Welcome to TDC!

Three-time winner of YAGP’s Outstanding School award, The Dallas Conservatory (TDC) is a private performing arts school for talented and serious students of dance, theater and voice, 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, in a positive and nurturing environment, 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.

Roughly 20% of The Dallas Conservatory’s students attend our elite academic program, TDC Academy, a daytime program with flexible academics for pre-professional students ages 10-18.

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The Dallas Conservatory Company (ages 9-18) is the performing dance company of The Dallas Conservatory. Auditions are held in August for TDC students Ballet Level III/IV and above.

TDC’s Mini and Prep Dance Companies (ages 6-9, 8-12) are for Park Cities Studios students wishing to accelerate their progress with more performance, selected by audition each Fall.

Rockefeller Christmas at the Majestic (ages 5 and up) Radio City-style fun for all ages!! Our 9th Annual Holiday Show, Rockefeller Christmas at the Majestic Theatre, starred Olga Pavlova as Sugar Plum Fairy and Yevgeni Anfinogenov as her Cavalier in their farewell performance. Our spectacular also featured jazz dancing, tap dancing, singing, and Act II of The Nutcracker complete with live gingerbread children and snow falling on stage at the famous Majestic Theatre in downtown Dallas! Auditions for next year’s show will be held in August!

Spring Recital

Spring Musical

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