Students are required to audition for admission into Intro to Level 1 – Level 8. Auditions for Houston Ballet Academy's Summer Intensive Program are posted on the Audition Tourwebpage. For information regarding Houston Ballet II (HBII) please click here.
Auditions for the 2016-2017 year:
May 28, 2016
Please check back for further details on audition dates and times.
After new users create their login, log in here and click on Registration Forms on the left side of the screen.
Select desired audition.
You will be required to submit a $35 credit card payment through this form.
Bring a completed audition form, reciept of payment and two photos of yourself (any size): a headshot and a full body photograph in first arabesque.
Following the audition:
Audition results will be e-mailed to each student within two weeks. To secure a class place after a student has been accepted into the Academy, all registration forms must be completed by the specified deadline. Classes will be closed once they reach their maximum capacity.
Fall Semester: August 24, 2015 - January 18, 2016
Spring Semester: January 19, 2016 - May 28, 2016
Spring Semester: May 31, 2016 - June 18, 2016 (preschool - level 4)
Tuition may be paid in full at registration or in four installments throughout the year. The prices below do not include a registration fee or the Spring Showcase fee. Prices are subject to change at any time.
Tuition Payment Deadlines: 1st Payment: July 15, 2015 2nd Payment: October 15, 2015 3rd Payment: December 15, 2015 4th Payment: February 15, 2016
*Please note that students with delinquent accounts will not be admitted to class or be eligible to register for the next semester until their account is current. Tuition is non-refundable. Should a student withdraw at any time, the remaining tuition will be forfeited. Please refer to our handbook for information about withdrawing from the Academy.
Financial Aid To apply for Financial Aid, your child must have already been accepted into the Academy. Please allow 1-2 weeks for processing. Applications are accepted prior to the Summer and the Fall sessions. We are unable to offer financial aid for students in the preschool program. You must pay a first installment to reserve a spot in class.
The TADS financial aid application fee is not refundable under any circumstances.
HOUSTON BALLET ACADEMY HANDBOOK
A complete listing of Academy policies and procedures can be found in the Academy Handbook. By enrolling your child in Houston Ballet’s Academy, you are agreeing to abide by all policies within our handbook.
Pre-Ballet and Main School Levels 1-4 will receive evaluations once per year, at the close of the first semester. Students in Levels 5-8 will have an evaluation class in the Spring Semester and consultations with their teachers. Evaluations will be emailed to parents after student consultations.
Students in the professional division, Level 7 – Level 8, are required to attend coaching sessions with a Pilates instructor during the school year. Students in Level 5 – Level 6 are encouraged to attend Pilates sessions during specified times. Sessions may be scheduled by inquiring in the Academy office. All appointments and extra sessions must be pre-paid.
Students in Level 1 – Level 8 will have the opportunity to perform at the Wortham Theater Center in Houston Ballet Academy's Spring Showcase. Students are required to participate, and a performance fee will be applied to accounts in January.
Please visit Ticketing & Schedules for directions to the Wortham Theater and information on how to purchase tickets.