Important Dates

2019-2020 IMPORTANT DATES

(Subject to change)

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SEMESTER DATES

Fall Semester: September 3, 2019-January 19, 2020 

Adult Open Division Free First Friday – September 6, 2019
Parent Orientation and Division Meetings – September 17, 2019
Fall Semester Parent Observation Week – December 16-22, 2019 (Pre-Professional only)

January 13-19, 2020 (all Divisions)

Spring Semester: January 21-May 31, 2020 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – January 24, 2020
Spring Semester Parent Observation Weeks – May 18-May 31, 2020

Summer Session: June 8-August 16, 2020
Children’s and Youth Division: June 8-August 16, 2020
Adult Open Division: June 1-September 6, 2020 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – June 5, 2020 
Summer Session Parent Observation Week – August 10-16, 2019

 

BREAKS/HOLIDAYS

Labor Day – September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving – November 28, 2019 (Trainee classes end at 1:30pm on November 27. The Academy is closed the evening of November 27 through November 29. Children's & Youth classes resume November 30. Trainee, Conservatory, and Pre-Professional classes resume December 2).
Winter Break – December 23, 2019-January 5, 2020 (The Academy is closed December 23-29 and January 1).
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 20, 2020
Spring Break
– April 6-April 12, 2020
Memorial Day – May 25, 2020

Independence Day – July 4, 2020 

 

REGISTRATION DATES

2019 Fall Semester Registration

Children’s and Youth Priority (current students) – August 14-16, 2019
Children’s and Youth Open (new students) – August 21, 2019
Last day to register for Fall Semester – November 10, 2019

2019 Summer Intensive Audition Registration Opens
November 1, 2019

2020 Spring Semester Registration
Children’s and Youth Divisions Priority (current students)– January 2-3, 2020
Children’s and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – January 9, 2020
Last day to register for Spring Semester – March 15, 2020

2020 Summer Camp Registration
February 3, 2020

2020 Summer Intensive Registration

5-Week Advanced Summer Intensive                       February 10, 2020
3-Week Advanced Summer Intensive                       February 11, 2020
Junior Summer Intensive Level 3                              February 12, 2020
Junior Summer Intensive Levels 1 & 2                      February 13, 2020

2020-2021 New Conservatory & Trainee Registration 
April 13, 2020

2020-2021 Pre-Professional Division Registration 
Priority Registration (current students) – May 20, 2020
Open Registration (new students) – July 8, 2020

 

2020 Summer Session Registration
Children's and Youth Divisions Priority (current students) – May 18, 2020
Children's and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – May 28, 2020

 

FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES

2019 Fall Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): August 1, 2019
2020 Spring Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): December 1, 2019
2020 Summer Intensives & Summer Camps: February 1, 2020
2020-2021 Conservatory & Trainee Program: April 1, 2020

2020-2021 Pre-Professional Division (returning students): July 1, 2020
2020 Summer Session (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 1, 2020

2020-2021 Pre-Professional Division (new students): July 1, 2020
 

AUDITIONS

The Joffrey Ballet Nutcracker Children’s Cast Auditions

September 12, 2019

Ladies ages 8+, maximum height 4'7"

September 15, 2019

Gentlemen ages 10-18, maximum height 5'8"

Ladies ages 11-18, between 5' and 5'5"

Ladies ages 9-18, above 4'7" and below 5'


2020 Summer Intensive Audition Tour

Washington, DC - January 4, 2020

Atlanta, GA - January 5, 2020

Chicago, IL - January 12, 2020 (first audition)

Towson, MD - January 12, 2020

Salt Lake City, UT - January 17, 2020

Boca Raton, FL - January 18, 2020

Seattle, WA - January 18, 2020

Houston, TX - January 19, 2020

Fountain Valley, CA - January 24, 2020

Encino, CA - January 25, 2020

San Francisco, CA - January 26, 2020

Chicago, IL - January 26, 2020 (second audition)

Columbus, OH - February 1, 2020

New York, NY - February 1, 2020

Boston, MA - February 2, 2020

Kansas City, MO - February 2, 2020

London, England - February 6, 2020

Florence, Italy - February 8, 2020

Paris, France - February 9, 2020

Sydney, Australia - April 26, 2020

 

ACADEMY PERFORMANCE DATES

2019 Academy Fall Program 

Pre-Professional Levels IV-VI, Joffrey Conservatory, Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company
November 15-17, 2019
Joffrey Tower

2020 Pre-Professional & Conservatory Winter Presentation

February 21, 2020
Joffrey Tower

2020 Winning Works 

Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company
March 20-22, 2020
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

2020 Academy Spring Production

Children's IIA, Pre-Professional III-VI, Joffrey Conservatory, Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company

May 14-17, 2020
Joffrey Tower

2020 Studio Company and Trainee Final Presentation

May 29, 2020

  

THE JOFFREY BALLET PERFORMANCES

Jane Eyre
October 16-27, 2019

The Nutcracker
November 30-December 29, 2019

The Times are Racing
February 12-23, 2020

Spring Gala
April 17, 2020

Don Quixote
April 22-May 3, 2020

 

PARENTS' ASSOCIATION EVENTS

Parents’ Association Mix & Mingle: September 17, 2019

Holiday Pajama Drive: November-December 2019

Dance with Me: February 10-16, 2020

 

2020 SUMMER INTENSIVES

Dates coming soon

 

2020 SUMMER CAMPS

Dates coming soon

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Winning Works Choreographic Competition Deadline

July 15, 2019

2020-2021 Trainee & Conservatory Open House

March 25-27, 2019

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann 

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2019-2020 IMPORTANT DATES

(Subject to change)

Click here for a chronological calendar.

