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Since 2005, the Ballet Conservatory of South Texas has been a thriving center for ballet training, inspiring students to fulfill their highest potential within a caring and nurturing environment.

Ballet

The comprehensive Ballet Conservatory syllabus was created by Artistic Director, Marieli Guardiola Pope, and is based on the teaching of Marcia Dale Weary, founding Artistic Director of the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. The syllabus is designed to develop technically strong, expressive ballet dancers, who ultimately can adapt to any style. The distinguished faculty is comprised of instructors with years of teaching experience, most having danced with professional companies and/or holding college degree in dance education.

Class placement for the beginner division (ages 3-7 years) and recreational division is based on age while class placement for Intermediate and Advanced divisions is determined through an audition process. For any questions about class placement, please call our office at 210-820-3400 or send an email to info@balletconservatory.org.

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Beginner

The Beginner Division progresses from Creative Movement I through Primary Ballet. Our syllabus is carefully designed to promote the physical and artistic development of young children, as well as instill a love of dance.

  • Creative Movement I (ages 3-4)
  • Creative Movement II (ages 4-5)
  • Pre-Ballet (ages 5-6)
  • Primary Ballet (ages 6-7)

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Intermediate

The Intermediate Division is comprised of Ballet I, Ballet II, Ballet III, and Boys Strength & Conditioning. Instructors focus on strengthening the fundamental principles of classical ballet technique, which is the foundation for the more complex movements that will be executed in the advanced division.

  • Ballet I
  • Ballet II
  • Ballet III
  • Boys Strength & Conditioning

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Advanced

Through the Ballet Conservatory’s structured and comprehensive syllabus, students develop the technical strength, artistic expression, and self-confidence required for a career in the world of ballet. The curriculum includes technique class, pointe, variations, partnering, stretch, modern, and character.

  • Ballet IV
  • Ballet V
  • Ballet VI

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Modern & Jazz

Students have access to add to their training with other dance genres such as modern and jazz. This provides a well-rounded dance education and a progressive knowledge of additional dance styles. Link Here >>

Youth – Adult
Recreational

The teen and adult classes offer the art of dance for beginners through intermediate and advanced levels. Whether the student is a teen, an adult beginner or is looking to return to dance, they will enjoy the many benefits of ballet which include: improving posture and poise, sculpting and toning long, lean muscle, and helping to relieve stress. Attending ballet classes regularly will also enhance overall physical fitness, increase flexibility, strength, and balance.

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Homeschool Classes

The Ballet Conservatory hosts a thriving homeschool program that serves students ages 3-18 and their families. Our classes provide educational enrichment in the heart of San Antonio, and all classes are taught by our nurturing, professional faculty.

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