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ENTER to WIN

FREE Ballet Shoes for your Dance Program


The South Carolina Dance Association has

BALLET SHOES to GIVE AWAY to our members!


Please complete this application to be entered to win 15+ pairs of ballet shoes for your dance program.  Shoes are smaller in size and are recommended for elementary ages. Completed application should be e-mailed to scdanceasc@gmail.com no later than July 8, 2019. There can be multiple winners and winners will be notified via e-mail.  Shoes will be mailed directly to your school and will come in a variety of sizes. Winners will be asked to submit photos of students enjoying their new ballet shoes!



Member Spotlight:
Dennis Breedlove

Mr. Breedlove’s initial exposure to dance as a youth became the foundation for his professional dance and choreographic career.  This exposure to dance led him to New York City, where he studied with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center. His continued study and training would lead him to the University of the Arts’ School of Dance. He earned a BFA in Dance with an AA in education and dance/theater and voice for the stage from Miami-Dade College. His experiences in university stage productions led him to train and study at Bates Dance Festival in Lewiston, Main. Mr. Breedlove was a member of Momentum Dance Company in Miami, where he choreographed and danced.

He was the male lead in the Philadelphia-based Prism Dance Theater Company. Mr. Breedlove has worked with Community Theater groups such as the School House Children’s Theater, and The Coconut Grove Children’s Theater. He has appeared in Community Art Projects’ production of The Chocolate Nutcracker. He was the Founding Dance Teacher and Head Varsity Coach of Ransom Everglades Upper School & Middle School dance program from 2000-2005. Mr. Breedlove has worked with Miami-Dade County Public Schools as Teacher Substitute, Teacher and Consultant to the Performing Arts for Dance & Dance Theater. He has worked as a teaching artist with VSA Arts South Florida, teaching artist in residency working with students and adults of special needs. In 2011, Mr. Breedlove was an Adjunct-Professor at Coker College Dance and Theater Program.


What's Dennis up to? 
Mr. Breedlove currently works with Florence School District 1 at South Florence High School where he is a Teacher of Dance Education and the Head Coach and Mentor for Bruin Elite Dance Squad. In addition, Mr. Breedlove has worked with Access Arts South Carolina mentoring students in dance with learning disabilities. In March of this year, Mr. Breedlove was inducted as a member of the South Carolina Arts Commission Artist Roster. He is also Founder, Artistic Director, & CEO of DJB DANCE THEATER, INC. He is an active member of SCEA. Currently, he serves SCDA as a regional coordinator for the Pee Dee.


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NEWS CORNER


The SC Arts Commission has revamped their quarterly arts project support grants. For more information CLICK HERE.


Save the Date:
PSAE Annual Arts Integration Conference
October 13-15, 2019 at the Spartanburg Marriott
For more information CLICK HERE.


SCDA will  be giving away MORE free ballet shoes from Capezio! Apply above!




Click below to read our latest newsletter and stay informed of what exciting things are happening in dance around our state!


SCDA 
2019 Winter 
Newsletter



SC Dance Jobs

Click the links below to access more information and apply!
Updated 4/22/19

 DistrictSchoolLevelPostedClick to apply
 Florence 3 n/a Elementary 3/5/19More Info
 Lexington-Richland 5 Various schools across the district All 3/6/19 More Info
 Richland 1 Southeast Middle School Middle 2/8/19 More Info
 Clarendon 1 Scott's Branch Middle/High School Middle/High 1/17/19 More Info
 Meeting Street Academy Charleston Meeting Street Schools  3/7/19 More Info
Fort Mill School District Catawba Ridge High School Dance Team Coach 2/27/19More Info 
Lexington 1 Lexington High School High School 4/11/19 More Info
Lexington 1  White Knoll High School High School 4/11/19 More Info
Beaufort County School District  May River High School High School 3/5/19 More Info

Mission Statement: 

The South Carolina Dance Association fosters an environment which supports and promotes dance in our state.

 

SCDA is inviting you, as a valued dance supporter, to join us in our efforts to build a mutually supportive network for the purposes of advocacy, promotion and professional development.  The future of dance in this state depends upon those of us who are passionate about the art and are willing to join together to meet the challenges ahead.  Your individual involvement can make a critical difference. Your membership in SCDA will help promote and strengthen dance throughout the state. Increased visibility, broader participation and artistic excellence are important as we build support for dance.

 The South Carolina Dance Association can provide you:

  • A minimum of two SCDA Newsletters annually
  • Increased opportunities for networking with other dance professionals
  • Advance notice of special events sponsored by SCDA
  • Opportunities to work with regional representatives and to serve on regional committees
  • Access to statewide dance festivals, workshops and conferences
  • Yearly conventions featuring guest artists and Kaleidoscope performance opportunities
  • A means, through Alliance membership, to inform and impact the political process which affects the visibility of dance as both education and art in South Carolina.

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