Lawson Academy of the Arts

Lawson Academy of the Arts

The Lawson Academy, founded by Dr. Alia Ross Lawson, has served the Converse, Spartanburg, and surrounding upstate community since 1944. Rich in history and known for its tradition in educational excellence in music and dance, the Lawson Academy is in a strong position to build on its past while looking forward to meeting the creative needs of our 21st-century world.

We encourage students of all ages to peruse our classes and private study opportunities. We’re sure you’ll find something to fit your schedule and your budget. Join us on a creative journey that will bring joy to all of our lives.

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