Tag Archives: Ballet

“Jane Eyre” Premieres in Chicago Next Month

On October 16th, The Joffrey Ballet opens its last season at the Auditorium Theatre with the unique adaptation of the classic romance “Jane Eyre”. Next fall, Joffrey makes the grand move to the Lyric Opera House. According to an official … Continue reading

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[Interview] 8 Questions with Sleeping Beauty’s Grace Curry

On Saturday, gifted dancer Grace Curry will lead A&A Ballet’s magical presentation of “Sleeping Beauty”. The award-winning young performer is already a success in her mid-teens, and she plans to wow the evening audience in the Studebaker Theater with an … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: “Across The Pond”

“Across The Pond” is real life. The Joffrey Ballet premiered UK choreographers Andrew McNicol, Liam Scarlett and Andrea Walker’s exquisite works of art in the Auditorium Theatre on April 24th. “Yonder Blue” (McNicol), “Vespertine” (Scarlett) and “Home” (Walker) equally showed … Continue reading

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The Joffrey Ballet Premieres Highly Anticipated “Across The Pond” on April 24

“Across The Pond” lands in Chicago this Spring! British Choreographers Andrew Walker, Andrew McNicol and Liam Scarlett will illustrate their expertise through the pieces “HOME,” “Yonder Blue” and “Vespertine”. An official press release (from The Silverman Group) explaining the upcoming … 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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Theatre Review: “Anna Karenina”

“Anna Karenina” received a standing ovation at its world premiere! The audience fell in love with Yuri Possokhov’s dance interpretation of the beloved classic, where dancers Victoria Jaiani and Alberto Velazquez portrayed star-crossed lovers Anna and Vronsky. Their on-stage chemistry was … Continue reading

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The Joffrey Ballet Confirms Lineup for New Season

The Joffrey Ballet is excited to bring more thrilling shows to their Chicago audience. Yesterday, they announced via a press release that beloved classics will be included in the powerful setlist for the coming year. “Jane Eyre” starts everything on … Continue reading

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