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DePaul MFA Graduate ('20) Edward McCreary began work last week as the Assistant Director of Grants and Partnerships at the Joffrey Ballet.

DePaul MFA graduate named Joffrey Ballet’s assistant director of grants and partnerships

Nate Burleyson, Arts & Life Editor May 2, 2021

When the Covid-19 pandemic began, few industries lost their identity as quickly as the performing arts. Virtual performances took over across all forms of the arts, putting artists and those in the industry...

Joffrey's 'Nutcracker' showcases classic holiday ballet

Joffrey’s ‘Nutcracker’ showcases classic holiday ballet

Alicya Dennison December 10, 2014

Last Friday officially ushered in the holiday season in Chicago with the Joffrey Ballet's "The Nutcracker" opening at the Auditorium Theater. Joffrey’s adaptation of "The Nutcracker" begins...

Dylan Gutierrez and Jeraldine Mendoza (Cheryl Mann/Joffrey Ballet)

A tale of two swans: Joffrey Ballet’s fresh take on classic ‘Swan Lake’

Emily Clement October 19, 2014

The curtain rose on a spare, but elegant set that appeared to be lit by skylight.  Dancers dressed for rehearsal began to file in, gossiping and stretching.  From there, it was a joyful and theatrical...

Q&A with the Joffrey Ballet's Jeraldine Mendoza

Q&A with the Joffrey Ballet’s Jeraldine Mendoza

Courtney Jacquin October 15, 2014

Getting to dance a lead role in “Swan Lake” is a dream for any dancer. Getting to dance both female leads? Unreal. But for Joffrey Ballet dancer Jeraldine Mendoza, the dream is a reality as she...

Fabrice Calmels as the Samurai and Victoria Jaiani as the Princess in ”RAkU” from the Joffrey Ballet‘s ”Stories in Motion.” (Photo courtesy of Cheryl Mann)

Joffrey Ballet weaves enchanting tales in season opener ‘Stories in Motion’

Eden Ames September 21, 2014

It is a Thursday evening at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, and the hall is hushed by the white­-clothed figure of a woman writhing under projected lights. Her every movement is a...

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