at Joffrey Ballet School
Joffrey San Francisco Summer Intensive
- Ages: 8, 25
- Dates: July 19, 2021, August 6, 2021
- Location: San Francisco, California
- Format(s): In-Person, Virtual
- Artistic Director(s):
Joffrey San Francisco is our pre-eminent program for dancers wanting to study and explore contemporary ballet. Josie Walsh, the Artistic Director, molds dancers into artists. The program encourages dancers to move in new ways and break free from the purely classical form of ballet. Dancers have daily technique and pointe classes, but the focus is on taking a dancers technique and adapting it to allow them to move in new ways. Faculty are made up of currently working professionals and teachers who are prominent in the Concert Dance sphere. They are well versed on the pulse of where contemporary ballet is moving in the world and bring their expertise to all classes they teach. Dancers attending the final 2 weeks participate in a professional rehearsal experience. They are able to experience the creative process and be part of a new creation made for them and utilizing the skills they have learned.
Artistic Directors & Faculty
Josie WalshJosie Walsh is the Founder, Artistic Director and Choreographer of BalletRED and Project Protégé. She is the Artistic Director of the Joffrey Ballet School summer intensives in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and year round Ballet Director at the Industry Dance Academy in Los Angeles. Josie has danced professionally with the Joffrey...
What to Expect
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 – In Person Program
For 1 Week
For 2 Weeks
For 3 Weeks or More
Housing$649 Per Week
Housing is available and optional for this intensive.Multiple Session Discounts Available.
Meal Plans$225 Per Week
A meal plan is available and optional for this intensive.
Additional Costs & Fees
Due at Registration
San Francisco, California
San Francisco is the centerpiece of the California Bay Area, known for its steep streets, cable cars, and, of course, the Golden Gate Bridge. The City is home to world-class theatre, opera, symphony, and ballet companies — the perfect location for a summer of dance with the Joffrey Ballet School!
The Joffrey Ballet School offers safe supervised housing with additional protocols in place to address COVID-19 at all of our intensives. More detailed housing information will be posted shortly. The type of facility is listed below by intensive or location:
- All New York City Intensives – Joffrey Dormitory and Pace University Dormitories
- Joffrey South (Athens GA) – University of Georgia Dormitory Housing
- All California Intensives – University Dormitories
- Miami Intensives – Florida International University Dormitory
- Dallas / Denton Texas – TWU Dormitory
- Las Vegas Intensives – UNLV Dormitory / Double Tree Hotel (this is not a casino hotel)