Registration, Handbook and Financial Aid
Register online: https://online.spectrumng.net/Joffrey.
Be sure you have an account and login with your username and password to sign up for classes. If you have questions about your member login, contact Reception: reception [at] joffrey [dot] org.
*Please note – Our online system is currently experiencing issues for those using google chrome. It is recommended that you use a different internet browser or clear your google chrome history before registering. Below is a link with instructions on how to clear your google chrome history.
Fall Semester Schedules:
Fall Semester Priority Registration (returning students) will follow the schedule below:
Monday, August 8, 10:00 AM (CST): Creative Movement I and II, Little Movers: Boys' Dance
Tuesday, August 9, 10:00 AM (CST): Pre-Ballet I and II, Ballet I
Wednesday, August 10, 10:00 AM (CST): Ballet IIB and IIA, Children's Jazz, all Youth classes
Fall Semester Open Registration (new students): Monday, August 15, 10:00 AM (CST)
Youth Pre-Pointe and Pointe Placement Class and Registration: Students in Youth Ballet III and IV interested in being approved for Pre-Pointe or Pointe should attend a placement ballet class in the class immediately preceding Youth Pre-Pointe or Youth Pointe class. Please fill out a Trial Class Form and bring it with you to the placement class. Students wishing to take Pre-Pointe or Pointe must register for two Youth ballet classes per week, including the Youth Ballet class immediately preceding the Pre-Pointe or Pointe class.
The Joffrey Academy strongly recommends that registration be completed online.
A $40 non-refundable and non-transferrable registration fee for each class applies to all students in the Children’s and Youth Division. An $80 non-refundable and non-transferrable annual registration fee applies to all students in the Pre-Professional Division. A $500 non-refundable and non-transferrable annual registration fee applies to all students in the Trainee Program. A $100 non-refundable and non-transferable registration fee applies to all students in the Summer Intensive Programs. Classes in the Adult Open Division are held on a drop-in basis and do not require a registration fee.
Admission to the Pre-Professional Division and Trainee Program at the Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet is determined by audition. Acceptance is based on the dancer’s physical capability, openness to instruction, and available space in the class or level.
The Joffrey Academy of Dance does not offer any tuition refunds for missed classes, withdrawal or dismissal from the program. By registering for classes, families will agree that they are liable for the full tuition amount indicated on any Joffrey Academy of Dance materials, including any late charges, fees, or interest, even in the event of the student's withdrawal or dismissal from the program before it is complete.
For more information, contact Joffrey Academy Reception at: reception [at] joffrey [dot] org or 312.784.4600.
Download the 2016-2017 Joffrey Academy of Dance Parent and Student Handbook.
Financial Aid Deadlines
First Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): August 1, 2016
Second Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): December 1, 2016
Summer Intensives & Summer Camps: February 3, 2017
Trainee Program 2017-2018: April 1, 2017
Summer Session (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 1, 2017
Pre-Professional Division 2017-2018: July 1, 2017
Apply here for Financial Aid:
International Student Information
The Joffrey Academy is athorized to enroll international students with M1 visas. For more information, please visit International FAQ or email Sarah Mazzulla at smazzulla [at] joffrey [dot] org.