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Professional Training Division

An intensive training program designed to prepare dancers for a professional career in ballet.

Professional Dance Development

Intended for advanced dancers ages 14- 19. Dancers train 6 days per week at TBTS-Dallas with a focus in classical technique, pointe, variations, and modern dance. They will have the opportunity to audition for the Dallas School Ensemble, which performs throughout the Metroplex.

Classes and rehearsals are led by TBT School Faculty and Artistic Staff, along with guest artists, giving dancers the unique opportunity to work with TBT’s esteemed Artistic Staff – including Artistic Director Tim O’Keefe and Artistic Director Laureate Ben Stevenson, O.B.E.

Ballet Teaches Balance

The program curriculum includes dedicated time for schoolwork to help students balance their academic and dance studies. TBTS does not provide housing for out of town students but will offer recommendations for local apartment complexes and roommates. Students who have not completed high school are expected to complete their formal academic education.

Audition & Enrollment

Saturday, July 8
2:00-3:30 pm
Texas Christian University’s Erma Lowe Hall
3000 S. University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Click here for location and parking details

If you are interested in auditioning for the Professional Training Division, please visit our Summer Intensive page, where you will find locations, dates, and other details. For questions or more information, please email us at

Click here for video audition requirements.

Remember to bring a resume and letter of recommendation from a current ballet instructor to attach to your audition form.

Summer Intensive

Incoming Studio Training Company and Professional Training Division dancers are encouraged to attend the TBT Summer Intensive.

For more about the Professional Division Program, including audition instructions, email