Important Dates

2018-2019 IMPORTANT DATES

(Subject to change)

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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

September 9, 2018

Details TBA


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: September 19, 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

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

September 9, 2018

Details TBA


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: September 19, 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

Nutcracker Children's Cast Parent Meeting
September 30, 2018

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

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann