Archive for 2012

Joffrey Ballet Nutcracker - Fabrice Calmels performance schedule

  SATURDAY 12/8     2:00pm Arabian (Ward)   SUNDAY 12/9      2:00pm Snow King & Arabian (Zimmerman)   THURSDAY 12/13    11:00am Snow King (Ward)   FRIDAY 12/14     7:00pm Arabian (Ward)   SATURDAY 12/15    7:00p, Snow King (Ward) & Arabian (Holmes)   SUNDAY 12/16    2:00pm Nutcracker Prince   SUNDAY 12/23   7:00pm... Read more »

Joffrey Ballet Final Performances -Human Landscapes

When:  2 p.m and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 27; and 2 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 28 Where: Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. Price: $31-$152; 800-982-2787 or ticketmaster.com   “Green Table” endures as deliciously imagined, a comic cartoon that unfolds into powerful allegory. Jooss’ archetypal figures remain universal–the soldier, the grieving mother, the profiteer... Read more »

Joffrey Ballet HumanLandscapes – Fabrice Calmels Performance Schedule

The Green Table is the masterpiece of German choreographer Kurt Jooss, and his most popular work, depicting the futility of peace negotiations of the 1930s. It was the first play to be fully notated using kinetography Laban (Labanotation). It is in the repertoire of ballet companies worldwide, where it has been staged by Jooss himself.
Since his death in 1979, his daughter Anna Markard has been responsible for stagings of the work with jeanette Vondersaar
All performances take place at The Auditorium Theatre. Upcoming Performances Human Landscapes Oct 17, 2012 – 7:30pm   Death (Green Table) Human Landscapes Oct 19, 2012 – 7:30pm   Death (Green Table) Human Landscapes Oct 20, 2012 – 2:00pm    Pretty Ballet (Duet) Human Landscapes Oct 20, 2012 – 7:30pm   Death (Green Table) Human Landscapes Oct... Read more »
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Bulging Disc

I have been very quiet for a while, and I am now going to tell you why. Two days prior to our departure and final performance in New Orleans, I hurt my back.  I was diagnosed with 2 bulging discs, the L4 and L5.  Apparently the risk was really high and I was told, muscle... Read more »

Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July! I have been living in Chicago now for almost 11 years and I am still so proud of my city, my home.  A few weeks ago the Paris Opera Ballet came to Chicago to dance at the Harris Theater.  The Paris Opera is where I got my training and where I... Read more »

Fabrice Calmels Performance Schedule for the Joffrey Ballet Spring Desire program 2012

Fabrice Calmels & Victoria Jaiani
Choreography: Edwaard Liang
AGE OF INNOCENCE:Choreography- Edwaard Liang   Joffrey Ballet Premiere 2008 Music-Philip Glass IN THE NIGHT:Choreography: Jerome Robbins Music: Frédéric Chopin WEDNESDAY 4/25 @7:30PM  Age of Innocence In the Night (Pas 3 with Jaiani) FRIDAY           4/27@7:30PM In the Night (Pas 3 with Jaiani) SATURDAY     4/28@2:00PM  OFF SATURDAY     4/28@7:30PM  Age of Innocence... Read more »
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My Performances in Florida, St Louis, New Orleans and Massachusetts

  NEW BEDFORD, MA – 2012  ZEITERION PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 1 PERFORMANCE: Thursday, March 1 @ 7:30PM IN THE MIDDLE, SOMEWHAT ELEVATED – intermission- AFTER THE RAIN – intermission- AGE OF INNOCENCE   OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA – 2012 NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE  1 PERFORMANCE: Saturday, March 3 @ 8PM IN THE MIDDLE, SOMEWHAT ELEVATED – intermission-... Read more »

Fabrice's Performance Schedule

Hey everyone, here is my performance schedule for the Winter Fire program going on now at the Auditorium Theater.  It’s an amazing program so I hope to see you there! Wednesday 2/15@7.30pm After the Rain (Jaiani)   Friday 2/17@7.30pm Not Performing   Saturday 2/18@2:00pm In the Middle – After the Rain (Daly)   Saturday 2/18@7:30pm Not Performing  ... Read more »

Your Heroes Secret of Success: Ballet

Today I found myself chuckling again looking at a picture I found on Facebook of James Dean in a ballet class, and I am dying to show all of those macho men out there that think ballet is for ladies, and if a man does it, somehow he is less of a man.  Oh how... Read more »
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