Archive for May 2011

Fabrice's Question of the Week #2

I have been dancing now for 26 years and have been approached by more and more people since I have been at the Joffrey.  I think people appreciate my dedication and complete commitment to my form, for which I am incredibly grateful because this is constantly what I am trying to get across.  I enjoy... Read more »

The Last Performance at the Joffrey

Hi everyone,   Well Sunday was our final performance at the Joffrey Ballet for our 2010-2011 Season, but for some, it was their final performance with the Joffrey.  It was a release for all of us because the run was finally over, a long season of performances and touring was coming to an end….and for... Read more »

Recap of Joffrey's Spring Program (Pictures)

Recap of Joffrey's Spring Program (Pictures)
What an evening it was at the Auditorium Theater Wednesday night, May 4th…the opening of Joffrey’s final program of the 2010-2011 Season.  That afternoon we had our final dress rehearsal to make sure all the details were perfected.  I decided to stay in the theater after the run because I had already bought food and... Read more »
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My Message to Chicago

Dear Chicago,   As the season is ending at the Joffrey Ballet, I am taking this moment to think about where we are today and how I’ve gotten here.  I have been with the Joffrey now for 10 seasons and I have seen the city grow and change in big and small ways.  To me,... Read more »

Fabrice's Question of the Week

Your bio says you started dancing at 3 years of age. You later entered the Paris Opera school for training. At what age did you decide Ballet would be what you wanted to do? Would you also tell us about when this decision was made, what changes did you make in your life to achieve... Read more »

Joffrey's Rising Stars (Video and Pictures)

Joffrey's Rising Stars (Video and Pictures)
Hey everyone, just a quick reminder that this is the last weekend of performances for the Joffrey Ballet’s production of Rising Stars….and our last weekend of performances for this 2010-2011 Season.  We’ve gotten some great reviews (see links below) about this program, but come on now….when have I/we ever let you down?! Lol.  It’s an... Read more »
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Future Mayor Emanuel at the Joffrey Gala

Some days I wonder when I will stop working so hard and when I will stop learning…..I know I will be so bored!  We are one day away from opening our final run at the Joffrey with a great spring program.  Last Friday was our annual gala, and while it turned out to be quite... Read more »