American Ballet Theatre launces the ABT App for iPhone® & iPod Touch®

May 14, 2012

Ballet News

ABT LAUNCHES THE ABT APP FOR IPHONE® AND IPOD TOUCH®

Users Receive the Most Up-To-Date Information on ABT Performances, Repertory, Dancers and Ballet History

ballet app screenshot

a screenshot from the ABT app Photograph : Cheryl Angear

5/14/2012 – American Ballet Theatre, America’s National Ballet Company®, proudly announces the addition of a mobile app to the Company’s digital resources. In launching the app, ABT aims to further reach its global audience. The ABT app, available for $1.99 (£1.49) in the iTunes Store, provides the following features:

  • Details on upcoming programs with up-to-date casting
  • Photos and background information on Principals, Soloists, corps de ballet and apprentices
  • Locate future performances by venue, by ballet or by individual dancers
  • A continually updated archive of choreographers, composers, designers and ballets since ABT’s founding in 1940
  • Social networking functions allowing users to share with friends, as well as invite others to performances via e-mail
  • Full-screen photo galleries
  • Details of performance venues, either on the web or on a map
  • News items and press releases
  • Add ABT performances to your calendar
  • Ticket ordering via phone and online

The ABT app is compatible with iPhone® and iPod touch® (iOS 4.0 or later).

With the app you can :

  • Find upcoming performances and casts
  • Learn about our ballets and our dancers
  • Share with your friends via email and social networking
  • Add performances to your calendar
  • Discover the performance venue, either on the web or on a map
  • Find performances featuring your favorite dancer
  • Identify dancers you saw on-stage with our photo gallery

New features in version 1.1 include:

  • Revamped user interface
  • Expanded photo gallery
  • New “full screen” photo viewer
  • New “rate this app” feature
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