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Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

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Address: Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-739-0120
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lUCKY for Chicago to have World class Joffery Ballet as Our Own!

Joffrey Ballet left NYC and made Chicago their home. They are World class and we are thrilled to have them as our Company. International choreographers and Master teachers make... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
Janet D
Chicago, Illinois

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Even if you're not into ballet, I can't imagine anyone that would not be moved by some of the talent they show here. The stage in theater is very elegant and all of the performances are always so well done. Even the pricing is not unreasonable. Well worth it

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Joffrey Ballet left NYC and made Chicago their home. They are World class and we are thrilled to have them as our Company. International choreographers and Master teachers make them Great. Of course their dancers are great to begin with! I attend all performances and am always thrilled by their pure talent. I am a retired ballet instructor and appreciate... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My wife and I recently attended the Joffrey Ballet's New Work's Ballet and it was fantastic, and I'm not a big ballet fan. Their staging and performances were very smooth and captivating. The performance was in the Cadillac Palace and that venue provided a great setting for this performance. Thanks to all the dancers and stage hands.

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Ann Arbor, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is a great ballet company in an attractive venue. The visibility is great. The tickets are very reasonably priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Wow!! We loved this performance at our first visit to the Cadillac Palace theatre on West Randolph. What a gorgeous theatre and what an exhilirating performance!!! Bravo!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Let me preface this review by saying, I grew up practicing ballet, got a degree in dance, and have been to many see ballets companies perform (Houston Ballet, Trey McIntyre Project, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Kirov Ballet, etc). I went to see The Nutcracker just after Christmas (Dec. 2014), which is not my favorite ballet but it is a winter... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great instructor that formerly worked for Chicago Park District. She is awesome, so I'm sure the others must be on the same level. If you are into dance and fitness, and would like your children to share your passion, check them out.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I've seen five performances from the Joffrey over the last few years. Chicago is lucky to have such a fantastic group performing in our city. This is some of the finest ballet in the country. The Auditorium Theatre where they make their home is also more than enough reason to go to a performance. It showcases a century old building... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It seems like a tradition with my spouse to try and see a Christmas Carol or Nutcracker when we go somewhere for Christmas. We were lucky to find options for both in Chicago, and we opted for Nutcracker. The production was much better than other productions we have seen in Atlanta and other places. The Joffrey obviously has much better... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The Joffrey Ballet has been a family traditions for generations in our family; be sure to get your tickets far enough in advance, If you end up needing a ticket at the last minute, ask the doormen at the Park Hyatt Hotel; they always know how to get a hold of anything that you may need.

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