Houston Ballet Classes & Group Dance Lessons
The following list is compiled from a ParentsPost Survey. They are recommendations made by other Houston area moms and dads.
HOUSTON BALLET ACADEMY
601 Preston Street, 713-523-6300
The preschool program offers Creative Dance for children 4-5 years old. Pre-ballet is for children who are 6 years old. At the age of 7 and up, students must audition for admission into the main school.
HUNTER DANCE CENTER
747 N. Shepherd, Suite 100, 832-962-8982
Hunter Dance Center’s Youth Program offer a variety of classes for children ages 3 and up. Tippy Toes introduce preschoolers to the fundamentals of ballet and modern dance using story and props. Older kids have choices between ballet, modern, hip hop, street jazz and even cirucs arts.
2808 Caroline, 713-522-6375
Children’s classes offered include ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, modern and Broadway. Preschoolers ages 3-4 can take a creative dance combo.
CLAIRE SCHOOL OF DANCE
1703 Heights Boulevard, 713-880-5565
The early childhood program offers creative movement and pre-ballet classes for children ages 2 ½-6. Children 7 and older can take ballet, tap, modern, or hip hop. Ballet classes are based on the National Training Curriculum of the American Ballet Theatre.
WEST UNIVERSITY DANCE CENTRE
4007 D Bellaire Boulevard, 713-664-2233
Creative Movement classes are offered for 3-year-olds. Pre-ballet classes are offered for 4-year-olds. Combination classes of ballet and tap, or ballet and jazz, are offered for children ages 5-8. Children ages 7 and up can choose between ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop. Teens and adults can also take modern dance.
HOUSTON ACADEMY OF DANCE
14520 Memorial, Suite 78, 281-497-4783
Creative Movement classes are offered for 3-year-olds. Pre-ballet classes are offered for 4-year-olds. Combination classes of ballet and tap, or ballet and jazz, are offered for children ages 5-8. Children ages 7 and up can choose between ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop. Teens and adult can also take modern dance.
RIVER OAKS DANCE
2450 River Oaks Boulevard, 832-531-4731
Ballet and Tap classes are offered for children ages 2 ½ through 2nd grade.
WEST UNIVERSITY PLACE RECREATION CENTER
4210 Bellaire Boulevard, 713-662-7420
The Budding Ballerina class introduces 2 ½ to 3 year olds to ballet. A combination ballet and tap class is offered for children ages 3-9. Jazz is added to combination classes for children 8-10 years old.
747 N. Shepherd, Suite 400, 713-680-0045
Creative Movement class is offered for children 2-3 years old. Combination classes of ballet and tap are offered for children ages 3 and up. Hippity hop classes are offered for children ages 3-4. Hip Hop classes are offered for kids ages 5 and up – integrating age-appropriate choreography with no suggestive music or movement. Kids ages 7 and up can choose between ballet, jazz, modern and hip hop.