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CHICAGO (June 22, 2015) – The Joffrey Ballet and Board Chair Zachary Lazar are pleased to announce six new members to its Board of Directors: Jamie-Clare Colvin, Chip Flannagan, Richard Holson III, Guy Lakonishok, Eric C. Schieber, M.D and immediate past President of the Women’s Board of The Joffrey Ballet Liz Sharp, as the...

Joffrey Ballet Creates First Endowment

The Joffrey Ballet has created its first endowment, totaling more than $1.5 million, by exceeding a $500,000 challenge grant from the Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation made in 2013. - Crain's Chicago Business 6/15/15

The Joffrey Ballet To Receive Fifth Star Award

The Joffrey Ballet will receive a Fifth Star Award from the City of Chicago on September 16, 2015. The Fifth Star Awards, inaugurated in 2014, celebrate Chicago's creativity while honoring exemplary Chicago artists and arts institutions who have made significant contributions in arts and culture.

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Joffrey Ballet's Ashley Wheater to receive Rosenberger Medal



Joffrey Ballet Artistic Director Ashley Wheater will be awarded the University of Chicago Jesse L. Rosenberger Medal at UChicago’s 523rd Convocation, on June 13. Read the full article here.

The Man Who Brought His Big Rolodex To The Joffrey

Executive Director Greg Cameron - and his thoughtful, strategic leadership - is featured in Crain's Chicago Business. Read the full article here. 

Christopher Wheeldon To Choreograph New Nutcracker For Joffrey Ballet

The Chicago Sun-Times reports Christopher Wheeldon to choreograph new Nutcracker as we announce our 2015-2016 season, which will be the farewell season of Robert Joffrey's version of The Nutcracker. The 15-16 season also features three world premieres, a U.S. premiere and a Joffrey premiere.