Adult Open Division

Program Details

  • Ages 15+
  • Previous Training Not Required
  • Drop In Classes Available Yes

Led by Oliver Till, Head of Children's, Adult, and Adaptive, the Adult Open Division is designed for adult dancers of all abilities, whether a student has years of dance experience or wants to learn dance for the first time. All classes are fun, educational, and challenging for working professionals and others interested in dance.

Drop-In Classes

Unless marked as a series, all Adult Division classes are drop-in classes, or "pay as you go". Students may begin at any time during the semester. Pre-registration is required.

Refund Policy: The Joffrey Academy of Dance does not offer refunds, credits, or transfers for missed or canceled classes, dismissal, or withdrawal from class even in the event of withdrawal prior to the class start time, including drop-in classes and classes redeemed from 10-class cards.

Adult Summer Intensive

Join us for our 2024 Adult Summer Intensive taking place June 6-9!

Academy Resources

Find our current class schedule here.

The Summer Session schedule will be uploaded here soon. Thank you for your patience.

Find our school year Academy Calendar here.


All schedules are subject to change.

Pre-registration is required for all Adult Open Division classes. Students may register using our registration system, Club Automation, which can be found linked below. To register, log in to your account and select Register for Adult Open Division on the left side of the screen to view all available classes. All classes fill on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration can occur as early as 7 days in advance and up to 5 minutes before the class begins. 

Enrollment Class Series are not available for online pre-registration due to required instructor permission. Students interested in joining an enrollment class series should express interest to reception and their teacher. Once receiving permission, they may join the following week. 

The Joffrey Academy of Dance does not accept cash as a form of payment.

If you have questions about your Club Automation account or registration, please contact Reception at [email protected]

Returning Students: Returning students are students who have registered for any classes before. Returning students should use their pre-existing Club Automation account to register. Any student who has taken class since 2021 and on already has a Club Automation account. For help with your log-in information, please reach out to Reception.

New Students: New students will need to create a new Club Automation account to register. Please allow ample time prior to your desired class to create your new account and register. We strongly recommend creating your new account at least one business day in advance of taking your desired class. Should you need assistance in creating your account, please contact [email protected]. Our registration instructions are listed below. 

Step 1: Go to Club Automation (linked below).

Step 2: Create an Account (only if you have never been to a Joffrey Adult class before).

Step 3: Click on Register for Adult Open Division.

Step 4: Select desired class by clicking on Class Name or Learn More.

Step 5: Select desired day and click Sign Up.

Step 6: Click on your name in the "Sign Up" window, click Add to Cart.

Step 7: Go to cart and checkout.


Club Automation | Joffrey Academy of Dance

Drop-in Class: $20.00

Discounted Rates: Discount Rates must be requested in-person prior to registration for it to be applied. Additionally, Discount Rates must be renewed at the start of each Fall Semester. 

College Student: $17.00   *Must present a valid student ID

Senior (Age 55+): $17.00

Dance Professional: $15.00   *Must present a valid union card, company ID, or copy of contract to be eligible.

10-Class Passes: 10-Class Passes are available for purchase in-person or by phone during business hours of 9:00am-5:00pm. They cannot be purchased online and must be purchased through reception. Any class registered into after purchase of the pass will use the pass. Registrations made before purchasing a pass will require separate payment. Class Passes are only valid during the semester in which they are purchased. No extensions or refunds will be issued for unused classes.

Regular Rate: $190.00

College Student Rate: $160.00   *Must present a valid student ID

Senior (Age 55+) Rate: $160.00

Dance Professional Rate: $140.00   *Must present a valid union card, company ID, or copy of contract to be eligible. 

In general, close-fitting clothing that allows the dancer to feel comfortable and allows for proper instruction is recommended. Dance attire is not required. No costumes or tutus, please. Students should wear ballet flats for ballet classes, however, socks are permitted for basic classes.

Recommended footwear and accessories:

Ballet, Keep Fit Ballet - Ballet shoes or socks

BeMoved® - Socks, ballet shoes, or jazz shoes

Contemporary - Socks or bare feet

Jazz - Jazz shoes or ballet shoes

Zena Rommett Floor Barre® - Socks, yoga mat

Our classes require a proper warm-up in order to avoid injury. Therefore, either Reception or Faculty may ask students to not participate if they arrive more than 10 minutes late. 

Joffrey Academy Gift Cards: Now available, the Joffrey Academy of Dance offers digital gift cards for those wanting to give the gift of dance. Gift cards may be used on any payment at the Joffrey Academy, including class tuition, private lessons, studio reservations, physical therapy sessions, merchandise, and more. Gift cards are available for purchase online through Club Automation, in-person, by email, or over the phone. Gift cards purchased online are only available in predetermined amounts. Those wanting to gift an amount different from what is available online may contact Reception to request their specific amount. Gift cards purchased online may only be applied to the account they were purchased on. To transfer the gift card, please contact Reception with the name on the account you would like the gift card to be transferred to. If the recipient does not have a Club Automation account, please make sure they create one prior to requesting the transfer. 

To use a gift card for any purchase, you must contact Reception to complete the transaction. Gift cards cannot be used to complete purchases online independently.

Master Class Series

The Master Class Series provides the opportunity for Academy students to work with members of The Joffrey Ballet. Led by featured Joffrey Company Artists, each week offers a distinctive experience with rotating teachers and content, making no two classes the same.

Class Offerings and Descriptions

From beginner to advanced to everything in between. The Joffrey has something for everyone.