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Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

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Address: Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-739-0120

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I highly recommend taking n a Joffrey Ballet performance. The dancers are exquisite. The sets are beautifully designed. People young and old enjoy this production. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2016
Francisco O
Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I highly recommend taking n a Joffrey Ballet performance. The dancers are exquisite. The sets are beautifully designed. People young and old enjoy this production. The matinees are perfect for families with younger children. We have seen the Nutcracker and Cinderella. With plans to return again this fall for Romeo and Juliet.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Decided to go to the Saturday performance. Ticket purchased the same morning, seat up close and perfect, packed house, champagne, music, dancing excellent. Didn't want it to end. Bought a tee shirt souvenir. As an aside, lost my scarf there. Called the office later, got a call back and picked up my scarf a few days later. Very nice.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

I have been a subscriber of the Joffrey for 15+ years, and am always impressed with the quality of performance. They have a great blend of classical repertoire, new works, and more modern pieces. There is something for everyone in each season.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We try to see the Nutcracker show every other year because it's amazing although pricey. It is so worth it though, the costumes and the dancers are all incredible. This year, we sat in the boxes and the seats were great.

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Fox Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

The final season of the Robert Joffrey choregraphed Nutcracker. It was breathtakingly beautiful. This Christmas Classic brought me back to the first time I saw it when I was a little girl. The Snow King and Queen were amazing and talented. The entire cast was fabulous!

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

I love the ballet and have been wanting to go to the Joffrey for years. We were able to see The Nutcracker this weekend and it was superb. What beautiful talent these dancers have. Everything was stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Anyone who loves the Nutcracker should see the final shows of the beautiful Robert Joffrey choreography before it is retired on December 27th. The ballet is two hours including the 20 minute intermission. The atmosphere is warm and festive at the beautiful Auditorium Theatre. This show is appropriate for all but the youngest children (age 5 and up) and you... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Absolutely fantastic! Ballet at its best. Wonderful performance of Nutcracker didn't let me down. Costumes were beautiful and dancing was superb!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

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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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 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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