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Interview by: Amanda McAlpine Over the past two weeks, The Joffrey Ballet has had the pleasure of working with world-renowned choreographer, Lar Lubovitch and his assistant, Ginger Thatcher, whose impressive background includes choreographing...Show More Summary
Jeremy McQueen, Recipient of the Choreographers of Color Award 2013 Young choreographer Jeremy McQueen, born in San Diego, California and currently living in New York City, is one of three recipients of The Joffrey’s Choreographers of Color Award 2013. Show More Summary
Check out this table that dancer Temur Suluashvili made over the dancer break. I bet wife Victoria Jaiani is happy to have such a handy man around the house!
Meet Francis Kane creator and puppeteer of our infamous Mother Ginger. Francis has been with Joffrey's Nutcracker since its inception 25 years ago. Learn more about his experience with The Nutcracker below.
It's that time again: Nutcracker. This yearly tradition is a ballet that will, for most classical dancers, continue throughout our entire careers. However this year is a bit more exciting for April Daly, who has been with the company for ten seasons. Show More Summary
NAME: Maeve H.ROLE: Lead Pollichinelle/MouseAGE: 14 How many years have you been in the Children’s Cast? I have been in the Nutcracker for 5 years. What is your favorite part of being in The Nutcracker? My favorite part of being in the Nutcracker is performing with the Joffrey Company. Show More Summary
NAME: Miles King ROLE: Party Boy AGE: 9 How many years have you been in the Children’s Cast? This is my first year. What is your favorite part of being in The Nutcracker? I like being on stage. Who is your favorite character in The Nutcracker...Show More Summary
Meet Tevin. He has been interning with Joffrey’s Community Engagement team since the beginning of November will be here through the summer! How did you get involved with The Joffrey’s Community Engagement Programs? I recently reconnected...Show More Summary
Mr. Eric Davis has just joined Joffrey’s team of Teaching Artists for the 2012-2013 season. When he came in for his interview he brought with him this gem of a photo taken when he performed with Pierre Lockett (right), Director of Community Engagement, as a part of The Nutcracker Children’s Cast. Show More Summary
It's 6:30 pm and I'm sitting on the floor of the physical therapy room finding seclusion from the buzzing of company members on their way out from a long day of rehearsals. On the floor with me sits Michael Smith and Joanna Wozniak--ready to share stories of their amazing travels this past summer. Show More Summary
As The Joffrey Ballet prepares to perform at the 80th anniversary of the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, we sit down with Joffrey dancer Jenny Winton who will be returning to Jacob's Pillow for the third time. To be a part of this prestigious event is a great honor for us!
Today is my first blog for The Joffrey Ballet. Some of you may already know me through my first season here at Joffrey, and others will hopefully get to know me through this blog. I am very excited about this new form of creativity and looking forward to what is to come. Show More Summary
Meet the Joffrey's new dancer, Yoshihisa Arai. Arai originally comes to us from Japan, but has most recently been a demi-soloist at Tulsa Ballet since joining the company in 2011. Arai began his dance training at the International Ballet...Show More Summary
Hard at work! The Wardrobe Department is putting the finishing touches on the 6,500 pleats it took to make the 21 tutus in Stanton Welch's World Premiere. The tutus alone have taken 33 days to make!
Artistic Director Ashley C. Wheater and Joffrey Academy trainees Jia Sun and Fernando Duarte recently returned from their lovely trip to China. Mr. Wheater was a guest of the Chinese government, and served as coach to the Academy students as they performed Coppelia and a pas de deux from Sylvia for the Beijing International Ballet Invitational. Show More Summary
Join us as we sit down with Stanton Welch, the Houston-based choreographer and Artistic Director for the Houston Ballet. Welch is currently creating a new work on The Joffrey Ballet. This evocative World Premiere will be a part of the Joffrey's Mavericks of Dance season. Show More Summary
As we gear up for The Joffrey Ballet's Costume Luncheon tomorrow, we wanted to give you a sneak peak of this beautiful event with a couple questions from some of the wonderful people making this event possible. Nena Ivon Nena Ivon is...Show More Summary
Hello, J-Pointe readers! Joffrey Ballet dancer Jack Thorpe Baker here, with the ?rst post in a periodical series titled “The Dance that Jack Built: One Man’s Journey to Greatness,” in which I recount thrilling episodes from my life and career thus far. Show More Summary
This year has been a successful and fantastic year for our Joffrey Academy Trainee Program. Many of our students are moving on to pursue professional careers across the country and internationally. “What’s beneficial about the Trainee...Show More Summary
Our dancer Temur Suluashvilidoes more than dance! Temur put in some long hours, 27 light bulbs, 150 feet of wire and some serious man power, and this is result: