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TDC Academic Education Program

Discover our acclaimed private academic education for young arts professional and pre-pros. Learn how our students balance training, professional contracts and travel, and top grades in an intimate setting.


ELITE Talent + ELITE Education = More TIME

Since 2010, The Dallas Conservatory’s students have enjoyed world-class performing arts training in world-class facilities.

Now, TDC students enjoy our flexible, private academic education that allows more time for training, creative projects, professional assignments and travel.

In partnership with iUniversity Prep, a state-accredited online school operated by Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, TDC’s academic program exceeds national standards of excellence. We leverage iUniversity’s proven curriculum and technology while providing full-time, credentialed teachers onsite, and on-call tutors to our students

The result is a flexible academic model for students to compete at an elite level both artistically and academically. iUniversity graduates have been accepted into America’s foremost colleges including Harvard, Yale and Juilliard.

In 2016-17 TDC Academics Program will meet Monday through Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm and Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

2016-17 Tuition $5,400/year

DOWNLOAD 2016-17 TDCA Application

Learn more today for your young artist, age 10-18. To schedule a private tour please write

Spaces are extremely limited.

Destiné Grobe, Director of Education 

Destine headshotDestiné Grobe is a State and Board Certified teacher with over 10 years of experience in and out of the classroom. During her time in the public school district, Destiné has worked with general education students, children with disabilities, severely struggling students, and gifted and talented learners. 

In 2014, her dedication to students who were in jeopardy of being retained earned her a one of five spots for Teacher of the Year, when 100% of the failing students were promoted to the next grade level and passed the state mandated test, STAAR. While working in the McKinney Independent School District, Destiné spent 3 summers developing the district’s reading and language arts curriculum for the 4th grade, held lead teacher positions, taught reading and writing professional development courses for elementary teachers, and developed many before and after school programs for student involvement. This past year she was honored with the Philanthropy Award, by a McKinney newspaper, after her students collected 8,700 items for a homeless shelter in McKinney.