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Joffrey Ballet continues to forge the new with ‘Tipping Point’

For "Bold Moves," the Joffrey Ballet's winter program of three works, artistic director Ashley Wheater has tapped British choreographer Ashley Page to create a world premiere piece. Page's "Tipping Point" will be the centerpiece of a...Show More Summary

Joffrey Ballet fires arrows straight into the heart in ‘Sylvia’

Anyone who still believes that classical ballet is a 19th century art form trapped in amber is advised to take a look at the Joffrey Ballet. As Exhibit A: The altogether stunning production of John Neumeier's "Sylvia," now in a company...Show More Summary

After 28 years of holiday magic, a sparkling grand finale for the Joffrey Ballet’s “Nutcracker”

Sunday afternoon marked a poignant moment in the history of the Joffrey Ballet as the company "retired" its beloved version of Robert Joffrey's "The Nutcracker" on the stage of the Auditorium Theatre. Before a capacity crowd of 3,900...Show More Summary

Moments before curtain with Joffrey dancer Fabrice Calmels

Before each performance of the "The Nutcracker," the Joffrey Ballet dancers meet for a warm-up class in the Auditorium Building. As they line up along the wall at noon, one head sticks out across a sea of uniformed bodies by almost a foot. That towering frame belongs to Fabrice Calmels, the tallest...

Joffrey Ballet's 'Nutcracker' wins Goldstar award.

The Joffrey Ballet's long-running version of "The Nutcracker" has won the Goldstar National Nutcracker Award. Ticket discounter Goldstar said Tuesday that the Chicago-based show beat out more than 106 other "Nutcracker"-themed productions to win the annual audience-favorite prize, which includes...

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet, 2015)

The Nutcracker is a Christmas classic for a reason. With a poignant score, magnificent production values and gorgeous dancing, The Nutcracker truly has something for everyone. Highly Recommended! (read Lauren Whalen's entire review....

Joffrey Ballet Presents Final Performances of Robert Joffrey's "The Nutcracker"

2 months agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

This holiday season marks the end of a 28-year-old Chicago tradition. The Joffrey Ballet presents Robert Joffrey's The Nutcracker for the last time this year, with 24 performances from tonight to December 27. Joffrey's version of The Nutcracker, which he...

Ballet San Antonio Names Artistic Director

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Ballet San Antonio has named ballet master Willy Shives, who has spent the past 16 years with the famed Joffrey Ballet in Chicago, as its new artistic director. Shives succeeds Gabriel Zertuche, who left the company in August alongside Executive Director Courtney Mauro Barker.”

Foundation claims it went unpaid by Joffrey Ballet

In a startling move Tuesday, four days before the Joffrey Ballet opens its final run of Robert Joffrey's "Nutcracker" on Friday, the Gerald Arpino and Robert Joffrey Foundation announced that it had filed a demand for arbitration to compel the Joffrey Ballet to pay seven years' worth of allegedly...

A Foundation Says the Joffrey Ballet Owes Licensing Fees of $373,000

The Gerald Arpino and Robert Joffrey Foundation filed a demand for arbitration this week.

Joffrey's Christmas Legacy

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“The Nutcracker” Joffrey Ballet Chicago Opera House The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, D.C. November 25, 2015 by Ashley McKean copyright © by Ashley McKean Joffrey Ballet Chicago’s endearing “Nutcracker” ushered in the holiday season on Thanksgiving Eve at the Kennedy Center, giving D.C. Show More Summary

Joffrey Ballet Presents Its Founder’s ‘Nutcracker’ For The Last Time

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“By the time Robert Joffrey’s production of The Nutcracker was ready for its world premiere in December, 1987, there was as much (if not more) drama going on behind the scenes as there was innovation on stage. And now, as the company prepares to celebrate the 28th annual – and final – presentation of Joffrey’s […]

Review: Sylvia (Joffrey Ballet Chicago)

With its heavy symbolism, Sylvia is a departure from the usual Joffrey fare. Technically a full-length ballet, it can also be viewed as three separate but interlocked stories. Even so, Sylvia intrigues, puzzles and entertains from beginning to end. Recommended. (read Lauren Whalen's entire review...)

Joffrey's beautiful work can't save uneven 'Sylvia'

Choreographer John Neumeier certainly set himself a task with "Sylvia," combining a 16th-century pastoral drama, complete with rustics and gods, with a well-loved 19th-century score (created for the universally despised 1876 ballet "Sylvia") and stark 20th-century design. The prolific Neumeier,...

Joffrey Ballet fires arrows straight into the heart in “Sylvia”

Anyone who still believes that classical ballet is a 19th century art form trapped in amber is advised to take a look at the Joffrey Ballet. As Exhibit A: The altogether stunning production of John Neumeier's "Sylvia," now in a company...Show More Summary

Joffrey Presents New Twist on Old Ballet With Sylvia

4 months agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

Photo by Holger Badekow. The Joffrey Ballet unveils the U.S. premiere of John Neumeier's Sylvia, a new twist on a ballet that originally premiered in 1876. The production opens tonight at the Auditorium Theatre. The female-powered ballet was groundbreaking for...

The heart is a lonely hunter in the Joffrey Ballet’s reinvented “Sylvia”

Choreographer John Neumeier is a passionate man of deep intellect and wide-ranging creativity. You need do nothing more than listen to him talk about "Sylvia," the contemporary reinvention of the 19th century classic he devised originally...Show More Summary

Joffrey stronger, fresher than ever in 'Millennials'

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...

Joffrey Ballet’s “Millennials” drives audience to its feet

It has become one of the most thrilling rites of the Indian summer season: The... The post Joffrey Ballet’s “Millennials” drives audience to its feet appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.

Joffrey Opens 60th Season with Millennials

5 months agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

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...

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