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Crystal Frank Owner of Elite Performing Arts Conservatory, dance studio owner, Aledo, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Texas dance studio, Dallas, TX, DFW, Arlington, TX, Dallas/Fort Worth, studio owner, business owner, women in business, woman business owner, woman-owned business, best of, dance, dance classes, dance studio, choreographer, women in the arts

Owner of Elite Performing Arts Conservatory, Crystal Frank, is a Master Level Dance Teacher and Choreographer. Her choreography has been featured in music videos and several live performances. She has also won numerous Choreography Awards. Crystal Frank has also been named one of Dallas/Fort Worth's Most Inspiring People for her work she does with her students, inspiring and uplifting them, while providing them an Elite level of dance and performing arts education. Crystal has had over 38 years of dance training and performance experience. Crystal has taught dance for 25 years. She has trained, as well as taught ballet, ballet en pointe, lyrical, contemporary, jazz, tap, hip hop, Broadway dance, theatre arts, musical theatre, Fosse style jazz, ballroom dance, Latin dance, kick line, drill team, cheer, pom, technique intensives, acting for film and tv, artistry of choreography, company dance, and history of dance. Crystal began her dance career in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, performing at numerous Dallas Cowboy and Dallas Maverick games, as well as being named the Director for The University of Texas at Arlington Dance Team. She has also performed in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, and Nashville. As a child, Crystal was chosen to perform in the Garth Brooks Texas Stadium concert. As a teen, Crystal was selected to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

While Crystal attended college, she minored in dance, which has expanded her repertoire of dance styles and technique.

Crystal has won numerous National Champion awards for both team and solo performances, as well as the highly coveted Most Outstanding Dance Technique award and the Most Outstanding Projection award. Crystal served as Captain for her university’s dance team, and later was promoted to Artistic Director.

Crystal has also had over 35 years of acting, modeling, and vocal experience. She has been featured in numerous national television commercials and has starred in a national television series.

Crystal has modeled in several runway shows, and has been featured in national print ads.

She began her vocal training at the age of seven with the Texas Girls’ Choir. She later toured throughout the state of Texas performing.

Crystal was also chosen to be a Radio disc jockey for a national children's radio station at the age of ten. Crystal was a disc jockey for Radio Aahs (which later became Radio Disney) from the age of ten, through the age of fourteen.

At the age of sixteen, Crystal won the title of Miss Junior Dallas. She then competed and won the title of Miss Junior Texas. Crystal traveled to Los Angeles and competed in the Miss Junior America pageant, placing as the runner-up for Miss Junior America.

Crystal is a published author, her first novel, The Inspiring Mind of a Quixotic Girl, was published in 2015. Crystal enjoys participating in book signings and speaking at community events.

Crystal has been featured, for her accomplishments in the arts, in Voyage Dallas magazine, Bold Journey magazine, Parker County TODAY magazine, the Weatherford NOW magazine, the Weatherford Democrat newspaper and the national dance publication, Be Dance.

Crystal is proud to have earned the honor of the 'Best Of' Dance School award 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020. 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 for Elite Performing Arts Conservatory.

Crystal Frank is a resident of Aledo, a proud wife, and a mother of three. She has a strong passion for the arts and sharing her love of the arts with others. Crystal truly believes that every child should have the opportunity to shine. Crystal teaches with the intent to educate, uplift, and inspire. Her passion for performing and teaching inspired her to open Elite Performing Arts Conservatory in 2013. Crystal would love the opportunity to educate and inspire your dancer!

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