American Repertory Ballet
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.
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:
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.
- Dunning, Jennifer (March 27, 2006). "American Repertory Ballet: Strong Women, Lithe Youngsters, Sharp Turns". New York Times. Retrieved December 19, 2010.
Audrée Estey's Princeton Ballet School, a precursor to the American Repertory Ballet
- "History". American Repertory Ballet. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
- La Gorce, Tammy (November 19, 2010). "Keeping Up Tradition, Sugar Plums and All". New York Times. Retrieved December 19, 2010.
Douglas Martin, the new director of the American Repertory Ballet
- "Artistic Leadership". American Repertory Ballet. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
- "Dancers". American Repertory Ballet. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
- 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.