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Four Global Dancers Join The Joffrey Ballet For The 2021-2022 Season

Welcome to Chicago! Today, The Silverman Group shared an official Joffrey Ballet press release announcing Yuchan Kim, Blake Kessler, Miranda Silveira and Brian Bennett’s celebrated arrival. The four dancers hail from South Korea, Spain and America. Here is what Joffrey’s … Continue reading

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Review: The Joffrey Ballet’s “Under the Trees’ Voices”

Tonight, the world premiere of “Under The Trees’ Voices” was streamed live on The Joffrey Ballet’s YouTube Channel. The 28-minute work, which featured 15 Joffrey Artists, exuded the charm of ‘Winning Works” and “Modern Masters”.

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10 Things Only Theater Geeks Will Love

Over the past several years, BTSCelebs has attended the best stage performances in the Midwest, and it’s the perfect time to revisit those iconic moments all over again. Let’s reminisce about those precious plays/dances now.

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[Interview] Dancer Dara Holmes: My Most Unforgettable Performance Was Ekman’s Midsummer Night’s Dream

After 9 successful years with The Joffrey Ballet, Dara Holmes continues to make her hometowns of New Jersey and North Carolina proud. The 2015 3Arts Award nominee has danced in a host of well-known Joffrey productions including: Incantations, Son of … Continue reading

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[Interview] Dancer Valentino Moneglia Zamora: ‘Born To Be Wild’ Made Me Want To Pursue Ballet As A Profession

In 2016, Valentino Moneglia Zamora joined the Joffrey Ballet Studio Company and scored coveted parts in Swan Lake and Don Quixote. He even landed lead roles in George Balanchine’s Viva Vivaldi and Suite Saint-Saens, Bournonville’s Napoli, and Alexander Ekman’s Episode … Continue reading

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The Joffrey Ballet Cancels Performances For The Rest Of The Year

Chicago’s top dance company made the tough decision to postpone their first season at the Lyric Opera House. According to a recent press release, they are cancelling Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon (October 14-25, 2020) and Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker (December … Continue reading

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Sofia Wylie Boasts Culinary Skills

Baked my first cake tonight 😳🎂 pic.twitter.com/XVt8ZgOGM0 — Sofia Wylie (@SofiaWylie) April 6, 2020 Tonight’s meal with the fam… Korean Dumplings!!! Who wants one? 💋 pic.twitter.com/vP44XEelcw — Sofia Wylie (@SofiaWylie) April 5, 2020

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Kel Mitchell Gushes About His Current Training Schedule

View this post on Instagram #praygrindexecute #faithwalking A post shared by Kel Mitchell 💯 (@iamkelmitchell) on Oct 3, 2019 at 7:45pm PDT

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[Interview] The Joffrey Ballet’s Jane Eyre, Amanda Assucena, Promises a “Fearless” Season

On October 16th, The Joffrey Ballet plans to bring one of my favorite classics to life! “Jane Eyre” is the story of a girl who has to overcome unbelievable hardship to find her own happy ending. Following a terrible childhood, … Continue reading

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New Dancers! – The Joffrey Ballet Introduces Four Gifted Performers

  This week, The Joffrey Ballet welcomed dancers from Mexico, California and Japan into the Chicago family. Joseì Pablo Castro Cuevas, Jonathan Dole, Hyuma Kiyosawa and Miu Tanaka all plan to grace the stage this season and wow us with … Continue reading

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