Press Release Archive

2018
Headline Date
THE JOFFREY ESTABLISHES THE GENERATION J LEADERSHIP COUNCIL October 1, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET WELCOMES SEVEN NEW DANCERS TO THE COMPANY September 17, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO 2018-2019 SPRING PROGRAM September 10, 2018
CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON’S BLOCKBUSTER SWAN LAKE RETURNS TO OPEN THE JOFFREY’S 2018-2019 SEASON September 6, 2018
City Colleges Of Chicago’s Harold Washington College Partners with Acclaimed Joffrey Ballet to Offer New Associate Degree In Dance August 11, 2018
FORMER COMPANY MEMBER JOHN MARK GIRAGOSIAN JOINS THE JOFFREY BOARD OF DIRECTORS July 24, 2018
JOFFREY ACADEMY OF DANCE, OFFICIAL SCHOOL OF THE JOFFREY BALLET, LAUNCHES A NATIONAL CALL FOR ALAANA ARTISTS FOR THE NINTH ANNUAL WINNING WORKS CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION June 28, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET RECEIVES $5 MILLION GIFT FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MARY B. GALVIN ARTISTIC DIRECTOR POSITION June 25, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET MAKES PARIS DEBUT FOR JEROME ROBBINS TRIBUTE, JUNE 25-27 June 13, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET BREAKS ATTENDANCE RECORD IN 2017-2018, ACHIEVES HIGHEST GROSSING SEASON IN COMPANY HISTORY June 11, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET CLOSES 2017-18 SEASON WITH THE NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF ALEXANDER EKMAN’S IMMERSIVE FULL-LENGTH BALLET MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM April 2, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET RECEIVES $1 MILLION GRANT TO CREATE INVESTMENT IN NEW STAFF, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH INITIATIVES March 5, 2018
The Joffrey Ballet Announces 2018-19 Season February 12, 2018
THE JOFFREY BALLET presents Winter Program of Modern Masters, including the Chicago Premiere of Glass Pieces by Jerome Robbins January 11, 2018
2017
Headline Date
THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES 2018 WINNERS OF THE WINNING WORKS CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION November 1, 2017
JOFFREY BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTS FOUR NEW MEMBERS ON THE HEELS OF ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ASHLEY WHEATER’S TENTH ANNIVERSARY SEASON October 27, 2017
WTTW CHICAGO, in partnership with Chicago’s JOFFREY BALLET, will premiere a new national documentary Making a New American NUTCRACKER October 23, 2017
WTTW CHICAGO, in partnership with Chicago’s JOFFREY BALLET, will premiere a new national documentary Making a New American NUTCRACKER September 25, 2017
THE JOFFREY BALLET OPENS 2017-18 SEASON WITH CHICAGO PREMIERE OF LOLA DE ÁVILA’S VISIONARY ADAPTATION OF GISELLE September 18, 2017
THE JOFFREY BALLET WELCOMES THREE NEW DANCERS TO THE COMPANY September 12, 2017
Arts Alliance Illinois to hold Gubernatorial Arts Forum 
at Goodman Theatre August 30, 2017
GO ‘BEHIND THE BARRE’ WITH JW MARRIOTT HOTELS & RESORTS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE JOFFREY BALLET August 3, 2017
THE JOFFREY BALLET LAUNCHES NEW CONSERVATORY PROGRAM FOR THE JOFFREY ACADEMY OF DANCE IN SEPTEMBER 2017 May 24, 2017
THE JOFFREY BALLET CELEBRATES POET GWENDOLYN BROOKS’ CENTENNIAL WITH FREE DANCE SERIES IN COLLABORATION WITH THE POETRY FOUNDATION & THE REVA AND DAVID LOGAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS March 31, 2017
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires The Joffrey Ballet's Complete Archives March 31, 2017