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Trudy's Celebrates 75 Years!!!

Come be a part of something EXTRA special this 2014-1015 season


Summer Classes are Open for Registration! 

Click the "Summer Fun!" link above for more infomration!



Family Owned & Operated Since 1939!




Watch this 4 minute Trudy's Video

to learn who we are and what we are about!




Celebrating Mrs. Trudy Oltmann Hammett & Her Family's Successes!

Judy Oltmann Bennett -daughter (Retired 2008)

Linda Oltmann Walker - daughter (Director)

Tiffany Oltmann Gauch DiPrima - granddaughter (Director)





Registration for 2014-2015 is OPEN!!

Click on the "Classes" tab above to view our new class schedule.

New students... please feel free to call us to discuss the perfect placement for you.


2015 Trudy's 75th Spring Performance

Sottile Theatre!!!

Sunday June 21, 2015

Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of dance history! Trudy's celebrates our 75th year this season!! As Charleston's oldest dance studio and the third longest running dance studio in the country... you will want to be sure you are a part of the celebration! Call the studio to find out how you can get involved.



Trudy's on The Travel Channel!!!

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Trudy's on The Today Show!!!

On Friday, May 3, 2013 Ms. Linda showed

Kathie Lee and Hoda how to do "The Charleston!"





Way to go Ms. Linda!!!


 Special CONGRATULATIONS! to Ms. Linda who was
inducted in November 2011 into the

National Living Legends of Dance!!!

 See Ms. Linda in the news for Shaggin' in North Myrtle Beach!


CONGRATULATIONS Kim Blocker & Robin McKenzie!!

They Celebrated 35 Years with Trudy's in 2012!!

photo by Grace Beahm

Did You Miss the Show? Or Want Another Taste?

WATCH SOME VIDEOS of Saturday's Rehearsal from 2012.



Trudy's School of Dance offers a variety of classes accommodating all ages and abilites.

Be sure to check out the "What's New" icon above for upcoming classes!

You can earn FREE classes and FREE costume fees!! Inquire at the studio.


Classes start at 2 1/2 years of age through adults.





 Classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced dancers.

  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Tap and Advanced Tap Technique
  • Lyrical
  • Modern
  • Hip Hop
  • Pre-Ballet & Creative Movement 
  • Combination Classes for 3-8 year olds
  • Preschool Mini-Session for 2 1/2 - 5 year olds
  • Adult Class levels for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
  • Shag Classes
  • Private lessons (by appointment) 
  • Wedding dance instruction (by appointment)


All of our classes are structured with National Dance Standards in mind and taught by qualified instructors. Browse our instructors' bios by visiting our STAFF page.

For more information regarding registration, class placement, and fees, please call our main office at (843) 795-8660.

Our office hours are Monday through Thursday, 3:30pm until 8:30pm.  

We look forward to taking you on an extraordinary journey and helping you to discover the wonders of dance.

Welcome to our family... Welcome to Trudy's!!


We're in the business of making dreams come true!


Island Plaza Shopping Center

1291 Folly Rd, Unit 112, James Island



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