Departmental Pictures available for sale!!!

Every year, Susan Lloyd comes to the Departmental rehearsal to photograph each class’ dancers in action as well as in group pictures of their grade. These are available for purchase to parents through June! From Susan: Your photos are ready for viewing,purchasing, downloading and printing!  From this link, you may access your photo gallery. Here is…

Seniors: Little Swan open for applications

The Little Swan Scholarship is available to graduating dance major seniors this year with at least a 3.0 GPA. The Little Swan Scholarship was created by the Charleston School of the Arts Class of 2006, in memory of former SOA dance major Christine Elaine Piontek. They are also donating $100 to the dance department. Here…

2018-2019 Mandatory Dates

  It is that time of year where we have started planning for the 2018-2019 school year. As per our expectations for our students, ALL students are required to participate in dance department calendar rehearsals and performances. Please see the list of events below. Students are NOT excused from their class rehearsals and performances because…

Pre-University Summer Arts Program at Winthrop, Deadline May 31

Students will have the opportunity to live on Winthrop’s beautiful campus and experience college life for two weeks while studying the arts and earning transferable college credit. The program is open to students ages 16-18. Additional information can be found on our website, and a printable informational brochure is attached. PreUnivBrochure  

Distinguished Young Women

Distinguished Young Women (formerly known as America’s Junior Miss)  is a scholarship program that encourages scholarship, leadership, and talent in 11th grade women by rewarding them with college scholarships in categories based on scholastic achievement, on-stage talent, self-expression, physical fitness, and interview ability.  We would love to distribute information about this opportunity to dance teachers…

The Purple Tutu Needs Volunteers

Bringing the artistry of ballet to children with Down Syndrome. This is from Holland McDowell: I graduated from Magnet in 2015. I am now a junior at The George Washington University and am reaching out in regards to my organization called The Purple Tutu. I founded the not-for-profit as a sophomore at magnet with the…

Community Sponsorships are Ongoing

Please help us in asking businesses in your community to support the SOA Dance department for the new school year. Many companies are anxious to support the arts in Charleston, and this is a tax-deductible way to do it. Sales of sponsorships can also earns you credit on your annual fees! Sell $500 or more,…

Google codes and Downloads

Google classroom is coming to SOA this year…please find your codes posted here. We also post paperwork and other items for download–including the student handbook and medical forms–here.