The Hathaway Academy of Ballet was established in June 2001 by directors Kirt and Linda Hathaway and is located in the heart of Collin County, Texas. The academy is the official school of Collin County Ballet Theatre. Both Kirt & Linda are former members of the original Dallas Ballet. Their extensive professional dancing and teaching careers spans collectively for over thirty years and has lead them throughout the United States and abroad. Since the opening the academy doors in 2001 the academy has grown to a student body of over 300 students and serving the Collin County communities and the North Dallas area and has become one of the premier ballet academies in the North Texas region.