The Ballet Conservatory of South Texas (BCSTX) is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit 2-tiered dance academy and pre-professional performance company. Founded in 2005, BCSTX strives to meet the needs of students desiring preparation for a professional career in ballet. Company students are given various performance opportunities, training and counseling throughout the season. In addition to offering the highest level of instruction in ballet, BCSTX also provides outreach within the community through free student performances as well as performances in local museums, community centers and other various venues.