Success… in the studio, on stage and in life

Established in 2005, the Ballet Conservatory of South Texas fulfills the developmental needs of serious young dancers, regardless of economic background, in a safe, nurturing and pre-professional dance company environment. Individuals, Foundations and Corporations provide the resources crucial for delivering the highest level of training, performance and outreach throughout the year.

You can support the Ballet Conservatory in a variety of ways and through multiple giving options. However you choose to support the Ballet Conservatory of South Texas – and at whatever level – your generosity is both essential and truly appreciated.

Annual Giving

Your support makes a meaningful difference at the Ballet Conservatory of South Texas. Contributions from donors like you are critical to sustaining the Conservatory’s high artistic standing, its financial well-being and support of pre-professional training and outreach programs.

When you donate to the Ballet Conservatory of South Texas, you’re investing in the future of the performing arts in San Antonio. Your support has a significant impact on youth, on our community and on our culture.

Your contributions directly support:

  • Scholarships preserve the mission to make ballet accessible to all children
  • School Day performances allow over 3500 children from underserved communities to experience the power and beauty of dance at no cost
  • High-caliber performances enhance the cultural vitality of our city
  • Ballet classes for KIPP Academy students at no cost

Your support of the Ballet Conservatory of South Texas benefits everyone and enriches the cultural landscape in San Antonio. We applaud you for making a difference.

For more information, contact Elysia Hulings at 210-820-3400 or

Friends and Supporters

2016-2017 Annual Giving Donors

Thank you to all the supporters of the Ballet Conservatory of South Texas. You are a champion for young artists in our community and provide them with the tools to succeed in the studio, on stage, and in life.

Grand Jeté:
Carla and Mac Northington

Stefanie and Brett Alvheim
Susan and Thomas Arnim

Jennifer Dewar
Margaret Galvan
Paul and Christine Mayer
Katie and Kurt Meissner
Georgina Morgan and Joe Diaz
South Texas Memorials

James Adams
Dr. Kim Addis and Rhonda Leigh Barsalou
Lissa and Paul Allen
Yvette Almendarez
Tessa Bodnar
Emery and Dona Bodnar
Michelle Cox
Julie Foltz
Mona and Perry George
Kimberly West

En Pointe:
Annela Arredondo
Leo and Tamara Bannister
Thomas Barker
Lauren and Vito Ciminello
Stephen Cross
Julie Croy
Barbara Griest Devora
Rachel Ferris
Kierstan and Brent Fessler
Kirsten Gallagher
Ela and John Gancayco
Barbara and David Guarriello
Jay and Elysia Hulings
Gabriela Juaristi
Jordan and Veronica Jude
Madelon Leone
Susan Mata
Jennifer Mitchell
Leilah Powell
Brenda Ramirez
Anabel Rodriguez
Helen Russo
Suzanne Smith
Julie Henckel Stasney
Jennifer Stewart
Jo Stewart
Jodye Young
Teri Zuwala

Photo Credits:
Still Life Photography:
Alexander Devora
Kurtis Krunk
Ally Tijerina

Our Donors