Holocaust Creative Arts Competition open

Attached is information on our  2020 Holocaust Creative Arts Competition for middle and high school students in Charleston, Dorchester, and Berkeley Counties. We are very excited about our topic this year, Perpetrators, Bystanders, and Upstanders. Students compete for $2000 in cash prizes. Winning entries will be displayed at the library on Calhoun St and winners will be honored…

College of Charleston audition opportunity

Seniors, check out this wonderful opportunity! This CofC audition serves as acceptance into the major, as well as potential scholarship award. Students must apply to the school prior to the audition, and intend to major in dance. Join us on Saturday, February 1, 2020 for Theatre & Dance Scholarship Auditions To be eligible to audition/interview,…

Rising Star Piccolo Spoleto Applications by Feb. 15th

Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto – a showcase of the best and brightest! Do you know a Rising Star? For the 12th year, the Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto Series will afford our young artists the opportunity to showcase their artistic abilities in the high profile venue of the Spoleto USA Festival through its affiliation with Piccolo…

SOA Audition information

The online application will open on January 28, 2020 and close on February 28, 2020. Find information on the SOA website or email Sylvia Edwards at Sylvia_edwards@charleston.k12.sc.us Below is the timing for the dance auditions: 6th Grade 6th Grade 6th Grade Callbacks 7th & 8th Grade 9th & 10th Grade 11th & 12th Grade Date:…

Talent competition, Feb. 1st

Denisse A. Santos, D.M.A. Visual & Performing Arts Coordinator: “I have been working with representatives from a local Mu Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity to put together a Talent Hunt for students in our area! This is an exciting opportunity for students to compete in their Arts area in the style of popular…

Dancing with the Teachers: Volunteers Needed!

We’re gearing up for our 2nd Annual SOA Dance Department fundraiser on Thursday, January 23rd, 6pm and we are in need of your time!  If last year was any indication, Dancing with the Teachers is sure to be an amazing and very entertaining show–just look at last year’s winners! But we cannot make this happen…

Slowenski Scholarship now open

Applications for the Slowenski Scholarship are now open and will be due March 20, 2020. Cecilia “Cissy” Slowinski was the founder of the SOA Dance Department, who lost her battle to cancer in 2010. Ms. Slowinski was an original arts faculty member of the Charleston County School of the Arts, teaching dance from the school’s…

Support Dance Boosters with Amazon Smile

Use smile.amazon.com to shop for your Amazon purchases and support Dance Boosters! When prompted to choose a charity, pick SOA Dance Boosters from the list. You should now see us listed under the search button:

Dancing with the Teachers: Tickets are on sale!

Tickets are now on sale for Dancing with the Teachers! The event is January 23rd; tickets are half off if you buy them ahead of time…just $5!!! Don’t miss this fun event and the chance to vote for your favorite dancers! Get on stage for the audience throwdown while votes are being tallied. Tickets here:…

Register now for SCDAncing Festival, this year at SOA!

This year the South Carolina Dance Association will have their SCDAncing festival right here, March 7-8, 2020 at SOA!!!!!  UPDATE: The online registration is not working however you can fill out the paper version and send that in. Early Bird Special is extended. Ask Ms. T if you have questions. The South Carolina Dance Association,…

Sign Up Genius Posted!

Please go to the volunteer page and find what you can help the Dance Department with this year! So much of what we do for your kids is dependent on volunteer manpower. We thank everyone for doing their part to make the department great!