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American Repertory Ballet

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


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.

Artistic directors

Douglas Martin has been the company director since 2010. He was a Principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet (1984-91), the Cleveland Ballet (1991), and ARB (1993), where he retired from dancing in 2002.

The company's former directors are:


The dancers for the American Repertory Ballet's 2013-2014 season are:

Summer Intensive

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


American Repertory Ballet Wikipedia