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JOFFREY WEST LA

JUNE 10 – JUNE 28
(1 - 3 Week Sessions)

Ages 8 – 25

This flagship fusion intensive features contemporary and classical ballet in the mornings with contemporary, jazz, hip hop, improv and modern repertory in the afternoon. Dancers have an intimate setting with less than 25 dancers per class. This transformative intensive embodies the Joffrey philosophy of the well rounded dancer. As as dancer you will be immersed in the best training in all forms of dance. At the end of this dance intensive you will be rehearsed and trained by industry leading choreographers to perform at the CSUN theater. This performance is life changing and you will leave as a better more passionate dancer. Be prepared to dance hard and work hard daily.

Master Faculty Biographies

Josie Walsh
Kavita Rao
Kavita Rao
James Gregg
James Gregg
Kathryn McCormick
Talia Favia
Chaz Buzan
Renee Kester
Yusha Sorzano
Angela Rebelo
Andrea Schermoly
Chehon Wespi-Tschopp
Robert “Chino” Lopez
Yusuf Nasir
Anh Dillon
Brian Drake
Zak Ryan Schlegel
  • Stay 1 Week

    $999 per week

  • Stay 2 Weeks, Save $100

    $899 per week

  • Stay 3 Weeks, Save $200

    $799 per week

Tuition

$999 per week

Tuition Due at Registration: $300

Tuition Balance: Monthly Payments through June 1st.

Registration Fee: $99

Housing

$450 per week

Housing Due at Registration: $250

Housing Balance: Monthly Payments through June 1st

Students ages 10 and 11 that require housing should attend our Joffrey South Intensive. Housing is available for dancers ages 12 and up.

Meal Plan

Meals are required if in housing
$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

Chaperone Fee

$250 per dancer

Chaperone Fee Balance: Monthly Payments through June 1st

Required for students in housing ages 12 to 13

One time fee

Resident Fee

$150 per dancer

Resident Advisor Fee: Monthly Payments through June 1st

Required for all dancers in housing

One time fee

Performance Fee

Costume Included
$125 one time fee

Performance/Costume Fee: Monthly Payments through June 1st

Must attend Week 2 & 3.

3.5% Processing Fee

For all transactions, a 3.5% processing fee will be applied.

Joffrey FAQ's

Some of the most common camp questions are answered on the below FAQ.

For more detailed information about our summer dance camps, feel free to check out the following links. Please look this over, and if you still have a question, don’t hesitate to email us at support@joffreyballetschool.com. Our offices are open from 9 am to 6 pm CST.

Housing, Meal and Studio FAQ's

Woodruff HallStudent Housing – Building 3, Northridge, CA 91330
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Joffrey West LA Students are housed at CSUN’s Woodruff Hal (also referred to as building 3 found on the main campus map). Campus Map Download

Parking:
It is recommended you park in Lot F9

Important: Scooters are forbidden in buildings.

12 years of age or older to be in Joffrey Ballet School housing. Students ages 10 years and up that require housing should attend ourJoffrey South Intensive. No housing available for students under 10 years of age.

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.

Students are on the meal plan and will have access to Geronimo’s, the primary dining area in student housing for conference guests. During 2010, this facility was renovated into a dazzling new food court. Breakfast and dinner will be served daily. On performance day, dinner will be served earlier for the dancers. Students may either purchase lunch on campus or make a sack lunch.

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 at Woodruff Hall (Building 3) . 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.

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. Please join us Monday morning at the start of your intensive for the opportunity to meet the JBS Staff and review your schedules.

What to Bring
Your room will fill up quickly; so only bring what you really need. Remember, you can always purchase extras or have your family send them to you. Linens and towels are provided. A linen packet consists of 2 Twin XL sheets, 1 pillowcase, 1 pillow, 1 blanket, and 3 towels. On Mondays, linens can be exchanged at the Conference Services Office.

