Mrs. Cheri Crabtree

Phone: 919-934-7333 Ext: 5991


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Dance Dance Master's of America Carolina Dance Master's National Dance Education Organization

Mrs. Cheri Crabtree

Cheri Crabtree is a certified dance educator through Dance Masters of America and an active member of Carolina Dance Masters since 2004.  She is also an active member of the National Dance Education Organization where she continues to develop in her field annually.  She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dance with 16 years of professional experience including dance studio business ownership, dance and theatre performance, teaching ages 2-adult, master class workshops, competition adjudication, choreography and team coaching, as well as, direction in dance programs, musical theatre productions and benefit programs in multiple counties.

As an educator, Mrs. Crabtree strives to develop dance students intellectually and artistically as expressive self motivators to appreciate, advocate for, and succeed in dance and fine arts, whether as a career choice or recreational benefit.  Cheri has lead dancers to national winning ranks and guided students to successful careers.  She strives to instill a sense of accountability, responsibility, discipline, passion, and artistic ability through the art of dance in all of her students.  Most recently, she has stepped away from business ownership and is solely focusing on dance education in the public school system.  She still enjoys offering private services to students of all ages in the private sector, along with growing dancers as a seasonal adjudication judge in the competition circuit.

 "I love watching students grow a passion and appreciation of an art form.  Seeing students develop body awareness, and succeed in skills or tasks they have never engaged in is a beautiful experience. The innovative process for myself as the teacher alters from class to class, and from student to student, and I love every second of it!  I am honored and proud to continue teaching and growing at West Johnston!  This will be my 5th year here, and I can't wait to meet all of my students!  I am a wife of 12 years and have a 6 year old son named, Ayden,  and a little 1.5 year old Yorkie Poo named Reece Cup!"

  • Fall Schedule 2019

    Block 1: Beginning Dance

    Block 2: Intermediate Dance

    Block 3: Proficient & Honors Advanced Dance

    Honors Dance - Special Topics: Any Block


    Spring Semester 2020

    Block 1: Beginning Dance

    Block 2: Intermediate Dance

    Block 3:  Proficient & Honors Advanced Dance

     Honors Dance - Special Topics: Any Block


    Tutoring Sessions

    Fridays: 2:15pm by signup/appointment.  

    Tutoring sign up sheets are available on the bulletin board in the dance room.


    For Performance Schedules, please view syllabi and/or the

    fine arts and dance department sites!

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