Academy Division

What we see onstage is the result of countless hours of toil, sweat, failure, and resilience.  It is only by becoming a stronger person on the inside that we get to the seemingly effortless level of confidence exuded by our students.  This is as true in life as it is in dance.

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a person in a blue leotard
a person in a blue leotard and white tights

Academy Division

AGES 13+ YEARS OLD
The Academy program is designed for serious dance students who are interested in and willing to commit to intensive study in a variety of dance styles. Most Academy classes are held at Milwaukee Ballet's Baumgartner Center for Dance in downtown Milwaukee.

Ballet VIII

Ballet VIII allows students to continue their dance education at a high level of training with a modified schedule and commitment level.

2023/24 Tuition: 

9 monthly payments of $440 per month
* A $25 registration fee applies at the time of enrollment only

2023/24 Locations & Times:

BROOKFIELD – TOWNE CENTRE
Monday | Ballet & Pointe 6:00-8:30 pm
Wednesday | Ballet & Pointe 4:45-7:15 pm
Thursday | Ballet & Pointe 4:30-7:00 pm | Hip Hop 7:00-8:00 pm

Pre - Academy

Students are required to take all classes as part of Pre-Academy curriculum.

2023/24 Tuition: 

9 monthly payments of $454 per month
* A $25 registration fee applies at the time of enrollment only

2023/24 Location & Times:

DOWNTOWN – BAUMGARTNER CENTER FOR DANCE
Monday  | Ballet & Pointe 6:30-9:00 pm
Wednesday | Ballet & Pointe 6:30-9:00 pm
Thursday | Ballet & Pointe 6:30-9:00 pm
Saturday | Ballet & Pointe 9:00-10:30 am | Pilates 10:45-11:45 am | Jazz 11:45am-12:45 pm | Rehearsals 1:15-3:45 pm

Academy I

Students are required to take all classes as part of the Academy I curriculum.

2023/24 Tuition: 

9 monthly payments of $473 per month
* A $25 registration fee applies at the time of enrollment only

2023/24 Location & Times:

DOWNTOWN – BAUMGARTNER CENTER FOR DANCE
Monday | Ballet & Pointe 6:30-8:00 pm| Jazz 8:00-9:00 pm
Tuesday | Modern 6:00-7:00 pm | Ballet & Pointe 7:15-8:45 pm
Thursday | Ballet & Pointe 6:30-9:00 pm
Friday | Ballet & Pointe 6:30-9:00 pm
Saturday | Pilates 10:00-10:45 am | Ballet & Pointe 10:45 am-12:15 pm | Rehearsals 12:45-3:15 pm

Academy II

Students are required to take all classes as part of the Academy II curriculum.

2023/24 Tuition: 

9 monthly payments of $484 per month
* A $25 registration fee applies at the time of enrollment only

2023/24 Location & Times:

DOWNTOWN – BAUMGARTNER CENTER FOR DANCE
Monday | Ballet & Pointe 6:30-8:00 pm | Hip Hop 8:00-9:00 pm
Tuesday | Ballet & Pointe 6:00-7:30 pm | Modern 7:45-8:45 pm
Wednesday | Ballet & Pointe 6:15-8:45 pm
Thursday | Ballet & Pointe 6:30-9:00 pm
Friday | Ballet & Pointe 6:30-9:00 pm
Saturday | Pilates 9:00-9:45 am | Ballet & Pointe 9:45-11:15 am | Rehearsals 11:45 am-2:15 pm

How to Register

Learn about MBSA registration, payment policies, and how to register online.

Dress Code

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy requires a uniform dress code to create a strong sense of unity and discipline in the studio.