MAY 7, 12, 16 Mat & Eve, 17, 23 Mat & Eve, 24

La Sylphide

New York Premiere

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2015-16 Season Subscriptions Now On Sale

Now available — Standard and Create Your Own Series subscriptions for the 2015-16 Season. Be the among the first to secure your seats for a whirlwind season: Peter Martins' Swan Lake, world premieres from Justin Peck, Troy Schumacher, Robert Binet, Myles Thatcher, Kim Brandstrup, and Christopher Wheeldon — plus beloved classics from Balanchine and Robbins and encore performances of Peter Martins' La Sylphide.

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the ultimate highland romance

The Enchanting Mystery of La Sylphide

A story of passion and unrequited love featuring an alluring fairy and a diabolical witch, Peter Martins' staging of 19th-century Danish dancer/choreographer August Bournonville's romantic classic La Sylphide premieres at NYCB's Spring Gala on May 7, with additional performances on May 12, 16 Mat & Eve, 17, 23 Mat & Eve, and 24.

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Don’t Miss A Moment of the Performance

Beginning this spring, New York City Ballet is transitioning to a No Late Seating Policy, and we thank you in advance for your patience and understanding as we work to make the transition.

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a technical marvel full of passion and joyful precision

Lauren Lovette on Raymonda Variations

Soloist Lauren Lovette talks about battling nerves and bringing out her lyrical side in Balanchine's Raymonda Variations. On stage May 22, 27, 28, and 31.

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Treasured Classics and New Works

Enjoy the Best Seats for Breathtaking Performances

Now through May 24, 2015, MasterCard cardholders can access Best Seats locations for repertory performances throughout the 2014-15 Season.

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support new works at NYCB

The $100,000 La Sylphide Challenge Grant

Join Principal Dancer Joaquin De Luz in celebrating the premiere of Peter Martins' La Sylphide by making a tax-deductible donation today to support the creation of new works for the NYCB stage. A generous donor who wishes to remain anonymous will match your donation $1 for $1 and will help us reach our goal to raise $100,000.

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Witness creation in action

Ballet 422 Coming to DVD and Blu-ray

From first rehearsal to world premiere, Ballet 422 goes backstage at NYCB as Resident Choreographer and Soloist Justin Peck crafts a new work. The film illuminates the process behind the creation of a single ballet within the ongoing cycle of work at one of the world’s great ballet companies. Available on DVD and Blu-ray May 26, and you can still catch it in a few select theaters nationwide.

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Children's Workshops


Appropriate for ages 5-8. NYCB artists lead this 45-minute pre-performance exploration of the music, movement, and themes of a ballet featured in that afternoon's performance. Join us this spring for events on June 6 and 7.


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In Motion Workshops


Appropriate for ages 9-12. In this 45-minute pre-performance workshop, an NYCB dancer will lead participants in a ballet warm-up and movement combination with choreography inspired by the featured ballet. No prior dance training needed. Join us this spring on May 31 and June 6.

Workshop photos © Rosalie O'Connor


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Special information for idNYC card holders

idNYC Card Holders, please fill out our online form to receive your complimentary one-year Circle of Friends Membership.

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