Actors Theatre of South Carolina – http://www.actorstheatreofsc.org

Chris Weatherhead, Executive Director
843.588.9636
P.O. Box 930
Folly Beach, SC 29439

ATSC is a professional theatre and motion picture company dedicated to productions of excellence in professional theatre and motion picture arts and new works by South Carolinians as well as training for professionals in the entertainment industry.

Art Pot Hispanic Theater – http://www.artpot.org

Lydia Cotton, Public Relations
843.819.8760

Art Pot’s mission is unite our community through art, in a search for a better community coexistence for all, where different groups of race, nationality and language are integrated through art and its diverse manifestations. Art Pot aims to make a social, cultural and educational impact in our region.

Annex Dance Company– http://annexdancecompany.org

Kristin Fieseler Alexander, Artist Director
843.580.3775
520 Folly Road
Suite P, #165
Charleston, SC 29412

Annex Dance Company is committed to promoting dance in its home location, as well as around the globe. Through performance, collaboration, outreach, and education, Annex Dance Company continues to evolve with each project. Under the artistic direction of Kristin Fieseler Alexander, the company strives to be an internationally recognized classical modern dance company with an edge. Annex Dance Company supports and promotes all the arts through collaborative projects with artists of different mediums.

Art Forms and Theatre Concepts – http://www.aftcinc.com/

Art Gilliard, Executive Director
P.O. Box 20130
12 Sutherland Ave.
Charleston, S.C. 29413

Art Forms & Theatre Concepts, Inc.’s mission is to produce works by respected playwrights detailing the African-American experience, while creating opportunities for members of the community interested in theater to have a professional environment in which to perform.

Art Goes There – http://www.artgoesthere.org

Lisa Estes, Executive Director
843.642.9331

Art Goes There promotes and creates connections among artistic, cultural, and educational collaborators to provide inspiring and challenging programs for children that broadens, deepens, and diversifies participation in the arts.

Avery Research Center – http://avery.cofc.edu

Patricia Williams Lessane, PhD, Executive Director
843.953.7609
125 Bull Street

The Avery Research Center was established to collect, preserve, and make public the unique historical and cultural heritage of African Americans in Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry. Avery’s archival collections, museum exhibitions, and public programming reflect these diverse populations as well as the wider African Diaspora.

Bach Society of Charleston –
http.//www.bachsocietyofcharleston.org 

John Witty, Board Chair
P.O. Box 312
Charleston, SC 29402

The mission of the Bach Society of Charleston is to enrich the Charleston community through presentation of exceptionally high-quality, historically informed performances of the finest classical music in the repertoire, with special emphasis on oratorio and choral works, world class-visiting artists, the use of period instruments and the sacred and secular music of Johann Sebastian Bach and his contemporaries from the Baroque and Early Classical periods. This mission shall be achieved through presentation of the Bach Festival and other musical events. 

Backback Journalists – www.abackpackjournalist.com

Linda Dennis, Program Manager
323 Harbor Point, #15
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

A Backpack Journalist (“backpack”) refers to the successful journey through self- expression as “finding of one’s voice,”  believing that it is the key to developing one’s own confidence, and in getting to know yourself.  Serving youth from 9-17, we teach basics found in Photo Journalism as a foundation (Writing, Photography, Cowboy Poetry and Filmmaking) and incorporate world experiences in what we refer to as “Cover the Assignment”, whereby the TEAM creates a film or reports on an event. Presently Sarah Burns and David McMahon from Florentine Films are advisors to the program.

Backporch Storytellers of Charleston– http://www.backporchstorytellers.com

Alexis Reeder, President
843.860.4999

The mission of the Backporch Storytellers is to preserve and perpetuate the ancient art of storytelling and to preserve the multi-cultural stories of the Old South which includes the Sea Island and Gullah tales and stories.

Ballet Evolution – http://www.balletevolution.org

Jonathan Tabbert, Artist Collective
843.864.4809
494 Wando Park Blvd. Ste. A
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Ballet Evolution promotes the development of collaborative arts in the Charleston community through professional ballet performances integrating live music and arts education.

