About Ballet Austin

Ballet Austin Core Values


We dance...with innovation and creativity.

We dance...to preserve and evolve the rich tradition of classical ballet.

We dance...to teach the next generation of artists.

We dance...to encourage lifelong health and well-being.

We dance...to honor the diversity of the human experience.

We dance...to enrich our community.

We dance...with integrity, excellence and passion.

We dance.

Executive Director Cookie Ruiz &

Artistic Director Stephen Mills

Ballet Austin Core Purpose

Ballet Austin is classically innovative. Through excellence and faithful stewardship, we create, nurture and share the joy of dance.



The Butler Dance Education Center

501 West 3rd Street

Austin, TX  78701

(downtown Austin)



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