WELCOME to the Dance Center of San antonio

Training Children for Extraordinary Lives!

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Welcome to the Dance Center of San Antonio,


Where we are the region's premier classical ballet training center and dance school in San Antonio, TX. Our mission is about inspiration and hard work, giving dancers the opportunity to discover joy for the arts, to develop confidence and high self-esteem, to find their drive and leadership skills. Our dance studio offers numerous resources, including pre-professional ballet classes, unparalleled performance opportunities, and strong connections to recognized dance personalities in both the national and international stage.

Programs At the Dance Center of San Antonio

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Premium Training Programs at the Dance Center of San Antonio

Pre-Professional Classical Ballet Training in San Antonio

Pre-Professional Training

Ballet, Modern Dance, Contemporary Dance, Jazz, Hip-hop, beginning ballet, in San Antonio

Recreational Dance

Adult Dance Classes in San Antonio - ballet, contemporary, pilates

Adult Dance

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Strengthening and Cross-training


Pre-Professional Day Program Auditions 2018

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 Auditions for the Pre-Professional Day Program!

Providing rigorous pre-professional training in Classical Ballet along with excellent College Preparatory education

The Dance Center of San Antonio offers Pre-professional training in Classical Ballet

Awarded Outstanding School of the Year 2018 YAGP Regional Competition

Attend our OPEN HOUSE on Monday February 19th, 2018 from 10:30 am - 3:00pm to learn more about our Day Program.

Students and their parents will have the opportunity to meet Artistic Director and Founder Vanessa Bessler, who was awarded YAGP Teacher of the Year at Regional Competitions in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Students will have the opportunity to observe and/or take class with current Day Program students as well as observe repertoire rehearsal.

Auditions will be held Saturday, March 17th at 10:00am


Registration for Spring 2018 now open!

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Seeking Extraordinary Teachers!

The Dance Center is Currently seeking Teachers in all disciplines of dance and fitness.

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Congratulations to all our Students!


We are very proud of the success of all of our students - The Dance Center would like to congratulate all YAGP Award Winners and Scholarship recipients!



Photo Credit for Welcome and Registration images: Will Langmore