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Joffrey Academy of Dance Presents WINNING WORKS: CHOREOGRAPHERS OF COLOR AWARD TodayJoffrey Academy of Dance Presents WINNING WORKS: CHOREOGRAPHERS OF COLOR AWARD Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2013

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, presents the Third Annual Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Award, featuring three World Premieres by rising-star choreographers Ma Cong, William McClellan and Jeremy McQueen. New York-based fashion designer LaQuan Smith will conceptualize and design a costume for McQueen's piece. The three World Premieres, along with Academy Co-Artistic Director Alexei Kremnev's work titled Carnival of Animals, are presented in Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Award 2013 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, in one performance only, today, March 10, 2013 at 4 pm. (more...)

Joffrey Academy of Dance to Present WINNING WORKS: CHOREOGRAPHERS OF COLOR AWARD, 3/10Joffrey Academy of Dance to Present WINNING WORKS: CHOREOGRAPHERS OF COLOR AWARD, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, presents the Third Annual Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Award, featuring three World Premieres by rising-star choreographers Ma Cong, William McClellan and Jeremy McQueen. New York-based fashion designer LaQuan Smith will conceptualize and design a costume for McQueen's piece. The three World Premieres, along with Academy Co-Artistic Director Alexei Kremnev's work titled Carnival of Animals, are presented in Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Award 2013 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, in one performance only, Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 4 pm. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Announces 2013-14 SeasonJoffrey Ballet Announces 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Ashley C. Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, announces the company's 2013-2014 season, titled "Masters of Dance." The season kicks off with a special addition to the Joffrey's home engagement line-up, a one-weekend-only program titled "Russian Masters" celebrating the centennial of Vaslav Nijinsky's ground-breaking 1913 ballet Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring), along with George Balanchine's Allegro Brilliante and the return of Yuri Possokhov's Bells, September 19 - 22, 2013. (more...)

Newcity Publishes THE PLAYERS 2013: The 50 People Who Really Perform in ChicagoNewcity Publishes THE PLAYERS 2013: The 50 People Who Really Perform in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

Newcity publishes The Players 2013: The 50 People Who Really Perform in Chicago this week. Alternating each year between on-stage artistic achievement and behind-the-scenes power, The Players 2013 lists the most powerful individuals in the city's theater, dance, comedy and opera. (more...)

The Joffrey Ballet Announces February EventsThe Joffrey Ballet Announces February Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

Just in time for Valentine's Day, The Joffrey Ballet heats up the winter season with a mixed repertory program of four sensual, romantic and playful ballets by master choreographers in "American Legends," presented in ten performances only at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, February 13 - 24, 2013. (more...)

The Smith Center Announces January EventsThe Smith Center Announces January Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced the following events for January. (more...)

The Joffrey Academy of Dance Announces Third Annual Choreographers of Color Award RecipientsThe Joffrey Academy of Dance Announces Third Annual Choreographers of Color Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, has announced the winners of the Third Annual Choreographers of Color Award: Ma Cong, William McClellan and Jeremy McQueen. This announcement follows a national call for artists to submit applications, which began in August. Rounding out the artistic talent on this year's program is fashion designer LaQuan Smith who will conceptualize and design the costumes for McQueen's piece. The Choreographers of Color Award was created to recognize promising young minority choreographers whose diverse perspective will ignite creativity in the field of dance. Each of the three selected choreographers will be given a minimum of 30 rehearsal hours to set a new work on the Joffrey Academy Trainees. Each winning choreographer will also receive a $2,500 stipend and an opportunity to work directly with Joffrey Academy Artistic Directors, Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik. The three World Premieres will be presented in Choreographers of Color Award 2013: Winning Works at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, in one performance only, Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 4 pm. (more...)

Winter Season at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Including Joffrey Ballet, Natalie Merchant and More, Goes On Sale 11/16Winter Season at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Including Joffrey Ballet, Natalie Merchant and More, Goes On Sale 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2012

After a star-studded opening lineup with more than 125 shows in Reynolds Hall and nearly 250,000 patrons that have walked across the Fior de Pesco marble in the Grand Lobby, The Smith Center is proud to announce the anticipated lineup for the Winter Season running December through February. (more...)

The Joffrey Ballet Presents the Silver Anniversary Production of THE NUTCRACKER, 12/7-27The Joffrey Ballet Presents the Silver Anniversary Production of THE NUTCRACKER, 12/7-27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2012

The Joffrey Ballet celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Robert Joffrey's The Nutcracker in a 22-performance engagement at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, December 7 - 27, 2012. (more...)

Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare Hosts 10th Anniversary Dance Showcase Tonight, 9/7Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare Hosts 10th Anniversary Dance Showcase Tonight, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2012

PlayhouseSquare presents its 10th annual Dance Showcase tonight, September 7 at 7 p.m. in the Palace Theatre. Featuring seven of Northeast Ohio's finest professional dance companies, the performance highlights a wide array of dance styles from ballet to contemporary to classical Indian dance. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Closes Jacob's Pillow 80th Anniversary Season, Now thru 8/26Joffrey Ballet Closes Jacob's Pillow 80th Anniversary Season, Now thru 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

The Joffrey Ballet, one of America's pioneering ballet companies of the 20th century, makes a rare East Coast appearance to conclude the Jacob's Pillow 80th Anniversary Season today, August 22 through August 26. (more...)

Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare Hosts 10th Anniversary Dance Showcase, 9/7Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare Hosts 10th Anniversary Dance Showcase, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

PlayhouseSquare presents its 10th annual Dance Showcase on Friday, September 7 at 7 p.m. in the Palace Theatre. Featuring seven of Northeast Ohio's finest professional dance companies, the performance highlights a wide array of dance styles from ballet to contemporary to classical Indian dance. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Closes Jacob's Pillow 80th Anniversary Season, 8/22-26Joffrey Ballet Closes Jacob's Pillow 80th Anniversary Season, 8/22-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

The Joffrey Ballet, one of America's pioneering ballet companies of the 20th century, makes a rare East Coast appearance to conclude the Jacob's Pillow 80th Anniversary Season August 22-26. The Joffrey Ballet returns for the first time since its high-profile appearances at the Pillow in the 1950s and 60s, presenting an impressive program that features Taiwanese-American choreographer Edwaard Liang's Age of Innocence, Russian choreographer Yuri Possokhov's Bells, and the world premiere of Son of Chamber Symphony by Stanton Welch, Artistic Director of Houston Ballet. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mayor Rahm Emanuel Visits The Joffrey BalletPhoto Flash: Mayor Rahm Emanuel Visits The Joffrey Ballet
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

The Joffrey Ballet, Chicago's world-renowned ballet company that has toured to over 80 countries throughout its storied history (more than any other dance company), today hosted an international cadre of NATO dignitary spouses and other representations at its Loop home, Joffrey Tower, at 10 East Randolph Street. The special event, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State in cooperation with Blair House, included a short performance and reception, entertaining guests and sharing with them a part of Chicago's vibrant cultural and artistic community. Among the visitors was Mayor Rahm Emanuel. See below for a photo of Emanuel at the event! (more...)

THE JOFFREY BALLET Returns to the Van Wezel, 3/29THE JOFFREY BALLET Returns to the Van Wezel, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

The Joffrey Ballet's long list of "firsts" includes being the first dance company to perform at the White House at Jacqueline Kennedy's invitation, the first to appear on television, the first American company to visit Russia, the first classical dance company to go multi-media, the first to commission a rock 'n' roll ballet, the first and only dance company to appear on the cover of Time magazine, and the first company to have had a major motion picture based on it, Robert Altman's The Company. Catch one of today's leading ballet companies at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Thurs. March 29, 2012 at 8 PM. (more...)

THE JOFFREY BALLET Returns to the Van Wezel, 3/29THE JOFFREY BALLET Returns to the Van Wezel, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

The Joffrey Ballet's long list of "firsts" includes being the first dance company to perform at the White House at Jacqueline Kennedy's invitation, the first to appear on television, the first American company to visit Russia, the first classical dance company to go multi-media, the first to commission a rock 'n' roll ballet, the first and only dance company to appear on the cover of Time magazine, and the first company to have had a major motion picture based on it, Robert Altman's The Company. Catch one of today's leading ballet companies at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Thurs. March 29, 2012 at 8 PM. (more...)

Hybrid Cinema Presents Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance Hybrid Cinema Presents Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

Hybrid Cinema has announced the world premiere of the feature length documentary Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance at Dance On Camera Festival's opening night in New York City on Friday, January 27, 2012 at 8:30pm. (more...)

Hybrid Cinema Presents Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance Hybrid Cinema Presents Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

Hybrid Cinema has announced the world premiere of the feature length documentary Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance at Dance On Camera Festival's opening night in New York City on Friday, January 27, 2012 at 8:30pm. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Returns to the Music Center with THE NUTCRACKER, 12/1-12/4Joffrey Ballet Returns to the Music Center with THE NUTCRACKER, 12/1-12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2011

The 2011-2012 season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center continues with The Joffrey Ballet's return to the Music Center with its acclaimed production of 'The Nutcracker' December 1-4 for six performances only at the Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet returns to the Music Center with The Nutcracker 12/1-4Joffrey Ballet returns to the Music Center with The Nutcracker 12/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

The 2011-2012 season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center continues with The Joffrey Ballet's return to the Music Center with its acclaimed production of 'The Nutcracker' December 1-4 for six performances only at the Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. (more...)

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