Carolina Studios –http://www.carolinastudios.net/

Cathedra Miller
843.810.2693
P.O. Box 30934
Charleston, SC 29401

Carolina Studios provides students a safe environment that fosters creative, educational, and career-focused initiatives through music technology and media arts.

Chamber Music Charleston – http://www.chambermusiccharleston.org

Sandra Nikolajevs, President
843.763.4941
PO Box 80072
Charleston, SC 29416

Chamber Music Charleston (CMC) is an organization dedicated to developing the audience for classical music through chamber music concerts and educational performances of high artistic quality by musicians of the Lowcountry. All programs presented by CMC are developed to highlight the diversity, eclecticism, and excitement possible in chamber music.

Charleston Academy of Music – http://www.charlestonmusic.org

Christine Arant, Program Coordinator
843.805.7794
189 Rutledge Avenue, 2nd floor
Charleston, SC 29403

The mission of the Charleston Academy of Music is to empower students to become achievers by providing superior professional musical education, instruction, and performance opportunities.

Charleston Area Professional Storytellers – http://www.scstorytellingnetwork.org

Tim Lowry
843.597.2434

The Charleston Area Professional Storytellers is a local chapter of the South Carolina Storytelling Network which strives to increase appreciation of storytelling and listening, promote proficiency of South Carolina Storytellers, and encourage interaction among its members. The Charleston Area Professional Storytellers co-produce the Charleston Tells Storytelling Festival in partnership with the Charleston County Public Library.

Charleston Artist Collective – http://www.charlestonartistcollective.org/

Allison Williamson, Director

The mission of the Charleston Artist Collective is to provide an avenue for local artists to grow their potential and to provide collectors, young or experienced, access to original affordable art while giving back to Charleston area non-profits and organizations. The Charleston Artist Collective is a web-based business that is comprised of local artists who are chosen to work together as a group towards shared goals of artistic challenges with a few shows throughout the year.

Charleston Artist Guild – http://www.charlestonartistguild.com/

Steve Jacobs, Business Manager
843.722.2454
160 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29412

The Charleston Artist Guild is dedicated to serving the Arts Community of Charleston providing education in all aspects of the art world: workshops, lectures, and community outreach to serve the needs of the greater society through art.

Charleston Black Theatre 

Yvonne Broaddus, Executive Producer
Charleston Black Theatre
Post Office Box 80083
Charleston, SC  29416
Our mission is to build a broader audience with history-based productions that educate as well as entertain.

Charleston City Ballet – http://www.charlestoncityballet.org

Michael Wise, Artistic Director
843.556.1343
1910 Savannah Hwy
Charleston, SC 29407

The Charleston City Ballet is a classically innovative ballet company that creates, nurtures, and shares the joy of dance through excellence in quality performance and faithful stewardship of the art form.

Charleston Community Band – http://www.charlestoncommunityband.org

Pamela Marsh, Board of Directors
PO Box 32074
Charleston, SC 29417

The Charleston Community Band is an entirely volunteer, non-profit organization serving the Trident area since 1978. The CCB provides an opportunity for adults to perform concert band music after completing their school years.

Charleston Concert Association – http://www.charlestonconcerts.org

Jason Nichols, Executive Director
843.727.1216
131 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403

The Charleston Concert Association’s mission is to bring the joy of world-class music and dance to our community and instill an appreciation of the performing arts in future generations through education.

Charleston County Public Library – http://www.ccpl.org/

Cynthia Bledsoe, Deputy Director
843.805.6930

Charleston County Public Library connects our diverse community to information, fosters lifelong learning and enriches lives.

Charleston Crafts Cooperative – http://www.charlestoncrafts.org

Caroline Sandlin, President
843.723.2938
161 Church St
Charleston, SC 29401

Charleston Crafts Cooperative is the oldest craft cooperative in Charleston, SC. The Cooperative’s goals include operating a retail gallery featuring the work of our members and promoting community awareness of art and craft through outreach activities.

Charleston Fine Arts Dealers Association – http://www.charlestonfineartdealersassociation.com

Helena Fox, President
843.723.0072
P.O. Box 942

 Through their sponsorship of the Charleston Fine Art Annual, CFADA strives to encourage recognition of Charleston on a national level as a source of diverse, exciting fine art. 

