Artistic director, The Joffrey Ballet
Replacing the founder of a high-profile ballet company is no easy task,
but since Ashley Wheater took the helm of the Joffrey in 2007 he has
managed to pay due homage to the artistry and leadership of Gerald
Arpino while breathing new life into the company’s repertory with works
by innovative young choreographers like Edwaard Liang and Christopher
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