Grantee Profile

Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

Grants to Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

  • $375,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 5 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Joffrey Ballet is a Chicago-based dance company that presents major classical ballets and contemporary works. It is known for its commissioning program that has included first works from modern choreographers such as Alvin Ailey and its annual performances of The Nutcracker. In addition to the main performing company, the Joffrey is involved in community engagement activities that serve more than 5,000 young people a year and the Academy of Dance, which has more than 1,200 students. This grant will support general operations.

  • $375,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over five years).

  • $275,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over five years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Joffrey Ballet of Chicago $1,025,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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