Dance

The Dance faculty at CEC aims to create a positive environment for aspiring dancers to…

Music

Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts first began as a piano conservatory in Havana, Cuba….

Theatre

The theatre program exposes students to the fundamentals of creative dramatics and foundational acting techniques…

Visual Arts

Conservatory Visual Arts classes take a classical approach to teaching drawing and painting. The program…

committed to developing and training young artists

Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts (CEC) is committed to developing and training young artists. Courses are designed to meet the needs and interests of students dedicated to furthering their natural artistic talents. Enrollment is open to the community and not limited to students from the Academy. Classes are also available for professionals and adults. Conservatory faculty is handpicked for their excellent teaching skills and superb reputation in their respective areas of expertise. The goal of each faculty member is to develop well-rounded artists in their students with excellent technique and a deep respect and love for the arts.

85+ Years of History

Since 1933, Conchita Espinosa Academy (CEA) has educated children with a unique philosophy and methodology developed and first put into practice by its founder, Conchita Espinosa, in Havana, Cuba. Espinosa believed that every child deserves and has the right to a complete education in the arts and sciences.

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Registration & Schedules

Conservatory classes begin on Tuesday, September 8th. Due to COVID-19, for the start of 2020-2021 Conservatory year, CEC will offer a mix of virtual, blended, and in-person class offerings in dance, music, and theatre.

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CEC Online

Whether online or in-person, CEC continues to provide an individualized, rigorous arts program that allows our students to continue to thrive and receive the educational, social, and emotional benefits that arts education provides.

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Experience Conchita

The Espinosa Method

“To reach a child’s soul one must know him, guide him and especially, love him.”

– Conchita Espinosa

The Espinosa Method

The Espinosa Method

The Espinosa Method™, proven effective for over 85 years, is the result of Conchita Espinosa’s educational philosophy layered with decades of experience that have contributed to the legacy of a transformational, forward-thinking educational experience.

Prestigious Faculty

Throughout the years Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts has been blessed with some of the best teachers who shared Conchita’s dedication to arts education.

Master Classes

Each year, select intermediate and advanced Conservatory students in various disciplines have the benefit of participating in master classes with guest teachers.

Educational Travel

Educational travel broadens our awareness of others and sharpens self-awareness, as students have the chance to gather firsthand information about the world.

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Our Facilities

Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts is located on the campus of the Conchita Espinosa Academy, comprised of 10 beautifully landscaped acres in southwest Miami-Dade County.

Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts houses four professional level dance studios, eleven music rooms, a comprehensive art room with a kiln, dressing rooms, and the Conservatory administrative office. The Rosita Segovia Theater, where many of the annual performances take place, is located in the Main Building of the Academy. The Rosita Segovia Theater has state-of-the-art music and sound systems, as well as a backstage to enhance all performances.

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Testimonials

CEC News

Congratulations to our Dancers in Summer Programs!

Congratulations to the dancers who were admitted to the below Spring and Summer Intensive Dance Programs! Marianne…

Spanish Dance choreography course

We are excited to announce that this week we began a Spanish Dance choreography course in collaboration with Eduardo…

Inktober

All CEA students are invited to participate in the 2020 Ink-tober Art Challenge! For each of the…

Upcoming Events & Performances

Friday’s performance is now available for sale.

You can now purchase this video and download it to your computer.

Saturday’s performance is now available for sale.

You can now purchase this video and download it to your computer.

Our Alumni

Bianca Allanic Congratulations!

Congratulations to alumna Bianca Allanic for signing a company…

JOIN THE LEGACY

For 87 years, Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts (CEC) has maintained their commitment to the development of young artists. CEC offers students exceptional technical and artistic training within a nurturing environment that allows them to develop into human beings with a deep understanding, appreciation, and respect for the Arts. Enrollment is open to the community and not limited to students from the Academy. Classes are also available for professionals and adults.