Artist / Program Description:
With its high energy, strength, creativity, innovation, and joyous spirit, The Joffrey Ballet, under the direction of founder and Artistic Director Gerald Arpino, reflects the best of American dance. Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino have carved a special niche among dance companies of the world. Original ballets created especially for the company are balanced with revivals of international 20th century masterpieces. The result is this classically based, cutting-edge company. The Joffrey Ballet has evolved into a world-class company that marks over fifty years of performing for a broad array of audiences in fifty states and on five continents.
Selections are available from the company’s performing repertory. Visit the Joffrey Ballet’s website for current information. Pre- and post-performance talks are available.