Marilyn York has been teaching all levels of jazz dance and ballet at the Metropolitan Fine Arts Center for the past eight years. She has developed and directed dance programs at several other major area dance studios, and has been directing, choreographing, teaching, and nurturing young dancers for more than thirty years. Ms. York is the Artistic Director of Dancin’ Unlimited, a professional jazz dance company established in 1973. Dancin’ Unlimited is well known for creating new and exciting programs each year with an emphasis on artistic excellence, broad variety and professionalism. She is the inspiration behind, and the producer of the annual Jazz & Tap Dance Festival, coordinating the talents of many area dance ensembles into fun and lively performances of superb dance entertainment.