Face to Face Series: Anna Karenina in NYC  Chiara Ajkun's Anna Karenina premieres in NYC as part of our Face to Face Series on April 13, 14 & 15, 2017.
Post: March 20, 2017


World Premiere of Anna Karenina in New Rochelle  Performances of Chiara Ajkun's newest ballet on stage in New Rochelle, featuring the talented children from the New Rochelle Public School District alongside Company Favorites.
Post: March 14, 2017


AjkunBT 2017 Season Announced  Calendar of performance, offering a diverse repertory of classics and innovative new works throughout NYC and abroad, announced.
Post: January 16, 2017


AjkunBT 2017 Audition Tour  Maintaining our commitment to diversity, Ajkun Ballet Theatre embarks on our 2017 International Audition Tour.
Post: January 16, 2017


Happy Holidays from AjkunBT  Make a difference this Holiday Season by contributing to Ajkun Ballet Theatre through the Dollar Tree, A Ticket to Dream, the Dancer's Ring, AjkunBT Fund or the Gold and Platinum Circles.
Post: December 19, 2016


AjkunBT's Nutcracker in NYC  Year after year family and friends share the wonder of ballet during the Holidays with AjkunBT’s Nutcracker, onstage December 2 - 18, 2016.
Post: November 14, 2016


Performing in New York  Currently accepting applications for final places available at the 2017 edition of Performing in New York, Ajkun Ballet Theatre's prestigious summer intensive.
Post: November 9, 2016

AjkunBT's Nutcracker in New Rochelle  Ajkun Ballet Theatre performs The Nutcracker in the classical theater setting December 2-3 in New Rochelle, featuring the children of the New Rochelle Public School District performing alongside Company Artists.
Post: November 8, 2016


Dracula World Premiere  Chiara Ajkun's Dracula set to premiere in New Rochelle and New York City October 23-28, 2016.
Post: September 12, 2016


Performing in New York - I Love AjkunBT  Recent Graduates of AjkunBT's ballet intensive "Performing in New York" share why they love AjkunBT and how their participation in our program and experience with the Company has contributed to their growth and career.
Post: September 9, 2016


2016-2017 Season Announced  "America's most original company," Ajkun Ballet Theatre, offers up a diverse performance season of Trending World Ballets with something for everyone.
Post: September 5, 2016


Grants for Dance Students and Professionals  The AjkunBT Fund announces the release of the Fiscal Years 2017-2020 Application Guidance for the Educational Grants program and International Exchange Programs.
Post: September 5, 2016


Sovvenzioni per Studenti di Danza e Danzatori Professionisti  Il Fondo AjkunBT apre le candidature per sovvenzioni elargite negli anni 2017 -2020.
Post: September 5, 2016

Becas para estudiantes de danza y profesionales de la danza  La Fundación de AjkunBT anuncia el lanzamiento para los años 2017-2020.
Post: September 5, 2016


ダンサーへの奨学金  2017−2020年度AJKUNBT FUNDのオーディション
Post: September 5, 2016


Giselle, on stage in NYC  Ajkun Ballet Theatre brings the romantic classic on stage August 17-19 in New York City.
Post: August 2, 2016


AjkunBT in Australia  Ajkun Ballet Theatre Returns to Australia in September  Our annual visit to Australia, offering open auditions in Sydney for AjkunBT and our variety of programs.
Post: August 1, 2016


AjkunBT at The Egg in Albany (NY)  AjkunBT presents Giselle on our annual National Tour at the Egg Performing Arts Center.
Post: July 26, 2016


Notre Dame, an Encore Performance in Albany (NY)  Encore performance of Leonard Ajkun's newest choreography at our Summer House, the Egg Performing Arts Center.
Post: June 27, 2016


AjkunBT in Italia  Notre Dame & Carmen in Italia; In Tournèe da New York City and Igea Marina di Bellaria.
Post: June 14, 2016

AjkunBT's 2015 European Tour  The Company tours internationally to Europe in June-July, with residencies at the National Opera of Tirana, Albania in June and the Dance in Italy Festival in Igea Marina, Italy in July.
Post: June 7, 2016


AjkunBT's Residency at The Egg in Albany, NY  AjkunBT returns to New York's Capital Region for our annual residency at The Egg Performing Arts Center.
Post: May 17, 2016


World Premiere of Notre Dame Leonard Ajkun's newest contemporary ballet premieres in NYC on May 25, 26 & 27, 2017.
Post: April 27, 2016


AjkunBT's Carmen in New York City An addictive fire of passion, love triangle and tragedy. Chiara Ajkun's internationally acclaimed choreography of Bizet's Opera is on stage in New York City as part of our Face to Face Series on April 16 & 23, 2016.
Post: March 16, 2016


AjkunBT's Carmen in New Rochelle An addictive fire of passion, love triangle and tragedy. Chiara Ajkun's internationally acclaimed choreography of Bizet's Opera is on stage in New Rochelle April 8-9, 2016.

