Category Archives: Dance

Theatre Review: The Joffrey Ballet’s “Giselle”

“Giselle” is awe-inspiring. On Wednesday, “Giselle” kicked off The Joffrey Ballet‘s 2017-2018 season. The production, which originated in a 1841 Parisian Opera, remains a delightful story that people of all ages can enjoy. I was hesitant about attending the ballet … Continue reading

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[Interview] Kennedy Brown: “I’ll Be Dancing The Lead in A&A Ballet’s Production of ‘Cinderella'”

Meet Kennedy Brown! Recently, BTSCelebs interviewed a shining star in the Midwest. Dancer Kennedy Brown responded to a few questions about her past and future in the ballet. The young star, who was awarded Chicago’s Outstanding Dancer for NYCDA, was … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: The Joffrey Ballet’s “Game Changers”

BTSCelebs attended Game Changers at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University today. Unfortunately, we arrived late because of traffic, but I was able to see two performances in their entirety and the end of the first dance. Wayne McGregor’s INFRA was … Continue reading

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[Interview] A&A Ballet’s Alexei Kremnev: “Chicago Is Our Home”

After a lifetime of dancing, instructing young talent internationally (including here at The Joffrey Ballet), artistic superstars Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik decided to open A&A Ballet. This summer, students came from far and wide to be apart of this … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: The Joffrey Ballet’s “Romeo and Juliet”

Dancers Yoshihisa Arai, Christine Rocas and Rory Hohenstein were mesmerizing in Krzysztof Pastor’s “Romeo & Juliet”.  Action and passionate love are in abundance in the three act ballet based on the William Shakespeare classic. The entire cast did an amazing job with … Continue reading

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Anna Reznik & Alexei Kremnev’s “A&A Ballet” to Hold Auditions in Chicago in July

Set your calendars for July 5th! World-renowned artists Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik are excited to work with new talents in the Midwest. The former founding Artistic Directors of the Joffrey Academy and Joffrey Studio Company have created Chicago’s A&A Ballet to guide even more … Continue reading

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Dance Review: The Joffrey Ballet’s “Winning Works 2016”

BTSCelebs was given the golden opportunity to review yet another stunning “Winning Works“. Today’s performances were Alexei Kremnev’s “Coco + Igor”,  Jeffery Cirio’s “Chapter 1, chapter 6”, Mariana Olivera’s “Death and the Maiden”, and Christian Denice’s “Urgence” all held their own … Continue reading

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