Hip-Hop and Mixed Style Workshops: Carpio and Karlita Power
Oct
19
3:30 PM15:30

Hip-Hop and Mixed Style Workshops: Carpio and Karlita Power

Come join us on October 19 and 20 for an exciting workshop series featuring Erick Carpio and Karlita Power. Carpio and Power bring their extensive knowledge and experience as teachers, choreographers and dancers; having worked with internationally renowned artists such as Ricky Martin, Jessica Simpson and Michael Jackson among many others! (Check out their full biographies below). Carpio and Power will share their passion for dance and performing arts through their workshops focusing on Hip-Hop and Mixed-Style dance. In addition, Carpio and Power will be selecting dancers to during the workshop perform in major events in San Antonio that will feature professional dancers attended by thousands of people with national broadcasting opportunities!

For Dancers Ages 8 to 19


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Copy of Hip-Hop and Mixed Style Workshops: Carpio and Karlita Power
Oct
20
3:30 PM15:30

Copy of Hip-Hop and Mixed Style Workshops: Carpio and Karlita Power

Come join us on October 19 and 20 for an exciting workshop series featuring Erick Carpio and Karlita Power. Carpio and Power bring their extensive knowledge and experience as teachers, choreographers and dancers; having worked with internationally renowned artists such as Ricky Martin, Jessica Simpson and Michael Jackson among many others! (Check out their full biographies below). Carpio and Power will share their passion for dance and performing arts through their workshops focusing on Hip-Hop and Mixed-Style dance. In addition, Carpio and Power will be selecting dancers to during the workshop perform in major events in San Antonio that will feature professional dancers attended by thousands of people with national broadcasting opportunities!

For Dancers Ages 8 to 19


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Sip and Chat: Day School Informational Meeting for Parents
Oct
23
6:00 PM18:00

Sip and Chat: Day School Informational Meeting for Parents

We are very excited to be launching Day School: Innovative Academic Options for Dancers in the Fall of 2020. We would like to invite parents of dancers ages 2.5-18 who have an interest in alternative options for academic education to an informational meeting on October 23rd, 2019 at 6PM. Parents are invited to spend an evening in conversation with Lisa Dunne, DCSA Academic Coordinator, as she presents DCSA Day School options for the 2020-2021 academic school year. After a short presentation, you can nosh and sip while we open the floor for questions about all available options DCSA will offer starting next fall. Options include Private Education through DCSA’s partnership with San Antonio’s exemplary school St. Luke’s Episcopal school as well as online/virtual education with onsite support.

October 23rd, 2019 at 6:00PM

Dance Center of San Antonio

126 W Rector, Suite 120, San Antonio TX 78216

Please RSVP to: lisa.dunne@dancecenterofsanantonio.org

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Winter Intensive 2019 Session 1 - Official Vaganova Academy Program in San Antonio, Texas
Dec
26
to Dec 31

Winter Intensive 2019 Session 1 - Official Vaganova Academy Program in San Antonio, Texas

The Dance Center of San Antonio is thrilled to be partnering with the Vaganova Ballet Academy to bring an official course of the Vaganova Academy to San Antonio. Dancers will have the opportunity to train with Ballet Masters from the Vaganova Academy traveling from St. Petersburg as well as in contemporary dance with our top-notch DCSA faculty. Classes will include classical ballet technique, pointe, variations, contemporary dance and progressing ballet technique. DCSA’s Winter Intensive is open to dancers ages 7 to 19.

In addition to offering classes to students, DCSA will also be offering a program for dance educators to observe classes taught by the Ballet Masters from the Vaganova Academy.

Housing will be available to dancers and families who are traveling from out of town through TownPlace Suites by Marriott.



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Winter Intensive 2019 Session 2 - Official Vaganova Academy Program in San Antonio, Texas
Jan
2
to Jan 7

Winter Intensive 2019 Session 2 - Official Vaganova Academy Program in San Antonio, Texas

The Dance Center of San Antonio is thrilled to be partnering with the Vaganova Ballet Academy to bring an official course of the Vaganova Academy to San Antonio. Dancers will have the opportunity to train with Ballet Masters from the Vaganova Academy traveling from St. Petersburg as well as in contemporary dance with our top-notch DCSA faculty. Classes will include classical ballet technique, pointe, variations, contemporary dance and progressing ballet technique. DCSA’s Winter Intensive is open to dancers ages 7 to 19.

In addition to offering classes to students, DCSA will also be offering a program for dance educators to observe classes taught by the Ballet Masters from the Vaganova Academy.

Housing will be available to dancers and families who are traveling from out of town through TownPlace Suites by Marriott.



