Dance Magazine: Michelle Dorrance is Choreographing for ABT. Yes, You Read That Right.

By Courtney Escoyne

13 March 2018

American Ballet Theater has commissioned a female choreographer, according to an article from Dance Magazine. The company, known for producing classical works often created by famed choreographer (and controversial traditionalist) Alexei Ratmansky, has stepped out of its comfort zone to bring in the exciting Michelle Dorrance.

Dorrance's commission is funded in-part by Vail Dance Festival, where she is choreographer-in-residence, according to this article. This is hopefully one of the first of many steps in the right direction for ABT with its new executive leadership in Kara Medoff Barnett (and longtime Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie).

Read the full article in Dance Magazine.