June 5-23 + July 24-August 11

  • Ages 8-22
  • 7 levels
  • Choose 1-6 weeks
  • Housing and some scholarships available

Week 1: June 5-9
Week 2: June 12-16
Week 3: June 19-23
Week 4: July 24-28
Week 5: July 31-Aug 4
Week 6: Aug 7-11

TDC’s 15th Annual International Summer Intensive once again brings together star educators and students from across America and the world!

Since 2009, TDC’s Summer Intensive has been a transformative part of thousands of children’s training – many whose lives changed entirely, whether they stayed with us for year round-training, or returned to their home school.

Plan to join The Dallas Conservatory in 2023 whether it’s for a week, or all summer!! We promise that you will LOVE it!!


  • Choose 1-6 weeks
  • Intensives run June 5-16 and July 24- Aug 11
  • 1 week $695 as space permits, 2-3 weeks $675, 4 weeks $650 (Registration/Auditions Fee $65)
  • Ages 6-22
  • 7 levels Beginning through Professional
  • World-class Guest Faculty members teach week-long (Top 2 levels  only – privates may be available)
  • Multi-award-winning TDC Faculty led by TDC Director Jacqueline Porter teach beginning, intermediate and privates.
  • You may elect to dance up to 8 hrs/day!!
  • Regular schedule is 5 hrs daily of ballet, pointe, variations and contemporary styles with Pas de Deux, Character and Pilates for upper levels.
  • Housing (3 great options)
  • International students welcomed
  • Some male scholarships available
  • Limited female scholarships to those of outstanding merit

2023 Faculty includes the following confirmed guest:

Alexei Moskalenko (YAGP Assoc. Director)
Karin Averty (ADC IBC)
Katrina Killian (SAB)
Natalia Bashkatove (YAGP)

Summer Faculty

Alexei Moskalenko, Classical Ballet + Pas De Deux – YAGP Associate Artistic Director and Master Faculty/Judge Continue Reading >

Karin Averty, Classical Ballet – ADC/IBC and Summer Faculty at Boston Ballet School, Rock School, Ballet West  Continue Reading >

Kathryn Morgan, Classical Ballet – Former NYCB soloist, Miami City Ballet soloist, Continue Reading >

Christopher Sellars, Classical Ballet – Former First Soloist and current Academy Principal Faculty Ballet West  Continue Reading >

George Birkadze, Classical BalletMr. Birkadze specializes in all areas of classical dance and choreography.  He is highly regarded for his coaching of both female and male advanced students, his pupils continue to seek his guidance as they join the most prestigious companies and schools around the world. Continue Reading >

Ashley Ellis, Classical Ballet – American Ballerina, Ashley Ellis stepped down as Principal Dancer of Boston Ballet in May of 2021, to take on the role of Associate Director of the Classical Training Program at TDC. Continue Reading >

Anita Young, Classical Ballet – The Royal Ballet School, awarded the MBE by the Princess Royal Continue Reading >

Jacqueline Porter, Classical Ballet – Founding Artistic Director of TDC; 7-time recipient of YAGP Outstanding School Award; 2-time recipient of YAGP Outstanding Teacher Award; trained 100+ soloist and ensemble winning dancers since 2010 Continue Reading >



FRISCO June 5-11

DALLAS + FRISCO July 10-14th + July 17-21st + July 24-28th

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Designed for the emerging artist to grow in technique, artistry, and confidence. Dancers will hone their skills with daily classes in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Acro, Tumbling and Hip Hop. Take your dancer to the next level, with incredible and inspiring classes from top TDC Faculty. Class placement will be determined by skill level at the beginning of the week. Ages 6-10

Each week your dancer has the option to extend their day and keep dancing! 
July 10-14
  • 3:00pm – 5:00pm | Young Artists – Acro Adventures | Ages 6-10 | Acro | $200

July 17-21

  • Dallas: 3:00pm – 5:00pm | Young Artists – Tappin’ Toes | Ages 6-10 | Tap | $200
  • Frisco: 3:00pm – 5:00pm | Young Artists – Ballroom Beginnings | Ages 6-10 | Ballroom | $200
July 24-28
  • Dallas: 3:00pm – 5:00pm | Young Artists – Ballroom Beginnings | Ages 6-10 | Ballroom | $200
  • Frisco: 3:00pm – 5:00pm | Young Artists – Tappin’ Toes | Ages 6-10 | Tap | $200


2023 Dates to be Announced Soon!!

Take daily contemporary class with our exceptional contemporary faculty. Past faculty includes, Dwight Rhoden, Alicia Graf Mack, Drew Jacoby, Tokyo and Desmond Richardson.

$250-350 per student per week depending on program length.

For consideration please submit an online audition. 


  • Molly Long, Choreographer, and teacher with Dance Precisions, Founder of Project 21
  • Misha Tchoupakov, AGP Rehearsal Director/Master Faculty/Judge; Faculty Member, University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)
  • Natalya Lushina Zeiger, Former Bolshoi Ballet soloist, The Rock School top faculty member, YAGP Master Faculty/Judge
  • Nick Palmquist, New York’s hottest contemporary teacher at STEPS on Broadway
  • Karine Plantadit, YAGP, Tony Award-nominated dancer and actress, Alvin Ailey Soloist
  • Alicia Graf Mack, Juilliard Director of Dance; former Alvin Ailey principal
  • Wes Chapman, YAGP Master Faculty/Judge; former ABT Studio Company Director
  • Nilas Martins, Former Principal Dancer NYCB, YAGP Judge
  • Scott Fowler, Master Faculty/Judge American Dance Awards, LA Dance Magic, Movin’ Out, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Chicago the Movie
  • Carlos Dos Santos, International Master Teacher and Choreographer
  • Katrina Killian, Leading Faculty, SAB; former New York City Ballet soloist
  • Francisco Gella, Francisco Gella Danceworks; award-winning choreographer
  • Jeff Rogers, YAGP Master Faculty/Judge; Company Teacher Ballet West
  • Francois Perron, Leslie Browne, Willdabeast, Tokyo, and more
  • TDC Faculty and TDC Regular Guest Faculty

for email updates here!