Press Release Archive

2020
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JOFFREY BALLET CANCELS REMAINING PERFORMANCES OF 2020-2021 SEASON DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC; ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF JOFFREY STUDIO SERIES AND ‘25 FOR 25’ INITIATIVE October 1, 2020
THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2020-2021 SEASON, INAUGURAL YEAR AT LYRIC OPERA HOUSE February 18, 2020
JOFFREY ACADEMY OF DANCE NAMES NEW HEAD OF STUDIO COMPANY AND TRAINEE PROGRAM January 15, 2020
THE JOFFREY BALLET PRESENTS WORKS BY INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED CHOREOGRAPHERS FOR WINTER PROGRAM THE TIMES ARE RACING, FEATURING THREE CHICAGO PREMIERES January 6, 2020
2019
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ASHLEY WHEATER, JOFFREY BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, HONORED BY THE UNITED KINGDOM WITH PRESTIGIOUS MEMBER OF THE MOST EXCELLENT ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (MBE) APPOINTMENT December 27, 2019
THE JOFFREY BALLET CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS WITH CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON’S CHICAGO-SET THE NUTCRACKER November 4, 2019
THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2020 WINNERS OF THE WINNING WORKS CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION, NOW CELEBRATING 10th ANNIVERSARY YEAR October 25, 2019
JOFFREY ACADEMY OF DANCE NAMES NEW DIRECTOR October 15, 2019
THE JOFFREY BALLET WELCOMES FOUR NEW DANCERS TO THE COMPANY, HAILING FROM JAPAN, MEXICO AND THE U.S. September 6, 2019
JOFFREY BALLET WELCOMES NEW BOARD CHAIR ANNE KAPLAN September 2, 2019
YOUNG DANCERS AND THEATRICAL PERFORMERS FROM CHICAGO AND BEYOND INVITED TO AUDITION FOR A ROLE IN THE JOFFREY BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER July 24, 2019
CHICAGO PREMIERE OF CATHY MARSTON’S JANE EYRE OPENS THE JOFFREY BALLET’S 2019-2020 SEASON July 16, 2019
JOFFREY ACADEMY OF DANCE, OFFICIAL SCHOOL OF THE JOFFREY BALLET, LAUNCHES A NATIONAL CALL FOR ALAANA ARTISTS FOR THE TENTH ANNUAL WINNING WORKS CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION May 1, 2019
THE JOFFREY BALLET PRESENTS SPRING PROGRAM OF ACROSS THE POND, FEATURING TWO WORLD PREMIERES March 26, 2019
FOUR WORLD PREMIERES FEATURED IN THE JOFFREY ACADEMY’S WINNING WORKS WEEKEND OF PERFORMANCES February 14, 2019
JOFFREY BALLET PROMOTES JULIA DOHERTY TO CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER February 11, 2019
THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2019-20 SEASON February 5, 2019
THE JOFFREY BALLET PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF YURI POSSOKHOV’S ANNA KARENINA IN FIRST-EVER COLLABORATION WITH THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET January 7, 2019
2018
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THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2019 WINNERS OF THE WINNING WORKS CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION November 14, 2018
MAKING A NEW AMERICAN NUTCRACKER WINS THE 2018 CHICAGO/MIDWEST EMMY AWARD® FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY, CULTURAL November 13, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS WITHCHRISTOPHER WHEELDON’S CHICAGO-SET THE NUTCRACKER October 30, 2018
THE JOFFREY ESTABLISHES THE GENERATION J LEADERSHIP COUNCIL October 1, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET WELCOMES SEVEN NEW DANCERS TO THE COMPANY September 17, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO 2018-2019 SPRING PROGRAM September 10, 2018
CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON’S BLOCKBUSTER SWAN LAKE RETURNS TO OPEN THE JOFFREY’S 2018-2019 SEASON September 6, 2018