Press Release Archive

2017
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Arts Alliance Illinois to hold Gubernatorial Arts Forum 
at Goodman Theatre August 30, 2017
THE JOFFREY BALLET LAUNCHES NEW CONSERVATORY PROGRAM FOR THE JOFFREY ACADEMY OF DANCE IN SEPTEMBER 2017 May 24, 2017
THE JOFFREY BALLET CELEBRATES POET GWENDOLYN BROOKS’ CENTENNIAL WITH FREE DANCE SERIES IN COLLABORATION WITH THE POETRY FOUNDATION & THE REVA AND DAVID LOGAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS March 31, 2017
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires The Joffrey Ballet's Complete Archives March 31, 2017
STATEMENT FROM MAYOR EMANUEL ON THE JOFFREY BALLET'S FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCES SINCE 1995 March 29, 2017
THE JOFFREY BALLET presents Winter Program of Game Changers including Chicago Premiere of Year of the Rabbit by Justin Peck February 10, 2017
LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO AND LA OPERA PRESENT A NEW CO-PRODUCTION OF ORPHEE & EURYDICE, FEATURING FIRST-TIME COLLABORATION WITH THE JOFFREY BALLET January 17, 2017
2016
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THE JOFFREY BALLET PRESENTS THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED WORLD PREMIERE OF CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON’S THE NUTCRACKER December 9, 2016
THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2017 WINNERS OF THE WINNING WORKS CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION December 5, 2016
THE JOYCE THEATER FOUNDATION PROUDLY PRESENTS THE LONG-AWAITED, HIGHLY ANTICIPATED RETURN TO NEW YORK CITY OF THE JOFFREY BALLET December 2, 2016
The Joffrey Ballet opens 2016-2017 Season with return of Krzysztof Pastor’s popular full-length, multimedia story ballet Romeo & Juliet October 11, 2016
The Joffrey Ballet announces major leadership reorganization for the Joffrey Academy Of Dance October 3, 2016
Young Dancers from Chicago and beyond can audition for a role in The Joffrey Ballet's highly-anitcipated world-premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's 'Nutcracker' August 26, 2016
The Joffrey Ballet Offers First Look Behind-The-Scenes in a Live Stream Rehearsal of the Highly Anticipated World Premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's The Nutcracker August 10, 2016
ERIC B. EATHERLY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP HONORING BELOVED MEMBER OF CHICAGO DANCE COMMUNITY LAUNCHED AT THE JOFFREY ACADEMY OF DANCE August 1, 2016
The Joffrey Ballet Receives $200K Challenge Grant From The Reva & David Logan Foundation May 16, 2016
The Joffrey Ballet Closes 60th Anniversary Season with the Return of Frederick Ashton's Full-Length Ballet, Cinderella April 25, 2016
The Joffrey Ballet Announces Award-Winning Creative Team for the World Premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's The Nutcracker April 11, 2016
The Joffrey Ballet Announces 2016-2017 Season February 18, 2016
The Joffrey Ballet presents Winter Program of ‘Bold Moves’ including World Premiere by Ashley Page January 15, 2016
2015
Headline Date
The Joffrey Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' Named Best-Loved Nutcracker in the Nation Winner of 9th Annual Goldstar National Nutcracker Award December 22, 2015
The Joffrey Ballet Presents Farewell Performances of Robert Joffrey's Classic 'The Nutcracker' November 6, 2015
“Incentovate” Grants Help Chicago's Cultural Institutions Create New Arts Experiences for the Public November 5, 2015
The Joffrey Ballet Announces Winners of the 'Winning Works' Choreographic Competition October 29, 2015
The Joffrey Ballet Presents U.S. Premiere of John Neumeirer's 'Sylvia', a Full-Length, Story Ballet in Celebration of 60th Anniversary Season September 25, 2015