Joffrey Ballet

The World Premiere of ‘Boléro’

Friday, February 26 at 7:00 PM CST: Choreographer and Joffrey Company Artist Yoshihisa Arai debuts his new work, streaming online from the Gerald Arpino Black Box Theater.

Happening at Joffrey

Happening at Joffrey

A Live Look at ‘Boléro’ Rehearsal

Joffrey Studio Series

We're pleased to bring you a window into the Joffrey. Enjoy a unique look at the creative process with members of the company and choreographer Yoshihisa Arai.

Action Lines Presents ‘Interim Avoidance’

The Joffrey announces a new 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.

A Letter from Our Board Chair

State of the Joffrey

Anne L. Kaplan delivers a message of hope in uncertain times, with a commitment to come back stronger than before.

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

This website was developed thanks to a generous grant from Alphawood Foundation Chicago for the Joffrey’s Audience Development Initiative.