Adult Summer Intensive

Program Details

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Through challenging yet fun classes taught by Joffrey Academy's acclaimed faculty, adult dancers of all ages will develop technique, classical repertoire, strength, and flexibility.

*Stay tuned for more information regarding the 2023 Adult Summer Intensive*

Join us for our Adult Summer Intensive Program, designed for adult students ages 18+ who are at an Advanced Beginning or Intermediate level. Dancers will develop technique, classical repertoire, strength, and flexibility through challenging yet fun classes taught by Joffrey Academy's acclaimed faculty. Classes will be held in the beautiful studios of Joffrey Tower, located in the heart of downtown Chicago.

What to expect: daily classes include ballet, repertoire, jazz, and modern plus a rotating class (stretch/Q&A, West African, yoga, or Pilates); a one-hour lunch break 

What to wear: leotard and tights or tight-fitting athletic clothes with ballet slippers, jazz shoes, or black socks; hair should be pulled up off the shoulders

What to bring: water bottle, yoga mat, and optional Theraband and/or foam roller

Tuition Policy: the Joffrey Academy of Dance does not offer any tuition refunds for missed classes, withdrawal, or dismissal from a program. No credits will be given for missed classes due to injury or illness.

Not from Chicago and wondering where to stay? See below for hotel recommendations.

What are options for staying in the Chicago area?

There are many extended stay hotels in the Chicagoland area. Most suburbs are also accessible by train or shuttle into the city. Please consult Chicago area transit system maps ( for Chicago Transit Authority, or for Metra Train). Discounted parking validation will also be available at Joffrey Tower for the final presentation. Family and friends are free to find accommodations wherever they choose. For your convenience, a few local options for both short-term and long-term stays are listed below:

Short-term Stay

JW Marriott Chicago
151 West Adams Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603

The Palmer House Hilton
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603

Long-term Stay

Marriott Extended Stay Hotels

Premier Luxury Suites
545 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654