Joffrey summer programs allow students of all ages and from all over the world to experience Joffrey training at its best. All programs take place in Chicago, Illinois.

Each year, the Joffrey welcomes hundreds of young dancers to Chicago for an engaging experience, designed to meet the demands of a professional career in dance by focusing on various styles and pedagogy. Summer Intensive programs emphasize classical ballet technique and give students an opportunity to experience the cultural offerings of one of the world’s greatest cultural cities. 

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Summer Intensives

Admission into the Joffrey Academy Summer Intensives is by audition only. Summer Intensive auditions are open to all students ages 7 to 21 and older.

Dance Lab

Auditions are not required to attend a Dance Lab program. Dance Lab is open to students ages 7–16.

Summer Camps

Auditions are not required to attend a Summer Camp. Camps are open to students ages 3-6.

Adult Summer Intensive

Auditions are not required to attend the Adult Summer Intensive. The Adult Summer Intensive Program is open to students ages 18+.