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London Musical Theater

LONDON MUSICAL THEATER

JULY 16 – JULY 20
(1 Week Session)

Ages 14 – 25

The Musical Theatre London/West End program is designed for students who are interested in
experiencing the Broadway of Great Britain. West End Theatre is the only other place in the world that
rivals Broadway as the epicenter for musical theatre. Students will receive classes in Theatre Dance, Jazz,
Ballet, Acting, and Vocal Training from West End and Broadway performers while studying a current
West End Theatre show.

Enrollment of no more than 35 students. These spots will be filled on a first come first serve basis.

Tuition

$799 per week

Tuition Due at Registration: $300

Tuition Balance: Monthly Payments through June 1st.

Registration Fee: $99

Housing

$499 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

$499 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

Resident Fee

$150 per dancer

Resident Advisor Fee: Monthly Payments through June 1st

Required for all dancers in housing

One time fee

Performance + Broadway Show Ticket Fee

$125 per week

Performance + Broadway Show Ticket Fee: Monthly Payments through June 1st

Attending a Broadway show is part of the curriculum for this intensive.

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.

Location

Ramsay Hall (University College London)
20 Maple Street, London, W1T 5HB

Housing Ages
15-25

Ramsey Hall accommodates students ages 15 and up without a parent, or ages 14 and under accompanied by a parent. Although you can stay with your child at Ramsey Hall if they are 14 years old or less, it may be more economical and comfortable to find accommodation separately that is not dormitory style.

Housing Amenities

Also situated in the heart of Central London, Ramsay Hall is a University College London catered student accommodation. Pineapple Studios are approximately 15 minutes away if walking or three stops away in the Northern line of London´s Underground system. Oxford Street, Britain’s premier shopping street is a ten-minute walk away, whilst Soho, Theatreland and China Town are also within walking distance. 

All bedrooms are single and have hand wash basins. Bathrooms and toilets are communal and located on each corridor of the building. Bed linen and towel are provided. The residence has a launderette, music room, TV room, games room, library and a pleasant dining area.

No roommate requests available for London. Housing facilities are single bedrooms.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included for students in housing. We do not offer an additional meal plan, but there are abundant number of restaurants and stores to buy food for every price range near the studio and housing facilities.

Near Pineapple Dance Studios

Marks and Spencer Food Hall and Supermarket 107-115 Long Acre, London WC2E 9NT

Tesco Express Supermarket 22-25 Bedford St, London WC2E 9EQ

Wok to Walk Compact counter-serve eatery with made-to-order stir-fries, including vegan & vegetarian options. 21 Cranbourn St, London WC2H 7AA

Café Pacífico. Mexican food. 5 Langley St, London WC2H 9JA

Tobiko Takeaway cafe serving sushi, sashimi, hot rice dishes and soups. 8 Garrick St, London WC2E 9BH

Benugo Fresh-made sandwiches, salad & snacks, breakfast to lunch. 63 Long Acre, London WC2E 9JN

Pizza Express 9-12 Bow St, London WC2E 7AH

 

Near Ramsey Hall

Dim T Handmade dim sum, noodles and Asian classics. 32 Charlotte St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2NQ

Franco Manca Neopolitan wood-oven sourdough pizza. 98 Tottenham Court Rd, London W1T 4TR

Agra Indian restaurant and takeaway; classic & vegetarian options. 137 Whitfield St, London W1T 5EL

Tesco Express Supermarket. 124 – 125 Tottenham Court Rd, Bloomsbury, London W1T 5AS

Sainsbury´s Local Supermarket. 145 Tottenham Court Rd, Bloomsbury, London

Honey & Co Cafe/dining room serving salads, pastries and iced teas. 25 Warren St, London W1T 5LZ

In housing

Please drop off your dancer at Ramsay Hall on Sunday between 2:00 and 6:00 PM.

Please pick up your dancer on Saturday at Ramsay Hall. We encourage you to assist your dancer so you can be on your way home prior to 10:00AM.

After Check-in on Sunday evening the dancers will have a mandatory housing orientation.

If your dancer needs to arrive outside the specified schedule, please notify us in advance at mmontano@joffreyballetschool.com

 

Not in housing

Please drop off your dancer at Pineapple Dance Studios entrance or near by. Parents will not be allowed to observe classes during the program. Please pick up your dancer on time, we are not responsible for dancers outside our program hours.

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; 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

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.

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 fun, choreographed performance for all dancers attending this intensive.

A performance will be held at the end of the week on Friday.

Also situated in the heart of Central London, Ramsay Hall is a University College London catered student accommodation. Pineapple Studios are approximately 15 minutes away if walking or three stops away in the Northern line of London´s Underground system. Oxford Street, Britain’s premier shopping street is a ten-minute walk away, whilst Soho, Theatreland and China Town are also within walking distance. 

All bedrooms are single and have hand wash basins. Bathrooms and toilets are communal and located on each corridor of the building. Bed linen and towel are provided. The residence has a launderette, music room, TV room, games room, library and a pleasant dining area.

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.

We do not offer Airport Pick Up/Drop Off at this location.

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 a future Joffrey program. The Registration Fee, All Deposits, and all Processing Fees are non-refundable and will be forfeited.
Prior to May 1st, a credit for any remaining tuition and some additional payments may be placed in the dancer’s name to be used the following summer.
After May 1st, all payments are non-refundable unless due to injury or illness certified by a Dr’s. note. A partial credit may be used towards next summer at Joffrey Ballet School’s Discretion.

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 marleting and advertisig 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.

