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Chicago Tribune Sid Smith
Chicago Tribune Sid Smith August 26, 2013 was an amazing day,  It was Sid Smith’s retirement party. Events have rushed me to NY,  and unfortunately I was not in town for Sid’s farewell. Sid has been writing dance, theater, and film reviews/features for the Chicago Tribune for the past 28 years.  A native of Mobile,... 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 »

My Appreciation to Be Among the Dancers of the Year 2010

I wanted to give thanks to the Chicago Tribune, Sid Smith, and Time Out Magazine’s Zachary Whittenburg for including me and saying such wonderful things about me in their Dancers of the Year 2010 and Dance Men of 2010.  This has been a long and very hard year for me (as I’m sure is true... Read more »

Reviews from Joffrey's Opening Night

Chicago Sun Times, 10/14/2010 This is what I call the best possibility of a “feel good opening night”.  What I call feel good is when everything goes as wanted and without trouble.  But the truth is that even when that happens, we never know if the audience or critics are on the same boat as... Read more »

The Joffrey Ballet's Othello Making Headlines

Well, I admit that from a personal standpoint the opening performance of Othello went incredibly well on Wednesday night, and now we have a wonderful review from Sid Smith at the Chicago Tribune.  I want to thank everyone that came to see the performance on Wednesday night, including all of the wonderful emails, messages, and... Read more »