Yan Carlos Artime

Yan Carlos Artime, pianist, publishes BALLET 15 pieces for piano: 15 pieces of piano accompaniment for classical ballet classes.  Mr. Artime has been CEC’s ballet piano accompanist since 2018. He recently published 15 pieces for piano  a book of original piano compositions made to accompany a ballet class. Mr. Artime has decades of experience as a classical and jazz pianist, and has performed in numerous international venues and music festivals. It is an honor for our young dancers to experience the joy of live music in their ballet classes from an early age. CEC dancers have also performed choreography by Dr. Kenia Garcia Cabrera set to an…

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Estampas del Quixote

Saturday, November 13th Rosita Segovia Theatre at CEA Tickets: $20  In honor of Hispanic Heritage, the CEC Spanish Dance Department presents Estampas del Quixote, a homage to the legendary work by Cervantes interpreted through movement. Conceptualized and directed by Marisol Moreno, the CEC Spanish dancers embody the beloved characters that changed world literature as we know it. The second part of the performance will feature choreography by Marisol Moreno and Cristina Masdueño.

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Back to Ballet Bootcamp

Wednesday, August 18th – Thursday, August 26th. This is a great opportunity for our dancers to get their bodies moving again and prepare for the 2021-2022 Conservatory year. The Back to Ballet Bootcamp (Forest Ballet and above) consists of a daily ballet technique class. If your child would like to participate, please email the completed registration form to Maria Ofelia Armas at mgarmas@conchitaespinosa.com by Monday, August 16th. Payment may be made using the CEA/CEC online payment portal. Please specify “Ballet Bootcamp.” Otherwise, it may be turned in to the CEA Main Office, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. –…

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Ronn Daniels Lifetime Achievement Award

Our warmest congratulations to Mr. Ronn Daniels, Conservatory Artistic Director and faculty member for over 40 years. This week, Dance Educators of America honored Mr. Daniels with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to dance and dance education.  Over the span of his career, Mr. Daniels has been a performer, teacher, choreographer, as well as an author, director, creator of a system for teaching, and entrepreneur. He owned an directed five dance schools and served as director of the Fred Astaire Performing Arts Association. He also created competition formats and rules for judging, as well as serving as…

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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.