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Joffrey Southwest | A Fusion Dance Intensive Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive

Dallas, Texas

(1 - 3 Week Sessions)

Joffrey Southwest – Dallas, Texas Fusion Dance Summer Intensive

This intensive is led by Artistic Director, Thelma Flores. A well-rounded dancer must speak the varied languages of movement and performance. Classical ballet and modern are just the beginning of the foundation. Our Dallas Summer Intensive brings you a fusion of cutting edge contemporary, jazz, broadway theater jazz, hip-hop, dance composition, improvisation and social dance, designed and aligned with the 21st Century of the Arts. Here you will train with a world-class faculty who represent a diverse array of professionals, that are currently working in the industry. We aim to deliver life-changing experiences for young artists and build dancers of tomorrow.

This program is run solely by Dance Developments Inc. (“Dance Developments”), a Wyoming corporation. Joffrey Ballet School does not administer or operate this program. Dance Developments licenses the use of the Joffrey name and is not affiliated with the Joffrey Ballet School except as set forth below. The relationship between Dance Developments and Joffrey Ballet School is limited to a marketing agreement with the exclusive purpose of permitting Dance Developments to advertise their programs on the Joffrey Ballet School’s website and through other marketing channels used by Joffrey Ballet School. Dance Developments collects all tuition and fees related to this program. Please contact Dance Developments for any further information or with regard to any questions or complaints about this program at the following address: c/o Registered Agent Solutions, Inc., 125 South King Street, PO Box 2922, Jackson, Wyoming 83001.

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive What to Expect

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Ages

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Class Days

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Class Times

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Class Length

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Performances

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Faculty

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Dates & Tuition Fees

$599.00 per week
Three Weeks or More
$699.00 per week
Any Two Weeks
$799.00 per week
Any One Week

  • Week 1

    7/13/2020 – 7/17/2020

  • Week 2

    7/20/2020 – 7/24/2020

  • Week 3

    7/27/2020 – 7/31/2020

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.

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Housing, Meals & Other Fees


$499.00 per week
Housing is available for dancers ages 12 and up.


$275.00 per week
Breakfast and Dinner Only


$99.00 per intensive
Registration fee per dancer


$125.00 per dancer
Must attend Weeks 2 and 3.

Housing and Meal Plan FAQ’s

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

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Housing
Housing Fees: $499 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

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Meals
Meal Plan Fees: $275 per week
  • Meal Plan Due at Registration: 50%
    (Prices include food & beverages plus sales tax. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.)
    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.

TWU Dallas: Denton

Guinn Hall: 420 University Dr., Denton, TX 76204

Dancers will be housed at Guinn Hall. Bed sizes Single bed or bunk bed, Twin XL mattress.

Room Layout

Furniture in all rooms is arranged by Guinn Hall staff. Beds, dressers, desks, and wardrobes are configured in a manner to maximize space in the room. Rearranging furniture in the room is strictly prohibited and is regulated by Guinn hall employees.


Washing machines and dryers are available in each residential community. The machines are free to use. Only residents should use the machines. If a resident is found using machines to wash items belonging to a non-residential student, they will face disciplinary action. If a machine is not working; report it to the front desk of your residential community. Make sure to note the ID number on the machine to expedite the work order process.

Bathroom Supplies

No toiletries (including toilet paper) or bathroom essentials are provided. Purchase soap and toilet paper upon arrival. Students are highly encouraged to bring a shower caddy to carry shower essentials and toilet paper. We also highly recommend students bring a shower cover up or robe and shower shoes.

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.

Meals will be hosted at the Dining Hall Cafeteria. The Meal Plan is required for dancers staying in housing. Students will eat in the dining hall campus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. *Times are subject to change and can change at the discretion of the TWU staff. Dancers must note any dietary restrictions, allergies, or food related illnesses when registering and on your Pre-Check In form. You must also email these allergies and restrictions to dallas@joffreyballetschool.com prior to arrival. The meal plan is NON-REFUNDABLE.

What to bring:

Your room will fill up quickly; so only bring what you really need. Remember, you can always purchase extras.

● Toiletries: Soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, shampoo, deodorant and other personal toiletry products.

● Bedding: pillow, blanket, comforter, twin XL sheets

● Bathroom Essentials: Hair dryer, shower shoes, UL tested surge protectors, towel, shower caddy, etc. 4 This housing manual is for dancers attending the Joffrey Southwest Dallas (Fusion) program and for dancers attending the Joffrey Colorado Springs (Ballet) relocated Live Instruction program in Denton Texas.

● Recreational Clothing: Jeans, t-shirts, swimsuit, walking shoes, sandals, beach clothes, etc.

● Dance Attire: Dance clothes, leotards, shoes, tights, and other related supplies.

● Electronics: Laptops, chargers, and headphones. Valuables at your own discretion.

● Cell Phone: Every student is required to bring or purchase upon arrival, a personal mobile phone. This phone number must be provided to the staff upon arrival and will serve as the primary method of communication between Joffrey staff and the dancers.

● Masks and Gloves – Masks must be cloth and have enough for two a day.

● Other: Fan, books, journal for corrections, reusable water bottle, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, contacts/glasses, umbrella.


What not to bring

The following items are prohibited in our housing locations and will be confiscated if found in your room. There are also fines associated with some unauthorized items.

● Candles or incense.

● Christmas/hanging lights, including fairy lights.

● Toaster ovens, toasters, panini and sandwich makers are not allowed.

● Shelves or items that require more than painters tape to hang.

● Halogen lights.

● Pets of any kind, including fish.

● Alcohol, drugs, tobacco, including eCigarettes, Juuls, Hookah pipes, bongs; Illegal substances of any nature, or drug and alcohol paraphernalia.

● Anything that produces a flame/spark, fireworks, sparklers, etc.

● Space Heaters

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 3:00 PM. Please note after check-in that evening the dancers will have a mandatory orientation.

All students must be checked out between 9:00 – a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, the day after their program ends by appointment.  Dancers performing in the final performance on Friday, July 31 may check out on Saturday, August 1 by 10:30 a.m.

Joffrey Ballet School does not offer Airport Transportation at this location

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.

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Master Faculty

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Performances

Friday, July 31st, 2020 at 6:30pm
MCL Grand Theater
100 N Charles St, Lewisville, TX 75057

Tickets will be purchased at the door prior to the start of the performance date ($20 Cash Only).

Extra Attire:
Per the request of Ms.Flores, She requests all dancers that are in the performance to bring the extra items:

  • White tank top (no logos/tags removed)
  • White Boy Shorts- ¾ length (no logos/tags removed)
  • Black Tank Top (no logos/tags removed)
  • Black Boy Shorts- ¾ length (no logos/tags removed)
  • Skin toned cotton socks and undergarments to be worn under costumes. (Bras, underwear leotards for females) (underwear/dance belts for males)
  • Black Ballet Skirt – Short (no logos/tags removed) example: bullet pointe brand

Dallas, Texas Summer Dance Intensive Intensive Details


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

Texas Womans University, Denton, Texas
304 Administration Dr Denton, TX 76201

The Joffrey South/West (Dallas) program is hosted by Texas Women’s University (TWU). Our studios are located in Dance & Gymnastics Laboratory (DGL – Rooms 208 and 210) and Pioneer Hall (Studio 328). More detailed driving directions from Dallas or Fort Worth can be found at the end of the packet along with a campus map.

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.


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.


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.


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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