Important Dates

2018-2019 IMPORTANT DATES

(Subject to change)

 Download a chronological version HERE


SEMESTER DATES

2018 Summer Session:
Children’s and Youth Division: June 11-August 19, 2018
Adult Open Division: June 4-September 2, 2018 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – June 8, 2018 
Summer Session Parent Observation Week – August 13-19, 2018

Fall Semester: September 4, 2018-January 20, 2019 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – September 7, 2018
Mandatory Division Parent Meeting – September 19, 2018
Fall Semester Parent Observation WeekJanuary 14-20, 2019

Spring Semester: January 22-June 2, 2019 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – January 25, 2019
Spring Semester Parent Observation Weeks – May 20-June 2, 2019

2019 Summer Session:
Children’s and Youth Division: June 10-August 18, 2019
Adult Open Division: June 3-September 1, 2019 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – June 7, 2019 
Summer Session Parent Observation Week – August 12-18, 2019

 

BREAKS/HOLIDAYS

Independence Day – July 4, 2018
Labor Day – September 3, 2018
Thanksgiving – November 22, 2018 (Trainee classes end at 4:00pm on November 21. The Academy is closed the evening of November 21 through November 23. Children's & Youth classes resume November 24. Trainee, Conservatory, and Pre-Professional classes resume November 26).
Winter Break – December 17, 2018-January 1, 2019 (The Academy is closed December 24, 25, 31, and January 1. Classes resume January 2).
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 21, 2019
Spring Break
– April 15-April 21, 2019
Memorial Day – May 27, 2019 

 

REGISTRATION DATES

2018 Summer Session Registration
Children's and Youth Divisions Priority (current students) – May 21, 2018
Children's and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – May 30, 2018

Fall Semester Registration
Children’s and Youth Priority (current students) – August 15-17, 2018
Children’s and Youth Open (new students) – August 22, 2018
Last day to register for Fall Semester – November 11, 2018

Summer Intensive Audition Registration Opens
November 1, 2018

Spring Semester Registration
Children’s and Youth Divisions Priority (current students)– January 3-4, 2019
Children’s and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – January 9, 2019
Last day to register for Spring Semester – March 17, 2019

Summer Camp Registration
February 1, 2019

Summer Intensive Registration

5-Week Advanced Summer Intensive                       February 11, 2019
3-Week Advanced Summer Intensive                       February 12, 2019
Junior Summer Intensive Level 3                              February 13, 2019
Junior Summer Intensive Levels 1 & 2                      February 14, 2019

2019-2020 New Conservatory & Trainee Registration
April 8, 2019

2019-2020 Pre-Professional Division Registration
Priority Registration (current students) – May 22, 2019
Open Registration (new students) – TBA

2019 Summer Session Registration
Children's and Youth Divisions Priority (current students) – May 20, 2019
Children's and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – May 29, 2019

 

FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES

2018-2019 Pre-Professional Division: July 1, 2018
Fall Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): August 1, 2018
Spring Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): December 1, 2018
Summer Intensives & Summer Camps: February 1, 2019
2019-2020 Conservatory & Trainee Program: April 1, 2019
Summer Session (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 1, 2019
2019-2020 Pre-Professioinal Division: July 1, 2019

 

AUDITIONS

Nutcracker Children’s Cast Auditions

September 6, 2018

Ladies ages 8-11, maximum height 4'5"

September 9, 2018

Gentlemen ages 10-17, maximum height 5'8"

Ladies ages 11-18, between 5' and 5'6"

Ladies ages 9-18, between 4'5" and 5'


Summer Intensive Audition Tour

TBA

 

ACADEMY PERFORMANCE DATES

2018 Studio Company and Trainee Final Presentation

June 1, 2018

Academy Fall Program 

Pre-Professional Levels IV-VI, Joffrey Conservatory, Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company
November 16-18, 2018
Joffrey Tower

Joffrey Academy at Wheaton College
Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company
January 25, 2019
Wheaton College, Wheaton IL

Pre-Professional & Conservatory Winter Presentation
February 15, 2019
Joffrey Tower

Winning Works 

Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company
March 9 & 10, 2019
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Academy's Coppélia

