Park Cities Dance | The Dallas Conservatory

A Little Bit of New York in Dallas

7979 Inwood Road, Suite 201, Dallas, TX 75209 | 214.357.8888

The Buzz

Accepted to Juilliard! TDC’s Griffin Massey

Congratulations to Griffin Massey on your acceptance to The Juilliard School!! We are so PROUD of you!

Griffin is a senior at The Dallas Conservatory, having moved from Oklahoma for our academic school and pre-professional program in 2018. His accomplishments while with us include 2nd Place Winner 2019 at YAGP (Contemporary Senior Men, Dallas) and 100 percent scholarship winner to Ballet West, Ellison Ballet and Next Generation Ballet! He is a Company Member of both the Tremaine Dance Performance Program and The Dallas Conservatory. Griffin will be competing with TDC at YAGP finals and also NYCDA in April, then graduating in May from TDC and spending the summer at Ballet West. We will miss your amazing positive energy and brilliant mind, Griffin! All the best for a thrilling new chapter!! ❤️

Since 1905, The Juilliard School has been among the world’s leading institutions training thousands of performing artists for top careers. The school provides the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world.

NEW PCS MINI SESSIONS

Want to try a class for a few months? Want to take several different classes each year? PCS Mini Sessions are perfect for you!!

Mini Session dates:

     Spring | April 1 – May 27

Dance

  • Beginning Hip Hop
    • Mondays 6:45pm – 7:30pm | Ages 7-10 | Maddie
  • Aerial Workshop
    • Tuesdays 7:30pm – 8:30pm | Alex
      • Fine Tuning the art of the Aerial, both front and cartwheel aerials
  • Ballerina Babies
    • Wednesdays 10:30am – 11:10am | Lia + 5:00pm – 5:30pm | Traci | Ages 2-3
  • Dancing Daisies
    • Saturdays 10:00am – 10:30am | Ages 3-4 | Kenna
  • Beginner Ballroom
    • Tuesdays 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm | Ages 5-8 | Adrienne
    • Thursdays 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm | Ages 9+ | Adrienne

Musical Theater

  • Acting Improv
    • Thursdays 7:15pm – 8:15pm | Ages 8+ | Doug
  • Audition Workshop
    • Saturdays 10:45am – 12:00pm | Ages 8+ | Doug

Click here to register or call 214.357.8888.

(Pay in full option only for PCS Mini Sessions.) 

Don’t see a class you’re looking for? Let us know! info@parkcitiesstudios.com

Congratulations To Our Entire Organization On An Incredible YAGP Weekend!

We reached for the stars, and experienced so much love and laughter on the way!

Park Cities Studios’ sister school, The Dallas Conservatory is grateful to be recognized with the competition’s top award, “Outstanding School” for the 4th year in a row, and to have experienced so many breakthrough performances from our soloist and ensemble dancers! We are GRATEFUL for the immense inspiration we felt and are proud of our 28 uniquely gifted dancers.

HERE WERE OUR 2019 DALLAS WINNERS > 

2019 Summer Audition Tour Announced!

Tickets on Sale Wednesday 10/10!!

Radio City-style fun for all ages!! Our 10th Annual Holiday Show, Rockefeller Christmas at The Majestic features jazz dancing, tap dancing, singing, and Act II of The Nutcracker … complete with live gingerbread children and snow falling on stage! Two matinees, one day only, Sunday, December 9th at the famous Majestic Theatre in downtown Dallas! Ages 4 and above.

TICKETS ON SALE OCTOBER 10th at 10:00 a.m.

December 9, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. + 4:30 p.m.
Majestic Theatre

Singing + Acting Auditions This Sunday!

Auditions for Singers + Actors 8-18 for our Holiday Show “Rockefeller Christmas at The Majestic”.

Sunday, September 16th
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Ages 8-18

Students should prepare 16 bars of 2 contrasting songs. They will also be asked to do a cold read. No pre-registration required. Please bring sheet music. Wear something nice that you can move in! Recorded accompaniment or a capella also acceptable.

Location: Park Cities Studios | 7979 Inwood Road, Suite 201

Rockefeller Christmas at the Majestic Theater
December 9, 2018
Radio City-style fun for all ages!
Includes THE NUTCRACKER SUITE

Please call 214.357.8888 or email info@ParkCitiesStudios.com with questions.

 

Casting Announced!

Rockefeller Christmas at the Majestic Theatre casting announced! Congratulations to all!!

VIEW CAST LIST >>

Radio City-style fun for all ages!! Our 10th Annual Holiday Show, Rockefeller Christmas at the Majestic Theatre. Our spectacular also features jazz dancing, tap dancing, singing, and Act II of The Nutcracker complete with live gingerbread children and snow falling on stage! Two matinees, one day only, Sunday, December 9th at the famous Majestic Theatre in downtown Dallas. Ages 4 to senior. Save the date!!

December 9, 2018 Majestic Theatre

 

CASTING CALL: Rockefeller Christmas August 25!

Rockefeller Christmas Performance Photos

Performance photos, taken by Dallas’ top dance photographer Sharen Bradford, are now available for purchase!

Because our families were SO enthusiastic about the photos, Ms. Bradford has broken her own rule and posted photos for purchase BEFORE she has had the opportunity to edit them all. Please keep in mind that what you see are raw photos, and once purchased, these photos will be edited so they have a professional, finished appearance. 

Click to view photos ➡️

Tickets On Sale Now!!

The box office is now open for our 9th annual Radio City-style holiday show, Rockefeller Christmas at the Majestic – a delightful treat for the family with jazz dancing, tap, singing, and The Nutcracker Suite – all in one fabulous production! Two matinees, one day only December 3rd at the famous Majestic Theatre. Ages 4 to senior. Get your tix EARLY!!

