School Choice Virtual Fair 

SOA is hosting a School Choice Virtual Fair on Saturday, January 28 where families can learn more about our school. Prospective students can register here to take part:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeya4dFISPWCWHRvhsDy1e4VmUZ4RFB-FK_Q8EnItPXynUk6Q/viewform

CCSD School Choice Application Opens Today!

Charleston County School District’s School Choice application opens today, Tuesday, January 24, at 5 pm and runs through Friday, February 24 at 5 pm. Please encourage any prospective SOA student to register for an audition within those dates via the School Choice application here: ccsdschools.com/schoolchoice, and remind them to check out our audition tips here: ccsdschools.com/soa. Thank you for spreading the word to the gifted young…

Interested in Auditioning for SOA??

Please take the opportunity to come see our school! Dance Performances are Free to the Public. They are here on campus at our Rose Marie Myers Theater. Our next shows are Dec 12th 2022 6:30pm Senior Thesis- Changing the World through Dance ( dances based on Social Issues) Feb 1st 2023: Dancing with the Teachers…

National HS Dance Festival Field Trip

Highlights:  National High School Dance Festival at Point Park will include: If you are interested in attending this Trip please email Ms. T ( kristin_tillotson@charleston.k12.sc.us) by Nov 4th 2022 with Dancers Legal name and birthday. You will then receive an invoice for the amount of the trip.

Charleston Gaillard Center Presents: Mummenschanz 50 Years

Saturday, November 5 | 7:00pm  $20 (Plus Fees) Student & Teacher Tickets Available*Student & Teacher tickets available in advance: Tickets are $20 (plus applicable fees). Green seats on seating map. Please make sure to select Student/Teacher when purchasing tickets to receive your discount. Ticket purchasers must pick up their tickets at Will Call the night…

Master Class

The SOA Dance department would like to welcome  World renowned dancer and choreographer:  Christopher Huggins On Oct 17th 2022 He will be hosting a master class for both Highschool and Middle School Dancers!  Christopher Huggins  Christopher L. Huggins, choreographer, teacher and former member of the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. A native of Boston, Massachusetts,…

Guest Artist in Residency 2022-2023

Guest Artist in Residency 2022-2023 When Who choreography for which grade.  January 9-13th  2023 Georgia Schrubbe 6th grade January 9-13th  2023 CiCi Kelley 12th grade January  23-27th  2023 Jordan Benton 8th grade January  23-27th  2023 Crystal Wellman 10th grade February 6-10th 2023 Jessica Lighthart 7th grade February 6-10th 2023 Sinclair Jamison 9th grade March 13-17th…

2022-2023 Dance Fee’s

With the Booster Club’s support allows SOA Dance to provide meals to dancers when the schedule requires they stay after school, to pay for guest artists, to purchase new equipment and supplies like barres not provided by CCSD, to provide costuming and props for performances, to arrange photographers to capture those live moments for posterity,…

2022-2023 Mandatory Dance dates

It is that time of year where we have started planning for the 2022-2023  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 of…