The following programs are suited for middle school students:
*Ballet Talks: Ballet Talks help students explore how ballet tells stories without words.
*Behind The Scenes: Ever wonder how a ballet makes it to the stage or how a ballet dancer trains? Take a peak behind the curtain and come see a day in the life at Houston Ballet with our Behind the Scenes and Behind the Scenes - Extended tours.
*Guest Speaking: Representatives from Houston Ballet are available to speak on a variety of topics. Available virtually.
*Graceful Givings: Donated dance attire and costumes are given away to local schools in need.
Student Matinees: Full length performances by Houston Ballet with live orchestra and interactive intermissions. Transportation is NOT provided by Houston Ballet.
*Studio Series: Interactive, educational performances by Houston Ballet II and the Pre-Professional Program at Houston Ballet's Margaret Alkek Williams Center for Dance. Transportation is NOT provided by Houston Ballet.
*Virtual Field Trips: One-hour long storytelling presentations based on ballets in Houston Ballet’s repertoire.
*Adapted Dance Off-Site: Trained ECE staff take existing programs and adapts them to populations with specific needs.
*Learning From the Masters: Dance classes in a variety of disciplines are taught by professionals in the field. For existing dance classes only.
*Dance to Learn: This arts integration program approaches core curriculum from a kinesthetic perspective. Free digital resources are available.
*Teacher Workshop: Trained staff design movement integration for your school or district. Free digital resources available.
*Denotes free programming