Students participate in field trips to see live dance performances every semester. These trips are paid for through fundraising and grants. Some performances students have attended are: Pilobolus, Dallas Black Dance Theater and Jessica LAnge. Our students have also had the opportunity to participate in National High School Dance Festival at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA.
WTW Dance Department offers a variety of master classes throughout each school year. All students take master classes in jazz, modern, hip hop, contemporary, African and much more! Master teachers visit from UNT, SMU, TCU, Tulane University, Texas Tech, Junior Players, and Dallas Black Dance Theater.
Dance Explosion is the annual Spring Showcase. All students enrolled in a dance class perform in Dance Explosion. Dance Explosion is the culminating event of the school year for the Dance Department in which all styles and dancers are showcased. The show is held at the end of April each school year.
Cheer & Drill Team
Cheer is directed by Hilary Rinella and Jaime Calvillo. Junior Varsity Cheer is for 9th & 10th grade students and Varsity Cheer is for 11th & 12th grade students. Cheerleaders perform at all football and select basketball games. WTW Cheer is currently ranked in the Top 15 of the UIL Spirit Championship Co-Ed Division!
Caballeras Drill Team is directed by Juliana Williams. Drill Team if for any students in grades 9-12. Caballeras perform at all football games and select basketball games. WTW Caballeras currently has 70 members and is the largest team ever at WT White!
Cheer and Drill Team tryouts are held in February and March for the following school year and are open to incoming Freshman and current 9th - 11th grade students.