In accordance with directives from the City of Houston and in alignment with Houston Independent School District, Houston Ballet Academy will remain closed through the end of the spring semester.  This applies to all classes: Preschool, Pre-Professional, Professional and Adult program classes. We are creating digital content to share with you so the Academy community can keep moving together throughout this challenging time. We understand how rapidly this situation is evolving, so please continue to check your email and this webpage for updates. 

For more detailed information on performance & event cancellations and frequently asked questions, please visit our COVID-19 Academy page for the latest updates regarding this public health situation: 

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Since its founding in 1955, Houston Ballet Academy has provided the highest quality ballet training for those enrolled. Through various programs, the Academy trains over 1,000 students a year. It offers training designed to take students from their first introduction to movement through a full course of ballet study. The Academy’s outstanding faculty includes teachers who have performed with prestigious companies throughout the world. 

Preschool Program

A variety of movement and dance classes for children ages 2 - 6.

Pre-Professional Program

For students ages 7+ with previous experience who are committed to ballet training.

Professional Program

For students who are interested in pursuing a professional career in ballet.

Summer Programs

Training for all ages and levels, June through August.


Available for both teachers and students. No prior enrollment in Houston Ballet Academy programs required.

Adult Program

Geared for dancers, ages 14 and older, from beginner to experienced.

Academy Handbooks

A complete directory of Houston Ballet Academy policies and procedures can be found in the Academy Handbooks.

Class Attire

Required class attire for all Houston Ballet Academy Fall/Spring programs.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition for the Preschool, Pre-Professional & Professional Programs. Plus info about financial aid options.

Houston Ballet Academy maintains a policy of non-discrimination with regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, and non-job related disability.

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