Shag The Night away!

Learn South Carolina's State Dance this summer


Summertime is the perfect time to learn how to shag. The shag is our state dance and a fun partner dance to learn. Bring friends with you or make new friends. With over 30 years experience teaching adult ballroom dance, Marion Norman is a compassionate professional who always has a smile on her face while teaching any ballroom genre. Knowledgeable and fun are the two best words that describe Marion.


Join Ballet Spartanburg this summer for shag lessons. Dust off those dancing shoes. It has been a tough year and we all need a little fun. Anyone can dance and anyone can learn to shag if Marion is your teacher. See you this summer. 


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Ballet Spartanburg

Education. Outreach. Performance.

The joyful picture above of children from Sidewalk Hope, an inner city ministry in Spartanburg, captures the essence and innocence of joy, hope, and the connections that are created when we dance.  Sidewalk Hope participated in the 2018 So You Think You Can Dance, Spartanburg! community event, a fundraiser in partnership with 10 local organizations. The picture above reflects opportunity, joy, happiness, dance and above all, who we are as an organization: education, outreach and performance. We will present So You Think You Can Dance, Spartanburg!, March 31, 2022. Please look for our event as we post information later this summer.

The happiness in dancing on stage is reflected in this precious little dancer's eyes and body.  Arms open, lights aglow,  feet planted firmly on the stage, basking joyfully from a successful performance. This is the feeling we have as we anticipate returning to the stage this October with the premiere of Carlos Agudelo's, The Wizard of Oz.. Ballet Spartanburg and its Board of Trustees and staff will monitor and adjust all health and safety precautions as directed by the CDC. We are ready to to dance. We are ready to see our audience. We are ready.

Thank you for your continued love and support for 55 years. Onto our 56th season we go! Now follow the yellow brick road and grab your SEASON TICKETS TODAY!





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