Louise Taitz emigrated to the USA from South Africa and settled in the Chicago Northern suburbs in 2000. Ms.Taitz studied multiple dance genres at the Performing Arts High School in Johannesburg SA and also trained under the tutelage of Royal Academy Of Dance (RAD) Major examiners Reina Berman and Joyce Myroff, Louise was awarded the Advanced RAD Ballet Diploma.
After graduating Louise moved to London training at the Royal Ballet School prior to receiving a full time professional contract with the Israel Classical Ballet with whom she spent most of her professional career.
As the Director of On Your Toes Academy of Dance in Buffalo Grove Illinois Louise spends most of her time-in the studio working with students of all ages and levels. Students have attended YAGP Finals in New York and Tampa since 2016. As well as being a studio owner Louise also travels around the country as a guest Master Ballet Teacher and consults studio owners on how to run a successful studio. Ms.Taitz has extensive judging experience in the USA as well as Israel, Japan and Portugal and is currently on the faculty with Icon Dance Awards as a judge and dance educator as well as Legacy Dance Competition and In10sity Dance Competition.
Ms.Taitz is the US Representative for "Conservatorio International de Ballet e Danca Annarella Sanchez" and is responsible for hosting USA auditions to attend this prestigious summer school in Portugal. At USA Competitions Louise will also offer Summer Intensive Placement in both USA AND Internationally to competitive students