The Joffrey Academy's Professional Training Programs require an audition and are designed for serious students who have a strong desire to pursue a professional career in dance.

With personalized training and coaching, Professional Training programs focus on specialized curriculum that emulates the demands of a full-time dance career. Interested students can learn more about the audition process by visiting the Joffrey Academy Auditions page

Explore Our Professional Training Programs

Joffrey Studio Company

The Joffrey Studio Company consists of outstanding students, selected by Joffrey and Academy artistic leadership, in the penultimate step to becoming a professional dancer.

Ballet Trainee Program

The Joffrey Academy Ballet Trainee Program is a one-to-two-year program for students ages 17 and older who are preparing for a professional dance career. Students are selected to participate by Joffrey and Joffrey Academy artistic leadership.

Contemporary Ballet Trainee Program

The Joffrey’s new Contemporary Ballet Trainee Program, the first of its kind for the Joffrey, is intended to cultivate a versatile set of skills for future professionals in the field of professional dance, specifically related to contemporary ballet training.


Designed for students ages 14-18 years old, the Joffrey Conservatory program successfully balances academics and intensive training, as students prepare for professional careers in dance.