Helping dancers to shine

Creating a safe and happy place that allows our students to fulfil their potential through dance.
The Yvonne Gray School of Dance was established in 1989 and thousands of happy pupils have since passed through our doors. Our philosophy is simple – we want this to be your happy place. Our examination pass rate in all genres is excellent and our competition teams are consistently performing with an outstanding success rate. Yvonne and her team are forward thinking, creative and continually on top of their own professional development so that you receive nothing but the best in teaching practice. Our studios are well equipped with sprung floors, mirrors, barres, girls and boys changing facilities, plus a café bar area and shop for all your uniform requirements.
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Pre School Programme
Mummy and me, Ballet, Jazz and Tap, Scottish, Acro and Cheerleading
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Children’s Programme
RAD Ballet, Jazz, Scottish, Acro, Cheerleading, ID Contemporary Dance, Tap, Progressing Ballet Technique, Leaps and Turns, Street/Commercial
Adult Programme
Zumba fitness,Sstretch and Condition, Fitness for over 50s, Tap, Ballet
our team

Meet the team

Yvonne Gray


Yvonne was born and brought up in Cupar where she started dancing at the age of 5 under the tuition of Joyce Anderson. Yvonne was lucky to be growing up in Fife during a very exciting time in the development of community and contemporary dance, and was a founding member of Fife Youth Dance Company which was set up under the direction of Royston Muldoom.

At the age of 14, Yvonne started attending weekend ballet classes at the Theatre School of Dance and Drama where she later completed a 3 year full time course and was the first candidate in Scotland to complete the RAD's Student Teaching Certificate. Whilst living in Edinburgh, Yvonne was also a founder member of Lothian Youth Dance Company, danced in many Edinburgh Fringe Festival productions and was event organiser for the RainDance Project.

Throughout her professional career, Yvonne made several appearances in the Adam Smith pantomimes under the direction of Jimmy Logan as well as several television appearances. Yvonne holds the RAD teaching diploma, is a fully registered RAD teacher and is also a registered teacher of Contemporary Dance with ID Company. From 2009 – 2011 Yvonne was Dance Director of Scotcheer and coached the jazz and pom dance teams. She is Scotland’s only level 4 judge for cheer dance and has judged twice at the ICU Dance Worlds in Florida.

Yvonne has been a committee member and Trustee of the Royal Academy of Dance as well as serving many years as the Chairperson for the RAD in Scotland.

Alison Bell

Assistant Principal

Alison started dancing at the age of 3, and moved to Edinburgh to train professionally at the Theatre School of Dance and Drama when she was 17. It was here that she first met Yvonne and after graduating in 1991, joined Yvonne as assistant principal.

Alison has been a guest teacher for many dancing schools in Scotland, as well as running her own school based in Leven.

As a child performer, Alison appeared in Scottish Ballet’s Nutcracker and Romeo and Juliet. Professionally, Alison danced in Dick Whitington and Sleeping Beauty at Fife’s Adam Smith Theatre with the late Jimmy Logan and whilst performing in a coast to coast tour of America with Columbia Artists she met her husband Ed.

Alison holds the R.A.D. Teaching Diploma and is a registered teacher of Contemporary Dance for ID Company and registered teacher of Acrobatic Arts. Alison is also a fully qualified zumba instructor and a registered teaching member of the R.A.D.

Linsay MacDonald

Teacher and Head of Admin

Linsay started dancing at the tender age of 2 and as a child performer was involved in many productions including 4 seasons of pantomime at the Adam Smith Centre and also in The Nutcracker with Miami City Ballet in Edinburgh’s Playhouse theatre. She was an Associate of Scottish Ballet and in 2002 was Yvonne’s “pupil of the year”. She has represented Scotland in dance at both European and World level.

Linsay has also danced and choreographed with many amateur theatre and opera groups and became a fully registered member of United States Allstar Federation for cheerleading and a fully registered teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance. Linsay was the first non- American to become a staff member of the Universal Dance Association which allowed her to tutor in dance camps worldwide -- she is also a judge in cheer and dance. Linsay choreographs extensively for our dance teams and teaches many of our classes in Cupar and Anstruther.

Vicky Green

Dance Teacher

Vicky started her dancing career at the age of 3 where she attended the Betty Stewart School of dance. During this time she performed in several pantomimes at the Kings Theatre Glasgow as a child dancer. Vicky then furthered her dance tuition at the Elizabeth Henderson school of dance and MaryDarke school of Ballet.

Vicky’s love of dance and passion for performing took her to London where she studied various styles of dance at the London Studio Centre. While at college Vicky got the opportunity to tour with London Studio Centre’s Jazz Company to perform in Vienna.

After graduating from college, Vicky joined the UK Tour of Dr Dolittle, travelled abroad to perform and was Dance Captain in Sleeping Beauty Pantomime at the Kings Theatre Glasgow.

Throughout her career Vicky also taught for various dance organisations and schools and eventually joined Scottish Youth Dance where she worked on various projects. During this period, she travelled to Orkney where she delivered dance across the Island and became the Dance Development Officer for the Free to Dance Project. Throughout her time in Orkney, Vicky organised and delivered many dance events working with numerous local and visiting artists.

Vicky is now based in Fife and works as a Pupil Support Assistant. She is passionate about her job and loves working with and supporting the children, seeing them grow and progress, knowing that she’s played an active role in their development. Vicky is grateful that she has the opportunity to deliver dance occasionally at school.

Vicky currently delivers the Count Me In sessions at the dance studio and is delighted to be taking on a bigger role with the Yvonne Gray team.

As a parent it is a joy to watch my children’s talent and creativity flourish under the tuition of Miss Gray’s team


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