Category Archives: Art

Action Lines: The Joffrey Ballet Artists Create A Company For Digital Work

Performing arts return to Chicago! According to an official press release, Joffrey Ballet artists Xavier Núñez and Dylan Gutierrez teamed up with writer and film producer Eric Grant to make a new production company called Action Lines. Now until April … Continue reading

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What is The Joffrey Ballet Up To Today?

Chicago’s top dance company, The Joffrey Ballet, is staying busy during this period of quarantine. Artistic team members/dancers are opening up to their audience like never before. Theme Ballet Weeks and the Train Like A Pro workout series gives everyone … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dagny Griffin’s “Shine”

Love is on display! In March, Dagny Griffin makes her debut with the vibrant children’s book “Shine”. The wonderful, wordless, picture book illustrates the daily life of a cheerful 8-year-old girl named Mia. The lively child is on a mission … Continue reading

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[Interview] Fabrice Calmels: An Artistic Master

Recently, BTSCelebs was given the honor of interviewing Joffrey Ballet veteran Fabrice Calmels. The artistic master, who hails from France, has been apart of the Chicago based company since the early 2000s.  Through dancing, he continues to set a great … Continue reading

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Shawn Mendes Brings Back SHINee Nostalgia with “Shawn Mendes The Album”

Many artists have chosen an artistic cover for their albums, and Canadian singer Shawn Mendes is following the trend with his upcoming release. His “Shawn Mendes The Album” cover brought K-Pop vibes to my mind.  Since I’m a longtime Shawol, … Continue reading

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[Interview] Dancer Teddy Watler: “I Admire Prince Charming’s Commitment to Search for His True Love, ‘Cinderella'”

BTSCelebs:Who is Teddy Watler? Teddy Watler: I am originally from California, but I moved to Chicago in 2013 to begin my undergraduate studies. Though I have always loved ballet, I also knew I wanted to receive a college education. Now in … Continue reading

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Aamir Khan Promotes His Daughter’s Artwork via Social Media

The Bollywood star‘s daughter, Ira Khan, recently held her first art exhibition. The proud celeb Dad not only attended the event… he bought one of her masterpieces! Aamir tweeted all about his grand purchase earlier today. “My daughter Ira’s first … Continue reading

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Free Tickets for “The 8th Annual Chicago Dancing Festival”

Get your tickets this summer! On July 8 and 9, you can claim your free tickets to the hottest dance events of the summer. The Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Museum of Contemporary Art, and Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park … Continue reading

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Artist Vanessa Navarrete Showcases New Work at Chicago’s Room 406

BTSCelebs’ April 2013 interview guest Vanessa Navarrete is showing off her new works of art this Friday. The talented painter will have her special masterpieces on display from April 11 thru June 15 at Room 406 (406 North Oakley Boulevard … Continue reading

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Chicago Leads the Nation with Free Dancing Fest

The Joffrey Ballet joins fellow dancing stars for the 7th year in a row! National superstar dance companies from a variety of hot genres travel to the Windy City for free outdoor and indoor shows from August 20th-24th. Talented rookies Ensemble … Continue reading

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