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SHOCK Dance Center offers basic, intermediate, advanced and competitive levels of dance training in tap, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, ballet, pointe, conditioning, acro, clogging, musical theatre, heels and pom. We also offer a special needs dance program and are so proud of our Shock Stars. Shock is the HOME of the JL Mann High School Dance Team. Our dancers have been featured in music videos, Benson Nissan Car commercials and at events including the Heart Ball, Dancing with the Carolina Stars, Fashion with a Passion and so many more. Our Shock Company also opened for the Harlem Globetrotters during our 2019-2020 season. Our seasoned staff has accumulated years of personal and professional accomplishments from studio, stage, and screen. Our owner, Lindley Mayer Gulledge, danced professionally in Los Angeles, California for 8 years and performed for Glee, America's Got Talent, The American Country Music Awards, Victorious, the Oscars and MORE. We also have staff who are Clemson Rally Cat Alumni, former Miss South Carolina's, Juilliard Alumni and so much MORE. We are excited to impact young people and share our love for dance! Shock Dance also offers pageant coaching in all areas as well as production assistance. Contact us today for details!




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We are excited to offer a variety of dance classes as well as several outside opportunities for our dancers. Shock is known for bringing in master instructors from across the country to ensure our dancers are always growing and learning. Along with our Nationally acclaimed competitive company, we offer our preschool, beginner and special needs programs for our little ones who are ready to begin their dance journey. 

Our staff has several years of experience in the pageant industry. Lindley Mayer (owner) was the very first Palmetto Princess in the Miss South Carolina Organization and went on to become Miss South Carolina Teen 2005. She was Miss South Carolina 2016 and won overall talent and swimsuit for consecutive years in the Miss America Organization. She now works as the Princess Director/Choreographer for the Miss South Carolina Organization, Miss America's Outstanding Teen and Miss America. She is the owner of Crown Couture Collection and the designer of the ORIGINAL Crown Purse. She is the sponsor for over 100 major pageant systems including Miss America, MAOTeen, USA National Miss, NAM and MORE! We offer consulting for pageant walk, wardrobe, interview, talent choreography, etc. 

All of our staff members offer private lessons by the hour for those dancers who may work better in a one on one setting. We also offer private lessons for technique and all genres offered at Shock Dance and we will specifically meet the needs of the student. We also offer private lessons for choreography, pageant training and more. 

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