Post: March 16, 2016


2016 Season Announced  "America's most original company," Ajkun Ballet Theatre, offers up a diverse performance season of Trending World Ballets with something for everyone.

Post: March 8, 2016


AjkunBT 2016 Audition Tour  Auditions across the United States and throughout Europe for seasoned professionals and talented dancers.
Post: January 20, 2016


Performing in New York  Currently accepting applications for final places available at the 2016 edition of Performing in New York, Ajkun Ballet Theatre's prestigious summer intensive.
Post: November 18, 2015


AjkunBT's Nutcracker in New Rochelle  Ajkun Ballet Theatre performs The Nutcracker in the classical theatre setting December 4-5 in New Rochelle, featuring the children of the New Rochelle Public School District performing alongside Company Artists.
Post: November 17, 2015


AjkunBT at the Dance in Italy Festival  Ajkun Ballet Theatre returns to Igea Marina Bellaria as guests of the Dance in Italy Festival in July 2016.
Post: November 3, 2015


AjkunBT's NYWF Celebration of Dance January 4-9, 2016   Our annual celebration of dance in the heart of NYC welcomes performers, dance schools and ensembles from all over the world.
Post: October 13, 2015


Sovvenzioni per Studenti di Danza e Danzatori Professionisti  Il Fondo AjkunBT apre le candidature per sovvenzioni elargite negli anni 2016 -2019.
Post: September 14, 2015


Becas para estudiantes de danza y profesionales de la danza  La Fundación de AjkunBT anuncia el lanzamiento para los años 2016-2019.
Post: September 14, 2015


Performing in New York - I Love AjkunBT  Recent Graduates of AjkunBT's ballet intensive "Performing in New York" share why they love AjkunBT and how their participation in our program and experience with the Company has contributed to their growth and career.
Post: September 9, 2015


Ballet Fairytales  AjkunBT will open the 2015-2016 Season with Ballet Fairytales on September 27, 2015 at Iona College, as part of New Rochelle ArtsFest 2015.
Post: September 4, 2015


Grants for Dance Students and Professionals  The AjkunBT Fund announces the release of the Fiscal Years 2016-2019 Application Guidance for the Educational Grants program and International Exchange Programs.
Post: August 24, 2015


Ajkun Ballet Theatre's A Midsummer Night's Dream at The Egg  AjkunBT presents Chiara Ajkun's A Midsummer Night's Dream on our annual national tour and celebrates our 15th Anniversary at the Egg Performing Arts Center.

Post: July 28, 2015


America, an Encore Performance in Albany (NY)  Encore performance of Leonard Ajkun's newest choreography at our Summer House, the Egg Performing Arts Center.
Post: June 29, 2015


AjkunBT in Italia  America & Giselle in Italia; In Tournèe da New York City and Igea Marina di Bellaria.
Post: June 10, 2015


AjkunBT's 2015 European Tour  The Company tours internationally to Europe in June-July, with residencies at the National Opera of Tirana, Albania in June and the Dance in Italy Festival in Igea Marina, Italy in July.
Post: May 29, 2015


Ajkun Ballet Theatre Celebrates 15 years at The Egg Performing Arts Center offering Free Events and Performances, including Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream July 26-August 14, 2015
Post: May 18, 2015


America World Premiere in New York City Leonard Ajkun's newest contemporary ballet will premiere in NYC May 20, 21 & 22, 2015 at MMAC Theater.

Post: April 20, 2015


Giselle The quintessence of French Romantic Ballet, Giselle, is on stage in New Rochelle April 10 and 11, 2015 The performance features the professional artists of Ajkun Ballet Theatre and children participating in the Young Dancers Performance Program.
Post: March 23, 2015


AjkunBT's 2015-2016 Performance Calendar  Performance Calendar for our Spring Season throughout New York City and New York State, Summer performances in the US and abroad and Fall/Winter Season in New York City.
Post: March 9, 2015


AjkunBT 2015 Audition Tour  Auditions across the United States and throughout Europe for seasoned professionals and talented dancers.

Post: January 20, 2015


Happy Holidays from AjkunBT  Make a difference this Holiday Season by contributing to Ajkun Ballet Theatre through the Dollar Tree, A Ticket to Dream, the Dancer's Ring, AjkunBT Fund or the Gold and Platinum Circles.

Post: December 22, 2014


AjkunBT's Nutcracker in NYC  Ajkun Ballet Theatre performs The Nutcracker in the intimacy of our Face to Face Series December 13-20 in NYC.

Post: November 24, 2014


AjkunBT's Nutcracker in New Rochelle  Ajkun Ballet Theatre performs The Nutcracker in the classical theatre setting December 5-6 in New Rochelle, featuring the children of the New Rochelle Public School District performing alongside Company Artists.