SEMESTER DATES

Fall Semester: September 3, 2019-January 19, 2020 

Adult Open Division Free First Friday – September 6, 2019
Parent Orientation and Division Meetings – September 17, 2019
Fall Semester Parent Observation Week – December 16-22, 2019 (Pre-Professional only)

January 13-19, 2020 (all Divisions)

Spring Semester: January 21-May 31, 2020 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – January 24, 2020
Spring Semester Parent Observation Weeks – May 18-May 31, 2020

Summer Session: June 8-August 16, 2020
Children’s and Youth Division: June 8-August 16, 2020
Adult Open Division: June 1-September 6, 2020 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – June 5, 2020 
Summer Session Parent Observation Week – August 10-16, 2019

 

BREAKS/HOLIDAYS

Labor Day – September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving – November 28, 2019 (Trainee classes end at 1:30pm on November 27. The Academy is closed the evening of November 27 through November 29. Children's & Youth classes resume November 30. Trainee, Conservatory, and Pre-Professional classes resume December 2).
Winter Break – December 23, 2019-January 5, 2020 (The Academy is closed December 23-29 and January 1).
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 20, 2020
Spring Break
– April 6-April 12, 2020
Memorial Day – May 25, 2020

Independence Day – July 4, 2020 

 

REGISTRATION DATES

2019 Fall Semester Registration

Children’s and Youth Priority (current students) – August 14-16, 2019
Children’s and Youth Open (new students) – August 21, 2019
Last day to register for Fall Semester – November 10, 2019

2019 Summer Intensive Audition Registration Opens
November 1, 2019

2020 Spring Semester Registration
Children’s and Youth Divisions Priority (current students)– January 2-3, 2020
Children’s and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – January 9, 2020
Last day to register for Spring Semester – March 15, 2020

2020 Summer Camp Registration
February 3, 2020

2020 Summer Intensive Registration

5-Week Advanced Summer Intensive                       February 10, 2020
3-Week Advanced Summer Intensive                       February 11, 2020
Junior Summer Intensive Level 3                              February 12, 2020
Junior Summer Intensive Levels 1 & 2                      February 13, 2020

2020-2021 New Conservatory & Trainee Registration 
April 13, 2020

2020-2021 Pre-Professional Division Registration 
Priority Registration (current students) – May 20, 2020
Open Registration (new students) – July 8, 2020

 

2020 Summer Session Registration
Children's and Youth Divisions Priority (current students) – May 18, 2020
Children's and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – May 28, 2020

 

FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES

2019 Fall Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): August 1, 2019
2020 Spring Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): December 1, 2019
2020 Summer Intensives & Summer Camps: February 1, 2020
2020-2021 Conservatory & Trainee Program: April 1, 2020

2020-2021 Pre-Professional Division (returning students): July 1, 2020
2020 Summer Session (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 1, 2020

2020-2021 Pre-Professional Division (new students): July 1, 2020
 

AUDITIONS

The Joffrey Ballet Nutcracker Children’s Cast Auditions

September 12, 2019

Ladies ages 8+, maximum height 4'7"

September 15, 2019

Gentlemen ages 10-18, maximum height 5'8"

Ladies ages 11-18, between 5' and 5'5"

Ladies ages 9-18, above 4'7" and below 5'


2020 Summer Intensive Audition Tour

Washington, DC - January 4, 2020

Atlanta, GA - January 5, 2020

Chicago, IL - January 12, 2020 (first audition)

Towson, MD - January 12, 2020

Salt Lake City, UT - January 17, 2020

Boca Raton, FL - January 18, 2020

Seattle, WA - January 18, 2020

Houston, TX - January 19, 2020

Fountain Valley, CA - January 24, 2020

Encino, CA - January 25, 2020

San Francisco, CA - January 26, 2020

Chicago, IL - January 26, 2020 (second audition)

Columbus, OH - February 1, 2020

New York, NY - February 1, 2020

Boston, MA - February 2, 2020

Kansas City, MO - February 2, 2020

London, England - February 6, 2020

Florence, Italy - February 8, 2020

Paris, France - February 9, 2020

Sydney, Australia - April 26, 2020

 

ACADEMY PERFORMANCE DATES

2019 Academy Fall Program 

Pre-Professional Levels IV-VI, Joffrey Conservatory, Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company
November 15-17, 2019
Joffrey Tower

2020 Pre-Professional & Conservatory Winter Presentation

February 21, 2020
Joffrey Tower

2020 Winning Works 

Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company
March 20-22, 2020
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

2020 Academy Spring Production

Children's IIA, Pre-Professional III-VI, Joffrey Conservatory, Academy Trainees and Joffrey Studio Company

May 14-17, 2020
Joffrey Tower

2020 Studio Company and Trainee Final Presentation

May 29, 2020

  

THE JOFFREY BALLET PERFORMANCES

Jane Eyre
October 16-27, 2019

The Nutcracker
November 30-December 29, 2019

The Times are Racing
February 12-23, 2020

Spring Gala
April 17, 2020

Don Quixote
April 22-May 3, 2020

 

PARENTS' ASSOCIATION EVENTS

Parents’ Association Mix & Mingle: September 17, 2019

Holiday Pajama Drive: November-December 2019

Dance with Me: February 10-16, 2020

 

2020 SUMMER INTENSIVES

Dates coming soon

 

2020 SUMMER CAMPS

Dates coming soon

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Winning Works Choreographic Competition Deadline

July 15, 2019

2020-2021 Trainee & Conservatory Open House

March 25-27, 2019

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann