Photos by Gary Taylor, Brent Lafever


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By Gary Taylor

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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Cirque Urban Odyssey

Featuring WSFB Guest Artists
June 15-16, 2018

Festival Dance Center
The School of WSFB
Year End Student Concert

Cirque Urban Odyssey is a dance explosion… a wonderful exploration of the movement, sights, and sounds of the city.  A kaleidoscope of color lights and energy.  Dancing everywhere we go!

FDC students study with WSFB professionals and staff in a diverse pre-professional curriculum unique to the WSFB mission.


Alice In Wonderland

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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PERFORMANCECirque Urban Odyssey presented by THE SCHOOL

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About The Company (Who are we?)

Original Works (By Gary Taylor)

Meet Gary Taylor (Founder & Artistic Director)

Calendar of Events (What’s happening)

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About The School (Learn to dance with us!)

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