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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 Laureate Ben Stevenson, O.B.E., and Acting Artistic Director Tim O’Keefe.

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 9, 2022 | 1:30 pm
Erma Lowe Hall on the Texas Christian University Campus
3000 S. University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Audition Fee: $25

Check in will begin at 1:00 pm at the main entrance of Lowe Hall, located at the top of the stairs. Please bring a headshot and photo in first arabesque to attach to your audition form. Parking is available in the Tom Brown-Pete Wright (TBPW) Visitor parking lot at the corner of Bellaire Drive North and Rogers Avenue – please click here for a map. Dancers will be considered for available positions in both the Professional Training Division and Studio Training Company. Please email to register.

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