  1. Toiletries: Soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, shampoo, deodorant and other personal toiletry products.
  2. Bathroom Essentials: Hair dryer, shower shoes, UL tested surge protectors, etc.
  3. Recreational Clothing: Jeans, t-shirts, swimsuit, walking shoes, sandals, etc.
  4. Dance Attire: Dance clothes, shoes, and other related supplies.
  5. Electronics: Alarm clock. Computers, iPods, iPads and valuables at your own discretion.
  6. 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 and will serve as the primary method of communication between Joffrey staff and the dancers.

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

  • Hot plates, toasters, toaster ovens, coffeemakers, BBQ grill or any other cooking appliances
  • Candles or incense
  • Halogen lights
  • Pets of any kind
  • Alcohol
  • Illegal substances of any nature
  • Anything that produces a flame/spark, fireworks, sparklers. When not in use, your lighters for pointe shoes must remain in your dance bag.

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.

Other FAQ's

Housing

$50 Change Buildings (NYC only)

$50 Roommate Change Request

$100 Initial Roommate Request

$100 Early, Late Check In and Check Out

Team Assignments

$50 Change Team Assignment Request

We provide a professionally choreographed performance for all dancers attending the last weeks of the intensive. Be sure to attend the last two or three weeks of the intensive to participate in this life changing event.

Date: Friday, June 29, 2018 | Time: 7:30pm
Location: Plaza del Sol Performance Hall, California State University Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA 91330

 

Purchasing Tickets For The Performance
 A notification will be sent to all parents with performance tickets purchase link and info.

Woodruff Hall bedrooms are furnished with a bed(s), dresser(s) and a desk.  Apartments are Internet ready. Central air conditioners are provided. Each apartment has a living room, a full bathroom, and a private balcony or patio. Apartments also have kitchens, although pots/pans/flatware/dishes are NOT provided.  Joffrey has limited pots/plates for loan.  Kitchens are equipped with a refrigerator and a stove (no microwave).

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 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 DocuSign their Pre-Check In packet, print and bring it with them to orientation/housing check in.

Joffrey Ballet School does not provide transportation to or from the airport. Two popular shuttle services from local airports are Super Shuttle (http://www.supershuttle.com/) or Road Runner Shuttle Service (www.rrshuttle.com/)

Non-Refundable Tuition and Other Fees

It is the policy of the Center for American Dance / Joffrey Ballet School that all tuition and other fees paid shall not be refunded at any time, regardless of the time of cancellation by the student or student’s parents or guardians or whether the relevant program has commenced. In the event that the relevant program has been cancelled by the Center for American Dance / Joffrey Ballet School, the School will make best efforts to move the student into a substantially similar program; in the event that no such substantially similar program exists, the School will issue a full refund.
In some instances we are able to offer a credit towards Joffrey programing which must be used in 1 calendar year. The Registration Fee, ALL DEPOSITS, and all Processing Fees are non-refundable and will be forfeited.
Prior to May 1st, a credit for any payments already made may placed in the dancer’s name to be used for future Joffrey programming. All payments made at the time of withdrawal are non-refundable. Any future payments still due to the school will be waived at the school’s discretion.
After May 1st, all payments are non-refundable. If a dancer’s withdrawal is due to injury or illness, and certified by a Dr’s. note, a partial credit may be used towards next summer at the Joffrey Ballet School’s Discretion. Credit can not be issued for housing and meal plans payments.

The Joffrey Ballet School prides itself in taking photos of the dancers that represent their superb experience and will utilize the photos for its website and or marketing and advertising purposes. Dancers and parents are welcome to take photos of the dance experience. When attending the program you consent to the use of your photography in our website and marketing materials.

We have arranged for weekend activities to enhance the students experience in Los Angeles. All activities are chaperoned by Joffrey Staff to and from the event and the dormitories. If you are a commuter student you will be informed where to meet the group.

