Important Dates

2017-2018 IMPORTANT DATES

(Subject to change)

 Download a chronological version HERE


SEMESTER DATES

First Semester: September 5, 2017-January 21, 2018 
Youth & Children’s Division Free Trial Day (ages 8 and up) – August 27, 2017
Free First Friday – September 8, 2017 
Fall Semester Parent Observation WeekJanuary 15-21, 2018

Second Semester: January 22-June 3, 2018 
Free First Friday – January 26, 2018
Spring Semester Parent Observation Weeks – May 21-June 3, 2018

Summer Session:
Children’s and Youth Division: June 11-August 19, 2018
Adult Open Division: June 4-September 2, 2018 
Free First Friday for Adult Division Classes – June 8, 2018 
Summer Session Parent Observation Week – August 13-19, 2018

 

BREAKS/HOLIDAYS

Thanksgiving – November 23, 2017 (Trainee classes end at 4:00pm on November 22. The Academy is closed the evening of November 22 through November 24. Classes resume November 25. Trainee and Pre-Professional classes resume November 27).
Winter Break
– December 18, 2017-January 1, 2018 (The Academy is closed December 24, 25, 31, and January 1. Classes resume January 2).

Spring Break – March 26-April 1, 2018
Memorial Day – May 28, 2018 
Independence Day – July 4, 2018
Labor Day – September 3, 2018

 

REGISTRATION DATES

Fall Semester Registration
Children’s and Youth Priority (current students) – August 16-18, 2017
Children’s and Youth Open (new students) – August 22, 2017

Summer Intensive Audition Registration Opens
November 1, 2017

Spring Semester Registration
Children’s and Youth Divisions Priority (current students)– January 3-5, 2018
Children’s and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – January 10, 2018

Summer Camp Registration
February 1, 2018

Summer Intensive Registration
TBA

New Trainee 2018-2019 Registration
April 9, 2018

Summer Session Registration
Children's and Youth Divisions Priority (current students) – May 21-23, 2018
Children's and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – May 30, 2018

Pre-Professional Division 2018-2019 Registration
Priority Registration (current students) – May 23, 2018
Open Registration (new students) – TBA

 

FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES

First Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): August 1, 2017
Second Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): December 1, 2017
Summer Intensives & Summer Camps: February 1, 2018

Trainee Program 2018-2019: April 2, 2018
Summer Session (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 1, 2018

Pre-Professional Division 2018-2019: July 1, 2018

 

AUDITIONS

Nutcracker Children’s Cast Auditions

Ladies ages 9-18, above 4'5" through 5'- September 10, 2017

Ladies ages 13-18, between 5'-5'6"- September 10, 2017

Gentlemen ages 10-17, max height 5'8" (no minimum height)- September 10, 2017

Ladies ages 8-10, maximum height 4'5" (no minimum height)- September 14, 2017


Summer Intensive Audition Tour
TBA

 

ACADEMY PERFORMANCE DATES

Academy in the Parks

November 11, 2017
La Follette Park, Chicago

Academy Fall Program
November 17-19, 2017
Joffrey Tower

Pre-Professsional Presentation
February 9, 2018
Joffrey Tower

Winning Works 
March 3 & 4, 2018

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Joffrey Academy with Chicago Symphony Orchestra
May 4 & 5, 2018
Chicago Symphony Center

Academy's Swan Lake 

May 17-20, 2018
Joffrey Tower

Parent Observation Weeks

First Semester: January 15-21, 2018

Second Semester: May 21-June 3, 2018

Summer Session: August 13-19, 2018

*Participating students will receive production packets detailing casting, rehearsal dates, ticket info, etc.

 

THE JOFFREY BALLET PERFORMANCES

Giselle
October 18-29, 2017

The Nutcracker
December 1-30, 2017

Modern Masters
February 7-18, 2018

Spring Gala
April 20, 2018

A Midsummer Night's Dream
April 25-May 6, 2018

 

PARENTS' ASSOCIATION EVENTS

Parents’ Association Mix & Mingle – September 15, 6:30 PM

Other Events TBA

 

SUMMER INTENSIVES

TBA

 

SUMMER CAMPS

TBA


MISCELLANEOUS

Winning Works Choreographic Competition Deadline

September 1, 2017

Mandatory Division Parent Meeting
September 15, 2017 5:30 PM
Optional Parents’ Association Meet & Greet 6:00 PM

Trainee Welcome Meeting
September 13, 2017

Nutcracker Children's Cast Parent Meeting
September 24, 2017

2017-2018 Trainee Open House
March 14-16, 2018

 

Content

2017-2018 IMPORTANT DATES

(Subject to change)

