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Thank you for your interest in the Houston Ballet Academy. Please use the drop down menu on the left hand side to learn more about each program and the specific guidelines required for your video submission.

Pre-professional/Professional Programs - 2023-2024 Academy Year
Houston Ballet Academy's Pre-Professional Program consists of Level 1-10, and the Professional Program includes Professional 1 and Professional 2. Students ages 7 and up (as of 9/1/2022) are required to audition for acceptance. To be considered for the Fall 2023 semester, videos may be submitted May 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023. To be considered for the Spring 2024 semester, videos may be submitted November 15, 2023 - December 9, 2023.

Summer Programs - 2024 Summer
Recorded video submissions may be submitted January 8, 2024 - February 9, 2024. Alternatively, students may audition via one of our live in-person auditions in January/February 2024. Information will be available on our website in November 2023 regarding our Audition Tour HERE

Houston Ballet II - 2024-2025 Season
Submitting a video is a preliminary audition requirement for Houston Ballet II. After review, a student may be invited to attend an audition at the Center for Dance. Videos may be submitted January 1, 2024 - March 1, 2024.

No late submissions will be accepted for any program. 

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