Pre-Teens & Teens

Teens love music and teens love to dance. Summer is a great time to have fun learning something new. 

From Hip Hop, Ballet, and Lyrical Dance Workshops to A Broadway Experience Camp, Ballet Austin is the place for teens this summer. All dance levels, including no experience, welcome!

Dance Camps & Workshops (Ages 11–16)

Intro to Hip Hop

This 4-week workshop introduces the popular urban hip hop style of dance to pre-teens and teens. Learn basic moves featured in today's popular music videos, including footwork,  freezes, and more.

Open to teens ages 11–15 with no or little hip hop experience. 

Instructor:
Lauren Parra

Dates & Time:
Wednesdays, June 15 to July 6, 2016: 7:00–8:00pm (4 weeks)

Cost:

  • $65 (early bird rate $55 if booked by April 30)

Beginning Ballet

This 4-week Beginning Ballet workshop is for ages 11–16. If you've had little or no ballet training then this ballet class is for you. Ballet is the foundation of all dance styles and this workshop is a great place to start.

Instructor:
Jenny Alperin

Dates: 
Saturdays, June 18 to July 16, 2016: 1:15-2:15pm (4 weeks–no class July 2)

Cost: 

  • $65 (early bird rate $55 if booked by April 30)

Contemporary/Lyrical

This 4-week lyrical dance workshop is for ages 11–16. Learn blends of ballet and jazz using familiar contemporary music as inspiration for movement and expression. 

Instructor: 
Jenny Alperin

Dates:
Saturdays, June 18 to July 23: 2:15–3:15pm (4 weeks–no class June 25 or July 2)

Cost: 

  • $65

The Broadway Experience—Musical Theater

Are you drawn to the BIG stage? The Broadway Experience is a weeklong Musical Theatre Summer Camp for ages 11–16. This year's theme is 'Back to School' featuring favorite songs from: 

  • Grease 2
  • Legally Blonde
  • Matilda
  • School of Rock
  • High School Musical

The camp will include improvisation & acting, singing, dancing, and theatrical games all in a fun environment.

The Friday Showcase:
Students will put together an informal performance for friends and family showcasing all they have learned on Friday at 3:45pm in Ballet Austin's AustinVentures StudioTheater. The performance is free to the public. All friends and family are welcome.

Camp Director:
Caitlin McGee

Dates: 
Monday–Friday, August 8–12: 12:30–4:30pm

Cost: 

  • $245

Butler Center for Dance & Fitness Staff and Instructors

Parking Information

Ballet Austin 501 West 3rd Street, Austin, TX 78701 The Butler Dance Education Center encompasses the AustinVentures StudioTheater, the Ballet Austin Academy, the Butler Center for Dance & Fitness, and the Pilates Center
Austin City Hall 301 West Second Street, Austin TX 78701 2 hours free parking weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays between 8am–5pm with Validation. Entrance located on Guadalupe St.
AMLI Downtown Garage 201 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX 78701 Entrance on Lavaca St b/w 2nd & 3rd St
AMLI on 2ND Garage 421 West 3rd Street, Austin, TX 78701 Entrance on San Antonio St b/w 2nd & 3rd St
Silicon Labs Garages 400 West Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78701 USA Open to the public after 3:00pm every day, entrance on San Antonio St b/w 2nd & 3rd St and Colorado b/w Cesar Chavez & 2nd St
State of Texas Garage N 300 San Antonio Street, Austin TX 78701
State of Texas Garage L 333 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701 aka William P. Hobby Building
Surface Parking Lot San Antonio Street in between 3rd & 4th Streets
Austin, TX

Butler Dance Education Center  |  501 West 3rd Street  |  Austin, Texas 78701

Free Parking Spots

  • There are 23 FREE parking spaces surrounding our building which are accessed on a first-come first-served basis and turn over frequently throughout the day. We ask that you limit your use of these spaces to the time(s) you are in our building in order to ensure that as many people as possible have access to these spaces.
  • Austin City Hall parking garage offeres 2 hours FREE parking weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays between 8am–5pm. Ballet Austin customers have access to two hours of free parking with validation. Bring your Austin City Hall garage ticket with you for validation at the front desk of the Butler Dance Education Center.

Discounted Parking

  • We've partnered with Hospitality Parking, which operates the Silicon Labs Parking Garage located at 400 W. Cesar Chavez, to provide Ballet Austin students and clients with parking spots for only $3 per visit with a pre-paid pass. $3 parking passes for the Silicon Labs Garage are available for sale in our main lobby during normal business hours. Silicon Labs Parking Garage access is Monday through Friday from 8:00am–10:00pm. $3 parking passes do not expire.

Meter's also reside around the building (allow for 3 hours of parking at the rate of $1.00 per hour via credit/debit cards or coins). Click on the additional parking options available below.

Bikes and Buses

  • Bike racks are located directly outside the building at the corners of 3rd & San Antonio St and 3rd & Nueces St.
  • Various Capital Metro bus routes stop conveniently around Ballet Austin. The nearest stop is located at 2nd & San Antonio St.

Handicapped Spaces

  • These spaces require a proper permit. Violators will be ticketed at the owners expense.