This oversized, deluxe volume celebrating the exquisite spectacle that embodies the excellence of American Ballet
Theatre, recognized by Congress as "America’s national ballet company," presents the unfolding beauty, grace, agility,
and sheer force of its most recent productions. Distinguished photographer Nancy Ellison depicts such enduring ballet
classics as La Bayadère, Othello, The Sleeping Beauty, Manon, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake, and Giselle, and captures the
virtuosity of such unforgettable dancers as Angel Corella, Nina Ananiashvili, Alessandra Ferri, Julio Bocca, and Ethan
Stiefel. ABT’s artistic director, Kevin McKenzie, has written an illuminating essay about this preeminent company. The
combination of dynamic bravura dancing in dreamlike settings will be a sheer delight to ballet lovers everywhere.