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The Joffrey Ballet

Joffrey Shows Range With 'Unique Voices' Program

Catherine L. Tully | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts
Catherine L. Tully

The Joffrey Ballet displayed determination, range and energy as they tackled three disparate pieces on Wednesday night at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre. Unique Voices offers the work of two choreographers who explore the various aspects of relationships, and one who delves into the very nature of ballet itself.

What My Daughter Learned from The Nutcracker

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

Last week, my daughter and I were in a production of The Nutcracker at The Joffrey Ballet School. Before the show she cried because she wanted to be onstage NOW. After her part was done she cried because she wanted to go back on stage NOW.

Photography for the Joffrey Ballet's Season Brochure

Christopher Duggan | Posted 06.04.2013 | Arts
Christopher Duggan

When the Joffrey Ballet asked if I was willing to go to Chicago for three days to photograph their dancers for their 2013-2014 season brochure, I was thrilled. There was only one week to make it work for all of us. It just so happened that was the week Hurricane Sandy was rolled up.

LaQuan Smith Designs For The Joffery Ballet

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Black Voices

LaQuan Smith's daring and exquisitely tailored designs have been worn by the likes of Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Tyra Banks and Alicia Keys, to name a few. B...

John Cusack, Ballet Fan

Debra Levine | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
Debra Levine

Turns out that Cusack, who ports a strong intellectual bent, is a huge "Rite of Spring" guy. Loving the music and fascinated by the 1913 Stravinsky riots, he ventured to Bunker Hill to see the performance.

The Joffrey: Live Music For American Legends

Catherine L. Tully | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
Catherine L. Tully

We wanted to learn more about the process of what goes on behind the scenes to bring this partnership between dance and music to life, so we reached out to Scott Speck, Music Director for the Joffrey.

'The Rite Of Spring' At 100

Debra Levine | Posted 04.07.2013 | Arts
Debra Levine

Ten thousand dance fans experienced shock and awe, in a good way, last weekend at the Los Angeles Music Center when The Joffrey Ballet performed the v...

Photographing the Joffrey Ballet

Christopher Duggan | Posted 11.04.2012 | Arts
Christopher Duggan

2012-09-04-Screenshot20120904at5.45.38PM.jpgIt's always exciting to photograph a world premiere.

The Night Lena Horne Rescued the Joffrey Ballet: A Birthday Tribute

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Lena Horne would've turned 94 on June 30, and it's been more than a year since the world lost this ground-breaking singer. But when I think of Ms. Horne, I remember her as the unflappable diva who rescued the Joffrey Ballet.