ABT Live From City Center: A Ratmansky Celebration

by | Mar 22, 2021 | Livestream, Performance Video, Virtual Events

The secret’s out!! We headed back to New York City Center in February to direct, film, and edit ABT Live From City Center: A Ratmansky Celebration!

Premiering TOMORROW, March 23 at 7pm ET and available on-demand through April 18, watch four works danced by American Ballet Theatre dancers: ⁠

✨ Seven Sonatas Suite⁠
✨ The Sleeping Beauty⁠
✨ The Seasons ⁠
✨ Bernstein in a Bubble, a World Premiere ballet by Alexei Ratmansky!!⁠

Feeling really grateful to bring ballet to your living room. 💜 

If you tune in, send me a DM to let me know what you think!!


With gratitude,


Video Production by Nel Shelby Productions
Producer/Director/Editor: Nel Shelby
Assistant Producer/Videographer/Editor: Ashli Bickford
Project Manager: Cherylynn Tsushima
Videographer: Caroline Haidet
Videographer: Nan Melville
Videographer: Nate Reininga
Photographer: Christopher Duggan
Motion Graphics: Benjamin Richards
Post Audio Engineer: Christopher Marc


Photo Credits:

Header photo of American Ballet Theatre dancers performing Alexei Ratmansky’s Bernstein In A Bubble by Christopher Duggan; photos of American Ballet Theatre dancers performing various Ratmansky works by Christopher Duggan; photo of Nel at work by Christopher Duggan

Nel Shelby is Owner & Filmmaker for Nel Shelby Productions, her New York City-based company dedicated to dance videography and editing. Nel shares her mission to preserve and promote the art of dance with her husband, Christopher Duggan, a dance and wedding photographer. They collaborate on projects with dance companies of worldwide renown, up-and-coming choreographers, dance educators, dance schools and more. Nel is Video Producer at Jacob’s Pillow and Vail Dance Festival and is also the proud Director and Producer of PS DANCE! — a New York Emmy-nominated documentary about dance education in NYC’s public schools.