Academy Programs

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General Audition Information

Acceptance into our Pre-Professional Division, Conservatory Program, Trainee Program, and Studio Company is by audition only. We encourage all students interested in joining Academy Programs to attend an audition during the International Audition Tour.

 

There will be two year-round program auditions during the summer on the following dates:

Tuesday, June 26 from 5:00-6:30pm
Ages 16+

Thursday, June 28 from 5:00-6:30pm
Ages 10-15

 

Students who are not attending our Summer Intensive will need to bring: 

·         Completed Audition Form

·         Headshot (4 x 6) with ballet hairstyle 

·         For students ages 12 and up: First Arabesque Photo (Ladies - on pointe) 

·         $15 audition fee (cash or check only) 

·         Note: materials will not be returned

 

Required attire for girls:

black leotard

pink tights

pink ballet slippers

pointe shoes (if applicable) 

 

Required attire for boys:

white t-shirt

full length black tights

black ballet slippers

 

If you are not able to attend an in-person audition, the Joffrey Academy accepts video auditions. Application requirements can be found on the Audition Tour page under the Video Audition tab. In-class auditions during the Academic year are available at the discretion of the Artistic Team. If you have additional audition questions, please contact reception [at] joffrey [dot] org.

 

Students interested in our Children's and Youth Division programs may register for age-based programs or take a placement class. To schedule a placement class, please contact reception [at] joffrey [dot] org

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann

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General Audition Information

Acceptance into our Pre-Professional Division, Conservatory Program, Trainee Program, and Studio Company is by audition only. We encourage all students interested in joining Academy Programs to attend an audition during the International Audition Tour.

 

There will be two year-round program auditions during the summer on the following dates:

Tuesday, June 26 from 5:00-6:30pm
Ages 16+

Thursday, June 28 from 5:00-6:30pm
Ages 10-15

 

Students who are not attending our Summer Intensive will need to bring: 

·         Completed Audition Form

·         Headshot (4 x 6) with ballet hairstyle 

·         For students ages 12 and up: First Arabesque Photo (Ladies - on pointe) 

·         $15 audition fee (cash or check only) 

·         Note: materials will not be returned

 

Required attire for girls:

black leotard

pink tights

pink ballet slippers

pointe shoes (if applicable) 

 

Required attire for boys:

white t-shirt

full length black tights

black ballet slippers

 

If you are not able to attend an in-person audition, the Joffrey Academy accepts video auditions. Application requirements can be found on the Audition Tour page under the Video Audition tab. In-class auditions during the Academic year are available at the discretion of the Artistic Team. If you have additional audition questions, please contact reception [at] joffrey [dot] org.

 

Students interested in our Children's and Youth Division programs may register for age-based programs or take a placement class. To schedule a placement class, please contact reception [at] joffrey [dot] org

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann

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Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, is the only training program owned, operated or endorsed by The Joffrey Ballet. The Joffrey Ballet is not affiliated with any other dance training or school program, including the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. The Joffrey Academy, located in the Exelon Education Center at Joffrey Tower in Chicago, Illinois is the only school that follows the organizational mission, training syllabi, and artistic vision of The Joffrey Ballet. No other program, including those holding the Joffrey name, is sanctioned by The Joffrey Ballet. For more information, please contact Academy Reception at 312.784.4600.