Park Cities Studios | The Dallas Conservatory: A Little Bit of New York In Dallas!
Park Cities Studios and The Dallas Conservatory are located in gorgeous, bright, new studios in a prime Park Cities location, with all classes taught by professional dancers/actors/singers and directors of the highest level. This boutique combination of world-class instruction, even for beginners, intimately sized classes, generous personal attention and beautiful, clean facilities with plentiful parking combine to make Park Cities Studios the perfect school for your student.
Two schools under one roof means lots of entities and acronyms! Learn about them here:
Park Cities Studios
Park Cities Studios is for all of DFW to enjoy, offering exceptional classes and camps for all ages in Dance, Singing, Acting, Musical Theater, and Fitness.
Founded in 2008 by New York dancer and businesswoman Jacqueline Porter, Park Cities Studios is DFW’s first arts training and rehearsal facility to offer classes 7 days a week, welcome drop-ins to a wide variety of weekly classes, stage public workshops with renowned guests, and provide affordable rental space for performing arts companies and artists. With 7 state-of-the-art studios in 10,000 square feet serving 1,000 students annually, Park Cities Studios has grown in just a few years to be one of the largest and most comprehensive performing arts complexes in America.
The Dallas Conservatory
The Dallas Conservatory (TDC) is a private performing arts school for talented and serious students of dance and theater, ages 8-18. Founded in 2010 by Jacqueline Porter, TDC offers world-class training and performance opportunities to prepare for a possible professional career.
Students are selected by audition for their professional potential and mental readiness to embark on the vigorous training required to turn their passion for the arts into a profession. TDC students are trained, monitored and mentored to be competitive for 1) admission into America’s top arts universities, summer programs and apprentice companies, 2) college and summer scholarship offers, and 3) professional contracts.
The Dallas Conservatory shares studios, administration and faculty with Park Cities Studios. It includes the TDC Academy, a daytime program with flexible academics for pre-professional students ages 10-18 and the Morning Arts Conservatory (MAC), a private arts education for ages 3-6.
DYB (Dallas Youth Ballet, ages 9-18) is the performing dance company of The Dallas Conservatory. Auditions are held in August for TDC students Ballet Level III/IV and above.
C.A.S.T. (Company of Actors, Singers and Triple Threats, ages 8-18), is the performing musical theater company of both schools. The annual C.A.S.T. is selected by audition each Fall.
TDC Mini Company (ages 6-9), Prep Dance Companies (ages 8-12) and PCS Studio Company (ages 9 and up) are for Park Cities Studios students wishing to accelerate their progress with more performance, selected by audition each Fall.