Gay Pollock

Jazz & DIPA Instructor


Gay Pollock began dancing at the age of three. She trained in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Lyrical, Modern,

Hip Hop, Contemporary, Clogging, and Improv. After dancing at Kilgore Jr. College, she was

given the opportunity to perform all over the world as an Ambassador of the United States. She performed in Minsk, Moscow, Oslo, and Denmark.


Gay received a BS in Curriculum and Instruction, with a specialty in Exercise and Sports Science from Texas State University. She has been training dancers for thirty years in all areas of dance.  Her choreography has won numerous awards, both locally and nationally. Gay’s studio, Fusion Dance Company, was highly regarded and developed incredible technical dancers. Many of her dancers continue their studies in colleges or on companies and become professional dancers.


She loves sharing her knowledge and love for dance with dancers of all ages.

"I love this place!!! Dance Institute provides my son a second home where the instructors have shown a real interest in developing his skills and nurturing his love of dance. Professional staff, polite kids and great parents too!!!!" - Esther S.

"DI is not only teaching your kids dance, it is a place for kids to grow up with big personalities, understanding team spirit and harvesting friendships." - Hannah W.

"Linda, your staff is wonderfully responsible and are always so kind helping to make being a part of the institute a continued inspiring experience! Thank-you again for all that you and your staff do to make learning in your institute continuously fun and fulfilling. My daughter is very thankful to be attending your teachers classes and appreciates very much whenever they have extended their kindness..." - Andrea M.

"The best studio in Austin if you want to become an amazing dancer! Top notch instructors, facility, and opportunity to train with some of the world's top talent brought in from all over the world!"         - Casie S.

"I'm really proud of all she's done at DI.  It's really helped her become a more confident and skilled dancer.  I was really amazed by all the kids at the show.  All their hard work really showed.  You all do amazing things with the kids and it's really appreciated." - Sue B.

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Front Desk Hours:

Monday  1:00-6:00

Tuesday 1:00-6:00

Wednesday 1:00-6:00

Thursday 1:00-6:00

Friday 12:00-4:00

Saturday CLOSED


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Austin, TX 78730


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