Charleston International Film Festival – http://www.charlestonIFF.org

Summer Peacher, President/Co-Founder
843.817.1617
915 Folly Road, #78
Charleston, SC 29412 USA

The Charleston International Film Festival’s mission is to educate, entertain and inspire through the art & science of film.

Charleston Library Society – http://www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org/

Anne Cleveland, Executive Director
843.723.9912
164 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401

The Charleston Library Society has been a cornerstone of intellectual and cultural life in Charleston. Today it is a center for scholarly research, a modern lending library, and an oasis of calm in the middle of Downtown Charleston. 

Charleston Marathon – http://charlestonmarathon.com

Liz Alford, Executive Director

All proceeds from our events benefit the R. Keith and Deborah C. Summey Youth Endowment for the Arts (YEA), a local non-profit that supports fine arts programming in Charleston County Schools.

Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry – http://explorecml.org

Nicole Myles, Executive Director
843.853.8962 x226
25 Ann Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Established in 2003, the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is a non-profit organization whose mission is to spark imagination, stimulate curiosity, and encourage problem solving through the power of play in families from all backgrounds with young children.

The Charleston Pipe Band – http://www.charlestonspipeband.com

Mary Scholtens, Board Member
John Weed, Performance Coordinator

The Charleston Pipe Band is a volunteer organization with a rich tradition of service to first responders and the Tri-County community. Its membership is composed of civilian volunteers along with active duty police, fire and safety officers. This award winning organization is well-known locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally for its musicianship and professionalism.

Charleston Performing Arts Center – http://www.charlestonperformingarts.org

Kirk Sprinkles-Pfeiffer, Artistic Director
843.991.5582
873 Folly Rd
Charleston, SC 29412

The Charleston Performing Arts Center houses the Lowcountry’s Premier Cabaret Theatre and The South Carolina Musical Theatre Conservatory – providing training to those aspiring to professional careers in musical theatre.

Charleston Stage – http://www.charlestonstage.com/

Marybeth Clark, Associate Artistic Director

843.647.7371
PO Box 356
Charleston, SC 29402

The mission of Charleston Stage is to produce live theatre of the highest caliber focusing on plays which excite and incite the imagination, and include indigenous and original works that celebrate the rich heritage and history of the South Carolina Lowcountry.

Charleston Symphony Orchestra – http://www.charlestonsymphony.org

Jennifer Metts, Marketing Coordinator
843.723.7528
756 St. Andrews Blvd.
Charleston, SC 29407

The mission of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra is to enrich the cultural life of South Carolina’s Lowcountry with high-quality performances of symphonic and chamber music, and unique and engaging music education opportunities throughout the region.

Charleston Symphony Youth Orchestra – http://www.csyo.org/

Jon Kidder, Executive Director
843.882.7409
1985 Riviera Drive Suite 103-142
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

The purpose of the Youth Orchestras of the Lowcountry (YOLOW) is to provide an opportunity for talented young musicians to perform great works of symphonic music while developing and learning valuable life skills including: dedication, leadership, teamwork, and a commitment to excellence.

Charleston Youth Company – http://www.charlestonyouthcompany.com

Chuck Long, Founder
843.766.4007
7C Amy Elsey Drive
Charleston, SC 29407

The Charleston Youth Company’s mission is to be a high quality performing arts company of the Greater Charleston area comprised of 1st through 12th grade students with support of their families and community members. This Company encourages and develops artistic talent through music, voice, dance, art, drama, and technical production. We promote integrity, self-confidence, self-discipline and team work while encouraging appreciation of the arts.

Choral Arts Experience – http://www.caexperience.org/

Michelle Graham, Artistic Director
843.408.1106

CHORAL ARTS OF EXPERIENCE is an organization that supports and encourages choral singing in the East Cooper Area through SATB and Women’s Ensemble concerts, workshops, and singing and music reading classes. 

Citadel Fine Arts Program – http://www.citadel.edu/finearts/

Tiffany Silverman, Director
171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC 29409

Through a wide variety of offerings and opportunities, The Citadel’s Fine Arts program is intended to deepen an appreciation for and encourage a lifelong engagement in the fine arts, including painting, sculpture, photography, music, film, drama, and creative writing.

