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.


Summer  Programs at DCSA 2018

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The Dance Center of San Antonio offers Summer Programs for all ages!


Summer intensive Program 2018

For Ages 7 and up

July 4 - 29 and July 30-August 10


 A premier Summer Intensive Program with robust curriculum for serious dancers ages 7 and up. Dancers will participate of a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry and learn from Artistic Director Vanessa Bessler along with a faculty of world renown ballet masters.

DANcing Around the world Summer camp!

For Ages 3-7

July 4 - 29 and July 30-August 10


Each week young ballerinas ages 3-7 will discover a world renown theatre as they dance, learn and explore with their friends!



Tino Valles Summer Workshops

For Ages 6 and up

Workshops running from June 18 - August 10


DCSA is excited to be welcoming Tino Valles to our summer faculty! TIno will be offering summer workshops in a variety of disciplines including Hip-hop, Jazz, Folklorico, Irish Dance and Vumba for ages 6 and up!

Open Summer Classes and Adult Dance

For ages 12 and up and Adult Dancers 18 years and older

Classes offered various dates in June, July and August


Keep in shape over the summer and join us for our open classes! DCSA will be offering Ballet, Contemporary, Progressing Ballet Technique, Flamenco, and Adult Ballet Classes. Drop-in rates available.


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, Ballet school 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

 Pilates, Progressing Ballet Technique, and Self-Defense Classes in San Antonio

Strengthening and Cross-training


Congratulations to DCSA Student Lucy Hassmann!

Lucy Hassmann was invited to Compete in the 2018 USA International Ballet Competition in Jackson Mississippi

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Congratulations to all of our students who participated in the 2018 YAGP Competitions!

The Dance Center of San Antonio's Pre-Professional Training Division is proud to congratulate all of the dancers who participated in YAGP competitions this season! DCSA was awarded Outstanding School Award and our Artistic Director Vanessa Bessler was awarded Outstanding Teacher of the Year in regional competitions. Many of our dancers received top places in both Classical and Contemporary Categories and our Ensemble piece was chosen to compete in the New York Finals!



For a full list of this year's awards please visit our Awards, Recognitions and Scholarship page!


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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