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 has both a ballet and a modern company as well as a Pre-Professional Division under the direction of Tracey Bayly and Hye Young Kim.

To be a member of the Ballet Dance Company you are required to take three ballet classes (one of which is potentially a partnering class), one modern class and one jazz class. To be a member of the Modern Dance Company you are required to take two modern classes; two jazz classes and two ballet classes 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 2018 - 2019 session will be held on Saturday May 12, 2018 at the main studio of the Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance located at 10400 Alpharetta Street, Roswell, Georgia 30075. 

  • Ballet Company auditions Saturday May 12 
    • Ages 10-12 years @ 9:00-10:30
      • Must be 10 by September 1, 2018.  Pointe work will  be done in the class for those who are already on pointe.
    • Ages 13 years and up @ 10:30-12:00
      • Pointe work will be done in this class.
  • Modern Company auditions Saturday May 
    • Ages 10-12 years @ 2:30-4:00
      • Must be 10 by September 1, 2018.
    • Ages 13 & up @ 1:00-2:30
The audition fee is $20 per audtion per dancer.  Photograph (headshot) suggested but not required.   Pre-Register for the audition online or the day of the event.  Doors open at 8:00 a.m. for registration and dancers warm-up. Audition results will be released online Tuesday, May 29 @ 9am.

If you would like additional information on Roswell Dance Theatre, please contact the Front Desk at Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance and request the RDT handbook on flash drive or contact Artistic Director Nancy Tolbert Yilmaz at

Pre-Register using the Online Audition Registration form.