Ballet academy

The Ballet Academy of South Texas arrives in Victoria

Registration is now open for all classes

VICTORIA, Texas – The Ballet Academy of South Texas arrives at Golden Crescent in January 2022. Principal Brenda Serrata Tally invites students to her new dance center to receive top-notch dance training.

The academy, owned and operated by Tally, will provide classical ballet training to students. It will also offer classes in tap, jazz and modernity taught by a faculty of the highest caliber. Academy staff will devote their efforts to developing and inspiring dancers of all ages. They will teach a structured, age-appropriate program in a stimulating and supportive environment.

Dance offers all students, whether or not they wish to pursue a career in dance, the development of essential skills, such as discipline, artistry, problem solving, goal setting and cooperation.

General information about director Brenda Serrata Tally

Director Brenda Serrata Tally

Tally received her MFA in Dance Performance from the University of Iowa and her BFA in Dance from the University of Utah. She has extensive experience in the art of dance and is also a certified American Ballet Theater® teacher. Tally has successfully completed the Intensive ABT® Teacher Training from Primary to Level 3 for the National ABT® Training Program. She also completed teacher training and certification with Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet in
Progressing Ballet Technique, a revolutionary program for ballet that trains muscle memory for optimal training.

Tally is the Artistic Director of Victoria Ballet Theatre, where she danced as a student from 1984 to 1993. She has premiered over 20 original works at Victoria Ballet Theatre. Regional Dance America recognized and awarded Tally for her choreography.

Tally was a professor at the Joffrey Workshop Texas. She was also a Dean’s Graduate Fellow at the University of Iowa and was chosen to represent the university at the American College Dance Festival. Tally’s professional training and dance experience across the country and in New York City inspired her to bring her creativity and love for dance to her own school: the Ballet Academy of South Texas.

As the opening of her new school nears, Tally says, “I am absolutely thrilled to open the Ballet Academy of South Texas in January 2022. My goal is to create a stimulating and inclusive space where everyone can feel empowered. to explore her love for dance, while receiving the best training Victoria has to offer”

The Ballet Academy of South Texas will open in January 2022 at 204 N. Main in downtown Victoria. You can now enroll in all available courses. You can also find more information by visiting