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School of the Arts

The School of the Arts is a vibrant community of practicing artists who are also dedicated teacher-scholars. Collectively, our faculty and administrators strive to give students in this school the best possible arts education within a liberal arts curriculum while also meeting the diverse educational and cultural needs of the campus and community. You can read more about our outlook by viewing the school's mission statement. Learn about the academic and cultural opportunities at the School of the Arts.

Message from Dean Valerie B. Morris

Valerie B. Morris

In nearly 25 years, we have grown from a fine arts department to a full school, which now consists of seven academic departments and programs.

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School of the Arts News

Modern-Style Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 4:48 pm
“The course of true love never did run smooth,” so says one of the characters in William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The play is one of The Bard’s most often produced works, but the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston will set the play in a very modern […]
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Spoleto Festival Favorite Anne-Marie McDermott to Perform for International Piano Series
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 10:54 am
Hailed as a consummate artist who balances a versatile career as a soloist and collaborator, Anne-Marie McDermott will close the 2014-15 season of the International Piano Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts. Performing over 100 concerts per year in a combination of solo recitals, concerti and chamber music, the Spoleto Festival […]
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