Education Series Event: Professional Dance Career Day
August 11

Education Series Event for 12-Adult: Professional Dance Career Day with Kathryn Morgan (social media superstar, former NYCB) and Michael Vernon (former Royal Ballet, one of the great teachers of the 20th century, now Chair of Ballet at America’s top university for classical ballet, Indiana University). Learn why college is back in style for dancers, and discuss the many dance-career related questions you have with two top “voices” in dance today!

12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. | Class 1: Kathryn Morgan Intermediate + Michael Vernon Advanced

2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. | Class 2: Kathryn Morgan Advanced + Michael Vernon Intermediate

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Talkback

TUITION: $45 per student, up to 2 parents per paying student may attend talkback at no charge.


Join us for our renowned Summer Dance + Theater programs: 

  • The Dallas Conservatory’s International Summer Dance Intensive Intensive Details »
  • Direct From Broadway Musical Theater Intensive
  • Beginner + Intermediate Classical Technique with Jacqueline Porter



Summer 2018

As always, The Dallas Conservatory (TDC) has assembled the most astounding collection of STAR dancers/choreographers/teachers under one roof in America. Dance and Musical Theatre Intensives of different varieties are offered at six levels, for ages 8 to adult through professional teachers. Teaching is hands-on, with lots of personal correction in boutique-sized classes.


YAGP Outstanding School ’18

We did it again! See our impressive list of winners.


Summer 2018 Calendar of Public Events

As part of our 10th Anniversary Celebration, our Summer 2018 International Dance + Theater Intensives, Masterclasses, Educational Events and Theater Field Trips are more unbelievable than ever!


17-year-old Jordan Lovelace will be attending London’s Royal Ballet

Summer Intensive News

Congratulations to the talented students of The Dallas Conservatory who will be studying dance across the country and around the world this summer! 25 of our talented students received 80 acceptances to more than 30 Summer Intensive programs.


The Dallas Conservatory

The Dallas Conservatory (TDC) is a private performing arts school for talented and serious students of dance and theater, ages 8-18. Founded in 2010 by Jacqueline Porter, TDC offers world-class training and performance opportunities to prepare for a possible professional career.

Students are selected by audition for their professional potential and mental readiness to embark on the vigorous training required to turn passion for the arts into a profession. TDC students are trained, monitored and mentored to be competitive for 1) admission into America’s top arts universities, summer programs and apprentice companies, 2) college and summer scholarship offers, and 3) professional contracts.