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.
Children's Ballet of San Antonio's Open Audition for The Children's Nutcracker!
Dancers and Actors of all skill levels ages 4-19!
Audition for an opportunity to be a part of San Antonio's premier non-profit classical youth ballet company led by Artistic Director, Founder, former Prima Ballerina and Ballet Master, Vanessa Bessler!
August 26, 2017 - Dance Center of San Antonio
12:00 PM: Registration Opens
1:00 - 2:30 PM: Ages 13 and up
2:00 - 3:30 PM: Ages 3 - 4
3:00 - 4:30 PM: Ages 5 - 8
4:00 - 5:30 PM: Ages 8 - 12
5:00 - 6:00 PM: Gymnasts & Actors
Attire for Dancers:
Girls: Please arrive in ballet bun, leotard, tights (skirt optional), soft ballet shoes and pointe shoes if level appropriate.
Boys: Comfortable dance or athletic attire you can move in, soft ballet or jazz shoes if you have them.
All: Please arrive in comfortable dance or athletic attire you can move in, soft ballet or jazz shoes if you have them.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to audition time.
DCSA was recognized at the YAGP Austin & Houston Semi Finals:
- Kate Thomas 3rd place in pre competitive category and passed to finals in New York!
- Lucy Hassmann top 12 finalist in the Junior Category
- Mackenzie Kirsch got invited to YAGP NY intensive.
- Lucy Hassmann and Kate Thomas got awarded full scholarship to attend Houston Ballet Academy Summer Intensive
- Vanessa Bessler was recognized with the Outstanding Teacher Award.
- Lucy Hassmann and Emma Hurtado were recognized as Top 12 Finalists in the Junior Category
- Mackenzie Kirsch was recognized as Top 24 in the Junior Category
- Caty Barerra, Emmaline Sell, and Ricako Suzuki were recognized Top 24 in the Senior Category
Congratulations to Summer Intensive Scholarships awarded to:
Emma Hurtado - Bolshoi Summer Intensive
Emmeline Sells - Kansas City Ballet Summer Intensive and Oklahoma City Ballet
Megan Gabrysch - Bolshoi Summer Intensive
DCSA Dancer to study at The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow!
Congratulations to Dance Center of San Antonio and Children's Ballet of San Antonio dancer Catalina Barrera who has accepted a traineeship position with The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia! Catalina will be spending her senior year of high school at the Bolshoi Academy, learning the language and culture of Russia while continuing her ballet studies in one of the most prestigious ballet academies in the world!
Congratulations Catalina! We will miss you so much, but you make us so very proud!
DCSA @ the YAGP
Summer Intensive Awards
DCSA Dancer to Study in Moscow!