 

City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs – http://www.charlestonarts.org/about-cultural-affairs-charleston

Scott Watson, Executive Director
843.720.3885

The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs is committed to promoting and fostering excellence through artistic expression, thereby enhancing the quality of life for all of Charleston’s citizens regardless of social, economic, or physical considerations.

City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department – http://www.northcharleston.org/Residents/Arts-and-Culture.aspx

Marty Besancon, Exeutive Director
843.740.5854
P.O. Box 190016
North Charleston, SC 29419

The purpose of the North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is to plan for and support arts and cultural activities throughout the community, to increase awareness of the arts in the community, and to make arts experiences available to the widest spectrum of the community.

Coastal Ballet USA – http://www.charlestonballet.com

Jill Eathorne-Bahr, Resident Choreographer
843.595.4919
1703 Ventura Place
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Charleston Ballet Theatre Center for Dance Education and Coastal Ballet USA are proud to announce a collaborative non-profit training center geared exclusively toward the pre‐professional dancer age 12‐19. The Professional Training Program is designed for dedicated students who are focused on a professional career and possess the many attributes necessary for success.

College of Charleston School of the Arts – http://sota.cofc.edu

Valerie Morris, Dean
843.953.6527
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424

The School of the Arts plays a distinctive role in the lives and education of students and in the community by developing artists, art scholars, and art leaders. The school’s arts education stimulates creativity and critical thinking skills, activates the whole learning process and motivates a lifelong love of the arts. Within a city known for its cultural heritage, this superior education in the arts marks the school as a national flagship program for undergraduate education in the arts.

Corpus Callosum – https://www.facebook.com/corpuscallosum843

Dave Smith, Executive Director
843.619.0267

Corpus Callosum’s purpose is to help students ignite a passion for learning and to realize their potential for greatness. We are a non-profit organization devoted to motivating people to learn through highly engaging experiences in the arts and sciences and through service learning.

Cone 10 Studios – http://www.cone10studios.com

Anne John
843.853.3345
1080-B Morrison Drive
Charleston, SC 29403

The concept of Cone 10 Studios has always been to house a group of ceramicists sharing in the firing, finances, and joy of a large gas-reduction kiln.

Crabpot Players Theater Company – http://www.crabpotplayers.com

Minna Schubert and Angelica Calci, Guest Services Support
888.303.0763 Ext. 800
1137 Johnnie Dodds Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Crabpot Players Theater Company’s mission is to encourage and promote live theatre through the medium of acting and to provide educational opportunities for emerging performing artists of all ages throughout the Charleston area.

Cultivate SC – http://www.cultivate-sc.com/

cultivate.sc@gmail.com

Cultivate started amongst a group of scientists and artists – friends who appreciated the beauty and unity found within these fields. As teachers and lifelong learners, we wanted to share our passion with others. We believe learning is not something confined to a classroom or an age group. It is something that is fun and meant to be shared amongst new friends and old. Through Cultivate Workshops we seek to make knowledge and creativity something accessible to the public. We provide social opportunities for people to explore their own artistic talents while learning how science sheds light on the world, the individual and our community. We are proud to work with local businesses, organizations, public research agencies and individuals to make this happen.

Cultural Arts Alliance of Greater Summerville – http://www.townhallartshow.com

Jane Orenstein, Founder
843.860.3787

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Greater Summerville (CAA) is a non-profit organization made of teachers, artists, professionals, and private citizens whose goal is to cultivate and coordinate events that promote the love of cultural arts in the Summerville area.

Dance FX http://www.dancefxcharleston.com

Jon-Michael Perry
843.637.4722
480 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Established in 2000 by Danielle Mason Hosker in Athens, GA, Dancefx is a non-profit dance organization dedicated to bringing professional quality, cutting-edge dance. Dancefx came to the Charleston community in 2008.

