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Performances & Special Events

WSFB features the original work of Founder and Artistic Director, Gary Taylor.  Gary tells STORIES THAT MOVE – “I have a passion for storytelling.  The classics compel me and inspire me.  My language is dance – I am driven by music.” 

Gary collaborates with composer Chris Heckman for original scores for his stories. His original works include ANGELS IN OUR MIDST, METROPOLIS, and JOURNEY OF HONOR.


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Romeo and Juliet

Preview Event
May 11 and 12 - what’s next?

Have you ever wondered how a new dance performance is created? 

WSFB presented a multimedia collaborative preview of Gary Taylor's next original production, Romeo and Juliet.  Based loosely on the Shakespearean love story, this preview gave you an insight and access to the creative artistry of Gary Taylor as he works once again with Chris Heckman who is creating the original score for the work which will premiere in the fall. Watch for an internet launch of the project


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Young People

Special Events
Fairy Tale Series

Winston-Salem Festival Ballet is dedicated to the education and entertainment of young people offering Gary Taylor’s Fairy Tale Series, in-school showcases, and special events such as Alice’s Tea Party in 2016 at the Paul Ciener Gardens. What a great way for young ones to experience stories that move!

WSFB also has it’s own school,
Festival Dance Center specializing diversified ensemble style training..


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GARY TAYLOR, Founder and Artistic Director

RITA TAYLOR, CEO and Executive Director


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PREVIEW:  Romeo and Juliet


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Meet Gary Taylor (Founder & Artistic Director)

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