ABT Prepares For Turnover

American Ballet Theatre is facing a slew of impending retirements, with several of the company’s biggest stars approaching the magic age of 40, at which most dancers have to at least contemplating ending their careers. How ABT absorbs the inevitable departures, and how it goes about rebuilding its ranks, will be the most important elements of the company’s long-term future as one of America’s most prestigious ballet troupes.