Under the instruction and guidance of TCDA-IBF Director Mr. Theodore Constant for the past four years, Abigail has been invited to join the School of the Hamburg Ballet in Germany.

We are very happy for the new universe this opportunity will open up for her.

Darius Grămadă, dancer of the Vienna State Opera: The process of becoming is stained with sweat and sometimes with blood

written by Mihaela Moldoveanu May 14, 2020

"If you want to become a dancer, it won't happen overnight. No matter how easy it seems for a dancer to move on stage, behind it are many years of hard work, sacrifices and a team of people on which this...

Over the course of this month and the next, California, presently under "Stay at Home" and travel restrictions orders from the Governor, will start reopening in several phases. 

The safety of our students, their families and our community as a whole is our priority.

TCDA-IBF will continue to monitor the situation and governmental guidelines from mid-May to mid-July. At...

After joining TCDA-IBF Summer Intensive 2019 from the National Dance Conservatory in Lisbon, Portugal, Pedro was noticed by our guest teacher Mr. Oliver Matz, General Director of the Zurich Dance Academy / Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland.

Following his participation at the Prix de Lausanne 2020 in Switzerland, Pedro has been offered a placement in the f...

Students and faculty joined TCDA-IBF 2019 from Austria, Portugal, France, Romania, Switzerland, and the United States of America, including the Paris Opera Ballet School, Vienna State Opera Ballet Academy, National Dance Conservatory Lisbon, Zurich Dance Academy, and many more, from over 20 cities across the United States and Europe.  

Thank you to...

With students and faculty arriving from 5 countries and 22 cities from around the world, the TCDA International Ballet Festival will create opportunities for exceptional personal growth, cultural exchanges, friendships, networking, and more!

Oliver Matz  

Mr. Oliver Matz received his ballet training at the State Ballet School Berlin and joined the German State Opera in 1980, serving the company as a Principal Dancer and International Ambassador for 25 years.

Oliver is the recipient of numerous National and International Awards such as the bronze medal at the International Ballet Competition in Varna, and Go...


Leslie has an unusually diverse performing career – spanning classical and contemporary dance companies to Broadway musicals, acting in straight plays, in film and TV projects, singing in cabarets, creating choreography and writing original librettos for short operas.  As a teacher, she uses these different techniques and ways of understanding story-tel...

August 25, 2018

Congrats to alumni Juliana and Leon who will be joining the Paris Opera Ballet School full time this fall.

Juliana has started to train with Mr. Constant at the age of 9, and Leon has been traveling from France to work with Mr. C since he was twelve.

Now, Juliana (15 yo) and Leon (14yo) will take on this new challenge of working in the world renowned school where so man...

After a successful three weeks at TCDA-IBF Summer Intensive, Theodore Constant - Dance Academy's student Donovan has joined the Royal Ballet School's Summer Program in London, UK. We wish him all the best in this new adventure!

Leon, who travelled from France to attend the TCDA - International Ballet Festival in 2017 and was awarded a Scholarship to the State Ballet School Berlin, Germany, has sent us a few photos from his enriching experience there. 

Meanwhile, he has been working hard, recently receiving one Gold and two Silver Medals from dance competitions in France.

Leon will be join...

Ms. Magda has been Mr. Theodore Constant's student from the age of nine, for eight consecutive years.

At 17, she joined the Vienna State Opera Ballet Academy for one year, during Mr. Constant's tenure there. Upon graduation, she was invited to join the Company, led by Artistic Director Manuel Legris, Star of the Paris Opera Ballet. 

 Photo credit: Ma...

Congrats to Donovan (5th from the left), one of the 8 Scholarship recipients at TCDA-IBF Summer Intensive 2017, for receiving a Scholarship to Zurich Dance Academy, in Switzerland. Donovan has only been training only twice a week during the past year with Theodore Constant.

TCDA-IBF 2017 Scholarship recipients:

Leon - State Ballet School Berlin, Germany

Alexis - National Dance Conservatory Madrid, Spain

Donovan - Zurich Dance Academy, Switzerland

Apolline - National Dance Conservatory Madrid, Spain 

Eliot - TCDA International Ballet Festival (partial scholarship)

Rachel -TCDA International Ballet Festival 

Peter - TCDA International Ballet...

An inspiring month of dance at TCDA - International Ballet Festival 2017.

Students have travelled from 25 cities from across the United States and Europe to attend the TCDA - International Ballet Festival to work with knowledgeable, dedicated artists and educators, and to perform along side professional dancers.

This year, TCDA-IBF has given the opportuni...

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