Tag Archives: Ballet

[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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[Interview] Meet Professional Dancer Leticia Stock

  Hailing from The Royal Ballet company, Leticia Stock has earned an impressive resume by dancing in classics like “The Nutcracker”, “Sleeping Beauty”, “Giselle”, as well as, a host of others in picturesque Europe.  Accomplished choreographers Wayne McGregor, Christopher Wheeldon, Liam … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Christopher Wheeldon’s “Swan Lake” 2018

“Swan Lake” was breathtaking! Victoria Jaiani, Dylan Gutierrez and Fabrice Calmels lead an outstanding ensemble for opening night in the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. In Christopher Wheeldon’s “Swan Lake”, the Principal Dancer’s (Gutierrez) vivid imagination seemed more like reality … Continue reading

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[Interview] Meet Professional Dancer Xavier Núñez

BTSCelebs was recently given the opportunity to interview award-winning dancer Xavier Núñez! He is one of the gifted dancers who officially joined The Joffrey Ballet this season. Xavier is best known for being a part of prestigious companies like American Ballet Theatre Studio … Continue reading

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A&A Ballet’s “The Art Deco Nutcracker” is Coming to Chicago

“The Art Deco Nutcracker” opens next month, and A&A Ballet is sharing all the details! According to an official press release from A&A Ballet and Carol Fox & Associates, the shows will be held in Chicago’s Studebaker Theatre from November … Continue reading

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