Message from the Chair

Message from the Chair

Greetings! Welcome to the School of Dance information page for current families and students. Here you will find opportunities to further connect with both the Ballet & Contemporary Dance Conservatory (BCD) and Commercial Dance Conservatory (CMD). Use this page to learn more about the incredible opportunities our students will receive throughout the year, including performances, lessons with guest artists and choreographers, and so much more. Thank you for taking the time to see what the School of Dance is all about. I’m excited you’re here. For any questions about our program please contact me at


Ms. Alison Hennessey

Chair of Dance

Our Mission

The School of Dance provides a home for the safe and effective education of aspiring dance artists and community leaders through unrivaled programming, collaborative opportunities, and incomparable training in a positive and engaging environment.

Student Opportunities

Past Highlights:

  • Co-Lab Immersive Experience
    Collaboration with Creative Writing and Production & Design conservatories
  • Master classes
    Featuring guest artists representing Alonzo King LINES, The Juilliard School, Broadway's Hamilton, Nederlands Dans Theatre, and Entity Contemporary Dance
  • Co-Lab Performance with Instrumental Music Conservatory
  • Annual winter dance concerts
  • Annual spring dance concerts

2020-2021 Events:

  • Master classes
    Featuring guest artists of various dance disciplines
  • Fall/winter virtual performance
  • Fall classroom showcases
  • Spring performance
  • Student choreography presentation
Social Media

Social Media

Stay connected by following us on social media!




Head to the box office to view our upcoming concerts and events!
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Buy and download performance photos! Proceeds support the program.


Submit your students' accomplishments to CSArts-SGV's monthly newsletter!
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Learn more by contacting your conservatory director.
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Fundraising and Performance Donations

Fundraising and Show Performance donations are VERY IMPORTANT, and are a big part of why we are able to provide performance opportunities.  Please note that these donations are not part of the Conservatory Funding Agreement (CFA).

If you should have any questions or concerns regarding these donations, feel free to contact Alison Hennessey at or at 657-321-4000, ext. 60030.

CSArts-SGV is organized as a non-profit organization under IRS code 501(c)(3).
Our Tax ID is 81-3919990. All cash donations are fully tax deductible as provided by law.