The 2012/2013 dance season is gearing up. Get ready, it’s going to be a great season! Here are a couple of announcements from the Joffrey. (Please note, these are from the official press releases.)
The Joffrey Ballet is 1 of 30 organizations across the United States to be selected to participate in the 2012 Aetna Voices of Health Competition–a program designed to empower people to live healthier lives. Please encourage your friends and family to vote too. Voting ends October 14. You can vote up to 10 times per email address.
View a video of Joffrey students and cast your vote at www.aetnavoicesofhealth.com
The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet is excited to announce a call for diverse artists to submit applications for the Joffrey’s annual Choreographers of Color Awards. We are seeking original work developed by applicants with the hope that a diverse perspective will ignite creativity in new works.
Three winners will receive a $2,500 stipend and will have the opportunity to work directly with Academy Artistic Directors, Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik. The choreographers’ world premiere works will be showcased on The Joffrey Academy Trainees at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park and other venues throughout the year. To enter and for more details visit: www.joffrey.org/cofc.