Archive for August 2010

More Fire Island Photos

So I know I posted some performance photos of Erica and I from the incredible performance at Fire Island, as well as a performance video, but I thought you all might enjoy some of the “off stage” photos.  Sometimes those are even better 🙂 Enjoy!

Fire Island Dancing Festival Video

Here is a fantastic trailer for the Fire Island Dancing Festival from July. Enjoy! 🙂  

The Dancing Madness

So I just have to say how lucky we are to live in Chicago and to have experienced what we did over the last several days….the Chicago Dancing Festival.  It finished last night with a great show at the Pritzker, and I’m just reminded of what an amazing city this is, as a place that... Read more »

Chicago Dancing Festival This Week

Chicago Dancing Festival This Week
Guys, just a reminder that the Chicago Dancing Festival is coming this week.  It starts Thursday through the end of the week, and of course the Joffrey will be a part of it, so make sure you are ready!  The Chicago Dancing Festival is a treat for Chicago and it’s one of the many events... Read more »

Groupon Feature Today: Discount Joffrey Tickets!

Today’s deal on….tickets to the Joffrey 🙂 Today’s Deal: $81 for Your Choice of a Triple-Show Package at the Joffrey Ballet ($208 Value). See below for all dates and buying options. Get you deal here today!!

New Joffrey Website! Sorry everyone for the long wait (I know I know), but the Joffrey finally has a new updated website.  It’s been redone with new bios, headshots for the entire 2010-2011 company, reviews now easily accessible right off the website, and of course, it wouldn’t be 2010 if there weren’t links to Joffrey Twitter and... Read more »

Upcoming Blossom Festival Not to Be Missed for the Joffrey Fan

Live music is a fundamental key factor in any production.  It is more than just sound, but an energy that is dispersed directly to the audience.  In Chicago, “UBS” is our supporter for live music at the Joffrey.  I have to say it’s amazing to find a corporate company so willing and committed to being... Read more »

Excitement for the Upcoming Joffrey Season

So we’re just at the beginning of the new season, but I can already tell that we have amazing works and new creations for the upcoming 2010-2011 season.  I have been back at work for a week now and already here is what is ahead…we’ve been working 12-6 on Balanchine’s “Stravinsky Violin Concerto”, “After the... Read more »

Pictures From Fire Island Dance Festival

Pictures From Fire Island Dance Festival
Fire Island Dance Festival….it’s such a simple statement, but what an amazing experience.  No cars on the island, just human nature at its best, even animals walking around not scared of anything.  It was very unusual but natural, and rather incredible to be around.   I was a bit surprised just how amazing everyone was... Read more »

The New Joffrey Season

What an incredible start to the season.  I have been working with the company on After the Rain and the new Yuri Possokov premiere.  It’s a very promising program with again, like Edwaard Liang’s Age of Innocence, some intense physical challenges for me.  Yet, with Age of Innocence, I found myself in a situation of... Read more »