Post: November 24, 2014


Performing in New York  Currently accepting applications for final places available at the 2015 edition of Performing in New York, Ajkun Ballet Theatre's prestigious summer intensive.
Post: November 17, 2014


AjkunBT at the Dance in Italy Festival  Ajkun Ballet Theatre returns to Igea Marina Bellaria as guests of the Dance in Italy Festival in July 2015.
Post: November 3, 2014


AjkunBT's NYWF Celebration of Dance January 5-10, 2015   Our annual celebration of dance in the heart of NYC welcomes performances, dance schools and ensembles from all over the world.
Post: October 13, 2014


Inferno Premieres October 29-30-31, 2014 in New York City  Leonard Ajkun's newest contemporary ballet: Inferno, premieres at the MMAC Theater in New York City.
Post: September 29, 2014


Sovvenzioni per Studenti di Danza e Danzatori Professionisti  Il Fondo AjkunBT apre le candidature per sovvenzioni elargite negli anni 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018.
Post: September 29, 2014


Becas para estudiantes de danza y profesionales de la danza  La Fundación de AjkunBT anuncia el lanzamiento para los años 2015 - 2016 - 2017- 2018.
Post: September 25, 2014


Grants for Dance Students and Dance Professionals  The AjkunBT Fund announces guideline for grants disbursed during the years 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018.
Post: September 17, 2014


Performing in New York - I Love AjkunBT  Recent Graduates of AjkunBT's ballet intensive "Performing in New York" share why they love AjkunBT and how their participation in our program and experience with the Company has contributed to their growth and career.
Post: September 8, 2014


Grants for Dance Students and Professionals  The AjkunBT Fund announces the release of the Fiscal Years 2015-2018 Application Guidance for the Educational Grants program and International Exchange Programs.
Post: August 11, 2014


Ajkun Ballet Theatre's La Fille Mal Gardeé at The Egg  On our annual national tour, AjkunBT presents the joyous and hilarious La Fille Mal Gardeé at The Egg Performing Arts Center in Albany, NY.
Post: July 28, 2014


Ajkun Ballet Theatre Returns to Australia in September  Our annual visit to Australia, offering open auditions in Sydney and Melbourne for AjkunBT and our variety of programs.
Post: July 15, 2014


Revolution, an Encore Performance in Albany (NY)  Encore performance of Leonard Ajkun's newest choreography at our Summer House, the Egg Performing Arts Center.
Post: July 1, 2014


Performing in New York 2014  Talented dancers, hand picked from across the world, arrive in Albany (NY) this July.
Post: June 23, 2014

AjkunBT in Italia  Revolution & Midsummer Night's Dream in Italia; In Tournèe da New York City and Igea Marina di Bellaria.
Post: June 9, 2014

AjkunBT's 2014 European Tour  The Company tours internationally to Europe in June-July, with residencies at the National Opera of Tirana, Albania in June and the Dance in Italy Festival in Igea Marina, Italy in July.
Post: May 29, 2014

AjkunBT's Residency at The Egg in Albany, NY  AjkunBT returns to New York's Capital Region for our annual residency at The Egg Performing Arts Center.
Post: May 15, 2014

Revolution Premieres May 21-23, 2014 in New York City  Leonard Ajkun's newest, science fiction, contemporary ballet: Revolution, premieres at the MMAC Theater in New York City.
Post: April 21, 2014

2014 Performance Calendar  Performance calendar announced for our Spring Season in New York City, Summer throughout New York State and overseas and Fall/Winter in New York City.
Post: March 1, 2014

Call for Dancers. Audition Tour 2014  Auditions in Japan, Brazil, and across the Unites States, Canada and Europe looking for seasoned professionals and talented young artists.
Post: February 1, 2014

Performing in New York's Dancers share their Love for AjkunBT  Some of the most incredibly talented Dancers from 5 Continents share the reason why they love Ajkun Ballet Theatre.  
Post: October 15, 2013

Teacher's Handbook for The Nutcracker  A printable pamphlet about the ballet for Public School and Community Educators.
Post: October 1, 2013

Grants for Dance Students and Dance Professionals  The AjkunBT Fund announces guideline for grants disbursed during the years 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017.
Post: September 15, 2013

Sovvenzioni per Studenti di Danza e Danzatori Professionisti
Il Fondo AjkunBT apre le candidature per sovvenzioni elargite negli anni 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017.
Post: September 15, 2013

Becas para estudiantes de danza y profesionales de la danza  La Fundación de AjkunBT anuncia el lanzamiento para los años 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017.
Post: September 15, 2013

Kohinoor Diamonds premieres October 23-25, 2013 in New York City  Highlights from Leonard Ajkun's brilliant choreographies, featuring stellar leading dancers, performed at MMAC in an old fashion theater vibe with food and drink samplings.
Post: September 1, 2013


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