Registration, Handbook and Financial Aid

 

Summer Session Registration

Summer Session Registration is now closed. Join us for the Fall Semester!

 

Fall Semester Registration

Returning students should register for the level indicated on their Spring Semester evaluation or provided during the Summer Session. New students should register for classes either based on age or placement.

 

UPDATED: Priority Registration (for returning students): opens the week of August 16 and follows the schedule below:

August 16, 10:00am (CST): Creative Movement I and II, Pre-Ballet I and II, Boys' Dance I
August 17, 10:00am (CST):
Ballet I, Boys' Dance II, Ballet IIB, Ballet IIA, Children's Jazz I
August 18, 10:00am (CST):
All Youth Division classes

Open Registration (for new students): August 22, 10:00am (CST).


If your student is registering for an age based class, they must have turned the listed age on or before 8/31/17:

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

 

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


Class Schedules

Summer Session Schedules: June 12 - August 20

Children's Division Summer Session

Youth Division Summer Session

Fall Semester: September 5, 2017 - January 21, 2018

Schedules coming soon!


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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Handbook

Download the 2016-2017 Joffrey Academy of Dance Parent and Student Handbook.


Financial Aid

Financial Aid Deadlines

Pre-Professional Division 2017-2018: July 1, 2017

First Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): August 1, 2017

Second Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): December 1, 2017

Summer Intensives & Summer Camps: February 1, 2018

Trainee Program 2018-2019: April 2, 2018

Summer Session (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 1, 2018


Apply here for Financial Aid:

Summer Intensives & Camps Financial Aid Application

Year-Round Programs Financial Aid Application

 

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.

 

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Summer Session Registration

Summer Session Registration is now closed. Join us for the Fall Semester!

 

Fall Semester Registration

Returning students should register for the level indicated on their Spring Semester evaluation or provided during the Summer Session. New students should register for classes either based on age or placement.

 

UPDATED: Priority Registration (for returning students): opens the week of August 16 and follows the schedule below:

August 16, 10:00am (CST): Creative Movement I and II, Pre-Ballet I and II, Boys' Dance I
August 17, 10:00am (CST):
Ballet I, Boys' Dance II, Ballet IIB, Ballet IIA, Children's Jazz I
August 18, 10:00am (CST):
All Youth Division classes

Open Registration (for new students): August 22, 10:00am (CST).


If your student is registering for an age based class, they must have turned the listed age on or before 8/31/17:

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

 

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


Class Schedules

Summer Session Schedules: June 12 - August 20

Children's Division Summer Session

Youth Division Summer Session

Fall Semester: September 5, 2017 - January 21, 2018

Schedules coming soon!


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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Handbook

Download the 2016-2017 Joffrey Academy of Dance Parent and Student Handbook.


Financial Aid

Financial Aid Deadlines

Pre-Professional Division 2017-2018: July 1, 2017

First Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): August 1, 2017

Second Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): December 1, 2017

Summer Intensives & Summer Camps: February 1, 2018

Trainee Program 2018-2019: April 2, 2018

Summer Session (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 1, 2018


Apply here for Financial Aid:

Summer Intensives & Camps Financial Aid Application

Year-Round Programs Financial Aid Application

 

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.

 

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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.