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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: June 3, 2024, June 21, 2024
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Artistic Directors: Michael Waldrop
  • Audition:Audition Required

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.

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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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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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Faculty Includes

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Antonia Franceschi

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Bradley Shelver

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Ericka Hunter Yang

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Fred Odgaard

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Gabriela Garcia

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Gabrielle Lamb

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Kaili Bright

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Kelby Brown

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Marguerite Derricks

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Meg Paul

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Michael Cothren Peña

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Nina Goldman

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Norbert De La Cruz III

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Ramona Kelley

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Sébastien Mari

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Valerie Madonia

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Yoshito Sakuraba

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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

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.
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

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

New York City Pre-Professional Jazz & Contemporary Summer Intensive

Location Details

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 – 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 Pre-Professional Jazz & Contemporary Summer Intensive

Housing Details

New York

Found Study Dorm & Dorm 34

Available for students 12 and older.

The 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
Furnished bedrooms
Laundry facilities in the building
AC each bedroom
Wifi and utilities provided

Community
24-Hour Security
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 Pre-Professional Jazz & Contemporary Summer Intensive

Performances

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NYC Pre-Professional Jazz & Contemporary Open Rehearsals

There will be an informal, “Open Rehearsal” at the end of each week during the First Session, for friends and family to get a glimpse at the working process of each of our choreographers. More information about the performance will be announced on BAND at the start of each week of the intensive.

Date: Friday June 7, 2024
Time: 3:00pm EST
Location: Joffrey Ballet School – Long Island City

Date: Friday June 14, 2024
Time: 3:00pm EST
Location: Joffrey Ballet School – Long Island City

Date: Friday June 21, 2024
Time: 3:00pm EST
Location: Joffrey Ballet School – Long Island City

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