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Saturday Workshops at DCSA!
Sep
7
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Workshops at DCSA!

DCSA will be holding Workshops for $10 per class next Saturday, September 7th!! Classes offered for Dancers ages 6 and up and will be taught by our amazing faculty members Edmond Cuiellette and Carolina Gonzalez. Come join us for some dancing and a wonderful time!

Workshop Schedule:

Ballet Ages 6-19 - 10:00-11:00 am

Hip-Hop Ages 5-9 - 10:00-11:00 am

Broadway Jazz Ages 6-19 - 11:00-12:00 pm

Balletics for Boys Ages 6-19 - 11:00-12:00 pm

Hip-Hop Ages 10-19 - 12:00-1:00 pm


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Princess & Soldier Summer Camp - Week 2
Jun
24
to Jun 28

Princess & Soldier Summer Camp - Week 2

During these weekly camps, young children ages 3-7 are introduced to the world of Ballet in a fun way and with creative age appropriate exercises and activities. The dancers will work on basic principles of movement and fundamentals of Ballet technique. Children will learn about music, rhythm, movement, space and body awareness. The camps also will help develop stronger gross motor skills, flexibility, creativity and fitness while having a great time in a nurtured environment. Campers will also work on crafts making wands, masks, crown or other accessories that they will integrate on their dances. On Fridays there will be an small showcase of what the dancers have learned.

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Princess & Soldier Summer Camp - Week 1
Jun
17
to Jun 21

Princess & Soldier Summer Camp - Week 1

During these weekly camps, young children ages 3-7 are introduced to the world of Ballet in a fun way and with creative age appropriate exercises and activities. The dancers will work on basic principles of movement and fundamentals of Ballet technique. Children will learn about music, rhythm, movement, space and body awareness. The camps also will help develop stronger gross motor skills, flexibility, creativity and fitness while having a great time in a nurtured environment. Campers will also work on crafts making wands, masks, crown or other accessories that they will integrate on their dances. On Fridays there will be an small showcase of what the dancers have learned.

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Tino's Summer Camps
May
28
to Aug 9

Tino's Summer Camps

DCSA is excited to have Tino Valles on our summer faculty again this year! Tino will be offering summer workshops in a variety of disciplines including Hip-hop, Jazz, Folklorico, Irish Dance, Jazz, Russian Tricks, and Vumba for ages 6 and up!

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Summer Weekly Intensive - Full Day
May
28
to Aug 9

Summer Weekly Intensive - Full Day

The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Tuesday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $320. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register.

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Summer Weekly Intensive - Half Day
May
28
to Aug 9

Summer Weekly Intensive - Half Day

The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $160.

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Auditions and Open House - Pre-Professional Training Day Program
Mar
5
11:00 AM11:00

Auditions and Open House - Pre-Professional Training Day Program

Dancers and Parents are invited to attend our Informational Open House for DCSA's Pre-Professional Day Program on Tuesday March 5, 2019!

We will be holding an Open House on Tuesday March 5, 2019 for all interested dancers and parents. Interested applicants and their parents or guardians will attend a brief information session from 11:00am-12:00pm with Artistic Director Vanessa Bessler and will then have the opportunity to observe and/or take classes and rehearsal from 12:00-3:00pm.

Auditions will be held in the evening from 6:00-7:30pm to accommodate dancer's release times from school. Dancers may also elect to audition for DCSA's Summer Intensive Program in addition to their Pre-professional audition.

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Ballet 5:8 Master Class and Audition
Feb
24
1:30 PM13:30

Ballet 5:8 Master Class and Audition

DCSA is excited to be hosting Ballet 5:8's San Antonio Master Class and Audition, an opportunity for advanced dancers to audition for Ballet 5:8 training programs and professional artist positions! 

Attendees may be considered for open Ballet 5:8 professional artist contracts, and for positions in the Ballet 5:8 Trainee Program, Conservatory & Men’s Programs, Studio Company, Summer Intensive, and Collegiate Summer Intensive. Open to Dancers 12 and up who have a solid background in classical technique.

Sunday, February 24, 2019
Registration & Check-In: 1:30-2:00pm
Classical Ballet Technique and Pointe: 2:00-3:30pm

REGISTRATION: Registration is required and may be completed online or in person during the pre-class registration period. The cost to register and attend is $30, payable online via credit card, or in person via cash or check. 


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Children's Ballet of San Antonio Auditions
Jan
19
1:30 PM13:30

Children's Ballet of San Antonio Auditions

The Children's Ballet of San Antonio invites Dancers, Gymnasts, Actors and Performing Artists ages 3 to 19 to audition for Cinderella! CBSA’s Cinderella is a professional level production that will feature talented young artists from around the San Antonio area. All artists will be cast in roles that showcase and highlight their individual talents and strengths. Artists will also have the opportunity to work with Master Ballet Teachers along with fantastic local choreographers!

