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Chicago Sun-Times calls Swan Lake "a triumph"

Hedy Weiss of the Chicago Sun-Times called the production of Christopher Wheeldon's Swan Lake “a triumph,” “stunning,” and “a monumental achievement on every level.” Click here to read the entire review....

Chicago Tribune Gives Wheeldon's Swan Lake 4 Stars

The Chicago Tribune's Laura Molzhan said, "...though Chicago has seen Swan Lake before, witnessing our hone troupe's sensitive our hometown produced a thunderclap of civic pride." Read the entire review here.

Director of National Ballet of China Visit

Director of the National Ballet of China, Madame Feng Ying, is in town to see Swan Lake and catch up with Artistic Director Ashley Wheater.

JW Marriott Launches Poise & Grace Training Initiative With The Joffrey


“At JW Marriott, we look to identify associates that live the brand vision of orchestrating the exceptional, crafting luxurious experiences for guests that are inspired by their passions,” said Mitzi Gaskins, vice president and global brand manager of JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts.  “Poise and posture are globally recognized cultural cues that reflect the care and dedication our associates provide in every service interaction.”


A Ballet Horse Trots Through Cow Country

Chicago will forever be “cow town,” even if the closest we now come to bovine sightings are those painted and decorated fiberglass sculptures remaining from the 1999 Cows on Parade spectacle.


But what if a cow/horse hybrid joined the parade — a cow with ballet-bred horse breeding by way of Picasso?


That is exactly what happened in Chicago late last week as the Joffrey Ballet’s veteran photographer, artists Herb Migdoll, watched his Cow in Horse’s...