The Joffrey Ballet: Beyond the Shore - Michigan Opera Theatre

Chicago’s renowned Joffrey Ballet company performs an exciting program featuring dynamic young choreographers from Europe. Works include Liam Scarlett’s sensual “Vespertine,” Alexander Ekman’s uplifting “Joy” and Nicolas Blanc’s “Beyond the Shore,” which will take audiences through five mesmerizing worlds set to an orchestral and electronic soundscape by Mason Bates.

The Joffrey Presents: Not Your Grandma’s Ballet

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Joffrey Ballet
Founded by Robert Joffrey in 1956
Based in Chicago
Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director

Running-time two hours including two intermissions

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2019-20 Dance Season
made possible through the generosity of

JOANNE and RICHARD BRODIE
and the
MAXINE and STUART FRANKEL FOUNDATION

with additional support from
Jeremy Zeltzer and Kevin Dennis

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Fast Facts

Joffrey Ballet
Founded by Robert Joffrey in 1956
Based in Chicago
Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director

Running-time two hours including two intermissions

Sponsors

2019-20 Dance Season
made possible through the generosity of

JOANNE and RICHARD BRODIE
and the
MAXINE and STUART FRANKEL FOUNDATION

with additional support from
Jeremy Zeltzer and Kevin Dennis

Additional Resources

Bravo Playbill