Summer
at Joffrey Ballet School

New York City Musical Theater Summer Intensive

In-Person Instruction
Virtual Instruction
Ages 8, 25
New York, New York
The Joffrey Ballet School Presents

New York City Musical Theater Summer Intensive

  • Ages: 8, 25
  • Dates: June 14, 2021, July 9, 2021
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Format(s): In-Person, Virtual
  • Housing: Dorm 34, East 3rd Residence Hall & Pace University
  • Artistic Director(s):
    Matthew Prescott, Maximilien Baud

The Musical Theater Intensive provides the ultimate Broadway experience, live in New York City! Led by Artistic Directors Matthew Prescott and Maximilien Baud, the program offers training in dancing, singing and acting, direct from world-renowned faculty who have starred in Broadway’s greatest shows. Together with unique performance opportunities, the Musical Theater Intensive is one you do not want to miss!

Students attending the first two weeks of the program will be assigned to a musical, working with Broadway stars to learn the original music and inspired choreography. Those attending our final two weeks will be a part of our fully-produced, junior production from start to finish, learning the entire process from casting to performance, and everything in-between!

  • Week 1 Broadway Musical: Hamilton, directed by Sharrod Williams
  • Week 2 Broadway Musical: The Prom, directed by Angie Schworer
  • Week 3 & 4 Broadway Musical: The Addams Family, directed by Broadway veteran Ellyn Marsh, premiering on Friday, July 9, 2021*

Join us this summer to be immersed in a world of endless opportunities, in the city where Broadway dreams come true!

*Students attending any portion of Weeks 1-3 will be a part of an informal showing every Friday.

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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 Musical Theater 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 Musical Theater Summer Intensive

Artistic Directors & Faculty

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Matthew Prescott

Matthew Prescott, born and raised in Idaho, graduated high school from Interlochen Arts Academy and attended the inaugural year of the Joffrey/New School in New York City. In 2000, he joined the Joffrey Ballet for a number of years before setting out as a freelance artist. Working as a freelancer,...
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Maximilien Baud

Maximilien Baud trained at the School of American Ballet for 10 years under the guidance of Peter Martins, Jock Soto, Peter Boal, Olga Kostritzky, and Andrei Kramarevsky. While a student, he performed with the NYC Ballet, and was part of the original cast of two world premieres: Organon by Elliot Feld and Scenes De...
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Master Faculty Includes

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Angie Schworer


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Ariane Reinhart


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Daniel Gaymon


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Dara Adler


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David F.M. Vaughn


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Duane McDevitt


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Ellyn Marsh


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Felipe Galganni


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Haley Hannah


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Joseph Cullinane


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Katelyn Prominski


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Kristopher Thompson-Bolden


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Kyle Barisich


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Michele McConnell


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Morgan Rose


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Sharrod Williams


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Tovi Wayne


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New York City Musical Theater Summer Intensive

What to Expect

Ballet
Musical Theater
Jazz
Tap
Acting
Vocal Technique
Performance Studies
Audition Prep
New York City Musical Theater 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, HEPA Air Filtration systems, 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

Housing

$649 Per Week
Ages 12 and aboveHousing is available and optional for this intensive.Multiple Session Discounts Available.

Meal Plans

$275 Per Week
A meal plan is available and optional for this intensive.
Additional Costs & Fees
Registration Fee

$99
One Time Fee
In-Person Performance Fee

$125
Covid Cleaning Fee

$25
Attending 1-4 Weeks
Covid Cleaning Fee

$50
Attending 5 Weeks or More
Roommate Initial Request Fee

$100
Housing Students - One Time Fee
Roommate Change Request Fee

$50
Housing Students - One Time Fee
Processing Fee

3.50%
Due at Registration
Meal Plan Deposit

$225
Deposit at Registration. Balance by June 1st, 2021
Housing Deposit

$300
Deposit at Registration. Balance by June 1st, 2021
In-Person Tuition Deposit

$300
Deposit at Registration. Balance by June 1st, 2021
Performance Fee Deposit

$25
Deposit at Registration. Balance by June 1st, 2021
In-Person or Virtual Options Available

New York, New York

Our New York City Musical Theater Intensive will be held at:

Joffrey Ballet School
434 Avenue of the Americas, 3th Floor, New York, NY 10011

Joffrey Dance Center
47-10 Austell Place, 4th Floor Queens, NY 11101

Pearl Studios 
519 8th Ave, New York, NY 10018

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!

Housing Overview

New York

Dorm 34, East 3rd Residence Hall & Pace University

Available for students 12 and older.

At Joffrey Ballet School we welcome our students to a safe, exciting and diverse student life where we celebrate our community. Traveling away from home is a big decision, but in doing so you have chosen to increase your opportunities to learn, grow and make life changing connections and memories. 

The Residence Halls are located in prime Manhattan locations that are within short travel distance from Joffrey Ballet School, Little Italy, Times Square, the Brooklyn Bridge and much more. Students will have access to a bundle of amenities as well as indoor and outdoor common areas. Optional meal plans are available. 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.

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

Although it is not required, we highly recommend that students attending the summer intensives stay at the residence hall.

Housing Details

Dorm 34
47 West 34th St. New York, NY 10001

East 3rd Residence Hall
81 East 3rd St. New York, NY 10002

Residence Hall at Pace University
Manhattan, NY
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Frequently Asked Questions

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