SSOD Alumni Reunite for 20th Anniversary Performance
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SSOD Alumni Reunite for 20th Anniversary Performance

In honor of Statesboro School of Dance’s 20th Anniversary Spring Performance, SSOD alumni reunited to perform. Those participating included a dozen students who graduated from SSOD during 2002-2021. Below are some pictures from the performance.  

SSOD Alumni Participate in UGA’s Tap Dawgs
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SSOD Alumni Participate in UGA’s Tap Dawgs

SSOD Alumni Bailey Gunter and Ansley Whitlock recently performed with the Tap Dawgs, a tap dance group at the University of Georgia. Bailey also serves are their PR Chair. See below for a few pictures from their Spring Showcase.

SSOD Students to Attend Collegiate Summer Intensives
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SSOD Students to Attend Collegiate Summer Intensives

Two SSOD Dancers will attend summer dance intensives at colleges in the South. Junior Katherine Whitlock will be attending the 3-week summer intensive at the University of South Carolina. She was also accepted into the dance intensive at Florida State University. Class President of her junior class, Katherine also placed first at the State Literary...

3 SSOD Dancers Place in County 4H Competition
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3 SSOD Dancers Place in County 4H Competition

Three Purple Class SSOD Dancers placed recently in the Bulloch County 4H Project Achievement Competition – and all placed first! Congratulations to Stella Lawhorn, Katy White, and Isabella Graham! Photo Credit: Bulloch County 4H

SSOD Dancer Accepted to Joffrey Summer Intensive
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SSOD Dancer Accepted to Joffrey Summer Intensive

SSOD Dancer Harper Whitlock was accepted into Joffrey Ballet’s Summer Intensive Program. A current 7th grader at Bulloch Academy, Harper auditioned earlier this year and will attend their 2 week summer intensive at her location of choice this summer. Many dancers from SSOD have attended Joffrey’s summer intensives over the years. This is always a...

SSOD Dancer Places 2nd in 39-County Competition
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SSOD Dancer Places 2nd in 39-County Competition

SSOD Green Class Dancer Eliza Edwards competed in the Georgia 4-H Southeast District Project Achievement this past February. The Bulloch County 4H Junior Board President did a modern ballet performance to Lauren Daigle’s “Hold On To Me.” Participants from the 39 counties in the Southeast District participated in the annual Project Achievement competition at Rock...

SSOD Director Shay Morgan Featured on Boro’s Best Podcast
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SSOD Director Shay Morgan Featured on Boro’s Best Podcast

Earlier this month, SSOD Director Shay Thompson Morgan was featured on Tina Banks’ Boro’s Best Podcast. This local podcast features local business owners doing what they love. In Shay’s episode, she talked about instilling the love of dance in her students. In June 2022, Statesboro School of Dance will celebrate their 20th Spring Recital. This...

Calling all SSOD Alumni!
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Calling all SSOD Alumni!

Calling all SSOD Alumni! This season marks our 20th Spring Recital and want to include YOU! If you are a graduate of Statesboro School of Dance, we invite you to participate in our SSOD Reunion dance at the Spring Recital on June 4, 2022. Yes, you’ll need to be at dress rehearsal on Thursday, June...

SSOD Alum Mallory Lanier Rosche Named Outstanding Occupational Therapy Practitioner
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SSOD Alum Mallory Lanier Rosche Named Outstanding Occupational Therapy Practitioner

Mallory Lanier Rosche was recently awarded “Outstanding Occupational Therapy Practitioner” for 2020 by the Georgia Occupational Therapy¬†Association. She was nominated for this award for her work with Steps of Grace:Ballet for Special Needs, an adaptive dance program she founded and continues to direct. This year marks 10 years of this program providing dance education to...

SSOD Alum Haley Parrish College Dance Fundraiser
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SSOD Alum Haley Parrish College Dance Fundraiser

Former SSOD student Haley Parrish, now a student at the University of Georgia, recently choreographed the winning routine in UGA’s Greek Grind. SDT Greek Grind is an annual dance competition between all Panhellenic sorority chapters at UGA. All proceeds are donated to Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA), and 94 cents of every dollar raised directly...