Charlotte Ballet celebrates President & Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux in his final season with the company. With a celebrated performance career, masterful choreographic works and visionary leadership of Charlotte Ballet, Jean-Pierre has made a lasting impact on the ballet world and the Charlotte community. Find out more about his career and contributions to Charlotte Ballet below in Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s legacy, by the numbers!
The age Jean-Pierre started his dancing career.
The year Jean-Pierre joined the Paris Opera Ballet.
The number of years Jean-Pierre has been the President and Artistic Director at the Charlotte Ballet.
The year Jean-Pierre became a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, after dancing with the Bolshoi, Kirov and Paris Opera Ballets.
The number of Charlotte Ballet company dancers.
The number of students trained by Charlotte Ballet Academy annually.
The year of his final performance, after which he dedicated himself to work as an artistic director, choreographer and teacher.
Charlotte Ballet’s revenue has gone from $2 million to $6.5 million since Jean-Pierre has been Artistic Director.
The year Jean-Pierre became artistic director of Charlotte Ballet and Charlotte Ballet Academy.
The number of Charlotte Ballet artistic directors before Bonnefoux, who is now the third and longest standing artistic director.
The year he and Patricia won The Arts & Science Council of Charlotte’s inaugural ASC Honors-Lifetime Achievement in the Field of Arts Award.
Join us for Inspired Works, a special performance celebrating 20 years of artistic leadership from Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux. Inspired Works’all-star lineup, handpicked by Bonnefoux, showcases some of his and the audience’s favorite works and choreographers. INSPIRED WORKS runs June 1-3, 2017 at Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!
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