Summer
at Joffrey Ballet School

New York City Hip Hop Summer Intensive

In-Person Instruction
Virtual Instruction
Ages 10, 25
New York, New York
The Joffrey Ballet School Presents

New York City Hip Hop Summer Intensive

  • Ages: 10, 25
  • Dates: June 24, 2024, July 12, 2024
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Format: In-Person
  • Housing: Found Study Dorm & Dorm 34
  • Artistic Director(s):
    Lissette Salgado-Lucas, David Lucas
  • Audition:
    Required for Acceptance
  • Ages: 10, 25
  • Dates: June 24, 2024, July 12, 2024
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Artistic Directors: Lissette Salgado-Lucas, David Lucas
  • Audition:Audition Required

Joffrey Ballet School has partnered with Shake the Ground, The Ultimate Dance Competition, to present a three-week Hip Hop Dance Intensive in New York City. Artistic Directors Lissette and David Lucas are bringing together the most sought-after instructors and choreographers for an unforgettable summer of hip hop at the Joffrey Ballet School!

Each day will consist of four classes, where dancers will study a variety of styles including Commercial Dance, Breaking, House, Locking, Jazz/Funk, Freestyle, and more!

Dancers will participate in dance battles, music videos, and Talent Agency Day, where agents come to preview talent for representation. Classes will conclude with rehearsals for a new and exciting performance opportunity each week.

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

The New York City Hip Hop Intensive will be operated IN-PERSON in New York, New York 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.

New York City Hip Hop Summer Intensive

Artistic Directors & Faculty

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Lissette Salgado-Lucas

Born in Miami, Florida, Lissette evolved her passion for dance while studying with Liana Navarro, Judith Reece Newman and Marianna Alvarez. In 1988, She joined the Joffrey Ballet and danced with the company for seven years. Some of Lissette’s roles included: Balanchine’s Tarantella, Frederick Ashton’s Les Patinuers and La Fille...
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Artistic DirectorMaster Faculty

David Lucas

Born in Chorley, England, and raised in Kelowna, B.C., Canada, David unveiled his passion for dance at age nine. The Canadian School of Ballet is where he began training under the direction of Betty Farrally, the co founder of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company. He later trained in Toronto and...
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Faculty Includes

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Casie ‘Tynee’ Goshow

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David Thomas

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Ivan “Heat Rock” Cofield

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Jona Biddle

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Neil Schwartz

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Rudy Garcia

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Reggie Oliver

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James Alonzo

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Deshawn Da Prince

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Marie Rose Baramo

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Kerine Jean-Pierre

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Nubian Néné

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Justin DeSean Thomas

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New York City Hip Hop Summer Intensive

What to Expect

Breaking
Freestyle
House
Jazz/Funk
Locking
Pop’n
Whacking
Commercial Dance
Krumping
Improv
Battling
Heels
Mock Audition
Resume/Headshot Creation
Flashmob
Q&A with Faculty
Filming Hip Hop
New York City Hip Hop Summer Intensive

2024 Tuition & Pricing

$849 Per Week
For 1 Week
$799 Per Week
For 2 Weeks
$749 Per Week
For 3 Weeks or More

Housing

$699 (Per Week) For 1 Week
$649 (Per Week) For 2 Weeks
$599 (Per Week) For 3 Weeks or More
Ages 12 and aboveHousing is available and optional for this intensive.Multiple Week Discounts Available

Meal Plans

$279 Per Week
A meal plan is available and optional for this intensive.
Additional Costs & Fees
Registration Fee

$99
One Time Fee
Optional Studio Lunch Plan

$99
Per Week. Available for Housing and Commuter Students, upon registration.
Performance Fee

$150
Per Week
Roommate Initial Request Fee

$100
Housing Students - One Time Fee
Processing Fee

3.50%
Due at Registration
Tuition Deposit

$300
Deposit at Registration. Balance by May 15, 2024
Housing Deposit

$300
Deposit at Registration. Balance by May 15, 2024
Meal Plan Deposit

$225
Deposit at Registration. Balance by May 15, 2024
Optional Studio Lunch Plan Deposit

$49.50
50% Deposit for ALL Weeks Due at Registration. Amount shown above is for 1 week. Balance by May 15, 2024
Performance Fee Deposit

$25
Deposit at Registration. Balance by May 15, 2024

Joffrey Ballet School Tuition & Pricing rates are subject to change.

New York City Hip Hop Summer Intensive

Location Details

In-Person or Virtual Options Available

New York, New York

Our New York City Hip Hop Summer Intensive will be held at:

Joffrey Ballet School – Long Island City
47-10 Austell Place, 4th Floor, Queens, NY 11101

Our premiere studio locations place dancers in the heart of New York City, surrounded by inspiration in every direction. From the lights of Broadway, to the renowned skyline known across the world, experience a summer of dance in this iconic city with the Joffrey Ballet School!

New York City Hip Hop Summer Intensive

Housing Details

New York

Found Study Dorm & Dorm 34

Available for students 12 and older.

The Co-ed Residence Halls are located in prime Manhattan locations that are within short travel distance from Times Square, Central Park, the Brooklyn Bridge and more. Our live-in Housing staff are available to students and parents 24 hours a day and assist by providing support and guidance at the dorm and studio. Students can sign up for an escort to and from the studio.

Rooms
Double, Triple and Quad Bedrooms
Furnished Bedrooms
Private Bathrooms
Air Conditioning
Wifi and utilities provided

Community
24-Hour Security
Laundry facilities in the building
Chaperoned activities
Optional Meal Plan available
Common areas
Safe and family friendly neighborhood
Close access to several subway stations
Grocery stores and restaurants within walking distance

Housing ADDRESS

Found Study Midtown East Dorm
569 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022

Dorm 34 at Mercy College
47 W 34th St., New York, NY 10001
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Available for Students, Families, and Guests

NYC Events

Experience the magic of Broadway, while attending a New York City Intensive.
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Available for Students, Families, and Guests

NYC Events

Experience the magic of Broadway, while attending a New York City Intensive.
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New York City Hip Hop Summer Intensive

Performances

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NYC Hip Hop Flashmob

All students attending Week 1 will participate in the Flashmob
Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

NYC Hip Hop Music Video

All students attending Week 2 will participate in the Music Video
Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

NYC Hip Hop Theater Performance

All students attending Week 3 will participate in the Showcase Performance
Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

More information about the performances and tickets will be announced closer to the intensive.

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