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DD2 Fine and Performing Arts Mission Statement:

Dorchester School District Two Fine Arts programs provide meaningful artistic experiences that foster community, creativity, and excellence for ALL students.  

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2024 Rollings Middle School of the Arts SPECIAL AUDITION LEVEL II

(Rising 7th Grade) 

Rollings Middle School of the Arts is a visual and performing arts middle school serving grades six, seven, and eight. The art areas available at RMSA are Band, Dance, Piano, Strings, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts, and Vocal Arts. Any sixth-grade student who resides in the Dorchester School District Two attendance area, including students who previously auditioned and were not accepted, may apply. Students will only be allowed to audition for those core arts areas with openings in the 7th grade for the 2024-25 academic year. 

Important dates:

  • Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on Friday, June 28, 2024.
  • Audition letters will be emailed on Monday, July 8, 2024.
  • Auditions will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2024. (Proof of residency must be provided at the time of audition.)
  • Students will be notified of the results the week of July 22, 2024 via email.

Students must score at a level equal to the proficiency of a current RMSA student entering into 7th grade to be admitted.

Please call the Fine Arts Department at 843-832-5532 if you have any questions.
Thank you!

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Rising 6th Graders

Learn more about Fine & Performing Arts preferences!

Visit the 5th Grade Fine Arts Preference page

High-Quality Arts Education for All Ages

Our award-winning arts program provides students of all ages with a high-quality arts education that fosters creativity and self-expression. Students have the opportunity to develop their talents and showcase their abilities in events and performances.

With a team of highly qualified and experienced arts educators, our district's arts program offers a well-rounded curriculum that helps students build a strong foundation in the arts.

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Enrichment  Programs

Challenging programs provide opportunities for students to develop their talents in a variety of areas.

Auditions for Rollings Middle School of the Arts

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Visit the Summers Corner Performing Arts Center website

Art Gives Us a Voice

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Art is a place for children to trust their ideas, believe in themselves, and to explore their souls.”Daniel Bryant
OES Art Teacher
Nebraska Art Teachers Association Keynote Speaker

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My ultimate goal is to inspire my students to find their own unique voice through art.”Natalie Schwieger 
Alston Middle School     Visual Art Teacher       SCAEA Middle Level  Teacher of the Year

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Through the arts we find comfort, confidence, courage, creativity, and compassion”Kevin Morrissey
FDHS Visual Art Teacher
SCAEA Arts Educator of the Year

DDTwo Arts in the News

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Jason Walsh
Director of Fine and Performing Arts

Ms. Jana Ladson 
Fine Arts Secretary

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