Co-founded by legendary dancer and choreographer Robert Joffrey, the Joffrey Ballet School in Greenwich Village, New York City, has offered both children and adults comprehensive experience in a variety of dance disciplines since 1953. Its curriculum covers all the bases of both modern and classical ballet, but also jazz, contemporary and hip-hop, while emphasizing supporting topics such as dance history, yoga, anatomy and physiology, among many more. Be challenged by JBS’s seven-week Summer Intensive program, and enjoy access to a full-service massage clinic, thanks to a partnership with the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. JBS also sponsors the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, which performs a variety of emerging works by such notable choreographers as Karole Armitage, Africa Guzman, and Larry Kiegwin. Think you’ve really got what it got takes? Enter the annual Elite Dance Tournament, which awards apprenticeships and over $100,000 in scholarship prizes to the best of the best. Hundreds of JBS graduates have gone on to dance for major companies around the world! It’s the premier institution for elite ballet training.