The Joffrey Experience

Joffrey Ballet School

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  • Ballet and Contemporary
  • Intensive two-week program
  • Work with top NYC-based choreographers

The Joffrey Experience is an All-Contemporary summer intensive that includes both Ballet and Modern Contemporary styles. The emphasis of this intensive is to define Contemporary Dance in the 21st Century through study, creation, and performance, all done within two intensive weeks of classes and rehearsals. The dancers morning begins with Contemporary Ballet or Contemporary Modern which is followed by whichever style they didn’t have first. After lunch, the dancers will have a repertory class (the teacher will teach repertory of their choosing or create new movement ideas on the dancers), and they will continue the creative process in a rehearsal for the show. The class sizes are small and intimate allowing for one on one direction and communication with each teaching artist. The choreographers are successful New York-based artists who are identified by their unique contemporary styles, and by their critical success as contemporary dance teachers. After an intensive two weeks of study, and the process of creating an original work, the dancers manifest their efforts on the stage. The final show is on the last Friday of the intensive at the Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, located in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Age: at least 14 years
Duration: 10 hours
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Greenwich Village

434 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY 10011

Aug 13th 2018 - Aug 17th 2018
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Per Week
$1,299.00 Enroll
Aug 20th 2018 - Aug 24th 2018
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Perforamnce week, includes performance and costume fee
$1,424.00 Enroll

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Joffrey Ballet School

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