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School Programs & Classes

Huntsville Ballet School offers ballet classes starting at 2 years of age with Mommy & Me to Open classes for adults.  Class placement is based on student experience to ensure the most effective progression through the curriculum.

Our faculty is knowledgeable and committed to providing an arts education.  Huntsville Ballet School provides a proven foundation for a professional career in classical ballet and your student can apply the dedication, discipline and work ethic learned in the studio to any aspect of their lives.

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Parent Community

Important information pertaining to your child’s dance education is included in the Parent Community.  This section is password protected.  Please contact the school manager if you have forgotten the password.  

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Summer Intensives and Summer Session

Summer at Huntsville Ballet School offers a variety of options for beginners through advanced levels. Classes for creative levels, ballet beginners, Intensive options for levels 2x through 6 and Open classes are available throughout the summer months.

Registration for Summer 2018 will be at students CURRENT Level. For example, if you are in ballet 5 for the 2018-19 school year, that is your summer level. If you are not yet an HBS Student, we welcome you to contact the school asap and staff can guide you to correct placement for Summer.  

 

Official School of Huntsville Ballet Company

Huntsville Ballet School’s mission is to provide the highest caliber of dance training to all its students, from the recreational dancer to those who plan to pursue a professional career.

Celebrating over 50 years of dance training in Huntsville, the Huntsville Ballet School offers open enrollment for classes including a variety of art forms and spanning generations with sessions ranging from Mommy and Me through Open Division lessons for adults. Students at the school have an opportunity to perform with the Huntsville Ballet Company and Huntsville Symphony Orchestra in The Nutcracker at the Von Braun Center concert hall.

HBS is the official school of the Huntsville Ballet Company and provides the finest classical ballet training in Alabama. The school's curriculum is targeted to develop strong, flexible and versatile dancers that can adapt to a variety of dance forms. The faculty at HBS is committed to helping students reach their full potential. The syllabus that the HBS faculty follows is proven to train the highest caliber of professional dancers. Students from HBS have been accepted into prestigious programs and professional companies across the country. While all students do not choose to pursue a career in dance, the dedication, discipline and work translate into other aspects of their lives to make them successful.

Huntsville Ballet Company's production of The Nutcracker is open to all students from Ballet 1 through adult by audition. This year's performance of The Nutcracker will be performed at the Von Braun Center and will be accompanied by the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra. Students chosen to perform in The Nutcracker must take a minimum of two ballet technique classes per week (no exceptions).

HUNTSVILLE BALLET STUDENTS

The faculty and staff at Huntsville Ballet School are committed to the highest level of training for all students whether or not they plan to pursue a professional career in ballet. The syllabus that the HBS faculty follows is proven to train the highest caliber of professional dancers. HBS dancers have proven the use of our school’s technique by being accepted into the following programs:

  • School of American Ballet (official School of New York City Ballet)
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet School (official school of Pacific Northwest Ballet Company)
  • Boston Ballet School (official school of Boston Ballet Company)
  • Carolina Ballet
  • American Ballet Theater School (official school of American Ballet Theater)
  • San Francisco Ballet School (official school of San Francisco Ballet
  • The Rock School for Dance Education (Philadelphia)
 

Huntsville Ballet School

800 Regal Drive
Huntsville, AL 35801

Rachel Butler, School Director

256-539-0961

 
 

Huntsville Ballet School Faculty

Our faculty and staff are committed to the goal of providing the finest professional ballet training ground in the state to all students, regardless of age or race, or whether they plan to pursue a professional career or not. Part of the joy for us is learning what our students’ goals are and working to help them achieve their dreams. Our school’s curriculum is designed to develop strong, flexible and versatile dancers that can adapt to a variety of dance forms.