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Joffrey Ballet Welcomes 7 New Dancers To Its Ranks

When The Joffrey Ballet opens its fall season on Oct. 17 with Christopher Wheeldon’s production of Swan Lake, the stage will be a little more crowded. And that’s a very good thing. The company is adding seven new dancers to its ranks, something unprecedented in the history of the troupe. Read more about the 2018-2019 season and our new dancers in the Chicago Sun-Times...

From Harvest Fest to Joffrey to a visit from Miami, 10 dance events coming this fall

Lauren Warnecke of the Chicago Tribune previews the Joffrey's upcoming production of Christopher Wheeldon's Swan Lake stating "now is the time to see dance." 

Photo of Victoria Jaiani and Dylan Gutierrez by Cheryl Mann.

Fall Dance Guide Chicago - Joffrey, Hubbard Street Among Highlights

Famed contemporary choreographer Christopher Wheeldon re-imagined Petipa and Ivanov’s choreography, shifting the ballet’s setting to the studios of the Paris Opera when Edgar Degas and the other Impressionists were the talk of the City of Light.

The Joffrey Ballet presented the Chicago premiere of this new take in 2014, and the company will bring back this much-heralded work, with 10 performances Oct. 17-28 in the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress.

Galvin foundation donates $5 million to Joffrey

Crain's Chicago Business announces the $5 million endowment gift establishing The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director. We are grateful to the Paul Galvin Memorial Foundation Trust for their...