Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon visits the set of Chicago Tonight to discuss winning the Tony Award for An American In Paris, creating a new Nutcracker for the Joffrey and working with the Joffrey dancers.
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 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.