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Marian Horosko
Special Mentions
American Ballet Theatre

We are not in the award show business, but if we were…

by Marian Horosko
August 15, 2008

Featured Dance Company:

American Ballet Theatre
American Ballet Theatre (office)
890 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

Editor's note: This is the first in a periodic series of articles highlighting those in dance who we feel deserve special mention.
Best new works presented this season:
  • American Ballet Theater's: "From Here on Out," by Benjamin Millepied, as performed by Paloma Herrera and Marcelo Gomes.

    Best Imports:
  • Tiblisi Ballet, from Tiblisi, Russia, as directed by Anna Annanishvili for her excellent company dancers and unique works.
  • Kirov Ballet, for squeezing through on a stage too small for this glorious company and despite changing directors.

    Regional Companies:
  • Kansas City Ballet
  • San Francisco Ballet.

  • Youth America Grand Prix Gala with Robert Bolle (La Scala Ballet) and Polina Semionova (Berlin State Opera) in"Carmen."
  • José Limón Company, modern dance directed by Carla Maxwell.

  • Momix company in "Sea Scape."
    Benjamin Millepied's 'From Here on Out' with Paloma Herrera and Marcelo Gomes. Best ABT offering in 2008

    Benjamin Millepied's "From Here on Out" with Paloma Herrera and Marcelo Gomes.
    Best ABT offering in 2008

    Photo © & courtesy of Gene Schiavone

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