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Alina Cojocaru to Withdraw from July 3 Performance of The Sleeping Beauty due to Injury


Due to injury, American Ballet Theatre Guest Artist Alina Cojocaru will withdraw from her scheduled performance as Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty on July 3, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. Guest Artist Maria Kochetkova will replace Cojocaru opposite Herman Cornejo in The Sleeping Beauty. As previously announced, Kochetkova, a principal dancer with San Francisco Ballet, will also replace Cojocaru in the role of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake on Friday, June 21.

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