The Roswell Dance Theatre

The Roswell Dance Theatre is the performing company of the Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance. The dance company was formed by Nancy Tolbert Yilmaz and Mary Lynn Taylor. The dance company now has a Pre-Professional Division under the direction of Tracey Bayly and Hye Young Kim.

To be a member of the dance company you are required to take three ballet classes, one which includes a partnering class, one modern class and one jazz class. You can also take other open school classes but you are not required to. We offer tap, lyrical, musical theatre, acrobatics and hip-hop.

Auditions for the 2014/2015 session will be held on Saturday May 10, 2014 at the main studio of the Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance located at 10400D Alpharetta Street, Roswell, Georgia 30075. Please bring a headshot and there is a $15 registration fee.  Please bring a completed copy of the Audition form, which can be downloaded here. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.   Audition times by age are below.

  • Ballet Company auditions Saturday May 10 
    • Ages 10-12 years @ 10:00-11:30 
    • Ages 13 years and up @ 11:30-1:00
  • Modern Company auditions Saturday May 10
    • Ages 10-12 years @ 11:30-1:00
    • Ages 13 & up @ 10:00-11:30

For further information you may email us at or call us at 770-998-0259.  Download Audtion Form


Pre-Professional Company
The Roswell Dance Theatre

The Pre-Professional Company is a division of the Roswell Dance Theatre under the direction of Tracey Bayly with assistant to the director Hye-Young Kim. This division of the Roswell Dance Theatre is for those young and gifted dancers who are dedicated to becoming professional dancers in the future.

The classes and rehearsals that they participate in are in addition to the required classes and rehearsals with the Roswell Dance Theatre. The dancers must be invited to be a member of the Pre-Professional Company by the Artistic Director Tracey Bayly.

There are currently five divisions of the program. The Pre-Pro group performs an annual Spring Concert, which in the past has included Swan Lake, Cinderella, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Paquita and many more.

For additional information on the Pre-Professional Company of the Roswell Dance Theatre, please contact the studio.

2014-2015 Tuition

Open School

Hourly Classes
per Week

Monthly Tuition

45 Minutes$50

1 Hour$65

1 1/2 Hours$85

1 Hour 45 Minutes$100

2 Hours$105

2 1/2 Hours$125

3 Hours$140

4 Hours$170

5 Hours$200

6 Hours$230

7 Hours$260

8 Hours$290

Additional 1/2 Hour$22

Roswell Dance Theatre

Monthly Tuition

One Company*$230

Second Company**$120

Pre-pro Class$155

Partnering Class$65

Addtional Classes
per Month$25
per class


* Includes 3 ballet classes, 1 pointe class 1 modern class, 1 jazz class

** Includes 2 modern classes, 2 ballet classes, 2 jazz classes