Archive for December 2011

Taking the Nutcracker Back to CA

(Finally able to post ) I am now on the plane to California, the Monday following April and my last grand Pas (duet), and it feels a little bit like we have been doing the Nutcracker for two months now.  The traveling is making things seem a little longer than normal, not in a bad... Read more »

Few Facts About Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker

Just a few fun things to know about the Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker.  Don’t forget, we open our Chicago run this Friday December 9th at the Auditorium Theater and run through December 27th (tickets here).  Hope to see you there! #1: The Joffrey Ballet Nutcracker premiered in 1987 at the Hancher Auditorium in Iowa #2: The... Read more »

Thanks LA from the Joffrey

1, 2, 3…the countdown is already happening and my accumulation of various parts is coming and going.  Last night I performed the Nutcracker Prince and had been looking forward to making it a wonderful moment….15 minutes of intense dancing to close the ballet. April Daly was my sugarplum partner last night and she was wonderful.... Read more »
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It's Joffrey Nutcracker Season!

It’s that time again, the Nutcracker.  Back in Chicago we have been working on getting the production up and running once again, getting back the information that was missing from a never dismantled puzzle.  We find ourselves quickly back here again every year, and every year it is as much a celebration.  The Joffrey’s version... Read more »