Houston Ballet Academy's Preschool Program offers an engaging selection of movement and dance classes for children ages 2 – 6. These classes are designed to introduce students to the art form of ballet in a creative and inspirational environment. No auditions required.

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

For more information, please contact: HBAcademy@houstonballet.org

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Fall/Spring Classes

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

Summer Classes

Houston Ballet Academy offers a variety of Preschool classes during the summer. All Preschool classes will occur on Saturdays and Sundays, July 9 - August 14. Auditions are not required, and enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis.

Children's Workshops

Week-long summer workshops for children ages 4-15 themed-based on popular story ballets in Houston Ballet's repertoire or focusing on necessary skills to become a strong dancer.


Preschool Open House

May 22, 2022

Houston Ballet Academy invites prospective students to join us for a fun and FREE in - person introduction into Houston Ballet Academy's Preschool Program.

The Preschool Open House is for students ages 2 - 6 years old (as of 05/22/2022). The in-person Preschool Open House will include a 30 - minute class, immediately followed by a Q&A discussion with Director of Curriculum Melissa Bowman with Academy Registrar Carla Cortez. Class times are as follows:

  • 2 Years Old: 11:00AM
  • 3-4 Years Old : 12:00PM 
  • 5-6 Years Old: 1:00PM 


Contact the Academy: hbacademy@houstonballet.org.

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