Tickets are limited and always sell out so please sign up for them as soon as you can. Please be aware we add a surcharge, typically forty to fifty dollars, to the cost of the ticket printed on the stub to cover the cost of providing the chaperones and chartered bus transportation.

After you have signed up there is nothing else you need to do. The various student groups are escorted by chaperones to the event where tickets will be distributed.

If you are a COMMUTER student (not resident in hall of residence), and you would like to participate, please email joffreywest@joffreyballetschool.com and be sure to let her know you are a commuter student!

California State University – Northridge
Valley Performing Arts Center
18111 Nordhoff St Northridge, CA 91330

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

Sample Schedule

Daily Schedule

Ballet Technique/Contemporary Ballet/Contemporaru
9:00AM – 10:30AM

Pointe/Latin Grooe/Breaking
10:45AM – 11:45AM

Hip Hop/Contemporary/Contemporary Ballet
1:00AM – 2:30PM

Contemporary/Pointe/Partnering
2:45PM – 3:45PM

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

Employment

Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in working as an Arts Administration Intern, HRA, AHRA, or RA 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.

Online Application Form - HRA, RA, ARA,

Online Application Form - Interns

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

JOB DESCRIPTIONS & APPLICATIONS

Interns Supervisor assist the Joffrey Ballet School in the administration of the summer programs. This is a tremendous learning experience. Be ready to work hard and long hours. Interns MUST HAVE AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE! The Joffrey Ballet School is seeking hard-working, ethical, caring, organized, teamwork minded, detail-oriented individuals interested in perusing a career in Arts Administration. Interns would gain valuable experience working within an office environment, assisting with daily operations of the school’s variety of summer programs and supporting the administrative staff with customer assistance.

Interns assist the Interns Supervisor and the Joffrey Ballet School in the administration of the summer programs. This is a tremendous learning experience. Be ready to work hard and long hours. Interns MUST HAVE AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE! The Joffrey Ballet School is seeking hard-working, ethical, caring, organized, teamwork minded, detail-oriented individuals interested in perusing a career in Arts Administration. Interns would gain valuable experience working within an office environment, assisting with daily operations of the school’s variety of summer programs and supporting the administrative staff with customer assistance.

Joffrey Ballet School seeks hard working and enthusiastic individuals for Head Resident Advisors in New York City, Dallas, San Francisco, and Athens. This is a temporary, full-time position, with live-in and on-call responsibilities. The Head RA is responsible for supervising housing staff and students who are residing in their assigned dormitory during the summer school session. The Head RA will organize transportation of students to and from the dormitory and Joffrey studio locations and activities. The Head RA will organize and supervise staff schedules and work assignments in the dormitory. The Head RA will ensure that all staff schedules, policies, transportation schedules, major disciplinary decisions and scheduled staff meetings are presented to the Director of Resident Life for review and approval.  The Head RA will be responsible for communication between their assigned dormitory and Joffrey administrative staff, faculty, students, and parents.

The Resident Assistant (RA) is responsible for assisting students who are staying at Joffrey Ballet School during the summer school session. The Resident Assistant helps dancers feel at home in housing, organize fun activities, problem solve, ensure dancers are following the rules. RAs will also collaborate with the Joffrey administration to ensure the well-being of all residents. Applicants must be able to work within the artistic culture of Joffrey, have the ability to give and receive constructive feedback, be able to problem solve, have excellent verbal and written communication, and have good organizational and analytical skills.

Dance and Residence Life experience preferred. We background check each applicant to ensure the safety of our dancers. Joffrey Ballet School seeks enthusiastic and hard working individuals for several Resident Advisor (RA) positions in New York City, LA, Dallas, San Francisco and Athens. This is a temporary, full-time position with live-in and on-call responsibilities. The RAs report to the Head RA. The RAs manage the daily operations of the Residence Halls and maintain an active leadership role to cultivate a positive and supportive community to the residents. The RAs serve as a role model and resource to students by assisting in artistic and personal growth.

Application deadline date: April 1st, 2019

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