Tag: @artsfront

Fabrice's Pictures of the Last Decade

The last decade brought me here to the United States, brought me to where I am now settled at the Joffrey, and truly expanded my professional success.   I realize that it is now several weeks into the new year and new decade, but it’s still January and still a time to look back at... Read more »

2010 Resolution: Turn This Joffrey Ballet Dancer Into a Decent Popper!

I think you can tell from some of my past blogs that dance is more than just a job to me.  I have great respect for the art form and want more people to be aware of and support the beauty of dance.  Being the dancer myself, it’s all about taking my dancing to the... Read more »

Watching the Last Joffrey Nutcracker Performance for Calvin Kitten....(and of course, Merry Xmas)

Merry Christmas everyone!  Nutcracker is almost over and I have to admit that it was a fierce run.  I am anxious to finally have a break and to not have to wake up the next morning facing another filled day of performances.  When you start the run you have all the energy in the world,... Read more »

Thanksgiving...Means It's Almost Time for Nutcracker

Next week the Joffrey is traveling to St. Louis, MO to open our 2009 season of Nutcracker at St. Louis’ Fox Theater. The last time we toured to St. Louis we were there with our beloved artistic director and co-founder of the Joffrey Ballet, Gerald Arpino, who has since past away.  It will be bittersweet... Read more »

Injuries are Just Part of the "Fun" of Dance

“Dancing is fun…it’s so great that you get to dance for a living…what a fun and great way to live!”  Yes, you are certainly right, but that’s not the whole story.  Let’s just put it this way, it’s what most consider a “fun” job with (as of last Friday) a side of a torn tendon... Read more »