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Joffrey welcomes four dancers from South Korea, Spain and the U.S.
2021-09-15

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The Joffrey Ballet's Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director Ashley Wheater MBE, The and President and CEO Greg Cameron announced the addition of four dancers to the Joffrey roster for the 2021-22 season: Brian Bennett (Lanham, Maryland), Blake Kessler (Jacksonville, Florida), Yuchan Kim (Seoul, South Korea) and Miranda Silveira (Barcelona, Spain).

With these new company members, The Joffrey Ballet has expanded to 43 dancers representing 13 countries.

The Joffrey Ballet launches its 2021-22 season on Oct. 13-24 at the Lyric Opera House with Home: a Celebration, a mixed-rep program that includes Gerald Arpino's Birthday Variations, Joffrey's 2020 Winning Works choreographer Chanel DaSilva's Swing Low, Joffrey Rehearsal Director Nicolas Blanc's Under the Trees' Voices and Joffrey Company Artist Yoshihisa Arai's Bolero.

Christopher Wheeldon's reimagined The Nutcracker (Dec. 4-26, 2021) is followed by the remount of Yuri Possokhov's Don Quixote (Feb. 16-27, 2022).

The Joffrey will conclude its season with a spring program (April 27-May 8, 2022) that features the Joffrey premiere of George Balanchine's Serenade, and the world premiere of Cathy Marston's Of Mice and Men.

See joffrey.org .


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