South Carolina Arts Commission

S.C. Arts Directory

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For questions about the Arts Directory, and/or if you are a Directory artist needing to update your listing, please contact Arts Directory Coordinator Amanda Noyes (anoyes@arts.sc.gov | 803.734.8675).

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NC Youth Tap Ensemble

Discipline

  • Dance

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

Rhythm…funk…innovation…excitement: that’s the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (NCYTE). One of the best youth tap ensembles in the world, NCYTE features 40 dancers, ages 8... Read more in the link below

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The Baillie Players

Discipline

  • Theatre

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

A professional touring theatre company in continuous operation since 1981.
The company provides sets costumes, scripts and music in conjunction with professional consultation in... Read more in the link below

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Sumter Civic Dance Company

Discipline

  • Dance

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

The Sumter Civic Dance Company provides Dance education through residencies, demonstrations, and performances. All performances are age appropriate and some pieces tell a... Read more in the link below

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L'Eau Theque Productions/ Activated Story Theatre

Discipline

  • Theatre
  • Literature
  • Folklife/Traditional Arts

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

Act!vated Story Theatre is the national touring theatre division of L'Eau Theque Productions, a non-profit corporation, known nationwide for fun educational family shows. The duo... Read more in the link below

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Gracie and Lacy/Swing St. Louis

Discipline

  • Opera/Musical Theatre
  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Music

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

With rave reviews in New York City (Cabaret Scenes Magazine) and hailed as "one of the most celebrated teams" in the Lowcountry (Lowcountry Today), Charleston,... Read more in the link below

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Andre Avila

Discipline

  • Dance
  • Folklife/Traditional Arts

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

Andre Avila, co-founder and Artistic Director of ComMotion, was born in Bogotá, Colombia where his ballet, jazz, and tap training began at the age of... Read more in the link below

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Taiko Charleston

Discipline

  • Music
  • Folklife/Traditional Arts

Geographical Availability

  • Midlands
  • Low Country

About

Committed to the art form of Japanese Taiko which is grounded in core aspects of the martial arts, dance and percussion, the Taiko Charleston drummers... Read more in the link below

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Kevin D. Ferguson

Discipline

  • Theatre

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

KEVIN FERGUSON is a playwright and dramaturg. His plays include The Other Side of the Sky, A Thing With Feathers, Spinning Jenny, and Child’s Play.... Read more in the link below

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Barracuda Steel Drums

Discipline

  • Music
  • Folklife/Traditional Arts

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

Barracuda Steel Drums is a source of hand-crafted steelpan instruments and a provider of resources for the steelpan community worldwide.

As a professional pan... Read more in the link below

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Boyce McKinney

Discipline

  • Theatre
  • Media Arts
  • Visual Art
  • Folklife/Traditional Arts
  • Design Arts

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

I am a Charlotte based Designer/Art Director in the entertainment industry, including, but not limited to theaters, theme parks, restaurants etc. I am well versed... Read more in the link below

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Stephanie Ondo

Discipline

  • Visual Art
  • Folklife/Traditional Arts
  • Crafts

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

I have been spinning yarn since 2008. Since then I have worked with many different types of fiber, turning them into string of all kinds.... Read more in the link below

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Adrian Rhodes

Discipline

  • Visual Art

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

Adrian Rhodes, of Hartsville, South Carolina, received her MFA in Painting and Printmaking from Winthrop University in 2011. She is recipient of the SC Arts... Read more in the link below

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Kathryn Van Aernum

Discipline

  • Visual Art
  • Photography

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • Low Country

About

Columbia, SC artist Kathryn Van Aernum works in both the commercial and artistic worlds of photography. Her commercial work encompasses people, environments, and events for... Read more in the link below

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Silver Trout Arts

Discipline

  • Theatre
  • Music

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

Silver Trout concerts are diverse, interactive and full of music and laughter.
Music on 7 instruments, storytelling, puppetry and poetry demonstrate that there are... Read more in the link below

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Susana Abell

Discipline

  • Theatre

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

Susana Abell is a highly respected, veteran performing and teaching artist whose career in puppetry arts has spanned three decades and three continents. Her work... Read more in the link below

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Scott Ainslie

Discipline

  • Music
  • Folklife/Traditional Arts

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

Scott Ainslie is a traditional acoustic Blues singer, guitarist, historian, storyteller, and songwriter. Ainslie graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors from Washington & Lee University... Read more in the link below

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Calysta Alborg

Discipline

  • Theatre

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate

About

Calysta Alborg received a bachelor of arts degree in Arts Management from California State East Bay and has extensive professional stage acting, tech, and directing... Read more in the link below

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Annex Dance Company

Discipline

  • Dance

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

Annex Dance Company is committed to promoting dance in its home location of Charleston, SC, as well as around the globe. Through performance, collaboration, outreach/education,... Read more in the link below

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Marina Alexandra

Discipline

  • Music

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

Marina Alexandra has established herself as a dynamic performer with a powerful stage presence. Finger Style Guitar Magazine described her as an “amazing player that... Read more in the link below

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Gilbert Allen

Discipline

  • Literature

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

Gilbert Allen, a longtime resident of upstate South Carolina, is the Bennette E. Geer Professor of Literature Emeritus at Furman University, where he taught from... Read more in the link below

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