Houston Ballet Academy's Preschool Program offers an engaging selection of movement and dance classes for children ages 2 – 5. These classes are designed to introduce students to the art form of ballet in a creative and inspirational environment. No auditions required.

Registration is now open for 2016-17!


Fall Semester:
August 22, 2016 - January 14, 2017

Spring Semester:
January 17, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Academy 2016-17 Calendar


Academy 2016-17 Enrollment Forms

When registering for Joy of Motion, Creative Dance, or Pre-Ballet, please select the class that works best with your schedule. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Classes are closed once capacity is reached.


Joy of Motion, Pre-Ballet and Creative Dance are full-year programs. Each student's skill and maturity is assessed throughout the year. Written notification of placement for the following year is sent by email at the end of the spring semester.

Principal of Preschool and Lower School: Melissa Bowman


Contact the Academy:
Phone: 713-535-3210 Emial: hbacademy@houstonballet.org.


Learn more about the classes offered in Houston Ballet Academy's Preschool Program including Parent & Me, Joy of Motion, Creative Dance and Pre-Ballet.

Children's Workshops

Girls & Boys ages 4 - 8: Week-long summer workshops are themed based on popular story ballets in Houston Ballet's repertoire. 
Boys ages 7 - 12: Week-long workshop exposes boys to the necessary skills to become a strong male dancer.

Academy Handbook

Class Attire

Adult Program

Tuition & Financial Aid