La Academia: Pre-Professional & Professional Studies Program (Ages 7-25)

September 20, 2021 - June 9, 2022

School Year 2021-2022

Ballet Hispánico’s Pre-Professional & Professional Studies Program, La Academia, trains eclectic, versatile dancers who stand out in a competitive field of dance for their mastery of the classical ballet tradition, contemporary techniques, Spanish Dance, and performance skills. This program is designed to support students interested in attending performing arts schools, conservatory/university programs, and/or those pursuing a career in dance. High school and college-aged students that reach Level 5 in La Academia have the option of pursuing the full curriculum or one of three specialized tracks: ballet, Spanish dance, or contemporary.

Auditions are required for Ballet Hispanico’s La Academia: Pre-Professional & Professional Studies Program.

Review the School's COVID-19 safety policies here.


IMPORTANT: We have a NEW Dress Code! Families are advised that School of Dance studio coupon code KD_BH212 must be used at check-out when purchasing required dress code items from to ensure that respective program uniforms include Ballet Hispánico logo. Logos will be required on all leotards and men's t-shirts as part of the School of Dance’s new dress code policy.  All logo printed items are considered custom and may not be returned/exchanged once purchased. Families are strongly encouraged to review sizing charts for all items available on the Corps Dancewear website before finalizing purchasing orders. Additional dress code questions and/or concerns may be directed to the School of Dance (

La Academia Dress Code

La Academia Class Descriptions, Schedules, & Program Information

School Year CALENDAR


The School of Dance offers opportunities to train with guest artists on a weekly basis to deepen students' training and enhance their professional skillset. Repertory Workshops are offered for levels 3B-5 and Specialized Studies in Spanish Dance are offererd for levels 4A-5.

View Schedule & Upcoming Guest Artists


Tuition & Financial Aid Financial support is available to our La Academia: Pre-Professional & Professional Program families. Learn more about Scholarships & Financial Aid opportunities here. Existing account credits may be used and applied to student accounts at the time of a new school year class enrollment purchase. Families wishing to use a previous credit from their accounts must do so through the MINDBODY website, here. Please contact the School of Dance at if additional assistance is needed. WE DO NOT OFFER REFUNDS.

1st Payment: Due upon registration
2nd Payment: Monday, October 25
3rd Payment: Tuesday, January 25
4th Payment: Friday, March 25
Late Fees: All payments that are made 7 days past the due date will incur a $30.00 late fee.

AUTOMATIC PAYMENTS: Families who are interested in completing automatic payments for the 2021-2022 school year, are asked to complete the following form HERE and email to the School of Dance ( for automatic payment scheduling.

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La Academia: Pre-Professional & Professional Studies Program


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