The Joffrey Ballet steps up with the ambitious "Millennials" program, challenging its ensemble - now 10 new members stronger - with two brand-new works and a company premiere. Though all are based in classical dance and performed by the women on pointe, all take ballet into decidedly foreign, potentially...
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The Joffrey Ballet opens its 60th season tonight with Millennials. The show features new pieces from a trio of the next generation of standout choreographers. Millennials showcases world premieres by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and Myles Thatcher, as well as the...
“[They] must contend with their own newly emerging public identities almost as readily as they practice their turnout. Last year, Valeriia Chaykina, a dancer from Russia, was cast in an ongoing series from Teen Vogue. In 2011, Colombian-born Joan Sebastián Zamora starred in the documentary First Position, which followed six young ballet dancers preparing for […]
'Millennials' highlights an influential generation with three emerging choreographers creating fresh new works for a younger audience. [ more › ]
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"I've been traveling a lot lately," says choreographer Myles Thatcher, "which is great but also plucks you out of your comfortable environment - strips away all the little things that ground you, especially when you're in the sky with all these strangers in this tin can."
The Joffrey Ballet has announced its open auditions for the children's cast of "The Nutcracker" this holiday season, an annual invitation that takes on a little extra poignancy this time. This year's "Nutcracker" will be the last for the Joffrey's adaptation by choreographer and ballet company...
We talked to Erica Lynette Edwards, who spent 15 years dancing with the Joffrey Ballet about what Misty Copeland's promotion means for dance, as well as how the company is reaching out to the community's youth. [ more › ]
We first reported on this back on July 28th. Now from the Queens' Times Ledger, here's more about the Joffrey's new 15,500 sq.ft. space in Long Island City which exceeds the 15,000 sq.ft of its current West Village location: "We...
The Joffrey Ballet School has inked a 10-year lease for the entire fourth floor, a total of 15,500 sq. ft., at 47-16 Austell Place between Skillman Avenue and 27th Place in Long Island City. The location is very close to...
“It seems almost inconceivable that although it has been in existence since 1956, the Chicago-based Joffrey Ballet has never had an endowment, concentrating instead on making its operating budget. But a $500,000 challenge grant from the Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation, the match for which was exceeded by the company, has resulted in a new $1.5 […]
Ashley Wheater, the artistic director of the Joffrey Ballet, will receive the Jesse L. Rosenberger Medal from the University of Chicago, the dance company announced Thursday.
“From the 1960s to the ’90s, Ms. Black’s classes were studded with star dancers and choreographers from American Ballet Theater, New York City Ballet, the Joffrey, Dance Theater of Harlem, the Paul Taylor Dance Company and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Among them were Twyla Tharp, Trisha Brown, Eliot Feld, William Forsythe, Gelsey Kirkland, Tina […]
Due to the NFL draft, Joffrey was moved to the Cadillac Palace rather than the Auditorium. However, the Joffrey Ballet would be compelling in a church basement. Whatever the venue, their performances are not to be missed, and New Works is no exception. The quartet of ballets are positively majestic in both style and execution. (read Lauren Whalen's entire review...)
Because of the NFL draft, The Joffrey Ballet had to move its final series of the season to the Cadillac Palace Theatre this spring. The placement of seating offers a more intimate venue than the Auditorium Theatre does; the Cadillac...
Blanc's 'Evenfall' makes its U.S. premiere this week as part of the Joffrey Ballet's 'New Works' program. [ more › ]
The Joffrey Ballet's spring program of "New Works" has come with a rare change of venue (with the NFL draft being staged at the Auditorium Theatre, the company has had to move to the Cadillac Palace Theatre). What has not changed atShow More Summary
'New Works' When: 7:30 p.m. on April 22, 24, 25, 30; May 1-2 and 2 p.m. on April 25, 26; May 2-3 Where: Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St. Tickets: $32-$155. ticketmaster.com Choreographer Justin Peck has the passion, ambition and lofty dreams that you might expect from a twenty-something artist living in New York City. Show More Summary
Seaside, Florida Seaside Amphitheater May 2, 2015 http://www.seasidefl.com/vacations/rentals Seaside will host the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, performance company of New York’s Joffrey Ballet School, for a debut performance Saturday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. Show More Summary