Summer Study Scholarship: Application deadline Friday!

Don’t let your dancer miss this chance to apply for the Slowinski scholarship to pay for summer study! We are asking for applications to be in by April 2nd. Contact your teacher if you need an extension. The application is available on the website under downloads or at: Slowinski Scholarship Application. Cecilia “Cissy” Slowinski was…

Deadlines THIS WEEK for 21-22 SOA Auditions

The deadline is THIS WEEK for 21-22 SOA Auditions for 6-11th grade dance!!  On February 26, 2021 the online and paper application window closes at 6:00 pm. Spread the word to your friends and studios, etc.Fill out the form in the link below or click here to learn about School Choice From the SOA website:Dance—Virtual AuditionDear…

Former SOA Dance major performs at the Super Bowl

Three cheers for one of our own! Former SOA Dance Major Kedrick Paisley performed at the Super Bowl half-time show last Sunday! Kedrick works as a professional dancer at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Florida in Orlando, Fla. Best of all, he’s a great person that we are happy to see succeed! Read his…

Stronger Than Hate Challenge extra credit

The Stronger Than Hate Challenge invites students ages 13-18 to create a video, write a poem, song, or blog, or produce a painting or piece of artwork that demonstrates the chosen medium’s potential to create a community that is stronger than hate. Winning entries are eligible to win up to $10,000 in prizing! Begins: January…

UNCC – Virtual Festival for High School Students

UNCC – Virtual Festival for High School Students UNCC is proud to announce Spring into College, a week-long virtual festival for high school dance students and programs. For four days (April 5th-8th) the UNC Charlotte Department of Dance will open up several classes for students to participate virtually, getting a glimpse into dance practice and pedagogy in a…

Holiday Gift! SOA Dance masks $10

We finally found a vendor who can get these done for Christmas! Coming in on December 15th, these masks are 3 Ply Comfort Fit Cotton with Ear Loop Adjusters. They will be black with white writing and are machine washable for reuse. And only $10 each! We have ordered a limited quantity so act fast!…

College opportunities

McCall School of Visual and Performing Arts is hosting a Meet & Greet (or Q&A) this Friday, Nov. 6 at 4pm on Zoom for prospective students to learn more about our Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Art programs. Students can meet faculty and ask any questions about virtual auditions, scholarships and more. Topic: SVPA Prospective Student…

Sign up for High School information

A note from Mr. Clark: Please encourage your SOA HS students to join SOA’s HS Student GCR.  We will be using it as one of the main formats for posting events, deadlines, and paperwork for various student activities, clubs, and school-wide programs.  If you could offer this link to your students in your Canvas and…

Urgent need for classroom safety

With additional students returning soon (Monday Sept 21st for Middle school, High school shortly after) Dance teachers are in need of your help to get additional cleaning items. The school/district did not provide us with the proper cleaning supplies or materials to do what is needed, and custodians will only sweep the floor at the…

Handbook Acknowledgment form

Happy First Day, SOA! You should have just received an email with links to the required Handbook acknowledgement form. As with other written communications, you can find a copy of your new handbook on the Downloads page. For your convenience here are the links: Student Handbook online and download as a pdf Student Handbook_2020_082720 Don’t…

College Dance 101 Zoom Seminar 9-15 and 9-19

Professional Dancers Patrick Coker of The Alvin Ailey American DanceTheatre, and Joey Columbus of The Limón Dance Company, discussdance post-high school and share tools for success. $5 General AdmissionMeeting ID Provided upon registrationRegister online: boostdancer.com(OR) email info@boostdancer.com