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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.
What exactly IS our year-round Trainee Program, and why is it one of the best ways for a young aspiring dancer to pursue a dance career?
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.
Our goal is to create a highly employable dancer. Dancers are here to embrace a future in dance, and we are here to help guide them on a successful career path.
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.
Training & Classes
A rigorous schedule awaits you
where we will meet the highest standards in dance education.
BALLET, JAZZ & CONTEMPORARY
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Texas
Jazz & Contemporary
ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR TEXAS
JAZZ & CONTEMPORARY
Conservatory Training Certificate ProgramAll Ages
Dual Credit ProgramHighschool Students
Dual Credit Program for Middle & High School Students
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.
Keystone students at Joffrey are awarded additional high school credit for their dancing and coursework, allowing their academic transcripts to reflect Joffrey’s rigorous training.
Dancer Lifeat Joffrey Texas
"Day in the Life" of a Ballet Trainee
Ballet Technique8:30 – 10:00am
Pointe or Men's Class10:15 – 11:00am
Lunch11:30am – 12:45pm
Anatomy12:45 – 1:45pm
Ballet Repertory2:00 – 3:30pm
Rehearsal/Performance Studies3:45pm – 5:15pm
"Day in the Life" of a Jazz & Contemporary Trainee
Ballet Technique9:00 – 10:30am
Contemporary Technique10:30am – 12:00pm
Lunch12:00 – 1:00pm
Anatomy1:00 – 2:00pm
Theater Dance2:30 – 4:00pm
Performance Studies4:30 – 6:00pm
Days filled with Dance
Live well, Dance well!
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.
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