Education & Community Engagement

Cultivating the Future of the Arts

Through a range of donor- and sponsor-supported programs each year, thousands of students explore the arts, and our community programs help ensure access to the arts for all Dallas families.

Programs for students and educators

Learning Life Skills and Building Relationships with the Arts

From musical theatre opportunities to our Ballet Folklórico dance contest, and from hands-on technical workshops to leadership training, we offer students of all ages the opportunity to explore their creativity while gaining life-long skills. Programs include:

  • Open Stages
  • Backstage Spotlight
  • Disney Musicals in Schools
  • Virtual Monologue Competition
  • The North Texas Ballet Folklórico Contest
  • Young Women’s Leadership Conference

Community programs

Making the Performing Arts Accessible to All

With innovative workshops and performance platforms, special ticket discounts and connections for local artists, the Center aims to be a connector to ensure that all audiences in Dallas are served. Programs include:

  • ArtsBridge — Powered by Toyota
  • ArtsBridge South
  • Public Works Dallas
  • Elevator Project
  • Student Rush
  • Ask the Artists
  • PNC Patio Sessions
  • Family Weekends
  • Dance Classes
  • Reliant Lights Your Holidays
  • Latinidad