SSOD Nutcracker Featured in Georgia Magazine
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SSOD Nutcracker Featured in Georgia Magazine

Statesboro School of Dance’s Nutcracker was one of several performances featured in Georgia Magazine this past December. Georgia Magazine, the largest circulation monthly magazine in Georgia, is published by Georgia Electric Membership Corporation, the trade association for Georgia’s 41 consumer-owned electric utilities. On average, more than 546,000 subscribers welcome the magazine into their homes each month. Check out our...

SSOD Dancer Selected for Disney’s Dreamer Program
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SSOD Dancer Selected for Disney’s Dreamer Program

Congratulations to SSOD dancer, Ceci Smith for being selected as one of 100 national high school students to attend the Disney Dreamer Academy, Class of 2020. For her selection, Ceci submitted answers to essay questions in October and was chosen by a panel of judges that evaluated the essays. Ceci is a sophomore at Statesboro...

SSOD Students Featured in National Magazines
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SSOD Students Featured in National Magazines

Two Statesboro School of Dance dancers were recently featured in two national magazines. Katherine Whitlock, a freshman at Bulloch Academy and daughter of Austin and Heather Whitlock, was featured in Guideposts Magazine and Clubhouse Magazine (a publication of Guideposts). Harrison Broadwell, a 5th grader at Julia P. Bryant Elementary and son of Bo and Mandy...

SSOD Dancers Dance in Columbia City Ballet’s “Nutcracker”
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SSOD Dancers Dance in Columbia City Ballet’s “Nutcracker”

SSOD Dancers Harper and Katherine Whitlock added to their Nutcracker dance experience by dancing with the Columbia City Ballet’s production of Nutcracker when it travelled to Savannah in November. Harper was a Bon Bon and Katherine was a licorice twist. Columbia City Ballet is direct by William Starrett.  

SSOD Alum makes UGA’s Tap Dawgs
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SSOD Alum makes UGA’s Tap Dawgs

Congratulations to SSOD alum Bailey Gunter for making the University of Georgia’s Tap Dawgs!! Tap Dawgs is a student organization at the University of Georgia dedicated to keeping the art of tap dancing alive. They choreograph their own dances and perform them at events around the community.  We are very proud of you Bailey!

SSOD Students Attend Summer Lessons and Intensives
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SSOD Students Attend Summer Lessons and Intensives

This summer, Statesboro School of Dance students attended Joffrey Dance Intensives in Athens, Georgia, and private lessons with William Starrett, director of the Columbia City Ballet. Ceci Smith, daughter of Jeffery and Amy Smith attended Joffrey’s Summer Intensive in Athens, Georgia for one week in June. In July, Katherine and Harper Whitlock, daughters of Austin...

SSOD Alumnus Ashley Wade Performs in Nutcracker
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SSOD Alumnus Ashley Wade Performs in Nutcracker

SSOD alumnus Ashley Wade has continued to dance since graduating, dancing with Georgia College and State University’s dance program. In this year’s performance of ‘Nutcracker’, Ashley is dancing the part of the Snow Queen! Congratulations Ashley! Performances are December 7-9 at the Russell Auditorium at GCSU in Milledgeville. More Info + Tickets: https://www.macon365.com/event/the-nutcracker-22nd-anniversary-production/ 

Aaron Carter Wins in Local Dancing with the Stars
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Aaron Carter Wins in Local Dancing with the Stars

Former SSOD dancer Aaron Carter was one of this year’s pros in the Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. His partner was Diana Ray from East Georgia Regional Medical Center. After performing a ballet to “Titanic”, they walked away with 1st runner up and Sunday’s People Choice Award Winner! Congratulations Aaron and Diana! Below is a...

Alumni Update – September 2018
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Alumni Update – September 2018

Do you ever wonder if any of the SSOD dancer continue dancing after their “I Will Remember You” send-off? Some actually do! Here is a round-up of former SSOD dancers, who have continued with their love of dance after graduating… Sarah Voiselle, minored in dance while attending the University of Georgia Annalise Fennell, continues dancing...