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 (jôf′rē, jŏf′-), Robert Originally Abdullah Jaffa Bey Khan. 1930-1988.
American dancer and choreographer who founded the Robert Joffrey Ballet (1956), a company noted for its athletic style and diverse repertoire.
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Noun1.Joffrey - United States choreographer (1930-1988)
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CHICAGO -- This year's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month takes on added significance with the announcement that two Filipinas will dance their way to the coveted role of Cinderella in The Joffrey Ballet's production at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, May 11-22.
Game of Thrones star Jack Gleeson said he struggled to play evil King Joffrey Baratheon because he's a polite person who does not swear and avoids profane language.
Joffrey Ballet Center will soon be anchoring the Zipper Building, with its signing of a 15,500 s/f 10-year lease for the entire 4th floor at 47-16 Austell Place in Long Island City, NY.
Its no wonder the Joffrey Ballet dancer has quickly advanced into major roles.
The goldcloaks believe Lord Tywin's son, Tyrion --who was recently found guilty of poisoning his nephew, King Joffrey Baratheon--committed this murder, too.
It was indeed the poison that was contained in Sansa's locket that did away with Joffrey, but Lady Olenna was instrumental in the killing as she did not want her granddaughter to be married to the spoilt king.
Breaker of Chains followed straight on from last week's episode The Lion and the Rose, where we saw a newly married King Joffrey poisoned at his own party, purple face and bleeding eyes and all, earning its name The Purple Wedding.
But you also should go to see the company re-create "Light Rain," a 1980s signature piece from the Joffrey Ballet that has been staged carefully here over the past month under the precise direction of a former Joffrey dancer.
That fact is all the more remarkable because Corbin had received almost no modern dance training when he defected from the Joffrey Ballet to Taylor's company.
Jennifer Dunning's Alvin Ailey and Sasha Anawalt's The Joffrey Ballet go a long way toward answering these questions.