Deuce Theatre – http://www.deucetheatre.com

Michael Catangay and Andrea Studley-Catangay, Founders
854.580.2223

Deuce Theatre’s mission is to develop a professional company of artists whose work reflects the root of theatrical performance; the electric connection between artist and audience; to experiment and create a unique theatrical experience that awakens, engages and inspires our audience; to serve the community by encouraging participation and awareness; to be a theatre company with a commitment to explore issues relevant both locally and globally.

Engaging Creative Minds – http://www.engagingcreativeminds.org

Robin Berlinsky, Executive Director
843.789.0450
PO Box 31875
Charleston, SC 29417

ECM’s purpose is to become a tri-county public-private education partnership stimulating creativity, innovation, and learning through an engaging arts infused curriculum that helps students achieve academically and stay engaged in learning through access to quality creative learning opportunities and more engaging arts infused curriculum and instruction.

Enough Pie – http://www.enoughpie.org

Cathryn Zommer, Executive Director
843.297.2463

Enough Pie is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of creative placemaking and community development on the upper peninsula of Charleston, S.C. through innovative programming, project grants, and collaborative advocacy for smart, inclusive growth.

Flowertown Players – http://www.flowertownplayers.org

JC Conway, Executive Director
843.875.9251
133 South Main St
Summerville, SC 29483

Flowertown Players mission is to support arts education in our community.

Footlight Players – http://www.footlightplayers.net

Jane Broadwater, Executive Director
843.722.7521
20 Queen St
Charleston, SC 29401

The mission of the Footlight Players is to provide quality, affordable, and barrier-free community theatre of a professional caliber for the citizens of Charleston and the tri-counties, and to provide an organization in which local volunteers can participate in all aspects of theatrical productions.

Gaillard Center – http://www.gaillardcenter.com

843.724.5212

The Gaillard Center advances, promotes, and supports the interests of the city of Charleston in connection with the arts, performances, tourism, and educational programs in and around the Charleston area.

Gibbes Museum of Art – http://www.gibbesmuseum.org

Angela Mack, Executive Director
843.722.2706
135 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401

The Gibbes Museum of Art exists to link the art of our past with the art of our future through innovative exhibitions, acquisitions, interpretation and educational programs that preserve and promote the art of Charleston and the American South.

Gullah Geechee Angel Network – http://www.gullahgeecheeangelnetwork.com/

Elder Carlie Towne, Director

The Gullah Geechee Angel Network will preserve, protect, and promote our history, culture, language, and homeland and to institute and demand official recognition of the governance (minority) rights necessary to accomplish our mission to take care of our community through collective efforts which will provide a healthy environment, care for the well beings of each person, and economic empowerment.

Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art – http://halsey.cofc.edu

Lizz Biswell, Manager of Outreach and Engagement
843.953.4422
161 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29401

The Halsey Institute is committed to providing a direct experience with works of art in all media within an environment that fosters creativity, individuality, innovation, and education. In addition to producing exhibitions, lectures, film series, publications, and a comprehensive website, the Halsey Institute serves as an extension of the undergraduate curricula at the College of Charleston and as a cultural resource for the region.

Heal With Hearts – www.healwithhearts.com

Megen Mims, Executive Director
404-309-3000
915 Folly Rd.
Suite 0 , box #73
Charleston, SC 29412
healwithhearts@gmail.com

Art, Dance, and Music Therapy Programs for K-12 students.

Holy City Cirque – http://www.holycitycirque.org

Kari McDuffie, Director
843.779.2276

Holy City Cirque is a collective of aerialists, acroyogis, fire spinners, face painters, & hoopers based in Charleston, S.C.

Holy City Shakespeare – http://www.holycityshakespeare.org

Mark Poremba
843.754.7267
P.O. Box 22154
Charleston, SC 29413

Holy City Shakespeare is a non-profit theatre company dedicated to bringing powerful, thoughtful, and entertaining Shakespeare performance and education to Charleston, SC.

International Piano Series – http://international-piano-series.cofc.edu/

Evie Christou, Program Director
843-953-6575

The mission of the International Piano Series is to expose thousands of students to world-class musicians.

Jazz Artists of Charleston – http://www.charlestonjazz.com

843.641.0011
93 Spring Street, Suite A
Charleston, SC 29403

JAC’s mission is to develop, promote, and support a vibrant and creative jazz culture through concerts, special outreach events, and educational programs.