Children's IIA, Pre-Professional III-VI, Joffrey Conservatory, Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company

May 16-19, 2019
Joffrey Tower

2019 Studio Company and Trainee Final Presentation

May 31, 2019

Parent Observation Weeks

2018 Summer Session: August 13-19, 2018

Fall Semester: January 14-20, 2019
Spring Semester: May 20-June 2, 2019
2019 Summer Session: August 12-18, 2019

 

THE JOFFREY BALLET PERFORMANCES

Swan Lake
October 17-28, 2018

The Nutcracker
December 1-30, 2018

Anna Karenina
February 13-24, 2019

Spring Gala
April 12, 2019

Across the Pond
April 24-May 5, 2019

 

PARENTS' ASSOCIATION EVENTS

Parents’ Association Mix & Mingle: Updated: September 26, 2018

Holiday Pajama Drive: November-December 2018

Dance with Me: February 11-17, 2019

 

2018 SUMMER INTENSIVES

Advanced Summer Intensive- 5 Week

June 18-July 20, 2018

Advanced Summer Intensive- 3 Week

July 23-August 10, 2018

Junior Summer Intensive Level 3

June 25-July 13, 2018

Junior Summer Intensive Level 2

June Section: June 11-22, 2018

July Section: July 16-July 27, 2018

August Section: July 30-August 10, 2018

Junior Summer Intensive Level 1

July 16-July 27, 2018

 

2018 SUMMER CAMPS

Creative Movement Camp

June 11-15, 2018

Pre-Ballet Camp

June 11-15, 2018

Junior Camp

July 9-13, 2018

Youth Camp

June 11-15, 2018

July 30-August 3, 2018

Teen Camp

June 11-15, 2018

July 30-August 3, 2018

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Winning Works Choreographic Competition Deadline

September 1, 2018

Mandatory Parent Orientation

Updated: September 26, 2018

Nutcracker Children's Cast Parent Meeting
September 30, 2018

2018-2019 Trainee & Conservatory Open House
March 13-15, 2018

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann 

Content

2018-2019 IMPORTANT DATES

(Subject to change)

 Download a chronological version HERE


SEMESTER DATES

2018 Summer Session:
Children’s and Youth Division: June 11-August 19, 2018
Adult Open Division: June 4-September 2, 2018 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – June 8, 2018 
Summer Session Parent Observation Week – August 13-19, 2018

Fall Semester: September 4, 2018-January 20, 2019 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – September 7, 2018
Mandatory Division Parent Meeting – September 19, 2018
Fall Semester Parent Observation WeekJanuary 14-20, 2019

Spring Semester: January 22-June 2, 2019 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – January 25, 2019
Spring Semester Parent Observation Weeks – May 20-June 2, 2019

2019 Summer Session:
Children’s and Youth Division: June 10-August 18, 2019
Adult Open Division: June 3-September 1, 2019 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – June 7, 2019 
Summer Session Parent Observation Week – August 12-18, 2019

 

BREAKS/HOLIDAYS

Independence Day – July 4, 2018
Labor Day – September 3, 2018
Thanksgiving – November 22, 2018 (Trainee classes end at 4:00pm on November 21. The Academy is closed the evening of November 21 through November 23. Children's & Youth classes resume November 24. Trainee, Conservatory, and Pre-Professional classes resume November 26).
Winter Break – December 17, 2018-January 1, 2019 (The Academy is closed December 24, 25, 31, and January 1. Classes resume January 2).
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 21, 2019
Spring Break
– April 15-April 21, 2019
Memorial Day – May 27, 2019 

 

REGISTRATION DATES

2018 Summer Session Registration
Children's and Youth Divisions Priority (current students) – May 21, 2018
Children's and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – May 30, 2018

Fall Semester Registration
Children’s and Youth Priority (current students) – August 15-17, 2018
Children’s and Youth Open (new students) – August 22, 2018
Last day to register for Fall Semester – November 11, 2018

Summer Intensive Audition Registration Opens
November 1, 2018

Spring Semester Registration
Children’s and Youth Divisions Priority (current students)– January 3-4, 2019
Children’s and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – January 9, 2019
Last day to register for Spring Semester – March 17, 2019

