Auditions

Programs/Divisions

Summer Intensive, Pre-Professional, Trainee Program and Studio Company Auditions

General Audition Information

Admission into the International and Junior Summer Dance Intensives, Dance Lab, Trainee Program and Studio Company is by audition only. Summer Intensive auditions are open to all students ages 9 to 21+. Students also may be considered for our year-round Pre-Professional Division

 

Audition Tour 2015 Dates and Locations will be announced in September 2014 for the Summer Intensive and year-round Programs. 

 

Pre-Professional Auditions, for students ages 9 to 18

What to bring: 

  • A formal headshot (4 x 6 size) with ballet hairstyle is required in addition to the audition form. Headshots will not be returned. 
  • Body shot in first arabesque (4 x 6 print)
  • ...

Pre-Professional Audition

General Audition Information

Pre-Professional Division Auditions take place during an in-class audition at Joffrey Tower or during our National Audition Tour.

Audition Tour Dates will be posted in September.  

If you would like to set up an in-class audition at Joffrey Tower in Chicago, please contact reception [at] joffrey [dot] org

  

 What to bring:

  • A formal headshot (4 x 6 size) with ballet hairstyle is required in addition to the audition form. Headshots will not be returned. 
  • Body shot in first arabesque (4 x 6 print)
  • Audition form


Required attire for girls:

  • pink tights
  • black leotard
  • ballet slippers
  • ...

Nutcracker Children's Cast Auditions

General Audition Information

Open auditions for the Nutcracker Children's Cast will be held on September 14, 2014 for America's #1 Nutcracker. All students in the greater Chicagoland area with dance experience are welcome to audition. Your student should audition with the appropriate group based on age.

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM: Ages 11-14

2:15 - 4:00 PM: Ages 9-10


Audition Location

Joffrey Tower

10 East Randolph Street

Chicago, IL 60601


Audition Details

This annual audition is for all children interested in auditioning for The Nutcracker, from any studio or school, whether or not they have participated in The Joffrey’s Nutcracker in...

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Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, is located in the Exelon Education Center at Joffrey Tower in Chicago, Illinois and is the only training program owned, operated or endorsed by The Joffrey Ballet. The Joffrey Ballet is not affiliated with any other Joffrey dance training or school program. For more information, please contact The Joffrey Ballet at 312.784.4600.