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“Thank you, dear Lucia”: American Ballet Theatre celebrates 75 years

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Two years before the Japanese bombed the American fleet in Pearl Harbor in December 1941 President Franklin Roosevelt began to

Kevin McKenzie on American Ballet Theatre, past and present

Kevin McKenzie with dancers from American Ballet Theatre, curtain call, 2012, photographer unknown

This is an extended version of a feature that first appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald on 26 July, 2014

One director, two principals and four days: American Ballet Theatre’s pre-tour tour of Australia

David Campbell, Gillian Murphy, James Whiteside and Sonia Kruger at Channel 9's Mornings show

American Ballet Theatre’s artistic director, Kevin McKenzie, and principal dancers, Gillian Murphy and James Whiteside, whizzed through three capital cities