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 underserved youth in San Antonio 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.

Learn more about the different giving levels and benefits.

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


Friends and Supporters

2018 – 2019 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.

Pas de Deux:
In loving memory of Lucille Dotson Crawford

Grand Jeté:
The Becker Family
The Nava Family
The Northington Family

The Powell Family
The Fessler Family
The Wilson Family & Mission Orthodontics
The Adams Family
South Texas Memorials
The Lynch Family
The Heins Family
The Jude Family
Dr. Yvette Almendarez
Fernanda Araujo

The Arce Family
The Ciminello Family
The Croy Family
The George Family
The Tiller Family
The Marquez Family

En Pointe:
The Baynes Family
Dr. Sky Graybill
The Hsieh Family
The Travieso Family
The Shacklett Family
Aesthetic Beauty
Marin Realty & Property Management Group
The Cunningham Family
The Plante Family
The Mysliwiec Family
The Hulings Family
The Deleon Family
Norma Jean Garcia
William Kroll
The Meissner Family

The Drawe Family
The Mueschke Family
Dr. Barbara Guarriello

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

Our Donors