Open ClassesAT JOFFREY BALLET SCHOOL
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!
Classes are taught in person at our studios in New York City.
Masks are optional during classes. They must be worn in common areas.
Proof of vaccination is not required.
Available ClassesSelect 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.
Basic Beginner Ballet
The Basic Beginner level is designed for adults who have a passion and desire to learn ballet but have no prior dance experience. The classes provide a welcoming and friendly environment, with individualized instruction and attention to introduce the fundamentals of ballet. Dancers will learn the basic body positions, core ballet exercises, proper body alignment and more!.
SchedulePre-registration is mandatory and will be available up to five (5) days prior to your selected class.
|Class||Instruction Type||Class Day(s)||Class Time||Teacher|
|Beginner Ballet||In-Person||Monday||7:00pm - 8:30pm||Sidney Lowenthal|
|Beginner Ballet||In-Person||Monday||7:00pm - 8:30pm||Desiree Errico|
|Pointe||In-Person||Monday||8:30pm - 9:30pm||Desiree Errico|
|Beginner Ballet||In-Person||Tuesday||7:00pm - 8:30pm||Bill Waldinger|
|Beginner Ballet||In-Person||Wednesday||7:00pm - 8:30pm||Sidney Lowenthal|
|Beginner/Intermediate Ballet||In-Person||Wednesday||7:00pm - 8:30pm||Desiree Errico|
|Pointe||In-Person||Wednesday||8:30pm - 9:30pm||Sidney Lowenthal|
|Beginner/Intermediate Jazz||In-Person||Thursday||6:45pm - 8:15pm||Bill Waldinger|
|Beginner Ballet||In-Person||Thursday||7:00pm - 8:30pm||Gisela Quinteros|
|Intermediate Ballet||In-Person||Thursday||7:00pm - 8:30pm||Stephanie Godino|
|Beginner/Intermediate Ballet||In-Person||Friday||6:30pm - 8:00pm||Bill Waldinger|
|Beginner Ballet||In-Person||Friday||7:00pm - 8:30pm||Stephanie Godino|
|Beginner/Intermediate Ballet||In-Person||Saturday||3:00pm - 4:30pm||Stephanie Godino|
|Basic Beginner Ballet||In-Person||Saturday||3:30pm - 5:00pm||Desiree Errico|
Class RatesAT THE JOFFREY. BALLET SCHOOL
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.
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 openclasses@
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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.
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 office, a Joffrey staff member will check you in for class. You will no longer need to show proof of vaccination or a completed Health Screening Form.
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.
Enjoy your class!
Make your way to your assigned studio.
At the end of class, we kindly ask dancers to exit the studios as quickly as possible.
FAQ & Information
Online ClassesLive & 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!