American Repertory Ballet

The American Repertory Ballet (ARB) is an American ballet company based in New Jersey.[1]

The company was founded by Audrée Estey in 1963, as the Princeton Regional Ballet Company. In 1978, it became a professional company and was renamed Princeton Ballet Company. It was named American Repertory Ballet in 1990. The former Garden State Ballet merged with ARB during the 1995-1996 season.[2]

ARB is a founding resident company of the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Artistic directorsEdit

The company's former directors are:[1]

  • Douglas Martin (2010-2019)


The dancers for the American Repertory Ballet's 2019–2020 season are:[3]

Summer IntensiveEdit

The Princeton Ballet School's summer intensive, established in 1981, run by Princeton Ballet School director Aydmara Cabrera is an internationally renowned 5 week program for young dancers from age 12 through 23 years old.[4]


  1. ^ a b Dunning, Jennifer (March 27, 2006). "American Repertory Ballet: Strong Women, Lithe Youngsters, Sharp Turns". The New York Times. Retrieved December 19, 2010. Audrée Estey's Princeton Ballet School, a precursor to the American Repertory Ballet
  2. ^ "History". American Repertory Ballet. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
  3. ^ "Dancers". American Repertory Ballet. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
  4. ^ La Gorce, Tammy (July 8, 2011). "Summer Intensive is held at Princeton Ballet School the official school of the American Repertory Ballet". The New York Times.

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