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JoffreyRED Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive

In-Person Instruction
Virtual Instruction
Ages 8, 25
Los Angeles, California
The Joffrey Ballet School Presents

JoffreyRED Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive

  • Ages: 8, 25
  • Dates: July 4, 2022, July 15, 2022
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Format(s): In-Person, Virtual
  • Housing: Hampton Inn & Suites
  • Artistic Director(s):
    Josie Walsh

Joffrey LA Contemporary Ballet Intensive, previously held in San Francisco, is our preeminent program for dancers ready to explore the world of contemporary ballet. This year, Artistic Director Josie Walsh will bring the intensive to Los Angeles, in an exclusive experience that shapes young dancers into artists.

Students will be encouraged to move in new ways and reach beyond the purely classical form of ballet. Daily ballet and pointe classes will enforce a strong technical base, in addition to classes and repertoire that support discovery and freedom within the technical form.

Our Master Faculty is composed of working professionals, instructors, and choreographers, prominent in the sphere of Concert Dance. These leaders in the field are ready to introduce students to  contemporary ballet with expertise, refinement, and mentorship.

Dancers attending both weeks of the program have the opportunity to join our performance and be a part of a new creation at the El Portal Theater on July 30th. Expand your classical technique into the realm of contemporary ballet with the Joffrey Ballet School.

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The Joffrey Ballet School has been operating in-person utilizing Covid Safety procedures since October 2020 without interruption.

The JoffreyRED Contemporary Ballet Intensive will be operated IN-PERSON in Los Angeles, California this summer. In the unlikely event of a government mandate which prohibits dance instruction, all students registered for in-person programming will be offered their choice of a refund (less registration and processing fees) or transfer to another program.

JoffreyRED Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive

Artistic Directors & Faculty

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Josie Walsh

Josie Walsh is the Founder, Artistic Director and Choreographer of BalletRED and the JoffreyRED Conservatory in Los Angeles. She is the Artistic Director of the Joffrey Ballet School summer intensives in Los Angeles, San Francisco and year round Ballet Director at the Industry Dance Academy in Los Angeles.  Josie has danced professionally...
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Past Faculty Includes

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Adam Sklute

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Andrew Brader

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Angela Rebelo

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Anh Dillon

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Doug Baum

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Elaine Kimble-Peaks

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Renee Kester

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Zak Ryan Schlegel

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JoffreyRED Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive

What to Expect

Classical Ballet Technique
Contemporary Ballet
Contemporary Dance
Progressive Ballet Technique
Pilates & Conditioning
JoffreyRED Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive

Instruction Formats

In-Person Instruction Details

Our studios are designed to welcome students back in-person safely, with social distancing, temperature checks, use of masks, limited class sizes, and frequent disinfecting procedures, based on the recommendations of Dance/USA Task Force on Dancer Health.

Tuition & Pricing

$799 Per Week
For 1 Week
$699 Per Week
For 2 Weeks
$599 Per Week
For 3 Weeks or More


$157-$168 Per Night
Ages 12 and aboveHousing is available and optional for this intensive.Multiple Session Discounts Available.

Meal Plans

Available through the Hampton Inn & Suites
A meal plan is available and optional for this intensive.
Additional Costs & Fees
Registration Fee

One Time Fee
In-Person Performance Fee

One Time Fee
Covid Cleaning Fee

Attending 1-4 Weeks
Covid Cleaning Fee

Attending 5 Weeks or More
Processing Fee

Due at Registration
In-Person Tuition Deposit

Deposit at Registration. Balance by June 1st, 2021
Performance Fee Deposit

Deposit at Registration. Balance by June 1st, 2021
In-Person or Virtual Options Available

Los Angeles, California

Our Joffrey Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive will be held at:

The Industry Dance Academy
15040 Oxnard St, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411

Housing Overview

Sherman Oaks/Los Angeles

Hampton Inn & Suites

Joffrey Ballet School has partnered with the Hampton Inn & Suites to provide discounted housing options for students and their family. The student/legal guardian must contact the hotel directly to make the reservation.

The Hampton Inn & Suites is located in Sherman Oaks and is only a 4 min drive or 15 minute walking distance from the studios.

The price per room for JBS students will be $157 (plus tax) for room and breakfast and $168 (plus tax) for room, breakfast and dinner. The hotel will add additional fees per person to accommodate for housekeeping and meals, if more than one person stays in the room. Dinner is optional. The rooms are either single or double occupancy for the same price. If you plan to attend the program with a friend or you would like us to match you with a roommate, you will be able to split the cost of the room. 

JBS will have a live-in staff member at the hotel for those parents who wish to have their dancer supervised during their stay as if they were staying in one of our dormitories. This is an optional add-on service. The fee for the service is $150 per week per student. For those who have paid the fee, JBS staff will be available to students and parents 24 hours a day while they are staying in the hotel. 

Students traveling alone who are interested in having a roommate should contact the Director of Residence Life, Hanro Janse van Rensburg ( ) to have themselves placed on the roommate request list. The Director of Residence Life will do their best to match you with another student.

All of our students also enjoy access to our student life programs and events. The events include site tours, world class workshops, trips to Museums and Dance productions. *All events are contingent on availability and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Housing Details

Hampton Inn & Suites
5638 Sepulveda Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91411
(818) 785-2211

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JoffreyRED Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive

In-Theater Performance



Joffrey LA Contemporary Ballet presents “Synthesis” our culminating performance of original works created on our talented students from around the country by our world class choreographers

Location: El Portal Theatre 5269 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

Date and Time: July 30, 2021 at 8pm


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