Barbara Taylor School of Dancing
Barbara Taylor School of Dancing




All our shows are held at:


Barbara Taylor School of Dancing


C/O Ms Lisa Craig


All our classes are held at Memorial Hall, The Village, Haxby, York, YO32 3HT.




In order to call us or email


Lisa Craig

Tel: 01904 763982 or 07801423186

Want to join us?

If you'd like to join one of our classes, please use our contact form we look forward to hearing from you soon. 


Now available, for 2019!

New class of Commercial Jazz/Hip Hop


Mondays 6pm from age 5+




Musical theatre


10% discount for siblings and multiple classes.


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We now offer Ballet, Tap, Musical theatre, Street, Freestyle Jazz, hip hop and Adult tap.






Ballet and Tap Barbara Taylor's dance school has been established around the Haxby area for over 40 Years. We have classes for Children from 3 Years of age for Ballet and Tap with Claire Lumb and Ebony Graham.


Freestyle/Jazz classes from age 4. Learn fantastic new moves to a boogie beat, with lots of stimulating fun movements. Have a jazzy time with Ebony Graham you will love it! 


Street Dance classes from 4 Years of age. Come and join this fun and energetic class. Learn new moves to the latest chart music, with Claire Lumb.


Musical theatre From 6 to 18 years. This is one of our newest classes starting 6th December 2017. Love to sing, dance and act?... then this is the class for you. Get your name down now teacher Claire Lumb.


We also have adult range of Tap whether you are a beginner or advanded tap at your own pace! with Claire Lumb.



For any further information please look on our class timetable for all our classes.


All our classes first lesson free, so why not come and give it a try?

If you like any of our classes or like what you see remember to like us on facebook.


Barbara Taylor School of Dancing                                        Anglo-Russe I.S.D.A

Barbara Taylor school of dancing has been established in the local area for over 50 years.


We are so excited to announce that we are now open. 


At last something to celebrate the dance grade results have arrived!! 
Whoop! Whoop! So proud of all our pupils 2020.


The photos from the medal presentation are now ready. If you would like the passcode from Take it Photography, please contact me. It was so lovely to be finally able to celebrate these fantastic grades. 

It’s Dance time 2018.
We are dancing for Family fun day. Come and join us for this special event, all proceeds Special Care Baby Unit, York hospital.

Welcome to Barbara Taylor School of Dancing. We're delighted that you've found us! Use this site to discover more about our classes.



New Commercial Jazz/hip hop classes every Monday at 5.30pm - 6.30pm. New Contemporary Classes 6.30pm -7.30pm Haxby Memorial Hall. Get your name down for these new exciting dance classes  from ages 5+ to teens. Your first class is free so come along and give it a try!


2019 Show

What can I say but the best yet. We raised £2,065.40 for Alzheimer’s Society. What a truly amazing charity. Thank you so much to each and everyone of you who took part in the show from our fabulous dancers to the back stage dressers. Photos and DVD of the show are to follow. Email me if you want a copy of the DVD or if you require the code for the photographs - please email:




Musical theatre classes: singing, dancing and acting. Wednesday 5pm to 6pm from ages 6 to 18


2018 Events


We are truly amazed by the exam results this year. We have had the highest marks within our school ever! We have never had First Class Honours before and to have two pupils to gain this is absolutely astounding. You need 95 and over to gain this award and our highest mark is 97 fantastic!!! 

We are proud of each and everyone of you. You all did brilliant!!!

Looking forward to our next event our show in October. 



Our next up and coming show

12th October 2018 - Dress rehearsal. 13th October - two performances: matinee and evening. The show is held at Joseph Rowntree theatre, York. This is a popular whole school event for charity. If you would like your child to be entered into our show - contact soon to avoid disappointment as some of our classes have limited availability. All new pupils are welcome to take part.


To look at our last dvd of the show copy and paste this link into your browser and enjoy watching our 2017 show.


2017 Event

Our last event for 2017 was our popular annual show on the 5th dress rehearsal,  and two performances on the 6th May 2017 at The Joseph Rowntree's Theatre. With all the dance styles we now offer these shows are a spectacular event! All our shows are for Charity.  All new pupils are welcome to take part. 


What a fabulous show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre. I am so proud of each and everyone of you! Many thanks to all who helped especially the dressers for your patience. The children/dancers were all amazing and you have all worked so hard. We raised £2,219.22 for Ralph Butterfield school, whom were thrilled by the amount raised for an enhanced garden area for children to play. I am feeling so proud, of our amazing, talented and happy children. Well done all.





Our previous events have been.


Exams where all our pupils passed! 

Well done to all who entered. 




Haxby Street Dance Crew.

Haxby Memorial Hall every wednesday 6pm to 7pm ages 5+ years. Your first class is free, so why not come along and give it a try?

Ebony Graham teacher of Freestyle/Jazz, Ballet and Tap

Claire Lumb teacher off Ballet, Tap, Pointe work, Street, Musical theatre and Adult tap

Lisa Craig - Principal, Director and Administrator.

Keith Schooling - Pianist

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