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Tudor at the Guggenheim

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This press release just in from ABT:

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT THE GUGGENHEIM PRESENTS

ANTONY TUDOR AND AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE,

SUNDAY AND MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 & 29 AT 8 P.M.

ABT Dancers to Perform Excerpts of Tudor’s Seminal Works

American Ballet Theatre, in conjunction with the Guggenheim’s Works & Process series, will present Antony Tudor and American Ballet Theatre on Sunday and Monday, September 28 and 29 at 8 P.M. in the Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Guggenheim Museum.

Former ABT Principal Dancer Susan Jaffe will lead a discussion exploring Antony Tudor’s influence on the early development of American Ballet Theatre. Ms. Jaffe will be joined by Donald Mahler and former ABT Principal Dancer Michael Owen. Performances of Tudor’s Continuo by the ABT Studio Company and the adagio from The Leaves are Fading by ABT Principal Dancer Amanda McKerrow and former ABT Soloist John Gardner will highlight the evening. Additionally, Mr. Mahler will rehearse ABT dancers in a scene from Tudor’s masterwork Pillar of Fire, to be revived by the Company for its 2003 City Center season.

The Works & Process series, produced by Mary Sharp Cronson for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, features extraordinary contemporary music, dance, opera, and theater. Each event presents excerpts of productions accompanied by discussion among the artistic collaborators, offering insight into the creative process. The Guggenheim Museum is located at Fifth Avenue at 89th Street in New York City.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, or $10 for members of the Guggenheim Museum, ABT’s Dancer’s Circle or Golden Circle and for students and senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased at the Museum admissions desk, through the box office by calling 212-423-3587 or by email at boxoffice@guggenheim.org. The box office is open from 1 to 5 P.M., Monday through Friday. For more information about ABT, please visit http://www.abt.org/

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Did anyone go to the A Tudor program at the Guggenheim over the weekend?There were no reports in the Times .

Joe

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Thanks, Dale :) I'd love to hear other comments, too. It sounded like an interesting evening -- and I'm always eager to read/learn about Tudor (I'd like to SEE some of him, too...)

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