 Download a chronological version HERE


SEMESTER DATES

First Semester: September 5, 2017-January 21, 2018 
Youth & Children’s Division Free Trial Day (ages 8 and up) – August 27, 2017
Free First Friday – September 8, 2017 
Fall Semester Parent Observation WeekJanuary 15-21, 2018

Second Semester: January 22-June 3, 2018 
Free First Friday – January 26, 2018
Spring Semester Parent Observation Weeks – May 21-June 3, 2018

Summer Session:
Children’s and Youth Division: June 11-August 19, 2018
Adult Open Division: June 4-September 2, 2018 
Free First Friday for Adult Division Classes – June 8, 2018 
Summer Session Parent Observation Week – August 13-19, 2018

 

BREAKS/HOLIDAYS

Thanksgiving – November 23, 2017 (Trainee classes end at 4:00pm on November 22. The Academy is closed the evening of November 22 through November 24. Classes resume November 25. Trainee and Pre-Professional classes resume November 27).
Winter Break
– December 18, 2017-January 1, 2018 (The Academy is closed December 24, 25, 31, and January 1. Classes resume January 2).

Spring Break – March 26-April 1, 2018
Memorial Day – May 28, 2018 
Independence Day – July 4, 2018
Labor Day – September 3, 2018

 

REGISTRATION DATES

Fall Semester Registration
Children’s and Youth Priority (current students) – August 16-18, 2017
Children’s and Youth Open (new students) – August 22, 2017

Summer Intensive Audition Registration Opens
November 1, 2017

Spring Semester Registration
Children’s and Youth Divisions Priority (current students)– January 3-5, 2018
Children’s and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – January 10, 2018

Summer Camp Registration
February 1, 2018

Summer Intensive Registration
TBA

New Trainee 2018-2019 Registration
April 9, 2018

Summer Session Registration
Children's and Youth Divisions Priority (current students) – May 21-23, 2018
Children's and Youth Divisions Open (new students) – May 30, 2018

Pre-Professional Division 2018-2019 Registration
Priority Registration (current students) – May 23, 2018
Open Registration (new students) – TBA

 

FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES

First Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): August 1, 2017
Second Semester (Children's and Youth Divisions): December 1, 2017
Summer Intensives & Summer Camps: February 1, 2018

Trainee Program 2018-2019: April 2, 2018
Summer Session (Children's and Youth Divisions): May 1, 2018

Pre-Professional Division 2018-2019: July 1, 2018

 

AUDITIONS

Nutcracker Children’s Cast Auditions

Ladies ages 9-18, above 4'5" through 5'- September 10, 2017

Ladies ages 13-18, between 5'-5'6"- September 10, 2017

Gentlemen ages 10-17, max height 5'8" (no minimum height)- September 10, 2017

Ladies ages 8-10, maximum height 4'5" (no minimum height)- September 14, 2017


Summer Intensive Audition Tour
TBA

 

ACADEMY PERFORMANCE DATES

Academy in the Parks

November 11, 2017
La Follette Park, Chicago

Academy Fall Program
November 17-19, 2017
Joffrey Tower

Pre-Professsional Presentation
February 9, 2018
Joffrey Tower

Winning Works 
March 3 & 4, 2018

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Joffrey Academy with Chicago Symphony Orchestra
May 4 & 5, 2018
Chicago Symphony Center

Academy's Swan Lake 

May 17-20, 2018
Joffrey Tower

Parent Observation Weeks

First Semester: January 15-21, 2018

Second Semester: May 21-June 3, 2018

Summer Session: August 13-19, 2018

*Participating students will receive production packets detailing casting, rehearsal dates, ticket info, etc.

 

THE JOFFREY BALLET PERFORMANCES

Giselle
October 18-29, 2017

The Nutcracker
December 1-30, 2017

Modern Masters
February 7-18, 2018

Spring Gala
April 20, 2018

A Midsummer Night's Dream
April 25-May 6, 2018

 

PARENTS' ASSOCIATION EVENTS

Parents’ Association Mix & Mingle – September 15, 6:30 PM

Other Events TBA

 

SUMMER INTENSIVES

TBA

 

SUMMER CAMPS

TBA


MISCELLANEOUS

Winning Works Choreographic Competition Deadline

September 1, 2017

Mandatory Division Parent Meeting
September 15, 2017 5:30 PM
Optional Parents’ Association Meet & Greet 6:00 PM

Trainee Welcome Meeting
September 13, 2017

Nutcracker Children's Cast Parent Meeting
September 24, 2017

2017-2018 Trainee Open House
March 14-16, 2018