School of Ballet San Antonio


Master class and Trainee Audition with Sofiane Sylve

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Sofiane Sylve, students in the Trainee Program have the opportunity to work with our professional staff to emphasize the French curriculum of musicality, sound technique and a strong focus on alignment of the body. Our trainee program offers the unique experience to train intensively, dance alongside Ballet San Antonio in company productions, gain education on all facets of being a professional dancer, and have opportunities to progress to Ballet San Antonio through Apprenticeships and more.

The School of Ballet San Antonio, is the only school in the city associated with a professional company, Ballet San Antonio.

This program is intended for the serious Pre-Professional dancer ages 14 and up.

Sofiane Sylve

Sofiane became a professional dancer at the age of 14, dancing as a Principal Dancer for some of the most prestigious ballet companies in the world, including SFB (San Francisco Ballet), NYCB (New York City Ballet) and HNB (Het National Ballet).  Through proper training and technique, her body has allowed her to dance professionally for more than 30 years.  This experience and training is integrated into the work of the professional company and the curriculum of the School of Ballet San Antonio, where Sofiane works each day to inspire the next generation of dancers.

School of Ballet San Antonio Summer Studies

SBSA Summer Studies offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in challenging and diverse daily training for 3 weeks. Classes offered include, Ballet Technique, Pointe, Variations, Boys Class, Contemporary, Jazz, Choreography, Pilates, Strength and Conditioning, Dance History, and Nutrition. Students can choose to attend all 3 weeks, or select individual weeks.

Trainee Program

Master Class and SBSA Trainee Program Auditions are open to all pre-professional students ages 14+

$35 registration fee

Please submit a first arabesque photo and headshot upon registration.

*All dancers participating may also be considered for SBSA Summer Studies

Any additional questions, please call 210-439-5743

Audition Information

San Antonio

Sunday February 27th

12:30-2:00pm, Ages 14+

2:30-3:00 Q&A with Sofiane

2211 N.W. Military Highway

Suite 127A

San Antonio, Texas 78213


Sunday February 20th

12:30-2:00pm, Ages 14+

2:30-3:00 Q&A with Sofiane

2400 E Cesar Chavez

Suite 202

Austin, TX 78702


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