Joffrey Ballet

Streaming Now: The World Premiere of ‘Under the Trees’ Voices’

The newest ballet from The Joffrey Ballet and Joffrey Rehearsal Director Nicolas Blanc speaks to the power of community in the age of social distancing.

Happening at Joffrey

Happening at Joffrey

Joffrey Expands Presence and Studio Space to South Loop Neighborhood

In the News

A foundational principle of the Joffrey mission dating back to Robert Joffrey himself is that dance is for everyone. Learn more about our five-year strategic plan and our goal of cultivating a "Joffrey for All." Pictured: Joffrey President and CEO Greg Cameron, Abbott Academy Director Raymond Rodriguez, Third Ward Alderman Pat Dowell, Director of Community Engagement Linda Swayze, The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director Ashley Wheater MBE, and Chief Marketing Officer Brian Smith at the new Joffrey studios at 1920 South Wabash. Photo by Todd Rosenberg.

Review: Joffrey Ballet’s ‘Under the Trees’ Voices’ Meditates on COVID-19 and Spring’s Dual Renewal

In the News

From the Chicago Tribune: "This is the tale of two COVID-19 springs: it was created in one to be experienced in the other. Watch it, open the door, find some trees, breathe some air, rest, renew."

Extended Through May 16: Action Lines Presents ‘Interim Avoidance’

Don't miss the dynamic video installation in collaboration with Action Lines, featuring members of the company at the acclaimed 150 Media Stream public art exhibition. Viewing hours are Monday–Friday: 8:00–9:30 AM, 4:30–8:00 PM; Saturday: 1:00–7:00 PM.

About Joffrey

Advancing dance through artistic excellence, innovation, and arts education.

About Joffrey

The Company

Founded in 1956 by pioneers Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino, The Joffrey Ballet ranks as one of the premier dance companies in the world today, with a diverse roster of artists that represent more than 13 countries.

The Academy

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, provides training and education to all ages, levels, and backgrounds. The Academy’s award-winning programming has been lauded by parents and educators nationwide.

Community Engagement

Joffrey Community Engagement, the largest provider of dance education in Chicago Public Schools, advances equitable access and high-quality arts learning for the youth of Chicago.

Support the Crisis Stabilization Fund

With the loss of all ticket revenue for the foreseeable future, the Joffrey’s survival depends on philanthropic gifts. Help us reach our $12 million goal to support our artists, students, and staff.

2020–2021 Season Sponsors

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