Departmental photos, sales end June 30th

The time to order prints OR digital downloads of class pictures and candids from this year’s departmental is coming to a close! You can chose which delivery option in the upper right in the checkout cart. Candids from both dances are now posted–Susan has done some wonderful work for us again this year (Rising seniors:…

Scholarship announcements

This year’s winners of the Cecelia Slowinsky Scholarships were Sophia Katsibas and Auryanna Ascue. Lily Murchison and Morgan Lutz won the Little Swan scholarships. Read more about the Slowinski scholarship, given annually, and the Little Swan scholarship in former posts. Congratulations!

2017-18 Dates, Required Form attached

Dates for next year have been published, and a form sent home with your students that PARENTS MUST SIGN and return by May 12th. In case it didn’t make it’s way home, it is attached here: departmental dates 2017-2018 sign Here are the dates: March 7th   8th grade Solos (8th grade) April 12th   SOA showcase…

SOA Departmental

Thank you to everyone who made our Departmental performance a great success–teachers, volunteers, parents and most of all performers!! This year’s dances were both diverse and beautiful. The seniors closed the show with a powerful final piece, as is SOA Dance tradition–proving it’s not the size of your class that makes an impact, it’s the…

RHSDF Scholarships

The SOA Dance Department recently traveled to the Regional High School Dance Festival in Norfolk, VA. Join us in congratulating the following Scholarship winners: Winthrop- Morgan Bronk Lutz, Gracie King, Grace Rauton AMDA: Lily Murchison, Jordan Edwards, Grace Rauton, Emily Dail, Morgan Bronk Lutz, Galen Berger, Mary Claire Whitley Drexel Summer- Morgan Bronk Lutz, Anna…

Multi-talents displayed by Dance Department in Grease

So many of our dancers have talents that go above and beyond dance. This was on full display in the recent school-wide SOA production of Grease–choreographed by our own Ms. T., Kristin Tillotson.  Among the stars of the production were juniors Mary Grace Hutzler as Cha-Cha and Sarah Catherine Gillard as Patty. The dance department…

Dance Dept. Scholarship: Applications

You can now find applications for the 2016-2017 Slowinski Scholarship under our downloads. This scholarship was established in honor of SOA’s former dance teacher Cecelia Slowinski and is awarded to help students pursue summer study. Scholarship will be awarded following the Dance Departmental along with other awards.

DVD Orders are open again!

Because of requests, Dance Boosters is opening up orders for Performance DVDs again. This is for both Junior, both Senior, 8th Grade and Departmental Performances. To order, email us at soadanceboosters@gmail.com to let us know which performance you want a DVD of and how many you want. Once we receive your request, we will send…

Little Swan Scholarship Deadline extended 4/15

The Little Swan Scholarship was created by the Charleston School of the Arts Class of 2006, in memory of dance major Christine Elaine Piontek. It is available to High school junior ($200) or senior ($350) with plans to pursue dance after graduation (dance major in college, attend summer intensive/workshop etc) who are residents of Charleston,…

SOA Showcase, 4/6 Mandatory

Students will remain after school in the studios where there is supervision. Students may study, read, or write. There will be food trucks where students can purchase dinner before the performances begin. Send money for the food trucks with your student. You may also send you student to school with dinner. The schedule for the…

Senior Thesis, Apr. 25

Come see our Spring Senior Thesis on April 25th! We hope you enjoyed the first Senior Thesis performance on December 14th! Parents, DVD orders have been opened up, and a few shots are on our site. If you have any other shots, please share!