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Continuously Offering Our OPEN DOOR POLICY - Your first week of classes are FREE!

(New Students Only)


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)






2015-2016 Class Schedule

Click HERE to view our CLASS SCHEDULE!

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



Annual Spring Recital Performance

Saturday, June 18, 2016

1:00 PM at Sottile Theatre

Rehearsal Day will be FRIDAY, June 17, 2016. Schedule to be posted closer to recital time.



Annual "Catch the Spirit" Christmas Performance

Venue and date and in December TBA

Silent Auction to beneft The Ronald McDonald House of Charleston and Trudy's Adopt-A-Dancer Program.



Parent Night Out (PNO) Parties (ongoing)

Call the studio and check our social media pages for upcoming dates. 

$15 per child includes party, pizza, games, prizes and snacks.
6-9pm for all ages
Children 6+ are welcome to stay for a lock-in ($30):  extended party, movies and overnight slumber party fun.
Pick up at 7am.

 Next PNO/Lock-In is Friday, October 23rd!

Halloween Party!! Sign up now!!


Birthday Parties and Special Events!

Call the studio to schedule your birthday party or special event.

Instructors available.


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.


Co-Ed 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
  • Acro Jazz
  • Hip Hop
  • Pre-Ballet & Creative Movement 
  • Combination Classes for 3-8 year olds
  • Preschool Mini-Session for 2 1/2 - 5 year olds
  • Broadway
  • Adult Class levels for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
  • Shag Classes
  • Private lessons (by appointment) 
  • Wedding dance instruction (by appointment) - Couples or entire wedding party for a fun group performance!


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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