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:

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!

Booster club tasks from the meeting last night

As you know from last night’s meeting, the Booster Club executive board will be losing most of its members this year with graduations. The attached list has been done previously by 4 people…we have broken it up into smaller tasks so that the jobs become less overwhelming! We also need to pass the torch to…

Congrats to Mrs. Jones!!

CONGRATULATIONS to Charleston County School of the Arts Middle & High School dance teacher, Leslie Jones, and their award-winning Charleston Marathon® Grant Project, Coming to Monuments. This project will benefit over 400 middle school students in 6th-8th grades, including a special session for the Charleston County School District‘s Deaf Program. Approximately 30 teachers & staff…

2019-2020 Mandatory Dates

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 conflicts with work schedules or out of school activities. NO ACCOMODATIONS will be made. Middle school…

New Video/Photo Policy

Since we are no longer offering videos for sale, we are allowing parents to videotape and take photos (NO FLASH) at the performance to share for inclusion on the website and in the departmental program, which also serves as a yearbook of the past year’s events. Email any you’d like to share–performance or backstage–to art.soadance@gmail.com….

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,…