Dancers first audition for the Joffrey Ballet School. It is a fun and easy process from the audition options below.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic some of our in person audition options are not available at this time. However, we are offering LIVE auditions via Zoom. For information email Nancy Cole, email@example.com
Several of our Joffrey Ballet School success stories share the same plot. These featured dancers began their journeys as our summer intensive students, who were then selected to join us for our year-round Trainee Program.
Joffrey Ballet School offers a year-round training ground for pre-professional artists in a multitude of dance disciplines. You have the choice of study at Joffrey Ballet School, either Ballet or Jazz & Contemporary. The goal is to train dancers to work professionally, but most of the top ballet schools around the country do not have this vast range in training. They are focused primarily on a single discipline, and at Joffrey Ballet School we recognize the need for versatility.
Dancers from all over the world can choose either program to reap the benefits of the rigorous schedule as well as inspiration from the culture of their new home.
The New York Trainee Programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance, and are available to dancers between the ages of 13 and 25. Merit scholarships and financial aid are available to all students.
The Trainee Program is 4 years in length. Our affiliation with New Jersey City University (NJCU) provides the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance. If entering the program as a high school student, dancers are expected to be working toward high school graduation. Dancers that have completed two years of high school can earn college credit toward their BFA from NJCU while working concurrently toward their high school diploma.
The Texas Trainee Program maintains the same focus on excellence as our NYC Trainee Programs, but in a location that allows us to provide the training at a considerably lower cost. The Housing and Tuition cost is $18,000 less per year than our New York Programs. Merit scholarships and financial aid are also available.
The Texas Trainee Program has the same age requirements, accepting the serious dancer between the ages of 13 and 25. As with our New York City Programs, Texas Trainees are expected to either have completed their high school graduation requirements, or to be working toward completion. High school credits can be earned online, and study time is allotted each day for Joffrey Ballet School Housing students.
A rigorous schedule awaits you
where we will meet the highest standards in dance education.
Our program is built for dancers ages 13 – 25, studying 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday.
Here you will train with a world-class faculty who represent a diverse array of professional experiences!
Joffrey has entered into a very exciting partnership with New Jersey City University (NJCU) and we are now able to offer our students the ability to receive a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree through a joint program starting this year at the school.
Dancers can receive the exceptional training that the Joffrey Ballet School is known for and at the same time work towards a college degree. This is an amazing opportunity for any dancer. A college degree opens up so many doors and gives dancers an advantage not only in their dance career, but after that career is done.
To put this into perspective a high school student entering the program in their sophomore year would be able to earn 3 years worth of dance credits by the time they finish high school. They would enter the NJCU/Joffrey BFA program with 3 years of dance credits. They would be able to complete their degree at NJCU with one more year of dance credits and 36 academic credits. Student’s also have the ability to transfer in AP credits to reduce the academic courses required.
The Joffrey Ballet School and The Keystone School have formed a partnership to provide a second-to-none academic offering with our Keystone at JBS Blended Program. Together we have created a flexible academic model structured for students to physically and academically perform at an elite level. The Keystone School is a fully accredited, teacher supported, diploma granting private school of K12 Inc., a leader in the growing field of online and blended learning.
At Joffrey, housing is like a second home. We work together to create a welcoming environment where the student dorm life is filled with great activities and friendship building. Your time will be filled with joyful moments and life-long friends.
Above, you can see our historic New York City Studio and comfortable Texas Trainee Housing
Choose a way to contact us below! Schedule a call at a time that works for you or send us a message and we will get back to you.
Federal Grants & Direct Loans Program Not Available for our Dallas Program.
Dancers first audition for the Joffrey Ballet School. It is a fun and easy process with your audition options below
Merit scholarships are awarded by auditions. So put your best foot forward. US Citizens can apply for financial aid through FAFSA