The Joffrey Ballet’s weekend of world premieres

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Justin Kaufmann and Alexei Kremnev

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Joffrey Academy Artistic Director Alexei Kremnev joins Justin to discuss this weekend’s “Winning Works” program at the MCA, which is the culmination of Joffrey’s 2016 Winning Works Choreographic Competition. Justin and Alexei also talk about the health of the  ballet scene in Chicago, getting students to the Joffrey, the mental and physical commitment involved in dance and pushing the envelope when it comes to contemporary ballet.

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