Press Release Archive

2019
Headline Date
JOFFREY ACADEMY OF DANCE NAMES NEW DIRECTOR October 15, 2019
THE JOFFREY BALLET WELCOMES FOUR NEW DANCERS TO THE COMPANY, HAILING FROM JAPAN, MEXICO AND THE U.S. September 6, 2019
JOFFREY BALLET WELCOMES NEW BOARD CHAIR ANNE KAPLAN September 2, 2019
JOFFREY ACADEMY OF DANCE, OFFICIAL SCHOOL OF THE JOFFREY BALLET, LAUNCHES A NATIONAL CALL FOR ALAANA ARTISTS FOR THE TENTH ANNUAL WINNING WORKS CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION May 1, 2019
THE JOFFREY BALLET PRESENTS SPRING PROGRAM OF ACROSS THE POND, FEATURING TWO WORLD PREMIERES March 26, 2019
FOUR WORLD PREMIERES FEATURED IN THE JOFFREY ACADEMY’S WINNING WORKS WEEKEND OF PERFORMANCES February 14, 2019
JOFFREY BALLET PROMOTES JULIA DOHERTY TO CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER February 11, 2019
THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2019-20 SEASON February 5, 2019
THE JOFFREY BALLET PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF YURI POSSOKHOV’S ANNA KARENINA IN FIRST-EVER COLLABORATION WITH THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET January 7, 2019
2018
Headline Date
THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2019 WINNERS OF THE WINNING WORKS CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION November 14, 2018
MAKING A NEW AMERICAN NUTCRACKER WINS THE 2018 CHICAGO/MIDWEST EMMY AWARD® FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY, CULTURAL November 13, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS WITHCHRISTOPHER WHEELDON’S CHICAGO-SET THE NUTCRACKER October 30, 2018
THE JOFFREY ESTABLISHES THE GENERATION J LEADERSHIP COUNCIL October 1, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET WELCOMES SEVEN NEW DANCERS TO THE COMPANY September 17, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO 2018-2019 SPRING PROGRAM September 10, 2018
CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON’S BLOCKBUSTER SWAN LAKE RETURNS TO OPEN THE JOFFREY’S 2018-2019 SEASON September 6, 2018
City Colleges Of Chicago’s Harold Washington College Partners with Acclaimed Joffrey Ballet to Offer New Associate Degree In Dance August 11, 2018
YOUNG DANCERS AND THEATRICAL PERFORMERS FROM CHICAGO AND BEYOND INVITED TO AUDITION FOR A ROLE IN THE JOFFREY BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER August 6, 2018
FORMER COMPANY MEMBER JOHN MARK GIRAGOSIAN JOINS THE JOFFREY BOARD OF DIRECTORS July 24, 2018
JOFFREY ACADEMY OF DANCE, OFFICIAL SCHOOL OF THE JOFFREY BALLET, LAUNCHES A NATIONAL CALL FOR ALAANA ARTISTS FOR THE NINTH ANNUAL WINNING WORKS CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION June 28, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET RECEIVES $5 MILLION GIFT FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MARY B. GALVIN ARTISTIC DIRECTOR POSITION June 25, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET MAKES PARIS DEBUT FOR JEROME ROBBINS TRIBUTE, JUNE 25-27 June 13, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET BREAKS ATTENDANCE RECORD IN 2017-2018, ACHIEVES HIGHEST GROSSING SEASON IN COMPANY HISTORY June 11, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET CLOSES 2017-18 SEASON WITH THE NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF ALEXANDER EKMAN’S IMMERSIVE FULL-LENGTH BALLET MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM April 2, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET RECEIVES $1 MILLION GRANT TO CREATE INVESTMENT IN NEW STAFF, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH INITIATIVES March 5, 2018