Summer
at Joffrey Ballet School

New York City Pre-Professional Jazz & Contemporary Summer Intensive

In-Person Instruction
Virtual Instruction
Ages 14, 25
New York, New York
The Joffrey Ballet School Presents

New York City Pre-Professional Jazz & Contemporary Summer Intensive

  • Ages: 14, 25
  • Dates: August 16, 2021, August 27, 2021
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Format(s): In-Person, Virtual
  • Housing: East 3rd Residence Hall & Pace University
  • Artistic Director(s):
    Michael Waldrop

The Joffrey Ballet School’s New York City Jazz & Contemporary Pre-Professional Intensive offers dancers a unique opportunity to experience the worlds of concert and commercial dance. Simulating the life of a professional dancer, this program offers a daily, morning ballet technique class, followed by an immersive afternoon in contemporary and commercial repertory. The day finishes with discussions from dancers, choreographers, producers, and leading voices in the industry, ready to prepare students for life as a professional.

Dancers will learn how to successfully navigate a professional environment, from a fast-paced commercial project, to the nuanced process of preparing work for stage in a dance company. The program’s generous and well-rounded faculty, along with special guest artists, are ready to mentor and guide dancers from pre-professional to professional. Join us this summer for the New York City Jazz & Contemporary Pre-Professional Intensive, August 16-27th!

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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 Pre-Professional Jazz & Contemporary 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 Pre-Professional Jazz & Contemporary Summer Intensive

Artistic Directors & Faculty

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Artistic DirectorMaster Faculty

Michael Waldrop

Michael Waldrop was born in Los Angeles, California. He has toured the world, performing with Ballett des Theater Koblenz, State Street Ballet, and Pasadena Dance Theatre, as well as guest performances with Odyssey Dance Theatre, Seamless Dance Theater and the Covent Garden Dance Company’s international gala, Ballet in the Park....
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Master Faculty Includes

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Angelica Stiskin


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Arek Głębocki


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Bradley Schlagheck


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Fred Odgaard


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Michael Cothren Peña


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Steffen Fuchs


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New York City Pre-Professional Jazz & Contemporary Summer Intensive

What to Expect

Ballet Technique
Daily morning training with Artistic Director and Ballet Master
Contemporary
Daily Rehearsals in Contemporary Repertoire
Commercial
Daily Rehearsals in Commercial Works
Mentoring
Discussion with a team of performers, choreographers, and directors, to guide students through the nuances of life as a professional dancer
 
New York City Pre-Professional Jazz & Contemporary 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
Housing 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
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
 
In-Person or Virtual Options Available

New York, New York

Our New York City Pre-Professional Jazz & Contemporary Summer 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 Pl, Long Island City, 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!

Housing Overview

New York

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. 

Both 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

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

Residence Hall
at Pace University
Manhattan, NY

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