Houston Ballet Academy's Pre-Professional Program consists of Elementary Ballet – Level 10. Students who are 6 years of age may register for Elementary Ballet and are not required to audition. Students ages 7 and up are required to audition for acceptance. For information regarding the Professional Program and Houston Ballet II (HBII) please click here.

2018-19 Academy Calendar

2018-19 Pre-Professional Schedule

Elementary Ballet

Elementary Ballet is part of Houston Ballet Academy's Preschool Program.


Students are required to audition for Levels 1 - 10. Learn everything you need to know about auditioning for Houston Ballet Academy's Pre-Professional Program.

Performance Opportunities

Numerous performance opportunities are available for Pre-Professional students, including the annual Spring Showcase production at the Wortham Theater Center.

Wellness & Body Conditioning

Houston Ballet Academy staff, wellness team and Houston Methodist athletic trainers help students stay happy and healthy. 


Levels Elementary Ballet – Intermediate will receive evaluations once per year at the close of the first semester. Students in Levels 5-10 will have an evaluation class in the Spring Semester and consultations with their teachers. Evaluations will be e-mailed to parents after student consultations.

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.

Contact The Academy: hbacademy@houstonballet.org

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