Music: Lively Museum

When Ballet Theater first bounced on the scene 15 years ago, it called itself "a museum of the dance." The label was meant to indicate that all styles, old and new, would be on exhibit. Over the years, the lively museum gave U.S. ballet a new turn: it kicked new life into the mummified remains of classical ballet (which it performed with loving care) and pioneered an electric, freshly dramatic modern style. Last week, to wind up its15th anniversary celebration, Ballet Theater gathered its stars and most famous graduates, moved into Manhattan's Metropolitan...

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