Creative Force Spring Showcase Debuts at Joffrey Ballet

February 15, 2011
The Feast
Kim Peiffer


The stunning dancers behind Chicago's own Joffrey Ballet are gearing up for a new performance coming to the stage in just a couple of weeks. Catch Joffrey Academy Trainees on stage performing World Premiere choreography by Francisco Aviña and Amy E. Hall during the performance of Creative Force Spring Showcase, a culmination of The Joffrey Ballet’s Choreographers of Color Award. The show will feature two performances on Sunday March 6 at the Harris Theatre.

Aviña and Hall are winners of Creative Force: The Joffrey's Choreographers of Color Award, the goal of which was to identify two choreographers of color and offer them the unique opportunity to create a work with the most advanced dancers at the Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet. 

Within the performance of the Creative Force Spring Showcase, guests will see the World Premiere of Broken Strings by Aviña, the World Premiere of Breakthrough by Hall, the World Premiere of Signature. Solo in Black by Kremnev, as well as Kremnev’s Modern Times and Blue Velvet. Guests will also catch three additional performances choreographed by Academy Artistic Director, Alexei Kremnev. 

Tickets for the show, which takes place at 4pm or 6:30pm on March 6 at the Harris Theatre, are $10 and can be purchased at