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Open Classes


Open Classes at the Joffrey Ballet School offers drop-in, in-person classes at our studios in New York City. Students have the opportunity to train in a variety of styles and techniques, open to dancers beginner through professional.

Study with the Joffrey Ballet School Master Faculty, leaders in our dance industry!

In-Person Program

Classes are taught in person at our studios in New York City.


Masks are required for all classes.


All dancers are required to show proof of vaccination upon entering the school.

Available Classes

Select a class below to view additional information and schedules.
Pre-registration is mandatory and will be available up to five (5) days prior to your selected class.

Beginner Ballet

This beginner level is for adults who have a basic understanding of the foundations of ballet. These concepts are incorporated into a full ballet class with exercises at the barre in the center, and moving across the floor. The core emphasis of this level will be on understanding and improving proper alignment, posture, rotation, and flexibility. Dancers will also expand their ballet vocabulary while learning new movements and positions.

Register for a Beginner Ballet Class
Pre-registration is mandatory and will be available up to five (5) days prior to your selected class.

Full Schedule

ClassInstruction TypeClass Day(s)Class TimeTeacher
Beginner BalletIn-PersonMonday7:00pm - 8:30pmSidney Lowenthal
Beginner BalletIn-PersonMonday7:00pm - 8:30pmDesiree Errico
PointeIn-PersonMonday8:30pm - 9:30pmDesiree Errico
Beginner BalletIn-PersonTuesday7:00pm - 8:30pmBill Waldinger
Beginner BalletIn-PersonWednesday7:00pm - 8:30pmSidney Lowenthal
Beginner/Intermediate BalletIn-PersonWednesday7:00pm - 8:30pmDesiree Errico
PointeIn-PersonWednesday8:30pm - 9:30pmSidney Lowenthal
Beginner/Intermediate JazzIn-PersonThursday6:45pm - 8:15pmBill Waldinger
Beginner BalletIn-PersonThursday7:00pm - 8:30pmGisela Quinteros
Intermediate BalletIn-PersonThursday7:00pm - 8:30pmStephanie Godino
Beginner/Intermediate BalletIn-PersonFriday6:30pm - 8:00pmBill Waldinger
Beginner BalletIn-PersonFriday7:00pm - 8:30pmStephanie Godino
Beginner/Intermediate BalletIn-PersonSaturday3:00pm - 4:30pmStephanie Godino
Basic Beginner BalletIn-PersonSaturday3:30pm - 5:00pmDesiree Errico

Class Rates


Drop-In Classes


Per Class
  • In-Person classes taught at our studios in New York City.
  • Rates for advance purchase of multiple classes coming soon.
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Dress Code

Students may wear any form-fitting apparel they can comfortably move in, such as a leotard and tights or a tank top or t-shirt with exercise pants or leggings. Baggy clothing and excessive jewelry is not allowed. Ballet shoes are mandatory for ballet classes.


Refund Policy

All tuition fees are 100% non-refundable. All sales are final. Transfer of tuition fee to another class is permissible if notification is provided in writing to Requests to transfer fee to another class must be communicated two (2) hours prior to the start of class. Notification submitted after this deadline will be considered at the discretion of the Joffrey Ballet School.


Join Us In Person!


Step One

Pre-Register for an In-Person Class

View our online schedule and pre-register for an in-person class. Pre-registration is mandatory and will available up to five (5) days prior to your selected class.

Once you've pre-registered, you will receive our Health Screening Form. This form must be completed on the day of your scheduled class and will be required for entry into the Joffrey Ballet School.


Step TWO

Prepare for your Arrival

Arrive at Joffrey Ballet School no earlier than 15 minutes prior to the start of your class. If you arrive earlier, you will be asked to wait outside. Hallways and lobbies will not be open as a gathering or warm-up space.

At the 3rd Floor entrance, a Joffrey staff member will meet you and check you in for class. You will need to show confirmation of your completed Health Screening Form, proof of vaccination, and have your temperature checked.

Proof of vaccination is required for all dancers joining the Open Class Program. Masks must be worn at all times at Joffrey Ballet School.This includes the full duration of all classes. Masks must fully cover the mouth and nose.

Come dressed and prepared to dance. Our dressing rooms will be open for restroom use only. Showers and changing areas are closed to avoid congregation.

All restrooms are limited to one-person at a time, available to all genders. Dance must use the restroom on the same floor as their class.

Step Three

Enjoy your class!

Follow the designated arrows towards your studio.

Dancers must leave Joffrey Ballet School within five minutes of the end of class.

We appreciate your attention to these policies to keep our community safe and dancing in-person!

FAQ & Information

Joffrey Ballet School Presents

Online Classes

Live & On Demand

JoffreyNOW is the Joffrey Ballet School’s online platform that brings New York City directly to your home. Register now for virtual classes, live and on-demand, to train with your favorite year-round and summer instructors!