• Welcome to The Westbury High School Fine Arts Dance Department
    The Department of Dance consists of approximately 160 dance students. A broad dance curriculum emphasizes both the performing and theoretical skills including: ballet, modern dance, jazz, hip-hop and point. 
    Dance Department Philosophy

    The philosophy of the Dance Department is to:
    • Train students in traditional technique classes of ballet, pointe, modern dance, jazz dance, hip-hop;
    • Allow students to perform and utilize dance skills in productions;
    • Teach process and problem-solving and improve student technical and theoretical thinking skills;
    • Provide a safe, positive environment for students to create, experiment, and take chances
    • Expose students to additional professional choreographers from university/conservatory dance programs and from professional dance companies;
    • Teach self-discipline, advocacy, commitment, responsibility, and ethics;
    • Develop self-evaluation skills and an appreciation for their art form.

Dance Ensembles

  • Poetry in Motion

  • L’aire

  • Blue Diamonds

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