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Winter Intensive - Session 2
Jan
2
to Jan 5

Winter Intensive - Session 2

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Join us for World Class Training in DCSA’s Winter Intensive. Featuring international master teachers including Natalia Bashkatova and Sally Rojas along with DCSA’s own award winning Artistic Director Vanesaa Bessler and teachers Lauren Ader-Cumpston and Hayley Ader. Classes include Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary and Conditioning.

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Winter Intensive - Session 1
Dec
27
to Dec 29

Winter Intensive - Session 1

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Join us for World Class Training in DCSA’s Winter Intensive. Featuring international master teachers including Natalia Bashkatova and Sally Rojas along with DCSA’s own award winning Artistic Director Vanesaa Bessler and teachers Lauren Ader-Cumpston and Hayley Ader. Classes include Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary and Conditioning.

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Vinyasa Yoga Workshop
Oct
7
2:00 PM14:00

Vinyasa Yoga Workshop

Get ready for your week with Hayley Ader as she leads students through a vinyasa flow! Vinyasa yoga focuses on linking movement with breath as students flow from one pose to the next in order to foster flexibility, strength, endurance, balance and mindfulness. Registration details below.

Hayley Ader is 200 hour certified through Forever Present Yoga in Chicago and Yoga Alliance. She is a professional freelance contemporary dancer who has a passion for movement and discovering new forms of expression. Her love of movement and thirst for knowledge about how the body moves led her to discover the world of yoga. She is fascinated with how the physical practice of yoga provides both strength and flexibility, while the mental aspect allows for challenges and meditation. Her favorite part is that yoga is for everybody, anybody can do it! 

$20/class
Ages 12 to Adult Welcome!

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Intermediate Contemporary Workshop
Sep
27
4:00 PM16:00

Intermediate Contemporary Workshop

A 1 hour intensive workshop focusing on European Contemporary dance style. Hayley Ader comes to us from Europe where she is a freelance dancer and choreogrpaher. Hayley has a BFA in Dance from the University of Arizona and studied contemporary dance in Isreal with Kibbtuz Contemporary Dance Company.

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. $20 for the class.


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Advanced Contemporary Workshop - Hayley Ader
Sep
23
2:00 PM14:00

Advanced Contemporary Workshop - Hayley Ader

A 2 hour intensive workshop focusing on European Contemporary dance style. Hayley Ader comes to us from Europe where she dances professionally in Barcelona Spain. Hayley has a BFA in Dance from the University of Arizona and studied contemporary dance in Isreal with Kibbtuz Contemporary Dance Company.

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. $40 for the class.

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Tap Workshop for ages 7 and up
Sep
23
1:00 PM13:00

Tap Workshop for ages 7 and up

Come and have a great time learning Tap with Hayley Ader! Hayley trained under Danielle Heller and also had the opportunity to study with some of the most renowned teachers in the US including Brill Barrett, Savion Glover, Roxanne Butterfly and Ira Bernstein. and Danielle Heller. This workshop will teach the fundamentals of rhythm and tap vocabulary as well as improvisation!

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. $20.



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Houson Ballet Academy Summer Workshop in San Antonio
Jul
2
to Jul 14

Houson Ballet Academy Summer Workshop in San Antonio

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Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch and Academy Interim Director Vicki Attard have announced that, in an addition to their 6-week summer program in Houston, the company will also be holding a 2-week summer workshop here in San Antonio. The workshop will run from July 2-14, 2018, Monday-Saturday, and is open to intermediate students ages 12-15.

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Musical Theatre Workshop: Ages 6-12
Apr
29
2:00 PM14:00

Musical Theatre Workshop: Ages 6-12

Cue the lights! Cue the music! Now let’s get ready to dance!

Join the Dance Center of San Antonio for our upcoming youth Musical Theater Workshops taught by Jen Greenfield. This two-hour workshop will introduce students to the fundamentals of musical theater, including: stage direction, character development through song and dance and learning a choreographed routine.

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Master Class with Ballet 5:8
Mar
10
1:00 PM13:00

Master Class with Ballet 5:8

Ballet 5:8 Spring Season Master Classes are an opportunity for intermediate and advanced dancers to gain insight and inspiration as they interact with Ballet 5:8's unique style, created by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Slager!

Intermediate and Advanced Dancers, Ages: 9 and up. Registration fee: $25. Online Registration HERE

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