The Dance faculty at CEC aims to create a positive environment for aspiring dancers to…
Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts first began as a piano conservatory in Havana, Cuba….
The theatre program exposes students to the fundamentals of creative dramatics and foundational acting techniques…
Conservatory Visual Arts classes take a classical approach to teaching drawing and painting. The program…
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.
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.Read More >
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.Register Here >
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.Read More >
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.
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.
Each year, select intermediate and advanced Conservatory students in various disciplines have the benefit of participating in master classes with guest teachers.
Educational travel broadens our awareness of others and sharpens self-awareness, as students have the chance to gather firsthand information about the world.
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.
“It was FANTASTIC seeing everyone and being welcomed with SUCH love and warmth. You have such an incredible school, Maribel. I know you already are completely aware of that, but having taught in Europe,…- Former CEA Visual Arts Teachers, Current Department Coordinator, Curriculum Leader, Visual Arts Teacher TFS - Canada's International School
“What a wonderful and moving tribute to your family and all the students that have been touched. I thought the bar was high last year, and was wondering how you would raise it this…- (About Festival of the Arts 2014), Founding Dean of Dance, New World School of the Arts
“Maribel took her mother’s dream to another level and created a haven to inspire young minds.” – mother of 2 CEA graduates (c/o 2001 and c/o 2005)– mother of 2 CEA graduates (c/o 2001 and c/o 2005)
“From 1985 to 1996 I was blessed and honored to be employed and work for Conchita Espinosa Academy. During this time I worked for the most incredible women and men I have ever known….– CEA Faculty, 11 years
“Every student is part of a wonderful family where they can grow and blossom as individuals with a clear sense of teamwork, leadership, culture, and passion.” – alumna– alumna
“I feel like theatre always brings out the best in me.” – alumna– alumna
“Conchita created this school for everyone to shine and find their place in the world.” – alumna– alumna
“An environment of creativity, intellectual rigor, and community are things that come to mind when I think of my time at Conchita. Conchita is a place where the individual matters and the arts are…– MFA, Founder, A Noise Within Repertory Theatre Company, Pasadena, CA.
Congratulations to the dancers who were admitted to the below Spring and Summer Intensive Dance Programs! Marianne…
We are excited to announce that this week we began a Spanish Dance choreography course in collaboration with Eduardo…
All CEA students are invited to participate in the 2020 Ink-tober Art Challenge! For each of the…
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.