El Paso Conservatory of Dance is committed to providing technical and artistic training of the highest quality in the art of classical ballet and other dance forms. Very young students will develop self-discipline and confidence as they gain mastery over their movements and discover the joy of self-expression. Aspiring dancers and professional artists will continually refine their technique, expand their artistic skills, and gain valuable performance experience.
EPCD is also the home of the
El Paso Youth Ballet Photo by: James Kelly
Dancers: Lesley Lopez and Daymel Sanchez
The Conservatory offers classes in Pre-Ballet, Ballet Levels I-IV, Intermediate Ballet, Advanced Ballet, Pointe, Variations, Tap, and Floor Barre/Pilates. The combined experience, talent, and professionalism of our instructors in all aspects of ballet training and performance will inspire our students to maintain direction and progress throughout their training.
El Paso Conservatory of Dance adopts the following goals:
*To provide well structured and sequenced ballet classes with personalized attention to challenge students to realize their potential.
*To teach students ballet terminology and proper etiquette in class, during auditions, and on stage.
*To provide instruction in dance history, music appreciation, and new developments in the field of dance.
*To expose students to a wide range of dance techniques, such as folk dancing, character dancing, classic jazz, and ballroom.
*To provide performance opportunities for students and encourage them to participate in theater, opera, and other musical productions.
*To prepare students to audition and transition to a professional dance company.
*To instill in students an appreciation of the arts in general and a recognition of the importance of a well-rounded education.
*To provide outreach to the community and participate in intercultural, interdisciplinary, and creative exchanges with other community groups.
*To invite guest instructors, choreographers, and performers to enable students to experience different techniques, styles, and choreography.
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