The Academy of Dance is the Official School of The Joffrey Ballet. Ashley C. Wheater, Artistic Director, continues Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino’s standard of excellence in dance education and performance. The eminent staff and faculty emphasize the highest caliber of Classical Ballet training and other various dance disciplines. Whether the student has professional aspirations and is preparing for the professional dance world, or is looking to experience the magic and joy of dance for the first time, the Academy of Dance has a class for you!
Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, is located in the Exelon Education Center at Joffrey Tower in Chicago, Illinois and is the only training program owned, operated or endorsed by The Joffrey Ballet. The Joffrey Ballet is not affiliated with any other Joffrey dance training or school program.