About the School

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy (MBSA) offers high-quality dance training in an encouraging and professional atmosphere. We train more than 600 students a year in four locations, delivering training from creative movement through to pre-professional level. Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy is the only professional school in the Midwest fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD). NASD is an organization of schools, colleges, and universities founded to establish exceptional dance standards. Fully-registered Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy students have the unique opportunity to dance on stage with the company in several Milwaukee Ballet professional productions.

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Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy offers classes in the convenient the locations of Downtown Milwaukee, Brookfield, Fox Point and Hartford.

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Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy’s nationally accredited curriculum combines the teaching techniques of several international teaching institutes.

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Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is available to MBSA students each year. Students with financial need are encouraged to apply.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions about Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy.

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Important Dates

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Tour de Force

Our award-winning Tour de Force program brings dancers from Milwaukee Ballet, children with disabilities and physical therapists from Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin together for a very special ballet program.

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Milwaukee Ballet II

The next generation of dancers. These dancers have dedicated a year of their lives to ballet, training, and performances.

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Faculty & Staff

Our instructors and musicians are experienced, engaging and ready to inspire.

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Supporters of Milwaukee Ballet deserve a standing ovation for their lasting impact on both the company and our community.

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