Scenes From the New York City Ballet’s Annual Load-In

The NYCB is back at SPAC for the first time since the pandemic hit, from July 14–17.

The New York City Ballet's annual load-in took place at SPAC on July 13. (Francesco D'Amico)
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The New York City Ballet (NYCB) has finally returned! Monday marked the famed dance company’s annual load-in at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), its first since the pandemic hit. Though the NYCB has sent a reduced-size company this season and will only be performing July 14 (today) through July 17, it was no less of a spectacle.

Opening night begins tonight at 7:30pm with “Short Stories.”

Saratoga Living sent our senior photographer Francesco D’Amico to SPAC to capture the load-in. Click on the above image for a full gallery.

Will Levith

Will Levith is Editorial Director at Saratoga Living and Capital Region Living magazine. He's a native Saratogian and graduate of Saratoga Springs High School. His work has been published by Esquire, Playboy, Condé Nast Traveler, Men's Health, RealClearLife and many others. He lives in Troy with his wife, Laura, and dog, Esopus.


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