We are so excited to announce an exciting opportunity for you. With your membership, you will receive *FREE* access to INSIGHTa collaborative virtual conference. This exciting conference is being hosted in collaboration with SCDA, PSAE, SCMEA, SCTA, and SCAEA. 

We are thrilled to be able to offer this to our members at NO COST. 

The full conference will kickoff with PSAE on October 11th and will be accessible to you for a full year.
SCDA will launch our portion of the conference on December 1, 2020. 

Do you know someone that would love to attend? 

All they need to do is join SCDA no later than October 9, 2020, so please share this email

**Only those who are members prior to 10/10/2020 will be able to attend.**

Click to learn more about INSIGHT.

Interested in presenting? Be on the lookout for an application for presenters coming soon! 

Questions? Contact SCDA President, Jennifer Coffey, at

Member Spotlight: Emily Snow

Emily Snow graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2017 with a degree in Dance Education (K-12). Emily received her initial training in the styles of ballet, contemporary, lyrical, jazz, and tap at Chosen Dance Academy. She continued her dance training in ballet and contemporary as well as choreography at USC. After graduating, Emily began her career at Carolina Springs Middle School in Lexington. For 3 years she built the CSMS Dance Program and started the first ever CSMS Dance Team. In the upcoming school year, Emily will be moving to Spring Hill High School in Chapin. Emily is passionate about teaching dance because she strives to help all students find confidence, feel success, and become happy, healthy individuals. 

What's Emily up to? 

 In her free time, she enjoys teaching at Stepping Out Dance Studio, choreographing, walking her 3 dogs, and cooking with her boyfriend, Ethan.

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SC Dance Jobs

Click the links below to access more information and apply!
Updated 7/28/2020

 District/Location School Level/Job Title Posted Click to apply
Bluffton, SC Bluffton School of Dance Full Time Dance Instructor 12/2019 More Info
Charleston, SC
Dance Moves of Charleston Dance Instructor/Team Member 1/5/20 More Info
Lex-Rich 5 Nursery Road Elementary School Elementary Dance/Theater Teacher 9/22/20 More Info
Beaufort County

(Split) Lady's Island Elementary and

Hilton Head School for the Creative Arts

Elementary Dance Teacher 6/5/20 More Info
Greenville, SC itsChOOL Academy  Dance Instructor (ages 4-13) 7/25/20 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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