Registration, Handbook and Financial Aid

Fall Semester registration is currently open for returning students. New student registration opens August 22 at 10:00am!

  

Class Schedules

Fall Semester: September 4, 2018 - January 20, 2019

Children's Division Fall Semester

Youth Division Fall Semester


Registration Schedule

Fall Semester Priority Registration (returning students) will follow the schedule below:

 

Wednesday, August 15, 10:00 AM (CST):

Creative Movement I and II

Pre-Ballet I and II

Little Movers: Boys' Dance

Boys' Dance II

Thursday, August 16, 10:00 AM (CST):

Children's Ballet I

Children's Ballet IIB

Children's Ballet IIA

Children's Jazz

Friday, August 17, 10:00 AM (CST):

All Youth Division classes 

 

Fall Semester Open Registration (new students): Wednesday, August 22, 10:00 AM (CST)


The Joffrey Academy strongly recommends that registration be completed online.

 

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.

Children's and Youth Division Online Registration Instructions

 

The Joffrey Academy of Dance follows a year-long syllabus. If your student is registering for an age based class, they must have turned the listed age on or before 8/31/18:

Creative Movement I – Age 3

Creative Movement II – Age 4

Pre-Ballet I – Age 5

Pre-Ballet II – Age 6

Boys' Dance I – Ages 4-6

Boys' Dance II – Age 7

Ballet I – Age 7

 

The classes below require a placement class. If interested in setting up a placement class, please contact reception [at] joffrey [dot] org

Children’s Ballet IIB

Children's Ballet IIA

Youth Ballet II

Youth Ballet III

Youth Ballet IV

Youth Pre-Pointe

Youth Pointe

Youth Jazz II/III


Registration Information

 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.

 

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.

 

Youth Repertory Solo Add-On Registration: The Youth Repertory Solo workshop allows Intermediate-Advanced dancers to discover their creative voice, combining their emerging technical vocabulary and personal movement choices to make a statement about themselves and the world around them. 

Dancers will create a 3-5 minute solo independently, and will meet with their faculty mentor every three weeks on select Saturdays from 3:00-3:30pm. Students from Youth IV who are enrolled in the Youth Repertory Class are encouraged to register for this add-on workshop. Completed works will be shown at the Youth Repertory Showing on Saturday, January 19 at 2:00pm. This workshop class is $60 for the semester and exempt from an additional registration fee. Students may register 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.

 

Tuition Policy 

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.

 

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Deadlines

First Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): August 1, 2018

Second Semester (Children's and Youth Division): December 1, 2018

Summer Intensives 2019 & Summer Camps 2019: February 1, 2019

Trainee Program 2019-2020: April 1, 2019

Summer Session 2019 (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 1, 2019

Joffrey Conservatory 2019-2020: July 1, 2019

Pre-Professional Division 2019-2020: July 1, 2019

 

Apply here for Financial Aid:

Summer Intensives & Camps Financial Aid Application

Year-Round Programs Financial Aid Application

 

Handbook

Download the 2017-2018 Joffrey Academy of Dance Parent and Student Handbook.

Updates to the 2018-2019 Parent and Student Handbook coming soon.

 

International Student Information

The Joffrey Academy is athorized to enroll international students with M1 visas. For more information, please visit International FAQ or email reception [at] joffrey [dot] org.

 

Photo credit: Todd Rosenberg 

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Fall Semester registration is currently open for returning students. New student registration opens August 22 at 10:00am!

  

Class Schedules

Fall Semester: September 4, 2018 - January 20, 2019

Children's Division Fall Semester

Youth Division Fall Semester


Registration Schedule

Fall Semester Priority Registration (returning students) will follow the schedule below:

 

Wednesday, August 15, 10:00 AM (CST):

Creative Movement I and II

Pre-Ballet I and II

Little Movers: Boys' Dance

Boys' Dance II

Thursday, August 16, 10:00 AM (CST):

Children's Ballet I

Children's Ballet IIB

Children's Ballet IIA

Children's Jazz

Friday, August 17, 10:00 AM (CST):

All Youth Division classes 

 

Fall Semester Open Registration (new students): Wednesday, August 22, 10:00 AM (CST)


The Joffrey Academy strongly recommends that registration be completed online.

 

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.

Children's and Youth Division Online Registration Instructions

 

The Joffrey Academy of Dance follows a year-long syllabus. If your student is registering for an age based class, they must have turned the listed age on or before 8/31/18:

Creative Movement I – Age 3

Creative Movement II – Age 4

Pre-Ballet I – Age 5

Pre-Ballet II – Age 6

Boys' Dance I – Ages 4-6

Boys' Dance II – Age 7

Ballet I – Age 7

 

The classes below require a placement class. If interested in setting up a placement class, please contact reception [at] joffrey [dot] org

Children’s Ballet IIB

Children's Ballet IIA

Youth Ballet II

Youth Ballet III

Youth Ballet IV

Youth Pre-Pointe

Youth Pointe

Youth Jazz II/III


Registration Information

 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.

 

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.

 

Youth Repertory Solo Add-On Registration: The Youth Repertory Solo workshop allows Intermediate-Advanced dancers to discover their creative voice, combining their emerging technical vocabulary and personal movement choices to make a statement about themselves and the world around them. 

Dancers will create a 3-5 minute solo independently, and will meet with their faculty mentor every three weeks on select Saturdays from 3:00-3:30pm. Students from Youth IV who are enrolled in the Youth Repertory Class are encouraged to register for this add-on workshop. Completed works will be shown at the Youth Repertory Showing on Saturday, January 19 at 2:00pm. This workshop class is $60 for the semester and exempt from an additional registration fee. Students may register 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.

 

Tuition Policy 

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.

 

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Deadlines

First Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): August 1, 2018

Second Semester (Children's and Youth Division): December 1, 2018

Summer Intensives 2019 & Summer Camps 2019: February 1, 2019

Trainee Program 2019-2020: April 1, 2019

Summer Session 2019 (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 1, 2019

Joffrey Conservatory 2019-2020: July 1, 2019

Pre-Professional Division 2019-2020: July 1, 2019

 

Apply here for Financial Aid:

Summer Intensives & Camps Financial Aid Application

Year-Round Programs Financial Aid Application

 

Handbook

Download the 2017-2018 Joffrey Academy of Dance Parent and Student Handbook.

Updates to the 2018-2019 Parent and Student Handbook coming soon.

 

International Student Information

The Joffrey Academy is athorized to enroll international students with M1 visas. For more information, please visit International FAQ or email reception [at] joffrey [dot] org.

 

Photo credit: Todd Rosenberg 

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Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, is the only training program owned, operated or endorsed by The Joffrey Ballet. The Joffrey Ballet is not affiliated with any other dance training or school program, including the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. The Joffrey Academy, located in the Exelon Education Center at Joffrey Tower in Chicago, Illinois is the only school that follows the organizational mission, training syllabi, and artistic vision of The Joffrey Ballet. No other program, including those holding the Joffrey name, is sanctioned by The Joffrey Ballet. For more information, please contact Academy Reception at 312.784.4600.