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Joffrey Colorado Springs | A Classical Ballet Intensive Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive

Colorado Springs

(1 – 3 Week Sessions)

Joffrey Colorado Springs – A Colorado Classical Ballet Summer Intensive

➡ Ages 8 -20

Program Style

The Joffrey Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive program is led by Colleen Barnes Merwin a former professional dancer and an established Joffrey instructor. Mrs. Merwin’s ability to engage and transform a dancer is unparalleled. Dancers are immersed in classical and contemporary ballet. This program has an intense ballet focus with daily classes in classical and contemporary ballet, point, variations, improv and current contemporary classes. Be ready to be transformed as a dancer at the Joffrey Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive.

Dancers must attend weeks 2 and 3 to participate in the performance.

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive What to Expect

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Ages

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Class Days

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Class Times

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Class Length

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Performances

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Faculty

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Dates & Tuition Fees

$799.00 per week
Any One Week
$699.00 per week
Any Two Weeks

$599.00 per week

Three Weeks or More

  • Week 1

    6/29/2020 – 7/3/2020

  • Week 2

    7/6/2020 – 7/10/2020

  • Week 3

    7/13/2020 – 7/17/2020


Tuition FAQ’s

  • Tuition Due at Registration: $300
  • Tuition Balance: Monthly Payments through June 1st.
  • Registration Fee: $99
  • For all transactions, a 3.5% processing fee will be applied.

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Housing, Meals & Other Fees

Housing

$450.00 per week
Housing is available for dancers ages 12 and up.

Meals

$225.00 per week
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served daily.

Registration

$99.00 per intensive
Registration fee per dancer

Housing and Meal Plan FAQ’s

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Registration
Registration Fee: $99 per intensive
  • Registration Fee Due at Registration: $99
  • For all transactions, a 3.5% processing fee will be applied.

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Housing
Housing Fees: $450 per week

Housing is available for dancers ages 12 and up.

  • Housing Due at Registration: $250
  • Resident Advisor Fee: $150 per dancer
    (Required for all dancers in housing – One time fee)
  • Chaperone Fee: $250 per dancer
    (Required for students in housing ages 12 to 13 – One time fee)
  • Housing, RA Fee & Chaperone Fee Balance: Monthly Payments through June 1st.
  • For all transactions, a 3.5% processing fee will be applied.
Housing – Other Fees
  • $50 Change Buildings (NYC only)
  • $50 Roommate Change Request
  • $100 Initial Roommate Request
  • $100 Early, Late Check In and Check Out

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Meals
Meal Plan Fees: $225 per week
  • Meal Plan Due at Registration: 50%
    (Prices include food & beverages plus sales tax. Breakfast and Dinner Only.)
    Only offered to dancers in housing.
  • Meal Plan Balance: Monthly Payments through June 1st.
  • For all transactions, a 3.5% processing fee will be applied.

Loomis Hall

1104 N Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Lounge Area
  • Wireless

Loomis Hall

1104 N Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Lounge Area
  • Wireless

This document lists the most important housing policies. Please refer to the housing manual of your assigned facility for a complete list of rules, policies, and procedures.

We will do our best to honor roommate requests that are completed and remain within the established guidelines.

A dancer may request up to a maximum of three roommates for a total of four dancers in a chain. Please note that all roommate requests must be completed by both sets of parents, at least fourteen days prior to arrival.

Please note that confirmed roommates will be in the same room, but we are unable to accommodate requests for a bunk assignment near another dancer. Dancers are assigned their beds by their Resident Assistants based on numerous factors including medical conditions, sleepwalking, etc. and these assignments may not be changed during the arrival process.

Roommate Requests will be asked during Registration.

What to Bring
Your room will fill up quickly; please bring only what you need. Also, keep in mind that items can
be purchased upon arrival at nearby stores.

  1. Bedding: Twin XL Sheets, Blankets, Pillows
  2. Bathroom Essentials: Towels, Shower shoes, hair dryer
  3. Toiletries: Toilet Paper, hand soap, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, toothbrush,
    toothpaste, and other personal toiletry items.
  4. Dance Attire: Dance clothes, shoes, and other related supplies.
  5. Recreational clothes: jeans, t-shirts, swimsuit, sandals, etc.
  6. Electronics: Alarm Clock. Computers, iPods, iPads, and other valuables at your own
    discretion. All dorms are Wi-Fi equipped. Don’t forget to bring the chargers!
  7. Cell Phone: Every student is required to bring or purchase upon arrival, a personal mobile phone. This phone number must be provided to the RAs upon arrival. Students should download Google Maps and Embark NYC.

What Not to Bring
The following items are prohibited in Joffrey housing and may be confiscated if found in your
room.

  1. Toasters, toaster ovens, coffeemaker, or any outside cooking appliance not provided by JBS.
  2. Candles or incense
  3. Space Heaters
  4. Halogen lights
  5. Pets of any kind
  6. Alcohol
  7. Anything that produces a flame/spark, fireworks, sparklers.
  8. When not in use, lighters for your pointe shoes MUST remain in your dance bag.
  9. Drugs, tobacco, including eCigarettes; illegal substances of any nature

The Joffrey Ballet School has setup a very simple and orderly housing check in and check out process. Please drop off your dancer Sunday from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. When picking up your happy dancer please assist your child to be packed and on their way home prior to 12:00 PM Saturday. Please note after check-in that evening the dancers will have a mandatory orientation.