December 3, 2017 | 1:00 pm + 4:30 pm | Majestic Theatre

Tickets on sale now!

Purchase Tickets for the 1:00 p.m. Show >>

Purchase Tickets for the 4:30 p.m. Show >>

Wacky Tacky + Bring a Friend SPOOKtacular Week!

Thursday, October 25 – Wednesday, October 31

It’s time to BOOgie with your best GHOULfriends at Wacky Tacky/Bring a Friend week. Come dressed in your greatest costume creation and invite your friends to class for this SPOOKtacular week of fun. Make sure everyone’s costumes are easy to move in. Just have them complete the waiver below:

WACKY TACKY BRING A FRIEND WEEK WAIVER

October 25th – 31st only so don’t miss it!

**Regular class schedule on Halloween**

Fall Masterclass Series Announced

The Dallas Conservatory is thrilled to announce its Fall Masterclass Series headlined by two of the country’s most sought after dance teachers and choreographers, Nilas Martins and Desmond Richardson. Mr. Martins will present an Advanced Masterclass in Ballet on Monday, October 2 at 5:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. On October 15 and 29, and November 5, Mr. Richardson will teach Advanced/Professional Ballet at 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., followed by Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary at 1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Nilas Martins is a­ former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet and is a renowned Repetiteur for the George Balanchine Trust who stages ballets for companies and schools domestically and internationally. Space in Martins’ class is extremely limited and admission is by audition only. Interested applicants should submit a recent video of themselves in a ballet class or ballet performance (applicant must be easily identifiable) to info@thedallasconservatory.org. The fee for accepted students is $45.

Hailed by the New York Times as “One of the great modern dancers of his time,” Desmond Richardson, former principal dancer of American Ballet Theater and co-founder and co-artistic director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet, will once again join The Dallas Conservatory for a series of six Masterclasses. Space is limited and admission is by video audition only. Those interested should submit a recent video of themselves in a dance class or performance (applicant must be easily identifiable) to info@thedallasconservatory.org. Tuition for students and pre-professionals is $55 per class or $135 for a three-class series, and $25 per class for professional dancers.

For more information on the Fall Masterclass series and to be notified when details about Winter and Spring Masterclasses are announced, visit www.thedallasconservatory.org/masterclasses.

New! Boys-only classes for Fall 💪

 

Holiday Show Auditions Announced

Audition Details:

Dancers:
Saturday, August 26th
9:00am – 10:00am | Jazz/Tap Students | Ages 8-18
10:00am – 11:00am | Ballet Students | Ages 8-11
10:00am – 2:00pm | TDC Ballet Students | Ages 8-18
11:00am – 12:00pm | Ballet Students | Ages 6-7
12:00pm – 1:00pm | Ballet Students | Age 5
12:30pm – 1:00pm | Int/Adv Ballet Students from PCS and Visiting Schools | Ages 12-18
1:00pm – 2:00pm | Callbacks for Int/Adv Dancers | Ages 12-18
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 Singers: Write Jeremy Dumont at Jeremy@TheDallasConservatory.org for a private audition time.
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No sign up necessary, just come at your ages’ scheduled time. Please wear leotard and tights, no skirts. Bring the appropriate shoes for your audition.
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Park Cities Studios | 7979 Inwood Road, Suite 201
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Please call 214.357.8888 or email info@ParkCitiesStudios.com with questions.

Broadway Stars Teaching at The Dallas Conservatory

The All-Star Faculty for our Direct From Broadway! Musical Theater Intensive has been finalized and we are so excited to share their names with you. You know them from the best Broadway shows including The King and IOn The TownMamma Mia, and Sunday in the Park with George, and they will be in Dallas NEXT WEEK teaching our students.

Click here to read bios and intensive details.

 

Recital Photo Contest

Post your best recital photos AND VIDEOS. Tag Park Cities Studios and Jacqueline Porter on Facebook for a chance to win $100 towards summer study! Not on Facebook? Send to photos@parkcitiesstudios.com. Enter by May 3rd, 5 pm. Winner will be announced May 5th! Must like Park Cities Studios on Facebook to be eligible.

2017 Recital When I Grow Up!

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NEW!! FULL RECITAL DETAILS>

 

Check-In Times With Dressing Room Assignments

Show 1 – 10:30 am | Show 2 – 2:00 pm | Show 3 – 5:30 pm

 Dress Rehearsal Order-Friday, April 28 >

Saturday, April 29th

10:30 AM | 2:00 PM | 5:30 PM

McFarlin Auditorium 

PURCHASE YOUR TIX >

 


RECITAL DVDs

Pre-order your DVDs today!  Videos will be taken by Perfect Eye Production which always does an excellent job capturing the performance!

PRE-ORDER DVD >


CALLING ALL ARTISTS!  

We invite dancers of all ages to submit artwork based on this year’s recital theme: When I Grow Up. All artistic mediums will be accepted and chosen pieces will be displayed in the lobby at recital! Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your performers artistic talents! Artistic works can be turned in to the Main Office upstairs at the studio. We can’t wait to see the creativity!


VOLUNTEER

This show is not possible without your help!! We are still in desperate need of volunteers to help backstage at the show and at dress rehearsal.  For the safety of our performers we ask for 2 volunteers per class to stay with the students during rehearsals and show.  Please help us make this show the best it can be!!

**Volunteers at the performance will be able to come into the auditorium to watch their class perform from the front two rows of the theater.  Volunteers get the best seats in the house AND are able to experience all of the backstage magic!!**

Email volunteers@parkcitiesstudios.com with YOUR NAME, YOUR DANCERS NAME, DANCERS CLASS DAY/TIME, and if you are volunteering at DRESS REHEARSAL OR SHOW.

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