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Behind the Scenes: The Joffrey Ballet’s Giselle

October 17th, 2017 No Comments

[Feeling meta as I type this…] Tomorrow is the much-anticipated opening night of The Joffrey Ballet’s magical interpretation of the classic Lola de Ávila’s ballet “Giselle.” My parents named me after this ballet and I’ve seen it performed by the Bolshoi and ABT, both amazing. But being a Chicagoan, and a big Joffrey fan, I’m […]

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New Works Joffrey Ballet

May 1st, 2015 1 Comment

This weekend, the legendary Joffrey wraps up a melody of modern ballet performances known collectively as “New Works,” a title befitting and as understated, earnest and open-ended as the dancing itself. The major standout is In Creases, choreographed by much-buzzed-about 27-year-old New York City Ballet soloist and resident choreographer Justin Peck. With music composed by […]

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Joffrey Ballet behind-the-scenes and upcoming “Rising Stars”

April 26th, 2011 No Comments

Imaginary Frend got an extra special treat today (yes, we’ve been good) when Joffrey dancer April Daly (seen above) took five to answer a few questions we posed to the ballerina in anticipation of the company’s upcoming program “Rising Stars,” which will feature a world premiere of “Woven Dreams” by Edwaard Liang (side note: April […]

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