Karpeles Manuscript Museum

(843)853-4651
68 Spring Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Karpeles Manuscript Museum is part of a national chain of ten libraries and museums that house “the largest private collection of original manuscripts and documents in the world.” Charleston’s museum is located in historical St. James Chapel, a former methodist church built in 1856, and it contains exhibits from a wide array of genres including music, science, religion, literature, art, exploration and political history. The items contained in each of these ten museums are rotated quarterly so that people all across the nation can enjoy everything that the Karpeles Manuscript Museum has to offer.

Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts – http://lilaconnects.com

Shari Stauch, Executive Director

LILA’s mission is to nurture and promote the literary arts in South Carolina.

McClellanville Arts Council – http://mcclellanvilleartscouncil.com

Contact the Board
PO Box 594
McClellanville, SC 29458
843.887.3157

The McClellanville Arts Council is a nonprofit organization chartered in 1977 to enhance the quality of life in the Seewee to Santee area of Charleston County, South Carolina with arts, cultural, and educational programming, and to record, preserve, and publicize the unique culture of McClellanville and the surrounding countryside.

Midtown Productions – http://www.midtownproductions.org

Sheri Grace Wagner, Producing Artistic Director
843-557-1163
2816 Azalea Dr
North Charleston, SC 29405

The mission of Midtown Productions is to entertain, inform, and educate, thereby enriching the cultural life of the greater Charleston area; to provide area residents the opportunity to attend and to participate in quality presentations of theatrical works; and to provide education in the theatre arts to adults and children with special focus on scholarships for people with low-incomes and special needs.

Mount Pleasant Performing Arts Company – http://www.mtpleasantperformingartscompany.com/

Anne Vesery
843.971.7880
1510 Highway 17 North
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

MPPAC is a pre-professional dance company, promoting the importance of commitment and determination, in a non-competitive atmosphere, wishing to build happy memories that last a lifetime.

Mt. Pleasant Artists Guild – http://www.mtpleasantartistsguild.com/

Becky Taylor, President
PO Box 367
Mount Pleasant, SC 29465

The Guild’s mission is to provide a forum for members to meet, paint and exhibit together. Our goal is to promote an interest in art within the East Cooper area and to work toward self-improvement and public recognition of the arts.

Mt. Pleasant Community Arts Center https://www.facebook.com/MPCommunityArtsCenterCommittee/ 

mpcacc16@gmail.com

The Mount Pleasant Community Arts Center Core Committee is a group of concerned artists. Our goal is to promote and increase access to the arts in Mount Pleasant and East Cooper by advocating for a community arts center that would include facilities for the performing, visual, and literary arts.

Musical Theater Center at Once Upon a Ballet – http://www.musicaltheatercentermountpleasant.com/

Allyson Lewis, Director
843.216.6671
1956 Long Grove Drive, Suite C
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

To instill a love of dance and the performing arts in each student through a nurturing faculty, sound technical training and opportunities to perform both inside and outside the classroom.

North Charleston Pops – http://www.northcharlestonpops.com

Tacy Edwards, President

North Charleston Pops mission is to present high quality performances of the best popular music.

O’Connor Method Charleston – http://www.oconnormethodcampcharleston.com/

Pamela Wiley, Director
Jonathan Gray, Board Member
P.O. Box 238
Ravenel, SC 29470

The purpose of O’Connor Method Charleston, Inc., is to provide a southeastern regional center for the support and development of The O’Connor Method, A New American School of String Playing authored by Mark O’Connor.

Orthodox Arts Journal – http://www.orthodoxartsjournal.org/

Andrew Gould, Founder

The Orthodox Arts Journal publishes articles and news for the promotion of traditional Orthodox liturgical arts. The Journal covers visual arts, music, liturgical ceremony and texts, and relevant art history and theory.

Palmetto Oasis Middle Eastern Dance Troupe – http://www.palmetto-oasis.com

Robin Hargette, Director

Palmetto Oasis Middle Eastern Dance Troupe promotes the ancient art of belly dance in a way that encourages women’s self-esteem and wellness, inspiring them to bring forth their creativity and passion for life.

