Category Archives: Dance

Theatre Review: The Joffrey Ballet’s “Modern Masters”

“Modern Masters” is a must see! The Joffrey Ballet continues a season of excellence with its latest show running through February 18. “Modern Masters” pleasantly surprises you with the dynamic dancing in The Four Temperaments, Body of Your Dreams, Beyond the … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

Christopher Wheeldon’s “The Nutcracker” resembles a fan favorite on Broadway. In this re-imagined version of a timeless classic, a poor girl named Marie (Amanda Assucena) dreams of a perfect World’s Fair. Following a humble yet joyous Christmas party (in the … Continue reading

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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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