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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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The Joffrey Ballet prides itself on being a "no stars/all stars" company, yet certain dancers invariably stand out, drawing attention even when they perform subsidiary roles or in the ensemble.
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In her final performance after 20 seasons with the Joffrey Ballet in May, Suzanne Lopez exuded poetry and grace.