As part of the program dancers will be going to see one show at the West End and considering that they are only in London for a week and taking class every day no other official activities are planned in the evenings other than the show. For students staying at dorm the housing staff will organize some activities for housing students.

Information will be given out at a later date.

Pineapple Dance Studios

7 Langley Street
Covent Garden
London, WC2H 9JA 

Pineapple Dance Studios are located in the heart of London, in the historic Covent Garden neighborhood, one of the main London attractions. Blocks away from West End´s Theaters and The Royal Opera House. This amusing part of the city is full of life, tourism, tradition, commerce and artistic influence.

Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Students will have access to the detailed class schedule and West End performance visit closer to the start of the program.

Employment

Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in working as an Arts Administration Intern, Health Intern, RA, RA Assistant or Chaperone 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.  

JOB DESCRIPTIONS & APPLICATIONS

Interns 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.

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.

Joffrey Ballet School seeks enthusiastic individuals for several Chaperone positions in New York City, Dallas, LA, San Francisco, Miami, and Athens. This is a temporary, full-time position with live-in and on-call responsibilities. A Chaperone is responsible for supervising 6-8 students ages 12 to 14. Their primary responsibility is babysitting the younger students, including maintaining an evening schedule/bedtime, morning routine, cleaning schedule, and enforcing the rules in the dormitory. Chaperones work with Head Chaperone to ensure that these students are supervised to and from classes, during lunch, on activities, shopping and in the dormitory. Chaperone ensures that students are safe at all times, eating responsibly, and adjusting to housing at JBS.

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 experience preferred.

Application deadline date: April 1st, 2018

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

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Artistic Director of the NYC Musical Theatre Intensive

Matthew Prescott

Also a NYC Ballet and Pre-Professional Instructor.

Matthew Prescott, born and raised in Idaho, graduated high school from Interlochen Arts Academy and attended the inaugural year of the Joffrey/New School University in New York City. In 2000, he joined the Joffrey Ballet for a number of years before setting out as a freelance artist. Working as a freelancer, Matthew has worked and performed with Donald Byrd’s Spectrum Dance Theater, Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, Ballet NY, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Amanda Miller, The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, The Alabama Ballet, Armitage Gone! Dance, BalletX, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Morphoses the Wheeldon Company, and Dance Theatre of Harlem. Matthew was featured in Robert Altman’s film The Company. Matthew has choreographed works performed by Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Chamber Dance Project, the Joffrey Ballet School, BalletX, Interlochen Arts Academy, for Misty Copeland for Prince’s Coming to America 2010 Madison Square Garden performances, as well as the Vail International Dance Festival. Matthew was the Resident Choreographer on the national tour of Billy Elliot as well as performing the roll of Older Billy. Matthew made his Broadway debut on Broadway in the cast of Phantom of the Opera.

www.Matthew-Prescott.com

Associate Director of NYC Musical Theater

Maximilien Baud

Also, an Instructor for the NYC Pre-Professional, Ballet and Jazz Intensives.

Maximilien Baud; Trained at the School of American Ballet for 10 years under the guidance of Peter Martins, Jock Soto, Peter Boal, Olga Kostritzky, and Andrei Kramarevsky. While a student, he performed with the NYC Ballet, and was part of the original cast of two world premieres: Organon by Elliot Feld and Scenes De Ballet by Tony Award winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon.

Mr. Baud began his professional career with the Carolina Ballet under Robert Weiss. There he would work with choreographers such as Lynne Taylor Corbett, Robert Weiss, Damian Woetzel, and Christopher Wheeldon. In 2005, Mr. Baud joined the Pennsylvania Ballet under the directorship of Roy Kaiser and would perform principal roles in ballets by Jerome Robbins, Peter Martins, George Balanchine and many more. In 2009, Mr. Baud had the opportunity to work on the Oscar nominated film for Best Picture, Black Swan, by Darren Aronofsky. In 2010, Mr. Baud would join the national/international tour of Billy Elliot, the Musical performing the role of Older Billy, and was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award for Best Supporting Performer in a Musical. He was in the ensemble of the national tour of Flashdance the Musical based on the iconic 80’s film under the directorship of Tony Award-winning choreographer, Sergio Trujillo. Maximilien has reprised his role of Older Billy in regional productions of Billy Elliot with the MUNY, North Carolina Theater, and the North Shore Music Theater company.

Mr. Baud has had the opportunity to teach at numerous dance studios around the country, as well as coach the young Billy’s from Billy Elliot. Currently, he is on the staff at The Joffrey Ballet School Jazz and Contemporary Trainee program. He helped co-create the Joffrey Ballet School Musical Theater Summer Intensive, where he holds the position of Associate Director. Mr. Baud also serves as a teacher and an adjudicator for Sheer Talent, the international dance competition. While teaching, Mr. Baud enjoys enriching the lives of dancers through discipline and a passion for the arts.

Kristopher Thompson Bolden

Kristopher Thompson-Bolden is super excited to be on the staff for Joffrey Musical Theatre Intensive!! He just spent the last 3 years traveling the USA making people laugh in the 1st and 2nd National Tours of the hit Broadway show The Book of Mormon. Other credits include: Mamma Mia at the Hollywood Bowl, Dear World starring Tyne Daly, Anything Goes directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, Billy Elliot, The Color Purple starring Fantasia, Featured Performer in Broadway Classics at Carnegie Hall, and he also had the extreme pleasure of appearing in the World Premier of the musical The Nutty Professor directed by the legendary comedian Jerry Lewis.