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.




Exams held on the 22nd February 2020.



Our next event for 2019 is our popular annual show on the 19th dress rehearsal,  and two performances on the 20th july 2019 at The Joseph Rowntree's Theatre. With all the dance styles we now offer we are looking forward to one of our biggest and spectacular events! All our shows are for Charity.  All new pupils are welcome to take part. 


Our last events were examinations. All classes can take part.

We hold two examinations per Year, achieving I.S.D.A medals and certificates.

these exams are held at Methodist church hall, Haxby, (opposite Haxby duck pond, also where scarecrow festival is presented).


Ballet Exams uniform

Blue leotard with belt; white tights, blue headband, ballet shoes with ribbons (no elastic).

No makeup; no nail varnish or jewellery, hair to be tied in a bun with hair grips and hairnet.


Junior Ballet Exam Uniform

Mulberry leotard with belt and White headband. All the rest as above.



As above, black tap shoes with black ribbons.




Street Dance Exam Uniform

Plain black tracksuit bottoms; white plain t/shirt, black socks and plain black plimsoles.

No makeup; no nail varnish or jewellery, hair to be tied back off face.




Disco/Jazz Exam uniform

Black leotard; black tights, black headband, black jazz shoes.

No makeup; nail varnish or jewellery, hair to be tied back off face.















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