WELCOME TO OUR 2017 SUMMER PROGRAM PAGE
Ages 8 and up
Classical Ballet, Contemporary Ballet, Pointe, Variations & Partnering
This Ballet Intensive exposes students to a rigorous and exciting ballet program, a one to six week summer intensive course which culminates in a student performance at a local theater on the last day of the program. The intensive features a spectacular master faculty, including Mia Michaels.
The Professional/Pre-Professional program is an advanced “ballet boot camp” offered by the Joffrey Ballet School. Designed for both professionals and pre-professionals to get them back in shape, the program will prepare them for the full year of dancing they have ahead. Geared for the most advanced students as well as professionals, the days will consist of an advanced ballet technique class, a pointe or partnering class, and a variations or contemporary class.
This Intensive is rooted in classical and contemporary ballet training with a strong emphasis on a variety of contemporary techniques by our world class international faculty. It is a unique Contemporary Ballet Intensive. Daily classes are taught in ballet technique, pointe, contemporary, improv and repertory.
Joffrey South offers Intermediate & Advanced Ballet Workshops. The intensive consists of ballet technique; pointe; variations; conditioning for dance; Lester Horton technique; jazz; theatre jazz; improvisation/choreography; and Alexander technique.
The Joffrey Denver intensive will be a unique opportunity to study ballet in an intense two week program designed to focus and further the dancer. This is a rare opportunity and will provide you with the highest level of training. Daily Classes in Technique, pointe, and contemporary will be offered. Learning and rehearsing Joffrey Repertory for a final studio performance.
Our Summer Dance Camps introduces children to an exciting world of creativity, movement, and fun. All activities are held at the Joffrey Ballet School’s studios in the West Village and are conducted by our experienced and caring staff. Each week long workshop is designed to encourage creativity through the exploration of a theme using dance, arts, crafts, music and food.
JAZZ & CONTEMPORARY INTENSIVES
This intensive focuses on Jazz, Contemporary and Modern Dance forms culminating in a professionally produced theater performance. Classes also include Ballet Technique (both classical and contemporary), Hip-hop, Pilates and Theater Dance and Improvisation.The Jazz & Contemporary Program was developed for students that want to push beyond the realm of technique and tradition. It is designed for dancers who are interested in exploring new ideas and approaches to movement. The program immerses students in the new emerging dance world, forging excellence and creating the art of motion.
This premiere summer intensive program located in Los Angeles features International Star Master Instructors and State of the Art facilities. Preparing dancers for both the concert dance as well as commercial dance world, Joffrey West offers a wide variety of classes such as ballet (daily), pointe, contemporary, jazz, hip hop to world dance such as African, Bollywood and Latin Fusion to name a few. An unforgettable experience, Joffrey West is a world leader in summer dance studies.
This dance intensive focuses on complete dancer training. The students will take daily classes in; Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Hip-Hop, Contemporary Dance and Body Conditioning. The intensive culminates after 6 weeks in a professionally produced, main stage performance.
This Joffrey Ballet School Georgia South Jazz & Contemporary Intensive is an extension of the professional quality offered in NYC. This Georgia South intensive enables the student to experience an “individual student approach” by helping the student understand the importance of “picking up” contemporary choreography. The objective is to educate the student on paying attention to detail, technique, movement and style. Classes include: conditioning for dance; ballet technique; Lester Horton technique; jazz; theatre jazz; and improvisation/choreography.
This jazz and contemporary intensive focuses on jazz, contemporary and modern dance forms culminating in a professionally produced theater performance. Classes also include ballet technique (both classical and contemporary), street jazz, pilates and yoga. The intensive will feature our world renowned faculty providing dancers an unparalleled dance experience.
The Experience is an All Contemporary Intensive. 21st century Contemporary Ballet and Modern styles of dance, taught by leading New York-based contemporary choreographer/teachers. The Joffrey Experience represents the ideal Joffrey Dancer, talented in all forms of dance. The dancer must be at the pinnacle of dance talent to engage in this program.
MUSICAL THEATER INTENSIVES
Students will have the opportunity to study current Broadway shows in the studio and experience seeing them live on stage in our unique core curriculum studies. The Musical Theater Summer Intensive features innovative classes in acting, singing, and dancing that will help produce the future stars of musical theater. Daily classes will be in offered ballet, musical theater/jazz, acting, and vocal classes taught by present day Broadway performers.
This program is designed for dancers who want to discover their singing and acting abilities, and for those who may or may not have prior experience on a musical theatre stage. The following courses allow students to get an introduction to the integral skills required for success in this field and learn how to prepare themselves for the varied demands of a musical theatre career: Ballet, Jazz/Theater Dance, Contemporary, Acting/Improv, Song and Dance, Voice, Voice/Harmony, Acting Through Song, Acting Technique, Writing Solo Works, and Monologues and Sides.
This Intensive focuses on Character & International dance technique coupled with dance pieces adapted from classical ballets (such as Spanish from “Swan Lake” or “Drum Dance” from La Bayadera). The program is designed to provide students an opportunity to broaden their knowledge of dance styles to become more competitive in the dance world. The students will learn how to deliver a story thru dance, express passion, love, excitement and experience the joy of live performance as well as learn history of International dance and music.
HIP HOP INTENSIVES
Joffrey Ballet School has partnered with STG The Ultimate Dance Competition to create the Summer of Hip Hop Dance Intensive.
Over 75 classes will be offered in Breaking, Freestyle, House, Jazz/Funk, Street, Locking, Pop’n, Commercial and others.…. In addition to taking technique classes, young dancers will learn about the hip hop culture in lectures and take part in fun dance battles and also have the opportunity to perform in the end of summer showcase performance. The dancers will take part in the creation of a Hip Hop music video.
Students will have an opportunity to learn Tap history from the contemporary Tap Masters who carry on this truly American dance tradition. Students will spend a week tracing the history of Tap Dance, learning the fundaments of Soft-Shoe, Clogging, Buck and Wing, Classical Tap, Class Acts, Jazz Tap, Hoofing, Rhythm Tap, Broadway Tap and Funk Tap. This program will be comprised of master teachers who collectively cover the spectrum of tap dance genres.
Daily classes are designed to perfect tap technique, and expand the student’s knowledge of tap repertoire.