Pre-Professional & Professional Program Auditions

Auditions for the 2022-23 School Year:

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Ages 7-11
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CST

Ages 12 and up
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM CST


Video Auditions

Video auditions are accepted for both the Pre-Professional and Professional Programs. All video auditions must be submitted through:  with a $50.00 USD credit card payment. Emailed video links and mailed DVDs will not be acknowledged or returned. To be considered for the 2022-2023 Academy Year, submissions will be accepted starting May 9, 2022.


Auditions for The Nutcracker

We are pleased to announce that the Houston Ballet Academy will hold auditions for Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker!

Students in Levels 1-10 are invited to audition on Saturday, August 27, 2022. Registration for current HBA students will be emailed to students separately.

An open audition for non-HBA students will also be held on Sunday, August 28, 2022. Please use registration link below.




Performance Dates: November 25- December 24, 2022

Students will need to be available for rehearsals and performances during the Thanksgiving weekend and over the Winter Holiday Break. Please note performances may be extended through Tuesday, December 27th


All students participating in this year’s production of The Nutcracker will be required to be fully vaccinated. More information will be available closer to the date of the audition.

Placement and casting are at the discretion of Academy Artistic Staff and will be made with attention to Company casting requirements and Houston Ballet health policies.

For questions please contact Shelby Connolly at .
Para Español por favor contacte a Carla Cortez al teléfono 713-535-3218 o al correo electrónico .

More information will be posted in early August. Stay tuned!