Summer Camp Registration
February 1, 2019

Summer Intensive Registration

5-Week Advanced Summer Intensive                       February 11, 2019
3-Week Advanced Summer Intensive                       February 12, 2019
Junior Summer Intensive Level 3                              February 13, 2019
Junior Summer Intensive Levels 1 & 2                      February 14, 2019

2019-2020 New Conservatory & Trainee Registration
April 8, 2019

2019-2020 Pre-Professional Division Registration
Priority Registration (current students) – May 22, 2019
Open Registration (new students) – TBA

2019 Summer Session Registration
Children's and Youth Divisions Priority (current students) – May 20, 2019
Children's and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – May 29, 2019

 

FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES

2018-2019 Pre-Professional Division: July 1, 2018
Fall Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): August 1, 2018
Spring Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): December 1, 2018
Summer Intensives & Summer Camps: February 1, 2019
2019-2020 Conservatory & Trainee Program: April 1, 2019
Summer Session (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 1, 2019
2019-2020 Pre-Professioinal Division: July 1, 2019

 

AUDITIONS

Nutcracker Children’s Cast Auditions

September 6, 2018

Ladies ages 8-11, maximum height 4'5"

September 9, 2018

Gentlemen ages 10-17, maximum height 5'8"

Ladies ages 11-18, between 5' and 5'6"

Ladies ages 9-18, between 4'5" and 5'


Summer Intensive Audition Tour

TBA

 

ACADEMY PERFORMANCE DATES

2018 Studio Company and Trainee Final Presentation

June 1, 2018

Academy Fall Program 

Pre-Professional Levels IV-VI, Joffrey Conservatory, Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company
November 16-18, 2018
Joffrey Tower

Joffrey Academy at Wheaton College
Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company
January 25, 2019
Wheaton College, Wheaton IL

Pre-Professional & Conservatory Winter Presentation
February 15, 2019
Joffrey Tower

Winning Works 

Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company
March 9 & 10, 2019
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Academy's Coppélia

Children's IIA, Pre-Professional III-VI, Joffrey Conservatory, Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company

May 16-19, 2019
Joffrey Tower

2019 Studio Company and Trainee Final Presentation

May 31, 2019

Parent Observation Weeks

2018 Summer Session: August 13-19, 2018

Fall Semester: January 14-20, 2019
Spring Semester: May 20-June 2, 2019
2019 Summer Session: August 12-18, 2019

 

THE JOFFREY BALLET PERFORMANCES

Swan Lake
October 17-28, 2018

The Nutcracker
December 1-30, 2018

Anna Karenina
February 13-24, 2019

Spring Gala
April 12, 2019

Across the Pond
April 24-May 5, 2019

 

PARENTS' ASSOCIATION EVENTS

Parents’ Association Mix & Mingle: Updated: September 26, 2018

Holiday Pajama Drive: November-December 2018

Dance with Me: February 11-17, 2019

 

2018 SUMMER INTENSIVES

Advanced Summer Intensive- 5 Week

June 18-July 20, 2018

Advanced Summer Intensive- 3 Week

July 23-August 10, 2018

Junior Summer Intensive Level 3

June 25-July 13, 2018

Junior Summer Intensive Level 2

June Section: June 11-22, 2018

July Section: July 16-July 27, 2018

August Section: July 30-August 10, 2018

Junior Summer Intensive Level 1

July 16-July 27, 2018

 

2018 SUMMER CAMPS

Creative Movement Camp

June 11-15, 2018

Pre-Ballet Camp

June 11-15, 2018

Junior Camp

July 9-13, 2018

Youth Camp

June 11-15, 2018

July 30-August 3, 2018

Teen Camp

June 11-15, 2018

July 30-August 3, 2018

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Winning Works Choreographic Competition Deadline

September 1, 2018

Mandatory Parent Orientation

Updated: September 26, 2018

Nutcracker Children's Cast Parent Meeting
September 30, 2018

2018-2019 Trainee & Conservatory Open House
March 13-15, 2018

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann