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ASHLEY WHEATER - DREAMING BIG AT JOFFREY BALLET

CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

Release Date: 10/11/2017

Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of the Joffrey Ballet joins the conversation to discuss the new partnership with Lyric Opera, the PBS filming of Orphée et Eurydice and the 2017-2018 opening production of Giselle at the Auditorium Theater. Along the way, he reflects on co-founders Robert Joffrey, Gerald Arpino, working with Rudolph Nureyev, John Field and Helgi Tomasson, among others, and the 1996 career-ending injury, surgery and the aggressive physical therapy that followed. 


Season 2 Episode 27 | Originally published October 11, 2017