 

Palmetto State Arts Education  http://www.palmettoartsed.org

Eve Walling-Wohlford, Executive Director
864.993.8396
2017 Briarwood Road
Greenwood, SC 29646

The mission of Palmetto State Arts Education (PSAE) is to advance learning in and through the arts for all students.  For over 30 years, PSAE has worked to fulfill its mission by providing trusted resources and professional development for arts educators in the tri-county area.  Four years ago, PSAE expanded its programming with the Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto Series, a high profile performance opportunity for gifted young artists from all artistic disciplines (Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts).  Through the combined efforts of teacher support and student recognition, PSAE reaches thousand of students annually. PSAE is committed to the arts education community of Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties.    

Park Circle Film Society – http://www.parkcirclefilms.org

Sarah Long, Operations Manager
843.628.5534
4820 Jenkins Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405

PCFS’s mission is enrich the community through film.

Plantation Singers – http://www.plantationsingers.com

Lynnette White, President
843.556.6265
P.O. Box 22562
Charleston, SC 229413

The Plantation Singers of Charleston, SC are a locally, nationally, and internationally renowned professional a cappella singing group that sings the music of the music of the Lowcountry.

PURE Theatre – http://puretheatre.org

Sharon Graci, Executive Director
843.723.4444
477 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

PURE Theatre creates exceptional theatre experiences that enliven thought, ignite dialogue, and expand consciousness.

Redux Contemporary Art Center – http://reduxstudios.org

Redux Contemporary Art Center
1056 King Street
 Charleston, SC 29403
Beth Kerrigan
Interim Executive Director

Redux Contemporary Art Center is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering creativity and the cultivation of contemporary art through diverse exhibitions, subsidized studio space for visual artists, meaningful education programs, and a multidisciplinary approach to the dialogue between artists and their audiences.

Sculpture in the South – http://www.sculptureinthesouth.com/

Nancyjean Nettles, Executive Director
843.851.7800
218 S. Main Street, Ste B
Summerville, SC 29483

Sculpture in the South is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting sculpture through education and the creation of a permanent sculpture collection.

Singers of Summerville – http://www.singersofsummerville.org

Dr. Valerie Bullock, Executive Director
PO Box 2991
Summerville, SC 29484

The Singers of Summerville strives through community outreach and local concerts, to provide performances of the very best sacred and secular music of the past five centuries for the enjoyment and musical education of the Greater Charleston community.

Smalls Institute of Music and Youth Leadership – http://www.smallsmusiclab.org

Sherry Smalls, Co-Founder and CFO

843.906.9444

The Smalls Institute’s mission is to provide mobile music classroom instruction in piano, guitar, and percussion to “at-risk” students in grades K-12 residing in under-served, impoverished, Title I areas; providing outreach programs and services promoting youth leadership.

The Sophia Institute – https://www.thesophiainstitute.org/

Dee Partridge, Program Coordinator
843.720.8528
341 East Bay Street (offices only)
Charleston, SC 29401

The Sophia Institute is a center of learning that cultivates wisdom, mindfulness and the conscious feminine and masculine. Our programs, led by nationally and internationally renowned thought leaders, create a more just, sustainable and flourishing world.

South of Broadway Theatre Company – http://www.southofbroadway.com

Kristen Kos, Assistant Producer
843.745.0317
1080 E Montague Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405

South of Broadway Theatre Company’s (SOBTC) vision is to be South Carolina’s first Broadway-quality, fully-professional LORT theatre company. It will create a regionally, nationally, and internationally visible cultural force which will attract and retain intellectual capital, and significantly impact economic development in the Lowcountry.

Speak Freely Foundation – http://charlestonpoets.com/speakfreely/

Carlos Johnson, Program Director

The Speak Freely Foundation supports youth through Performance Arts and Amateur Boxing to positively impact their lives and society.

Spoleto Festival USA – http://www.spoletousa.org

Sarah West, Individual Giving and Stewardship Manager
843.722.2764
14 George Street
Charleston, SC 29401

The Festival’s mission is to present programs of the highest artistic caliber while maintaining a dedication to young artists, a commitment to all forms of the performing arts, a passion for contemporary innovation, and an enthusiasm for providing unusual performance opportunities for established artists.

