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Ballet Companies Are Cancelling Their Seasons And The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker is the coronavirus's latest casualty. Read what the loss means to ballet companies, including the Joffrey, in the Washington Post

The Joffrey Ballet Cancels All 2020 Performances

The company’s fall productions would have marked the debut of the Joffrey at the Lyric Opera House, part of a new seven-year rental agreement between the two cultural arts entities. Read the full article in the Chicago Sun-Times here

Joffrey Ballet Cancels Nutcracker, Lyric Opera Cancels Rest of 2020 Season

The Chicago Tribune entertainment section announces the cancellation of Joffrey's fall performance and the run of The Nutcracker, as well as Lyric Opera's cancellation of the rest of their 2020 season. Read the full article here

Joffrey Ballet's Ashley Wheater Honoured By Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II With MBE Appointment

"It is a huge privilege to receive this award. My professional life as an artist and as a person was shaped by the teachers, people and values of my home country, the place where I was first introduced to ballet and where I learned the uplifting power of the arts," said Wheater. "To be recognized in this way is one of the most humbling moments of my life and one that I will cherish forever." 

The Joffrey Ballet earns 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency

The Joffrey Ballet has once again earned a Platinum Seal of Transparency from Guidestar for 2020 by demonstrating a commitment to accountability, transparency, and mission-forward work. Click here to learn more.