Studio Company

Overview

The Joffrey Studio Company is a scholarship program of the Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet. The Joffrey Studio Company consists of up to 10 outstanding students selected by Ashley Wheater, Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik. Joffrey Studio Company participants will train alongside dancers in the Trainee Program of the Academy and participate in daily classes Monday through Saturday. Led by Kremnev and Reznik, the Joffrey Studio Company will be taught and rehearsed by Academy Faculty, Academy Directors, and the Joffrey Artistic Staff.

 

Students in the Joffrey Studio Company will have the opportunity to be selected to perform with the main company at the Auditorium Theatre, as well as perform in the Academy’s performance series at Joffrey Tower and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, plus at additional festival opportunities around Chicago.

 

The Joffrey Studio Company and Trainees have successfully performed on some of the most prestigious stages, including Lincoln Center in NY, Auditorium Theatre, Harris Theater, Cadillac Palace and MCA in Chicago, Music Hall in LA, The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. as well in the collaborations with the Chicago Symphony and with the Cleveland Orchestra. 

 

The individualized training and performance opportunities provided by the Joffrey Studio Company offers students unique insight into the life of a professional dancer, assisting students in preparation for a professional career in dance and helping them expand their technique and artistry.

 

Selection for the Joffrey Studio Company is by audition only. Students may be asked to join the Trainee Program in the Academy for one to two years prior to being selected for the Joffrey Studio Company, or may be asked to join the Joffrey Studio Company from an Academy audition.  

 

International students, visit our International FAQ page.

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Auditions

Auditions

General Audition Information

Selection for the Joffrey Studio Company is by audition only. Students may be asked to join the Trainee Program in the Academy for one to two years prior to being selected for the Joffrey Studio Company, or may be asked to join the Joffrey Studio Company from an Academy audition.

To schedule an in-class audition, please contact Academy Reception at reception [at] joffrey [dot] org or 312.784.4600.

 

 

Studio Company

Studio Company (2014-2015)

Camila Ferrera

James Floyd

Saaya Kita

Wan Yue Qiao

Paulo Rodrigues

Shotaro Shimazaki

Promise Smith

Nat Wilson

Saori Yamashita

Yossi Zarfati

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The Joffrey Studio Company is a scholarship program of the Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet. The Joffrey Studio Company consists of up to 10 outstanding students selected by Ashley Wheater, Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik. Joffrey Studio Company participants will train alongside dancers in the Trainee Program of the Academy and participate in daily classes Monday through Saturday. Led by Kremnev and Reznik, the Joffrey Studio Company will be taught and rehearsed by Academy Faculty, Academy Directors, and the Joffrey Artistic Staff.

 

Students in the Joffrey Studio Company will have the opportunity to be selected to perform with the main company at the Auditorium Theatre, as well as perform in the Academy’s performance series at Joffrey Tower and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, plus at additional festival opportunities around Chicago.

 

The Joffrey Studio Company and Trainees have successfully performed on some of the most prestigious stages, including Lincoln Center in NY, Auditorium Theatre, Harris Theater, Cadillac Palace and MCA in Chicago, Music Hall in LA, The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. as well in the collaborations with the Chicago Symphony and with the Cleveland Orchestra. 

 

The individualized training and performance opportunities provided by the Joffrey Studio Company offers students unique insight into the life of a professional dancer, assisting students in preparation for a professional career in dance and helping them expand their technique and artistry.

 

Selection for the Joffrey Studio Company is by audition only. Students may be asked to join the Trainee Program in the Academy for one to two years prior to being selected for the Joffrey Studio Company, or may be asked to join the Joffrey Studio Company from an Academy audition.  

 

International students, visit our International FAQ page.

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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.