Gary Taylor Dance offers an exciting place to learn for dancers ages 3 and older and actors grade 2-12.
For dancers, age and ability appropriate classes are available at various levels of study commitments. Whether you want a class one day or week or every chance you can, there is a program for you.
Actors will find an exciting experience with Imagine Youth Theater performance-based workshops.
Gary Taylor Dance, dedicated to the promotion and practice of the performing arts, is a division of Winston-Salem Festival Ballet, a non-profit 501c-3 organization.
For dancers who want more…
The Ensemble Dance Program offers age and ability appropriate classes in ballet, pointe, partnering, jazz, tap, contemporary, and musical theater for grades 2 and older. Ensemble performing members study two or more days per week and are eligible to perform in the annual Nutcracker and Spring productions along with special events, festivals, and conferences. This program also offers a Summer Intensive with a conservatory-style curriculum based on the same philosophy. Placement auditions are encouraged for new students.
Studio Dance classes meet one day a week and feature a special themed end-of-season performance.
PK Dance, ages 3-6, a division of Studio Dance, is a program specifically focused on the preschool and early elementary years for ages 3 through first grade. The PK Dance summer program offers classes and themed camps.
For elementary and middle school students, the Studio Dance program also offers ballet, jazz, and tap classes with a special end-of-the-year performance. This studio program also offers a summer curriculum.
Dance for Musical Theatre (Ages 10 and older)
Classes are designed for musical theater and consist of a tap class and at least one the following subjects: Jazz/Hip-Hop, Contemporary, and/or Musical Theater.
Imagine Youth Theater (IYT) offers performance based musical theater workshops for Grades 2-7 and 8-12 featuring the Imagine Broadway Program (new). IYT features a Summer Stock, 2-week workshop program.