Registration, Handbook and Financial Aid
Register online: https://online.spectrumng.net/Joffrey.
You will need to know your account username and password to sign up for classes. If you have questions about your member login, contact Reception: reception [at] joffrey [dot] org.
Only new students should make a guest account to register for classes; returning students must sign into their existing account.
Fall Semester Registration is currently closed. All students interested in registering for classes should do so for the Spring Semester, which begins on January 23, 2017.
Spring Semester Priority Registration (for current students) will follow the staggered schedule below:
Wednesday January 4 at 10:00AM CST
Toddler & Me
Creative Movement I
Creative Movement II
Little Movers: Boys’ Dance
Thursday January 5 at 10:00AM CST
Children’s Ballet I
Friday January 6 at 10:00AM CST
All Youth Division classes
Spring Semester Registration (for new students): Wednesday January 11 at 10:00AM 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.
When enrolling, these classes will appear together as one line item during the registration process. Note that the second ballet class will have to be added separately.
The Joffrey Academy strongly recommends that registration be completed online.
Fall Semester Schedules:
Spring Semester Schedules:
A $40 non-refundable and non-transferrable registration fee for each class applies to all students in the Children’s and Youth Division. An $100 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.