Registration, Handbook and Financial Aid
Register online: https://online.spectrumng.net/Joffrey. 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.
Fall Semester Registration
Children's and Youth Divisions:
Registration is currently open!
Registration is currently open!
Youth Pre-Pointe and Pointe Placement Class and Registration: Students in Summer 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, or on Free Trial Class Day-Saturday, August 29. 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 2 Youth ballet classes per week, including the Youth Ballet class immediately preceding the Pre-Pointe or Pointe class.
Free Trial Class Day!
Students ages 8 and up are invited to take a FREE Trial Class in the Youth and Children's Divisions on Saturday, August 29. This is a great opportunity to get placed in the appropriate class level by a teacher, take a class you've always wanted to try, or bring a friend with you to your favorite class! Please fill out a Trial Class Form and bring it with you to the placement class (no payment info necessary).
Trial Class Day Schedule - Saturday, August 29
10:00-11:30 AM – Ballet (ages 8-11) with Daielma Decker
10:00-11:30 AM – Jazz (ages 12-16) with Katie Rafferty
11:30 AM-1:00 PM – Jazz (ages 8-11) with Katie Rafferty
11:30 AM-1:00 PM – Ballet (ages 12-16) with Daielma Decker
1:00-2:00 PM – Tap (ages 9-16) with Star Dixon
1:00-1:30 PM – Pre-Pointe (ages 12-16) with Daielma Decker
2:00-3:00 PM – Classical Modern Duncan Technique (ages 10-14) with Jennifer Sprowl
2015-2016 Pre-Professional Division: September 8, 2015 - June 5, 2016
Fall Semester: September 8, 2015 - January 24, 2016
Spring Semester: January 25 - June 5, 2016
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.
The Joffrey Academy strongly recommends that registration be completed online.
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.
For more information or to enroll, contact Joffrey Academy Reception at: reception [at] joffrey [dot] org or 312.784.4600.
Download the 2015-2016 Joffrey Academy of Dance Parent and Student Handbook.
Financial Aid Deadlines
Trainee Program: April 1
Pre-Professional Division: July 1
First Semester (Children's and Youth Programs): August 1
Second Semester (Children's and Youth Programs): November 1
Summer Intensives & Summer Camps: February 5
Summer Session: May 1
Apply here for Financial Aid:
International Student Information
The Joffrey Academy now offers M1 student visas. For more information, please visit International FAQ or email Sarah Mazzulla at smazzulla [at] joffrey [dot] org.