Mission Statement

At Art in Motion Dance Center, our mission is to provide a dance education for competitive and non competitive students. We focus on all styles of dance while instilling proper technique. We strive to create a positive environment at AIM and give them the tools they need to be successful in the dance and entertainment industry.


Our vision at Art in Motion is to be the leader of technique dance studios in the Long Island area. We strive to ensure professional, quality training while creating passionate and dedicated dancers.

Our Story

Art In Motion Dance Center located in both Melville, NY and Northport, NY offer state of the art facilities with studios designed specifically for dance instruction. Our Melville location was opened in September 2010 and our second location was opened in September 2019 in Northport NY. AIM is owned and operated by artistic director, Siobhan Santapaola. Siobhan is a nationally known dancer and teacher who performed with the Radio City Rockettes and the Broadway show, Monty Python’s, Spamalot. Siobhan has 20+ years of experience as a professional dancer, national competition judge and master class teacher at Broadway Dance Center. Siobhan and her accredited staff are classically trained and have BFA’s in Dance Education and Performance. At Art in Motion, we take pride in creating a safe and fun environment for all dancers. Both of our locations provide recreational and competitive programs for all ages.