Storytree Theatre – http://www.storytreetheatre.org

Teralyn Tanner, Co-founder and Education Director
843.830.8737
PO Box 2248
Mount Pleasant, SC 29465

Storytree Theatre is a 501(c)(3) children’s theatre that makes theatre accessible for children of all ages and backgrounds, with an emphasis on fostering mind, body, and imaginative development through custom school residencies, engaging after school programming and original touring productions.

Summerville Orchestra – http://summervilleorchestra.com

Naomi Nimmo, Executive Director
PO Box 2686
Summerville, SC 29484
843.873.5339

The mission of the Summerville Community Orchestra is to enrich the cultural climate of the greater Summerville area with entertaining and educational performances; and to provide opportunities for volunteer musicians to play for the pure joy of it.

Taylor Music Group – https://www.tmgcharleston.com/

Dr. Robert Taylor
843.965.8542

The mission of the Taylor Music Group is to bring together the worlds of “art” music (classical music) and “folk” both in performance and education.

Theatre Charleston – http://www.theatrecharleston.com

Joseph Demerly, Executive Director
843.813.8578
P.O. Box 279
Charleston, SC 29402

The mission of the League of Charleston Theatres (aka Theatre Charleston) is to promote awareness and visibility for live theatre in the Charleston area and provide services that strengthen the operations of both the member theatres and performing arts organizations in general.

This is Noteworthy – http://www.thisisnoteworthy.com

Becca Finley, CEO
843.388.7716
159 Civitas St. Suite 209
Box #11
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

This is Noteworthy {tin} is an educational, multi-media and events nonprofit geared towards bridging the gap between classroom and career for aspiring creative professionals. We provide real world experience in the realms of writing & graphic design, video production & editing, print & web publishing, artist performance & development, events management & promotion, with the subject matter focusing on music.

Threshold Repertory Theatre – http://www.thresholdrep.org

Courtney Daniel, Executive Director
843.277.2172
84 1/2 Society Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Threshold Repertory Theatre exists to inspire and excite the public through the visionary presentations of classic and contemporary theatre; provide theatre at an affordable price so the whole of our community can share in the richness of the theatrical experience; and collaborate with the talented performers and artists who have chosen to make Charleston their home.

Uned!ted – http://www.uneditedartists.com/

Laura Ball, Founder and CEO

Uned!ted seeks to be the art-makers of today so that culture lives to see tomorrow. Uned!ted crafts performances and educational programs intended to keep art relevant for modern audiences.

Village Repertory Company – http://www.woolfestreetplayhouse.com/village-rep-co

Keely Enright, Producing Artistic Director
843.856.1579
34 Woolfe Street
Charleston, SC 29403

The Village Repertory Co. is a non profit professional theatre company, producing drama, comedy, and musicals with a special emphasis on the finest plays of the 20th Century.

Wando High School Theatre Booster – http://wandotheatre.weebly.com

Jennifer Gibbons, President

The Theatre Department of Wando High School in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina presents over 20 public performances each school year. These include a fall play and one-act, comedy show, coffee house, student directed 10-minute plays, and various showcases. We also take students to theatrical competitions such as SCTA and SCSTA throughout the year. 

What If? Productions – http://www.whatifproductions.org/

Kyle Barnette, Producing Artistic Director
843.410.1950

What If Productions aims to provide the discerning Charleston, SC audience with an eclectic array of the jewels of contemporary American theatre, the ambitious work of emerging artists of varied genres and a trusted source for experiencing the many avenues of professional live entertainment both locally and from abroad.

Yo! Art – http://www.yoartinc.org

Gene Furchgott, Founder and Executive Director
843.556.6800
P.O.Box 12397
Charleston, SC 29422

Yo! Art enhances the classroom curriculum with media arts programming designed to spark the students’ curiosity and engage them in issues beyond their own life boundaries.

34 West Theater Company – http://www.34west.org

Jeff Querin and Stephen Wayne
(843) 901-9343
200 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401

The 34 West Theater Company exists to create and perform original, accessible, authentic and optimistic dramatic works.