Cultural & Performing Arts

Performing & Cultural Arts: Spoken Word, Music, Dance and Theater

Registration is open for our popular afterschool Mariachi, Ballet Folklorico and Bilingual Theater programs, as well.  For more information about all of our arts programs, contact Melissa Villarreal at 512.462.2181 or

East Austin College Prep, in partnership with Southwest Key Programs, has garnered tremendous community support for cultural arts programming offered at the school. Collaborating partners provide a multitude of artistic resources to students including instruction in traditional ballet, ballet folklorico, dance, hip-hop, bilingual theatre, spoken word, stage combat, and mariachi music.

Collaborators include:
  • Ballet East Dance Company
  • Ballet Folklorico
  • Proyecto Teatro
  • Uprise! Productions
  • Zell Miller III: Spoken word instruction
  • Blacklisted Individuals: Spoken word instruction
  • Capoeria Da Rua
  • St. Edward's Ballet Folklorico
  • Lotus Contemporary Performing Arts
  • The Hispanic Alliance 
  • Juan Diaz: Mariachi Instruction