Shirley McPhail School of Dance

An Austin Dance Tradition!

Celebrating 48 Years of Dance!

Shirley McPhail – Founder of SMSD

Edwina McPhail Worley – Owner/Director

Welcome to SMSDance

Shirley McPhail School of Dance has been providing quality dance education to children and adults in Austin and Central Texas for over 47 years. Begun by Shirley McPhail in 1970 and now directed by her daughter Edwina Worley, SMSD emphasizes the development of mental and physical growth, coordination, poise, and grace of each individual.

A variety of disciplines are offered for children: “Twinkle Tots” for ages 2-3, a creative movement intro to dance; Combination Classes for ages 3-8; Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Pointe, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, and Contemporary dance; Cotillion Austin-Style; Summer Camps; Intensives for advanced dancers; and Troupe SMSDance, including both a Performing Troupe and a Competition Team.

Adult classes in Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet Shape, and Yoga offer exercise and fun for adults of all ages.

Contact Us:

Shirely McPhail School of Dance
8018 Mesa Drive Austin, TX 78731