Seeking ALAANA Choreographers | 2025 Winning Works

Performance Details

  • where MCA's Edlis Neeson Theater
  • Choreography Mixed Repertory

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, is seeking five choreographers in a national call for ALAANA (African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and Native American) artists to submit applications for the 2025 Winning Works Choreographic Competition. Four choreographers will have a two-week residencey with Studio Company and Trainees. One Chicago-based choreographer will be selected to work with the Conservatory students providing more flexibility in scheduling.

The 2025 Winning Works call for artists is now open.

A Look Back at 2024 Winning Works


Meet the five winners of the annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition.



2024 Winning Works Sponsors

  • Wilson Garling Foundation
  • William Blair with Joffrey Board Director Rita Spitz

Venue | MCA Chicago

Winning Works takes place at the MCA's Edlis Neeson Theater, located at 220 East Chicago Avenue.