DFW’s largest performing arts school! Est. 2008



June 3-21 + July 22-August 9

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

Week 1: June 3-7 (Frisco Campus)
Week 2: June 10-14 (Frisco Campus)
Week 3: June 17-21 (Frisco Campus)
Week 4: July 22-26 (Dallas Campus)
Week 5: July 29-Aug 2 (Dallas Campus)
Week 6: Aug 5-9 (Dallas Campus)

TDC’s 16th 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 2024 whether it’s for a week, or all summer!! We promise that you will LOVE it!!


  • Choose 1-6 weeks
  • Intensives run June 3-21 and July 22- Aug 9
  • 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


June 10-14, June 17-21 + June 24-28 | Dallas Campus

May 28-31, July 22-26 + July 29 - August 2 | Frisco Campus

9:00am – 3:00pm | Ages 6-10 | Ballet/Jazz/Contemp/Hip Hop
Designed for the emerging artist to grow in technique, artistry, and confidence. Dancers will hone their skills with daily classes in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, and Hip Hop.  Take your dancer to the next level, with incredible and inspiring classes from top TDC Faculty. Ages 6-10, class placement will be determined by skill level at the beginning of the week. $550/week or all three weeks $1,500.

9:00am – 12:00pm | Drill Intensive | Ages 10-18 | Drill Team Prep | Dallas Campus
The Drill Intensive is designed for students ages 10+ interested in dancing on their high school’s Drill Team. Lyndsay Renger will work on leaps, turns, kicks, and other skills necessary to perform on a Drill Team. $375

Confirmed 2024 faculty includes:

Alexei Moskalenko, Natalia Bashkatova, Erica Fischbach, Karin Averty, Jacqueline Porter and  Norbert De La Cruz

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 >

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 >



  • 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

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