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  • Joffrey celebrates dance and fashion

    Joffrey celebrates dance and fashion
    For the eighth annual Couture & Cocktails presented by The Joffrey Ballet's Women's Board, the world of dance and fashion came together in grand style Oct. 4 at the Park West. Nearly 300 guests enjoyed a luxurious fall runway show that featured designer...
  • Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition Season 2 premieres Sept. 3

     
    Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition Season 2 will premiere Tues., Sept. 3, at 9pm ET/PT on Lifetime. The series — whose star, notorious Dance Moms dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, has said is the show she wanted to make in the first place &#...
  • A look at the best kid-friendly holiday shows

    A look at the best kid-friendly holiday shows
    Three to see “A Christmas Carol” at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. (goodmantheatre.org), through Dec. 28. $25-$83. Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” at Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway. (auditoriumtheatre....
  • Faces to Watch 2014: Dance | Josie Walsh, Melissa Barak and more

    Faces to Watch 2014: Dance | Josie Walsh, Melissa Barak and more
    The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Josie Walsh and Melissa Barak | Artistic director-choreographer; artistic director-choreography-...
  • Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition recap Season 2 episode 1: Oh Oh. It’s JoJo.

     
    Today is your day, Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition fans. Season 2 is underway with 11 new dancers competing for $100,000, a scholarship to the Young Dancers Program at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York, and, as we in the Dance Moms nation...
  • Joffrey Ballet to celebrate giants in 'Legends'

    Joffrey Ballet to celebrate giants in 'Legends'
    The Americans celebrated in the Joffrey Ballet's "American Legends" program aren't all choreographers. The bill does include works by U.S. dance giants Jerome Robbins, Twyla Tharp and Gerald Arpino. But it also boasts a new creation from the Houston...
  • When it's OK to get back in the pool

     When it's OK to get back in the pool
    The Lookingglass Theatre Company's restaging of director Mary Zimmerman's "Metamorphoses," a stunning show that socked me right in the gut last weekend, sure makes the case for the validity of the reprise. I have to confess resistance to theaters going...
  • Hamburg Ballet brings 'Nijinsky' home

    Choreographers often take opening-night bows, always a special moment, a chance for audience and artist to commune and revel in a bit of star-studded bonhomie. But it will be unusually thrilling when John Neumeier takes the stage after the Hamburg...
  • Choreographer Alice Alyse on dancing for fitness

    For those of us not blessed with the footwork of Fred Astaire, the notion of taking a dance class might not appeal. But Alice Alyse, a dancer and choreographer who is the artistic director of Joffrey Ballet West and Joffrey Ballet South, says that even...
  • Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition finale: Brianna wins!

     
    We've reached the end of the road Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition fans. The final curtain. And Abby's determined to send the best dancer possible to the Joffrey Ballet School on the wings of her good reputation and name. How determined? This determined:...
  • Brianna Haire wins Season One of Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition!

     
    Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition has named it’s first champ — and she is 13-year-old Brianna Haire of Temecula, California. In Tuesday night’s emotional final, the consistent, kind Brianna bested technical wiz Madison O’...