The Joffrey Ballet is offering a special $20 ticket deal for “Millennials,” its program of three works by hot contemporary choreographers to be presented Sept. 16-20 at the Auditorium Theatre. The discount is designed to encourage younger audiences to attend ballet and to increase access to its performances.
The deal can be redeemed with code TRYIT through The Joffrey Ballet’s online ticketing form, here: http://www.ticketmaster.com/millennials-chicago-illinois-09-16-2015/event/07004E43DEA05C97?artistid=2081841&majorcatid=10002&minorcatid=12
Here is the link to my preview of “Millennials”: http://live-sun-times-entertainment.gotpantheon.com/entertainment-news/joffrey-explores-modern-language-ballet-millennials/
And here are links to three fine video “intros” to the work of the three choreographers to be showcased on the “Millennials” program.
- “Mammatus” preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbLz0XiciFc
- “Fool’s Paradise” preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlD8gMIYujk
- “The Passengers” preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yN6irb_QhmU
One final note: The Joffrey Ballet will be among the recipients of this year’s Fifth Star Awards to be presented at 5 p.m. on Sept. 16 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. Admission is free.