We do not provide transportation from the airport for this intensive.

  • Colorado Springs Shuttle offers direct shuttle service between Denver International airport (DIA) and the Colorado College campus every day of the year.  Reservations are recommended to ensure you have a seat.  Check out www.coloradoshuttle.com or call 1-877-587-3456 for details on arrival times and bus stops.  A one-way ticket will cost about $50.00 USD.
  • Front Range Shuttle offers direct shuttle service between Denver International airport (DIA) and the Colorado College campus 6 times a day.  They also offer Executive SUV service and Private/Charter van services.  Reservations are recommended.  Check out www.frontrangeshuttle.com or call (719) 237-2646 for details.  A one-way ticket will cost about $50.00 USD.

There is a Lost and Found table set-up during check-out on Saturday. Please check this section for any misplaced items before you leave. If you realize that you did not make it home with an item, please call Customer Service at +1 888.438.3808 and leave a message describing the missing item(s). All claimed items will be returned C.O.D. Items will be held for two weeks, and after that time they will be donated to charity. Please label all items and make sure that you have all your belongings before leaving. JBS is not responsible for lost or broken items.

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Master Faculty

The Joffrey Colorado Summer Ballet Intensive has a world renowned faculty. In order to be the best you have to train with the best!

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Performances

Colorado Springs Ballet Intensive In-Studio Performances

Date: July 17, 2020
Time: TBA
Run Time: TBA
Cossitt Hall’s Basement Studio
906 N. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Dancers must attend weeks 2 and 3 to participate in the performance.

Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive Intensive Details

Admission

All dancers (new and returning) are required to audition for the Joffrey Ballet School Summer Programs to be considered for: Placement   |  Scholarships  |  Acceptance.  

The audition is a 90 minute class instructed by a Joffrey Instructor and the cost to audition is $40. All sales are final. No refunds are provided for auditions regardless of attendance.

Our audition(s) are meant to place you at your skill level for either the Joffrey Ballet School’s Summer Intensive series (June – August) and/or our 4 year Trainee Program (Sept – May).

Results will be emailed and posted online.

Pre-Check In & Orientation

Pre- Check In

We know you are anxious to find out everything you need to know to prepare for your intensive(s) and we cannot wait to share all the details! All dancers are required to complete our Online Pre-Check In form prior to arrival. All dancers will need to sign their Pre-Check In packet, print and bring it with them to orientation/housing check in.


Studio Location

Colorado College
Cossitt Hall –  906 N Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.

Note: Please see your Weekly Schedule’s studio assignment for your exact location


Orientation Times

Orientation and arrival times depend on whether or not you will be staying in our housing facilities. Please check the Orientation Times section for full details on our Dance Portal. Please join us Monday morning at the start of your intensive for the opportunity to meet the JBS Staff and review your schedules.


Schedules

You will be emailed a link to your dance schedule. You will receive it two weeks before your session starts.


Extra Activities

We have taken great care in providing superb and exciting weekend and after class activities. Please see our activities page for details.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Arts Administration Intern, Health Intern, Brand Ambassador Intern, HRA, RA, or RA Assistants

If you are interested in working for our Summer Intensives please read the duties described below and submit the application form. They are all paid positions.

Positions will be filled at a first come first serve basis to qualified candidates – please submit application early for best consideration. Final candidates who are offered a position will be required to undergo a background check prior to finalizing the hiring process.

Application deadline date: April 1st, 2020

Please email us at resume@joffreyballetschool.com for questions regarding any of the positions.

PROGRAM DATES

NYC Summer Sessions: May 31 – August 22, 2020

  • Projected Training Start Date: May 25, 2020
  • Intensive Programs Types: Ballet Intensive, Jazz and Contemporary Program, Broadway Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Tap, Pre-Professional Program and Joffrey Experience

Long Beach Summer Session: June 14 – July 11, 2020

  • Projected Training Start Date: June 10, 2020
  • Intensive Program Types: Fusion Intensive, Hip-Hop Intensive

Dallas Summer Session: July 12 – August 1, 2020

  • Projected Training Start Date: July 8, 2020
  • Intensive Programs Types: Fusion Intensive

San Francisco Summer Session: July 12 – August 1, 2020

  • Projected Training Start Date: July 8, 2020
  • Intensive Programs Types: Contemporary Ballet Intensive

Georgia and Colorado Springs Summer Session: May 31 – July 18, 2020

  • Projected Training Start Date: May 27, 2020
    *Applicants must be able to work in both GA and CO, but not all employees will work in both locations*
  • Intensive Programs Types: Ballet and Jazz Intensives

Las Vegas Summer Session: July 12 – August 8, 2020

  • Projected Training Start Date: July 9, 2020
  • Intensive Programs Types: Jazz and Contemporary Intensive, Cirque du Soleil Intensive

Tampa Summer Session: July 26 – August 8, 2020

  • Projected Training Start Date: July 24, 2020
  • Intensive Programs Types: Hip Hop Intensive, Fusion Intensive
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