Salisbury Dance Academy is formerly known as the Salisbury Studio of Dance where it was under the ownership of dance luminary of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Betty Webster. Her Salisbury Studio of dance grew the art of dance on the Eastern Shore for over 50 years. Her tenacity and ability to cultivate talent has been evidenced by the success of the students that have come through her school. In 1991, Webster fulfilled her lifelong dream of staring a regional ballet company, The Eastern Shore Ballet Theater. Involved in dance on the Eastern Shore for over five decades, she has helped thousands of children experience classical ballet and be enriched by the arts. The continued, sustained success of the Eastern Shore Ballet Theatre is one of her greatest accomplishments.