, French-Canadian & Mexican music, dance and film.
Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn
June 5 – August 11, 2018
FREE

New York City Ballet ‘Balanchine Black & White’ (Spring 2018)

‘Concerto Barocco,’ ‘Agon’ and ‘The Four Temperaments’
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
APRIL – JUNE
END OF THE SEASON
Sunday, June 3, 2018

ABT’s Spring 2018 ‘Firebird / AFTERITE’ stars Ferri, Copeland & Cornejo

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
Alessandra Ferri (Italian), Misty Copeland (African-American) & Herman Cornejo (Argentine)
Friday – Saturday
May 25 – 26, 2018

New York City Ballet ’21st Century Choreographers’ (Spring 2018)

Ballets by Peter Walker, Alexei Ratmansky and Justin Peck.
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
APRIL – MAY
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Dance Parade 2018

FLATIRON, UNION SQUARE, VILLAGE, EAST VILLAGE | Sat, May 19, 2018 | African, Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, French, Haitian, Italian, Puerto Rican dances and more

American Ballet Theatre’s 2018 ‘Giselle’ stars Bolle, Cornejo and Abrera

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
Monday – Saturday
May 14 – 19, 2018

New York City Ballet ‘All Balanchine’ (Spring 2018)

‘Apollo,’ ‘Le Tombeau de Couperin,’ ‘Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux,’ & ‘Symphony in Three Movements.’
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
APRIL
Sunday, April 29, 2018

Carlos Acosta Danza ‘Debut’ legendary Cuban Ballet at NY City Center

The Royal Ballet legend is debuting his new Cuban contemporary ballet company.
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Friday
April 25 – 27, 2018

Youth America Grand Prix 2018

DAVID H. KOCH THEATER, LINCOLN CENTER, Wed-Thu, April 18-19, 2018 ~ The world’s ballet scholarship finals and gala performance are nothing, but electric

Dance Theatre of Harlem Black Classical Ballet at New York City Center

Amazing African – American, Brazilian & Puerto Rican dancers.
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Saturday
April 4, 6, 7, 2018

Tulsa Ballet returns to the Joyce with Colombian Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

‘Untitled’ world premiere by resident choreographer Ma Cong, ‘Shibuya Blues’ by Colombian-Belgian dance maker Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and ‘Meðal’ (Among) by Helen Pickett.
Tuesday – Saturday
March 6 – 10, 2018

New York City Ballet ‘Stravinsky & Balanchine’ (Winter 2018)

‘Le Baiser de la Fée,’ ‘Agon,’ ‘Duo Concertant,’ & ‘Symphony in Three Movements.’
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
February – March
Saturday – Sunday
March 3 – 4, 2018

New York City Ballet ‘Here / Now’ (Winter 2018)

Contemporary ballets by international choreographers Millepied, Blanc, Peck, and Ratmansky.
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Friday, March 2, 2018

NYC Ballet’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at the David H. Koch Theater

LINCOLN CENTER, Tue-Sun, Feb 13-23, 2018, French ballet dance theater. ~ Peter Martins choreography of the classic ballet.

New York City Ballet New Combinations (Winter 2018)

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Sunday, February 11, 2018

New York City Ballet ‘Classic NYCB’ (Winter 2018)

Balanchine’s ‘Square Dance,’ Bigonzetti’s ‘Oltremare’ & Robbins’ ‘Four Seasons’
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Saturday, February 10, 2018

New York City Ballet All Balanchine No. 1 (Winter 2018)

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Saturday, February 10, 2018

New York City Ballet 21st Century Choreographers (Winter 2018)

Schumacher, Reisen, Preljocaj, & Peck
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Sunday, February 4, 2018

New York City Ballet All Balanchine No. 2 (Winter 2018)

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
January 24 – February 3, 2018

‘The Red Shoes’ is a contemporary ballet about vanity

New York City Center
Mainstage
131 West 55th St
between Sixth & Seventh Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, October 26 – November 5, 2017

‘The Paris Opera (L’Opéra)’ backstage with the world’s best opera ballet

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Francesca Beale Theater
Thursday, October 19, 2017
EXTENDED AGAIN
Thursday, November 16, 2017

World Ballet Day 2017 behind the scenes with great ballet companies

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Ballet, National Ballet of Canada & San Francisco Ballet

Swan Lake New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Sunday
September 19 – October 1, 2017

New York City Ballet Fall 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Sunday
September 19 – October 15, 2017

American Ballet Theatre Fall 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Sunday
October 18 – 29, 2017

Misty Copeland and Herman Cornejo in American Ballet Theatre’s “Tchaikovsky Spectacular”

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
Monday-Saturday, July 3-8
Misty Copeland & Herman Cornejo
Friday, July 7, 2017

New York City Ballet Spring 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday-Sunday
May 23-28, 2017

Julio Bocca interview

DAVID H. KOCH THEATER, LINCOLN CENTER, Fri, April 14,2017 ~ The Youth America Grand Prix tributes the Argentine legend, the Baryshnikov of Latin America

Blanca Li and Maria Alexandrova “Goddesses & Demonesses”

New York City Center
Midtown
Thursday-Saturday
March 30 – April 1, 2017

Dance on Camera Festival 2017

The world’s longest-running dance film festival screens Cuban, Brazilian, and Venezuelan filmmakers at Film Society of Lincoln Center Feb 3-7, 2017

New York City Ballet Winter 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday-Sunday
January 17 – February 26, 2017

American Ballet Theatre Fall 2016 season

Latin artists Roberto Bolle, Herman Cornejo, Marcelo Gomes, Alexandre Hammoudi, & Luciana Paris perform at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center, Oct 19-30, 2016

New York City Ballet Fall 2016

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday-Sunday
September 20 – October 16, 2016

ABT’s Herman Cornejo & Luciana Paris on being Latin Ballet Dancers

ARGENTINE CONSULATE, MIDTOWN, November 10, 2015 ~ Herman Cornejo & Luciana Paris talk about their careers, working with Julio Bocca, and dancing for American Ballet Theatre



New York City Ballet carries the legacy of founding choreographers George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. New York City Ballet presents Fall, Nutcracker, Winter, and Spring seasons at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center.

American Ballet Theatre is America’s National Ballet Company®. American Ballet Theatre presents a Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center, and a Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre is a modern dance company.

Paul Taylor Dance Company is a modern dance company. Paul Taylor Dance Company presents a Spring season at the David H. Koch Theatre in Lincoln Center.

Ballet Hispanico is America’s leading Latino dance company. It is a contemporary dance company with a ballet school that has some great Cuban teachers. Ballet Hispanico presents a Fall season at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, and a Spring season at The Joyce theater in Chelsea.

Dance Theatre of Harlem has great Brazilian and Puerto Rican dancers. Dance Theatre of Harlem presents a Spring Season at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is an all-male ballet company.

David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center is the home of the New York City Ballet and New York City’s main dance theater. American Ballet Theater, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater international touring companies perform there.

The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center hosts American Ballet Theatre’s Spring season.

New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan is the home of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan hosts many boutique dance companies. The Joyce Foundation also produces.