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Robert Joffrey

 
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[Off-Broadway, 1961]
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Robert Joffrey News

Joffrey Ballet Celebrates The Return Of Christopher Wheeldon's Chicago-set THE NUTCRA Photo Joffrey Ballet Celebrates The Return Of Christopher Wheeldon's Chicago-set THE NUTCRACKER
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2022

The Joffrey Ballet's critically-acclaimed reimagined classic, The Nutcracker by Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, returns to the Lyric Opera House, 20 North Upper Wacker Drive, in 25 performances, December 3 – 27, 2022. Set in Chicago's World's Fair in 1893, Wheeldon's The Nutcracker highlights the rich cultural heritage of Chicago and the wonder of the season.

The Entertainment Community Fund Announces Recipients of 2022 Alex Dubé Scholarship  Photo The Entertainment Community Fund Announces Recipients of 2022 Alex Dubé Scholarship Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2022

The Entertainment Community Fund has announced five recipients of the 2022 Alex Dubé Scholarship Program. This year, the Entertainment Community Fund will award $10,000 scholarships to David Gonsier, Himerria Wortham, Matthew Walsh Bade, Theodore Watler, and Yayoi Kambara. 

Island Moving Company Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Six Original Productions Photo Island Moving Company Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Six Original Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

Island Moving Company, Newport’s Contemporary Ballet, under the direction of new Artistic Director, Danielle Genest, announced details of its Forty-First season today. Expect Transformation!  Tickets are now on sale now.

Joffrey Ballet Reaches Landmark Collective Bargaining Agreement Photo Joffrey Ballet Reaches Landmark Collective Bargaining Agreement
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2022

The Joffrey Ballet and the American Guild of Musical Artists, the union that represents the Joffrey's 46 Company Artists and Joffrey stage management, have reached a new five-year collective bargaining agreement, beginning July 1, 2022, and running through June 30, 2027.

The Joffrey Ballet to Present World Premiere of RITA FINDS HOME Photo The Joffrey Ballet to Present World Premiere of RITA FINDS HOME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

The Joffrey Ballet announced today the world premiere of Rita Finds Home, a family-friendly program and collaborative project between the Joffrey and Miami City Ballet, which will make its debut at the Navy Pier Lake Stage, July 9–10, 2022.

Joffrey Ballet School Relaunches Joffrey Ballet Concert Group for This Fall Photo Joffrey Ballet School Relaunches Joffrey Ballet Concert Group for This Fall
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022

The Joffrey Ballet School will relaunch the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group this upcoming September 2022, under the artistic direction of renowned performer, choreographer, and educator, Bradley Shelver. 

Joffrey Ballet to Present World Premiere OF MICE AND MEN Photo Joffrey Ballet to Present World Premiere OF MICE AND MEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

As the centerpiece of its 2021-22 season, The Joffrey Ballet will present a spring program featuring the world-premiere adaptation of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men by choreographer Cathy Marston, set to a score by Academy Award-nominated composer Thomas Newman, his first-ever work for ballet.

Joffrey Ballet Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Joffrey Ballet Announces 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2022

Ashley Wheater MBE, The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, today announced the Joffrey’s 2022–2023 Season at Lyric Opera House, featuring a world premiere from a rising choreographic star, a revival from a Joffrey icon, the return of a Joffrey blockbuster, and a full-length story ballet of such grand scale that it is rarely seen in the United States.

MoBBallet Adds Four New Orbits To The Constellation Project: Mapping The Dark Stars O Photo MoBBallet Adds Four New Orbits To The Constellation Project: Mapping The Dark Stars Of Ballet
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2022

Starting February 5th Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet (MoBBallet.org) will launch four new orbits to its popular The Constellation Project: Mapping the Dark Stars of Ballet: Raven Wilkinson, the First Negro Classic Ballet Company, American Ballet Theatre's Negro Unit and Agne de Mille's The Four Marys, and Janet Collins. 

Micaela Taylor and Company Cap Musco Center Residency With Public Performance Next Mo Photo Micaela Taylor and Company Cap Musco Center Residency With Public Performance Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2021

The Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts at Chapman University continues its 2021-22 Season of Reopening with dancer-choreographer Micaela Taylor and her TL Collective dance company performing three original pieces.

Robert Joffrey Videos

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at The Joffrey Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2013

The Joffrey Ballet celebrates the 26th annual presentation of Robert Joffrey'sThe Nutcracker, Chicago's most popular holiday tradition and America's #1 Nutcracker, in a 23-performance engagement at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, December 6 - 28, 2013. Check out a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: Joffrey Ballet's PARADE Revival Featured in Upcoming PBS Documentary
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 17, 2012

American Masters Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance, premiering nationally Friday, December 28, 2012 at 9 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings), tells the story of the first quintessentially American dance company, the Joffrey Ballet.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - JOFFREY: MAVERICKS OF AMERICAN DANCE, Premiering 12/28
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2012

JOFFREY: MAVERICKS OF AMERICAN DANCE will premiere Friday, December 28, 2012 at 9 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). Mandy Patenkin narrates this American Masters special. Get a sneak peek below!