American Ballet Theatre has been a pillar of New York City’s cultural community and America’s artistic landscape since 1940. Revered internationally, ABT is America’s National Ballet Company® and the nation’s standard-bearer of excellence in classical ballet. For nearly 80 years, they have cultivated homegrown talent and welcomed extraordinary dancers from around the world. Their artists reflect the country’s rich diversity and dynamism. ABT is committed to providing broad access to excellent training and exhilarating performances.
ABT is the only large-scale ballet company in the United States that tours nationally and internationally every year. They represent American excellence and have performed in all 50 states and 45 countries. The Company reaches approximately 300,000 people annually, including 18,000 students and children. To date, they have proudly performed in 160 cities across the globe.
In February 2019, Celebrity and ABT teamed up to provide guests with an unforgettable entertainment experience at sea. On select sailings, Celebrity guests have the rare opportunity to experience ABT performances in an intimate setting.
*The photo above is Isabella Boylston in Swan Lake captured by Gene Schiavone.
A name that needs no introduction. Talent beyond belief. By joining forces with American Ballet Theatre, we’re not only revolutionizing our ships but also the experiences you have aboard.
Enjoy exclusive performances by American Ballet Theatre’s outstanding dancers in selections from their exciting and varied repertoire, performing alongside our world-class instrumentalists on select ships. 2022 sail dates will be announced soon.
Join the dancers for ballet barre classes for all ages that are sure to keep you on your toes.
Get to know the ABT dancers at an intimate question and answer session. From what it takes to become an ABT performer to what a day in a dancer's life is like, this is your chance to hear directly from the dancers themselves.
*ABT performers and perfomances subject to change.