Vestavia Hills High School 

Dance Department

Director Faith C. Lenhart
Contact Director

205.402.5268  -

Office hours 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Congratulations to the 2010-2011 Rebelette Dance Teams!

Varsity Rebelettes 2010-2011

Sarah Corinne Shotts

Loren Roth

Cameron Carter

Hannah Traylor

Lauren Reeder

Emily Pilkerton

Caroline Smith

Amanda Welch

Barbara Thornton

Anna Donze

Caitlin McCallum

Sydney Brown



Junior Varsity Rebelettes 2010-2011

Haley Evans

Caroline Bottcher

Macy Blackburn

Patience Smith

Anna Scott Welch

Rachel Caskey

Leah Dennis

Maria Inman

Hannah Moss

Madison Groom

Emily Brock

Mary Kate Smith

Maria Christine

Jane Thornton

Emily Lytle

Addie Prewitt 

Anna Watts

Rachael Snow


Rebelette Rally Information 


Dance Department Showcase       Dance Curriculum       


National Honor Society for Dance Arts      


Dance Department

Did you know that you need a PE credit and a Fine Arts credit to graduate from High School?  Dance classes at VHHS can be used as a PE credit or Fine Arts credit!  Students will participate in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Creative Movement, healthy lifestyle education, and composition.  Dance attire will be required.  Fundraising opportunities will be available to fund all expenses.  


Introduction to Dance, Year long/1 credit, Grades 9-12, Introduction to Dance can be used as a Fine Arts or PE credit.  This is an introductory class that covers many styles of dance and many elements of physical education. 

Dance I, Year long/1 credit, Grades 9-12, Dance I is designed for students with some dance background.  The dance theory will be the same as Introduction to Dance, but the dance level of difficulty will be higher and adjusted to the level of the class members. 

Dance II, Prerequisite: Dance I or Introduction to Dance, Year long/ 1 credit, Grades 10-12 Prerequisite: Dance I or Introduction to Dance.  Dance II can be used as a Fine Arts or PE credit.  This class covers many styles of dance and many elements of physical education.  Students are expected to perform at their technical level on a daily basis.

Rebelette Dance Teams - Dance III and IV are audition based performance groups.  Please refer to the Dance Team pages for detailed information.

The VHHS Dance Department belongs to the following Dance Organizations: The Alabama Dance Council (ADC) is a statewide, nonprofit service organization for the Alabama dance community. The ADC's mission is to promote the study, creation, performance and enjoyment of dance in all forms. The ADC offers a forum for communication about dance and provides services that support the artistic work of professional dancers, choreographers and dance educators, and advance the artistic experiences of dance students and audiences. - National Dance Education Organization NDEO focuses on research in dance education, methods of teaching dance, and information about dance programs K-university throughout the country.  NEDO holds an annual national conference on dance education, has an on-line library of dance literature and research, publishes an e-newsletter and a quarterly journal. - National Dance Association
NDA focuses on research, methodology, and dance performance K-university.  NDA holds an annual conference, publishes a quarterly newsletter, an e-newsletter, and articles in the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.  NDA selects a national Dance Teacher of the Year.
Explore the following websites for Dance and Arts advocacy!

Dance Spirit

Alabama State Council on the Arts

Pizitz Treasures Dance Team

Alabama Dance Council