ABT's starry guest artists and imports are now being peddled at a discount on TDF. They're not selling any better than the real ABT dancers' performances. La Bayadere for May 26, 27 and 28 mat are available for $31. And there are plenty of orchestra seat tickets left for tonight's opening of Don Q if you were thinking about rushing out to buy them today. Too bad there's not a Jared & Yuriko Don Q among the choices this week.
Tonight at NYCB, there are two hotly anticipated debuts on the program. Ashley Laracey dances the Fourth Movement from Symphony in C with Taylor Stanley, and Lauren Lovette leads the Raymonda Variations with Anthony Huxley who is also making his debut in the role.
Gelsey Kirkland Ballet will present four performances of Sleeping Beauty on May 16, 17 and 18 at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University on Spruce Street. Gelsey is not going to let classicism die no matter what other people are substituting for it. Check out this YouTube promo video.