The Halili-Cruz School of Ballet (HCSB) envisions itself as a community of excellent artists and youth leaders with high self esteem, discipline, elegance, integrity, and initiative.


The HCSB shall provide a comprehensive ballet training program that will address not only the development of the student as a ballet dancer but also the who listic development of one’s personality- artistically, physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially. It shall continually seek opportunities to give its students various forms of exposure such as, international and local performances, that will develop in them confidence and the passion for excellence. It shall also provide venue for interaction with and among parents that they become an integral part of the HCSB community.

The Halili-Cruz School of Ballet (HCSB) is considered one of the best ballet schools in the Philippines and has been awarded as the “Most Outstanding Ballet School in Asia” from 2000 to the present. The school has successfully represented the Philippines in different international festivals and competitions in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Brunei, South Korea, Russia, England and the USA. 

Halili Cruz School of Ballet offers a comprehensive ballet training programauthored by Ms. Shirley Halili-Cruz, the school’s director and founder. The program includes a 2 level Tiny Tots Syllabus, a 5 level Baby Ballet Syllabus and a 12 level Classical Ballet Syllabus available throughout the year.

The main studio is located at 1227 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines. The school has five (5)  studios for a total of 550 square meters of dance space. HCSB has the following branches: Saint Pedro Poveda College, Miriam College, Saint Mary's College and Alabang Country Club.