MISSION & HISTORY

OUR VALUE

The mission of Ballet San Antonio, a professional ballet company, is to share the splendor of dance through diverse artistic performances and outreach programs that reflect, promote and enrich the cultural heritage of the South Texas community.

BSA holds an uncompromising commitment to continually attract and nurture exceptional professional dancers, create distinctive performances, and make dance accessible to the widest possible audiences through partnerships with local organizations.Learn more about ways in which you can get involved below.

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OUR Vision

Ballet San Antonio’s vision is to become a nationally recognized ballet company that reflects and promotes the evolving San Antonio community.

OUR HISTORY

1985
Established as a regional dance company under the name Texas Ballet Concerto.
1999
Changed company name to Ballet San Antonio in order to reflect its commitment to its home city of San Antonio.
2005
With the support of the Texas Commission on the Arts, piloted its signature children’s art education program “Learning That Moves You.”
2012
Began offering free classes to youth enrolled at select Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio locations.
2014
In partnership with the City of San Antonio Parks & Recreation Department, performed the inaugural “Ballet in the Park” in Travis Park.
2014
Became a resident company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.
2016
Became a resident company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lisa Galo Westmoreland

Chair

 

Dr. Christine Varela Mayer

Blue Heron Recovery

Immediate Past Board Chair

John H. Frederick, Ph.D.

UTSA

Board Member

Joe Loomis

Spurs Sports & Entertainment

Board Member

Marissa Mata

Kruppa Nelson & Kovner PLLC

Board Member

David A. Tawil

Private Wealth Asset Management

Board Member

Elizabeth Lorenz

Advisor

Pam Crutchfield

Advisor

Dr. Elizabeth Conklyn

Director Emeritus

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

John H. Frederick Ph.D.

UTSA

Chair

Cheryl Burroughs

Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Secretary

Joe Loomis

Spurs Sports & Entertainment

Board Member