Dawsonville Dance is celebrating our 11th anniversary season! Dawsonville Dance Studio was founded in 2010 by Mary Murdaugh. Mary opened Dawsonville Dance, formerly Ballet etc., to provide the children of Dawson County with the opportunity to dance. Ensley Sisk, a Dawsonville Dance alumnus, purchased the studio in 2020. She brings a fresh energy and experience to carry us into our second decade!
It is our goal to bring high quality dance instruction to Dawson county and the surrounding area. Dawsonville Dance is a clean, safe environment for students to learn and where they are encouraged to excellence. We will always have modest, non-compromising costuming with clean dance moves and music. Our dance classes are always fun, upbeat, and wholesome.
What makes Dawsonville Dance different from other dance studios?
Dawsonville Dance is a performance based studio where the student’s well-being and happiness are the #1 priority. We recognize that only a small percentage of dancers continue into the professional world and yet truly believe that the lessons and skills, memories and relationships formed through dance will have a profound impact throughout each child’s life. We strive to provide your family with a happy, wholesome environment where childhood innocence is celebrated and where the best childhood memories are made.
Ensley is a Dawsonville Dance alumnus and completed a teacher training program, including assistant and solo teaching, choreographing, and lesson planning, after which she became a beloved teacher. Ensley is a 2020 college graduate and is thrilled to begin her new journey as the owner of Dawsonville Dance.
We’re so excited for Miss Ensley’s vision for 2020 and beyond!
Lily Pittman – ( Senior Instructor)
Lily Pittman started her first dance class at the age of 15. She started out with lyrical and from there has studied tap, Irish, jazz, modern, musical theater, ballet, and tumbling with tap and Irish being her favorites! Lily is also a certified Acrobatic Arts Instructor.
Miss. Lily has been seen performing for the Holly Theaters White Christmas and 42nd Street, Jazz on Tap, was the Rat King for the Sawnee Ballet Theateres “The Nutcracker” and performed as a dancer for Dance the World at Disney World.
Lily graduated Lanier Technical College with her Nurse Aid certificate and currently works as a CNA in a Health and rehabilitation center. She is in her last semester at Lanier Tech and will soon be a Medical Assistant!
Miss Taylor has competed regionally and nationally winning numerous titles and overall placements throughout her dance career. She has also won many judges’ choice awards and was named an All-American Dancer. Miss Taylor has organized and hosted many dance showcases, she has raised over $1200 for her hometown’s women’s shelter.
Miss Taylor currently attends the University of North Georgia pursuing a degree in Political Science. She aspires to protect the public by working as an Intelligence Analyst.