Tag: Dance

My Afternoon at the South Loop School

On June 2 I was invited to speak about my life and my job at the South Loop School, and I was very excited to do so.  Turns out, it was a very fun morning for me.  I was so happy to talk about my journey, from how it started for me back in Paris... Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Fabrice's Casting for Joffrey's Rising Stars Program

Guys the casting is up and here is my performance schedule for the last program of the Joffrey Ballet’s 2010-2011 Season.  Of course, casting is subject to change, but this is how it stands now.  Below you’ll also find descriptions of the three ballets that will be performed.  Find tickets here.  Hope to see you... Read more »

The Joffrey California Tour In Pictures (part 2)

For part 1, click here! CHAPTER 4: Friday 03.11.11 @ 8:00 PM San-Diego (San Diego Civic Theatre) Age of Innocence Here we are in San diego, and we are starting to feel the weight of the tour on our shoulders.  The schedule is heavy but necessary for us, and we can’t slow down but in... Read more »