Foothills Dance Conservatory 109 E. North 1st Street Seneca, SC
Foothills Dance Conservatory109 E. North 1st StreetSeneca, SC

FDC has consistently provided the best training and performance opportunity for students in and around Oconee County. 

John Deming, Rochester City Ballet NY

Foothills Dance Conservatory

Foothills Dance Conservatory(FDC) founded in 1997 is the first premier pre-professional dance school in Oconee County, whose exceptional ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance training is recognized throughout the professional dance community as being one of the best training facilities in South Carolina. Whether Students attend “just for fun” or for a possible future dance career, all deserve correct training. The school was founded with a most ambitious objective in mind…to offer time-honored traditional dance instruction in a variety of subjects in a nurturing environment with teaching excellence normally found in big cities. Our professional faculity carry with them the professionalism they learned training with some of the best national and international teachers in the world. Students from many locations travel to Seneca to take advantage of the opportunities offered at FDC. We offer high quality instruction with the most reasonable tuition rates in the nation. FDC has beautiful spacious state-of-the-art studios with high ceilings. All three spaces have injury preventative wood sprung flooring with a slip resistant Marley overlay in the two main spaces. FDC offers an exceptional building and correct training for all students. A parent observation room allows parents to observe and experience the difference in training between our professional dance school and commercial dance studios.


FDC Classes


Foothills Dance Conservatory offers classes for girls and boys ages 3 and up.  Whether your child is a beginner or pre-professional, we have classes with incredible instructors who will encourage their passion for dance.  We offer ballet, modern, jazz, tap, and a new challenge movement class


Our pre-professional students study ballet under our new faculty, Ben and Kelly Rabe of the Rochester City Ballet.

Jazz is taught by Allie Larson-Thomson, previously with West Virginia Dance Company/Theater West Virginia. She also choreographs many contemporary pieces for YAGP.

Modern/Contemporary is taught by our new faculty Tracy Vogt. Tracy Vogt is a nationally and internationally renowned modern choreographer and instructor at South Carolina Governors School for the Arts and Humanities.


Check out our faculty page to see their full credentials. 




FDC Class Schedule 2021-2022
FDC Schedule 21-22.pdf
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FDC Registration Form 2021-2022
FDC RegistrationForm 2021-2022.pdf
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FCPA Registration Form 2021-2022
FCPA 2021-2022 registration form.pdf
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FDC Summer Dance Intensive Registration Form 2021
Summer Dance Intensive 2021.pdf
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2021 M.A.D. Camp Registration Form
2021 mad camp application.pdf
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