Special DFA Discount for Joffrey DVD

There Has Never Been A Film Chronicling The Legendary Joffrey Ballet, Until Now

 DVD Available for Purchase ♦ Special $5.00 Discount for DFA! Use Discount Code: DFA

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance tells the story of this groundbreaking cultural treasure, known as the first truly American dance company. Narrated by Tony® and Emmy® Award winner Mandy Patinkin and directed by Bob Hercules (Bill T. Jones-A Good Man), the film documents how The Joffrey Ballet revolutionized American ballet by daringly combining modern dance with traditional ballet technique, combining art with social statement, and setting ballets to pop and rock music scores.
An important piece of not only the company’s history, but also of dance history…the heritage of dance deserves it. New York Times A colorful, fast-paced tribute to founder Joffrey and his wish to create a truly American entity: a modern-leaning ballet company. Sarah Kaufman – Washington Post

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The Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance DVD*  $19.95, $14.95 with DFA Discount This beautifully designed, six panel DVD features rare excerpts from many seminal Joffrey works including Astarte, Trinity and Billboards, as well as breakthrough collaborations with choreographers Twyla Tharp (Deuce Coupe), Kurt Jooss (The Green Table) and Leonide Massine (Parade). The World Premiere Autographed DVD* $34.95, $29.95 with DFA Discount This DVD is limited to 100 and features signatures from the World Premiere at the Dance On Camera Film Festival at Lincoln Center, Jan 27th 2012.  Signed by director Bob Hercules, current Joffrey Artistic Director Ashley C. Wheater; Trinette Singleton, principal dancer of The Joffrey Ballet who appeared on Time Magazine’s cover in 1968 for rock ballet Astarte; and former Joffrey principal Christian Holder. Specially Priced Limited Edition Packages* $94.95 but specially priced for this offer at $74.95, $69.95 with DFA Discount These packages are also available combining the World Premiere Autographed DVD, official film poster and the 50th Anniversary hardcover book the Joffrey Ballet: An American Classic. *Each purchase includes a free series of Joffrey Maverick Memory Digital Photobooks    
Seamlessly blending insightful interviews with archival photos and film, Bob Hercules creates a film where the story is the thing, and the story of the Joffrey Ballet – a thrilling, touching and turbulent account – must be seen. Tony Frankel – Stage and Cinema A love letter to dance and a company that heavily influenced American ballet and American dance in general. Examiner.com In the new documentary we get an inside look at the little company that could. And did… this doc is the first to chronicle how the legendary Joffrey Ballet revolutionized the art form in the States by boldly combining modern dance with traditional ballet… it’s wonderful to have an historical record of this thoroughly American troupe. Victoria Looseleaf, The Looseleaf Report

The film features interviews with: Kevin McKenzie, Helgi Tomasson, Lar Lubovitch, Ashley C. Wheater, Gary Chryst, Trinette Singleton, Anna Kisselgoff, Adam Sklute, Christian Holder, Dermot Burke, Paul Sutherland, Francoise Martinet, Brunilda Ruiz, Jonathan Watts, Diane Consoer, Sasha Anawalt, and Hedy Weiss. We were fortunate enough to have many of these stars at our 2012 Dance on Camera Festival, as pictured here on stage at the Film Society of Lincoln Center after the premiere screening.

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