TBT II – Pre-Professional Ballet Training

TBTII Pre-Professional Ballet TrainingTampa Ballet Theatre works with their school, Tampa Bay Ballet,bi-annually to offer students the opportunity to audition for trainee and apprentice positions with Tampa Ballet Theatre’s second company, TBT II. TBT II offers dancers scholarship and experience dancing alongside the professional dancers of Tampa Ballet Theatre.

Students who are offered a position are expected to attend all required classes and complete the entire semester. If the requirements are not met, their TBT II position will be revoked. Minimum requirements for each semester are as follows:

Trainee

  • 4 Ballet weekly
  • 3 Pointe off season or 1 Pointe + Rehearsals in season
  • 1 Modern/Contemporary weekly
  • 1 Tampa Ballet Theatre production

Any vacation time (entirely off dance) must not exceed 2 weeks throughout the summer months of June, July, & August.

Trainee Benefits:

  • Special tuition rate
  • 1 free private lesson per quarter
  • Trainees 19+ years of age may also be eligible for a 50% work scholarship

Apprentice

  • 4 Ballet weekly
  • 3 Pointe off season or 1 Pointe + Rehearsals in season
  • 1 Modern/Contemporary weekly
  • 2 Tampa Ballet Theatre productions

Any vacation time (entirley off dance) must not exceed 2 weeks throughout the summer months of June, July, & August.

Apprentice Benefits:

  • Tuition free attendance
  • Tampa Bay Ballet intensives are free to attend