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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

As a winner of the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award – South Carolina's highest award in the arts, the School of the Arts has been recognized for its tremendous academic programming, dedicated artist-scholars and extensive community outreach.

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School of the Arts News

Retelling of Shakespearean Favorite, With Elements of Physical Theatre + Dance
Posted on 25 July 2016 | 5:38 pm
The Department of Theatre and Dance will open its 2016-17 season with a unique interpretation of “Romeo and Juliet.” One of William Shakespeare’s best-known and most-loved works, “Romeo and Juliet” is the timeless story of two doomed lovers who come from two families embroiled in a bloody feud. Romeo and Juliet seek only to love each other, but […]
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Piccolo Spoleto Stelle di Domani Theatre Series
Posted on 10 May 2016 | 6:03 pm
A variety of entertaining performances that feature the Stars of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts.      PLAY WHAT IS NOT THERE –The Department of Theatre and Dance will present this original play, the title of which comes from a famous Miles Davis quote. Originally premiering at the prestigious Guthrie Theater, […]
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