Important Dates

2019-2020 IMPORTANT DATES

(Subject to change)


SEMESTER DATES

Summer Session: June 10-August 18, 2019
Children’s and Youth Division: June 10-August 18, 2019
Adult Open Division: June 3-September 1, 2019 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – June 7, 2019 
Summer Session Parent Observation Week – August 12-18, 2019

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

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

 

BREAKS/HOLIDAYS

Independence Day – July 4, 2019
Labor Day – September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving – November 28, 2019 (Trainee classes end at 4:00pm 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 24, 25, 31, and January 1).
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 20, 2020
Spring Break
– April 6-April 12, 2020
Memorial Day – May 25, 2020 

 

REGISTRATION DATES

2019-2020 New Conservatory & Trainee Registration 
April 8, 2019

2019-2020 Pre-Professional Division Registration 
Priority Registration (current students) – May 22, 2019
Open Registration (new students) – July 8, 2019

2019 Summer Session Registration
Children's and Youth Divisions Priority (current students) – May 20, 2019
Children's and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – May 29, 2019

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

 

FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES

2019-2020 Pre-Professional Division: July 1, 2019
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 Summer Session (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 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 To

Cities and dates TBD

 

ACADEMY PERFORMANCE DATES

2019 Studio Company and Trainee Final Presentation

May 31, 2019

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

 

2019 SUMMER INTENSIVES

Advanced Summer Intensive- 5 Week

June 17-July 19, 2019

Advanced Summer Intensive- 3 Week

July 22-August 9, 2019

Junior Summer Intensive Level 3

June 24-July 12, 2019

Junior Summer Intensive Level 2

June Section: June 10-21, 2019

July Section: July 15-July 26, 2019

August Section: July 29-August 9, 2019

Junior Summer Intensive Level 1

July 15-July 26, 2019

 

2019 SUMMER CAMPS

Creative Movement Camp

June 10-14, 2019

Pre-Ballet Camp

June 10-14, 2019

Junior Camp

July 8-12, 2019

Youth Camp

June 10-14, 2019

July 29-August 2, 2019

Teen Camp

June 10-14, 2019

July 29-August 2, 2019

 

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)


SEMESTER DATES

Summer Session: June 10-August 18, 2019
Children’s and Youth Division: June 10-August 18, 2019
Adult Open Division: June 3-September 1, 2019 
Adult Open Division Free First Friday – June 7, 2019 
Summer Session Parent Observation Week – August 12-18, 2019

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

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

 

BREAKS/HOLIDAYS

Independence Day – July 4, 2019
Labor Day – September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving – November 28, 2019 (Trainee classes end at 4:00pm 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 24, 25, 31, and January 1).
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 20, 2020
Spring Break
– April 6-April 12, 2020
Memorial Day – May 25, 2020 

 

REGISTRATION DATES

2019-2020 New Conservatory & Trainee Registration 
April 8, 2019

2019-2020 Pre-Professional Division Registration 
Priority Registration (current students) – May 22, 2019
Open Registration (new students) – July 8, 2019

2019 Summer Session Registration
Children's and Youth Divisions Priority (current students) – May 20, 2019
Children's and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – May 29, 2019

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

 

FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES

2019-2020 Pre-Professional Division: July 1, 2019
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 Summer Session (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 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 To

Cities and dates TBD

 

ACADEMY PERFORMANCE DATES

2019 Studio Company and Trainee Final Presentation

May 31, 2019

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

 

2019 SUMMER INTENSIVES

Advanced Summer Intensive- 5 Week

June 17-July 19, 2019

Advanced Summer Intensive- 3 Week

July 22-August 9, 2019

Junior Summer Intensive Level 3

June 24-July 12, 2019

Junior Summer Intensive Level 2

June Section: June 10-21, 2019

July Section: July 15-July 26, 2019

August Section: July 29-August 9, 2019

Junior Summer Intensive Level 1

July 15-July 26, 2019

 

2019 SUMMER CAMPS

Creative Movement Camp

June 10-14, 2019

Pre-Ballet Camp

June 10-14, 2019

Junior Camp

July 8-12, 2019

Youth Camp

June 10-14, 2019

July 29-August 2, 2019

Teen Camp

June 10-14, 2019

July 29-August 2, 2019

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Winning Works Choreographic Competition Deadline

July 15, 2019

2020-2021 Trainee & Conservatory Open House

March 25-27, 2019

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann