Frequently Asked Questions
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The Joffrey Workshop is an event based program and does not have a brick and mortar location. Our instructors travel to studios to work with students.
The Joffrey Workshop is not a dance school, we provide in-studio concert dance events.
Students do not need to audition. We recommend that students who participate in workshops take at least 3 technique classes per week.
The Joffrey Workshop dress code should be similar to the requirements at your home studio. No costumes will need to be purchased.
Ballet and similar classes:
Option 1: Plain black leotard. Convertible pink/skin tone tights. Pink/skin tone ballet shoes. Pink/skin tone pointe shoes if applicable.
Option 2: White, grey, or black slim fitting shirt. Black or grey convertible tights or leggings. White socks and white ballet shoes, or black socks and black ballet shoes.
Contemporary, Jazz, and similar classes:
All Dancers: White, grey, or black shirt. Black leggings, or black slim fitting athletic pants, or convertible black tights. Jazz shoes or bare feet.
Logos, prints, and large graphics are discouraged and should be kept to a minimum.
We focus on concert dance techniques - Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, and Modern. Additional classes in Musical Theater, Pre-Pointe/Pointe, Arpino Repertoire, and Contemporary Ballet may be offered.
Students can register for a program and not attend a full day of that program if they wish. Students may not skip classes within a day. We highly recommend not missing the first day of an event as this is the time the instructors get to know the students and begin teaching combinations that may be worked on the following days. Instructors are not responsible for re-teaching information that was missed due to absences.
Refunds will be granted if an event is cancelled by The Joffrey Workshop. A credit for a future event will be given if a student is unable to attend.
The Joffrey Workshop strongly recommends leaving unnecessary devices at home and is not responsible for loss or damage.
When a student sustains an injury the student's emergency contact is informed immediately. The student will then be taken to the nearest emergency room if necessary.
The Joffrey Workshop takes medical needs and allergies seriously. Please inform us of any needs when registering your student. Our staff is given instructions on how to act in case of emergencies. A meeting with the student, parent/guardian, and The Joffrey Workshop staff can be arranged upon request.