New York City Hip Hop Summer Intensive
- Ages: 10, 25
- Dates: June 24, 2024, July 12, 2024
- Location: New York, New York
- Format: In-Person
- Housing: Found Study Dorm & Dorm 34
- Artistic Director(s):
Lissette Salgado-Lucas, David Lucas
Required for Acceptance
Joffrey Ballet School has partnered with Shake the Ground, The Ultimate Dance Competition, to present a three-week Hip Hop Dance Intensive in New York City. Artistic Directors Lissette and David Lucas are bringing together the most sought-after instructors and choreographers for an unforgettable summer of hip hop at the Joffrey Ballet School!
Each day will consist of four classes, where dancers will study a variety of styles including Commercial Dance, Breaking, House, Locking, Jazz/Funk, Freestyle, and more!
Dancers will participate in dance battles, music videos, and Talent Agency Day, where agents come to preview talent for representation. Classes will conclude with rehearsals for a new and exciting performance opportunity each week.
The Joffrey Ballet School has been operating in-person utilizing Covid Safety procedures since October 2020 without interruption.
The New York City Hip Hop Intensive will be operated IN-PERSON in New York, New York this summer. In the unlikely event of a government mandate which prohibits dance instruction, all students registered for in-person programming will be offered their choice of a refund (less registration and processing fees) or transfer to another program.
Artistic Directors & Faculty
Lissette Salgado-LucasBorn in Miami, Florida, Lissette evolved her passion for dance while studying with Liana Navarro, Judith Reece Newman and Marianna Alvarez. In 1988, She joined the Joffrey Ballet and danced with the company for seven years. Some of Lissette’s roles included: Balanchine’s Tarantella, Frederick Ashton’s Les Patinuers and La Fille...
David LucasBorn in Chorley, England, and raised in Kelowna, B.C., Canada, David unveiled his passion for dance at age nine. The Canadian School of Ballet is where he began training under the direction of Betty Farrally, the co founder of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company. He later trained in Toronto and...
Casie ‘Tynee’ Goshow
Ivan “Heat Rock” Cofield
Deshawn Da Prince
Marie Rose Baramo
Justin DeSean Thomas
What to Expect
2023 Tuition & Pricing
For 1 Week
For 2 Weeks
For 3 Weeks or More
Housing$699 (Per Week) For 1 Week
$649 (Per Week) For 2 Weeks
$599 (Per Week) For 3 Weeks or More
Ages 12 and aboveHousing is available and optional for this intensive.Multiple Week Discounts Available
Meal Plans$279 Per Week
A meal plan is available and optional for this intensive.
Additional Costs & Fees
Due at Registration
Joffrey Ballet School Tuition & Pricing rates are subject to change.
New York, New York
Our New York City Hip Hop Summer Intensive will be held at:
Joffrey Ballet School – Long Island City
47-10 Austell Place, 4th Floor, Queens, NY 11101
Our premiere studio locations place dancers in the heart of New York City, surrounded by inspiration in every direction. From the lights of Broadway, to the renowned skyline known across the world, experience a summer of dance in this iconic city with the Joffrey Ballet School!
Found Study Dorm & Dorm 34
Available for students 12 and older.
The Co-ed Residence Halls are located in prime Manhattan locations that are within short travel distance from Times Square, Central Park, the Brooklyn Bridge and more. Our live-in Housing staff are available to students and parents 24 hours a day and assist by providing support and guidance at the dorm and studio. Students can sign up for an escort to and from the studio.
Double, Triple and Quad Bedrooms
Wifi and utilities provided
Laundry facilities in the building
Optional Meal Plan available
Safe and family friendly neighborhood
Close access to several subway stations
Grocery stores and restaurants within walking distance
569 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022
Dorm 34 at Mercy College
47 W 34th St., New York, NY 10001
NYC Hip Hop
More information about the performances and tickets will be announced closer to the intensive.
All students attending Week 1 will participate in the Flashmob
All students attending Week 2 will participate in the Music Video
All students attending Week 3 will participate in the Showcase Performance