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ABT to appear at TED2012 Conference

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From the company:

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO APPEAR AT

TED2012 CONFERENCE: “FULL SPECTRUM”

MARCH 1, 2012 in LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

American Ballet Theatre dancers Maria Riccetto and Blaine Hoven will be among

the guests of the speakers program at the TED2012 Conference: “Full Spectrum,” a four-

day stage program of talks, music, comedy, video and dance. Riccetto and Hoven are

scheduled to perform the “Junk” pas de deux from Twyla Tharp’s Known by Heart as

part of conference’s Designer’s Studio program curated and hosted by Chee Pearlman

and David Rockwell.

TED, the non-profit organization devoted to “ideas worth spreading,” invites the

world’s leading thinkers to participate in over 50 talks to be held at the organization’s

flagship conference, February 27 through March 2, 2012 in Long Beach, California.

1,350 people from over 40 countries are expected to attend the sold-out TED2012

Conference. The annual TED Conference, initiated 25 years ago, takes place each spring

in Long Beach, California, along with the TEDActive simulcast in Palm Springs. The

annual TEDGlobal conference is held each summer in Edinburgh, Scotland. For more

information, please visit www.TED.com.

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Interesting news...usually these are put online so hopefully we all can get a peek.

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And the Tharp is an excellent choice for this kind of audience -- I look forward to hearing about the response.

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