Summer Dance Intensives

Summer 2018: June 4-15 and/or August 6-17. Please check back January 6 for full details on Summer 2018.  


As always, The Dallas Conservatory has assembled an astounding faculty of internationally known teachers and choreographers.  Our Ballet, Contemporary Ballet, Contemporary, Character, Jazz and Musical Theater Faculty includes:


  • Dusty Button, Principal Dancer, Boston Ballet
  • Nilas Martins
  • Misha Tchoupakov, YAGP Rehearsal Director/Master Faculty/Judge; Faculty Member, University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA); former Bolshoi.
  • Natalia Lushina Zeiger, YAGP Master Faculty/Judge; Faculty Member, The Rock School for Dance education; former Bolshoi.
  • Scott Fowler, Master Faculty/Judge American Dance Awards, LA Dance Magic,  Movin’ Out, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Chicago the Movie
  • Gisele Bethea, American Ballet Theatre
  • Alexei Moskalenko, YAGP Associate Artistic Director/Master Faculty/Judge
  • Katrina Killian, Leading Faculty, SAB; former New York City Ballet soloist
  • Francisco Gello, Francisco Gello Danceworks; award-winning choreographer
  • Jeff Rogers YAGP Master Faculty/Judge; Company Teacher Ballet West
  • Jacqueline Porter, TDC Artistic Director, 2-time YAGP Outstanding Teacher
  • TDC Faculty and TDC Regular Guest Faculty



  • Six levels, beginning to professional, ages 8 to 26.
  • Tuition is $650/week
  • Housing is available with host families for $350/week and includes breakfast and dinner.
  • Only the top two levels (Intermediate II and Advanced) of each discipline will receive the full guest faculty experience. Intermediate I and below receive The Dallas Conservatory’s multi-award-winning year-round and regular guest faculty led by 2-time YAGP Outstanding Teacher, Jacqueline Porter.
  • A one week-only option is offered as space permits.
  • Teaching is hands-on, with lots of personal correction in boutique classes of 30 dancers or less.
  • Out of town dancers and international students are encouraged to apply via digital audition – see link below

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