Community Engagement

 The Joffrey Ballet's Community Engagement (CE) Programs are committed to empowering individuals and developing life skills through creative and educational dance programming while strengthening ties within Chicago's underserved communities. Programs are designed to inspire a greater appreciation for dance and develop participants’ Social Emotional Learning.

View the 2014-2015 Community Engagement brochure for information on our programming.


What's New

Former Joffrey Dancer Brings Ballet To Youth

Community Engagement Director Erica Lynette Edwards is featured in The Bulletin. Read the full article here

ABC News Interview: Dance teaches focus, respect, teamwork, discipline

Check out this ABC news interview with our Director of Community Engagement, Pierre Lockett! Have an inside look at our Community Engagement programs and their positive impact on students.