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Happening at Joffrey

Happening at Joffrey

‘Don Quixote’ Rescheduled for June

With cases of COVID-19 rising, the Joffrey has postponed its upcoming production of Don Quixote, originally scheduled for February 16–27 at Lyric Opera House.

Proof of Vaccination, Including Booster, Required for All Joffrey Performances

The Joffrey is committed to the health and safety of our artists and audience members. Visit our Safety page for the latest, including vaccination and mask requirements.

NBC Nightly News: Joffrey Strives for Inclusion On Stage

Larke Johnson, who has cerebral palsy, wants audiences to know that “nothing is impossible” as she performs in The Joffrey Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker.” “It just takes determination and dedication to reach your goals,” she tells NBC News’ Kevin Tibbles.

Joffrey’s ‘Notable Black Leaders’ of 2021

The Joffrey is pleased to announce that Linda Swaye, Director of Community Engagement at The Joffrey Ballet, and D.L. Morris, Joffrey Board Director, have been recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business as Notable Black Leaders & Executives of 2021.

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.

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