Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 NYSDEA Awards and Scholarships!
Check out our awards page for more information.
The deadline is May 27, 2016.
We look forward to reading your submissions!
NYSDEA Winter Conference 2016 Reflections
"The Changing Face of American Dance"
NYU in New York City
February 6-7, 2016
Vision Document for Dance 2050: The Future of Dance in Higher Education
completed Vision Document was presented to DANCE 2050 participants at
the 2014 National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) National
Conference in Chicago, IL. Those attending, along with those
contributing electronically, reviewed the document and voted to accept
it as a shared vision of those participating in the blind reviewed DANCE
You can find the whole document here:
Vision Document Dance 2050 (190 KB)
NYSDEA would like to congratulate Andrea Provvisiero for her contributions to dance education!
Provvisiero has been the Dance teacher at P.S. 253 in Brooklyn for the
past 3 years, teaching grades K-5; last year she collaborated with the
Music and Theater teacher at 253 to create a Safety video for a national
contest, and won the school $10,000!
began assisting at her local dance studio at age 13, and within the
next few years started teaching her own ballet, modern, tap, jazz,
hip-hop, and nursery classes. She has a Bachelors degree in Dance from Adelphi University a Masters degree in Education from Queens Colleges and is an
ABT certified teacher / levels 1-3. Andrea also teaches group fitness classes to
adults at night.
is doing exactly what she has always dreamed of doing since she was a little
girl, as she shares her love of dance with her students!
The New York State Dance Education Association (NYSDEA) is growing and evolving to meet the needs of our dance community in the 21st century. The officers of NYSDEA invite you to join us as we enter a new and exciting era for dance in New York State.
NYSDEA serves dance educators who teach diverse populations in schools of dance, PreK-12 schools, post-secondary institutions and education outreach programs. Click here to see a list of our institutional members.
NYSDEA is a state affiliate of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO). When you become a member of NDEO, you automatically become a member of NYSDEA. Checks are made payable to NDEO and a portion is returned to NYSDEA.
We look forward to forging new creative paths in dance and dance education. We thank you in advance for your consideration in joining NYSDEA.
Benefits of membership include:
- Networking for dance educators across the state and nation
- Membership in the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO)
- The Journal of Dance Education, a national peer review publication
- National NDEO Conferences
- NYSDEA Workshops throughout the state
- NYSDEA Website: Information sharing, Dance events and calendar, Program announcements
- National Honor Society for Dance Arts
- A major voice in developing NYS dance policy and curricular issues
Dance educators are defined as, but not delimited to, those teaching or administering dance programs in K-12, higher education, performing arts organizations, private studios and schools of dance, cultural/community centers, etc. It includes dance specialists, teaching artists and choreographers, artists-in-schools, studio teachers, and generalists teaching dance or movement education.
To become a member of NYSDEA, go to the NDEO website at www.ndeo.org/membership.
You can register online and pay by credit card or print an invoice and mail in a check to the NDEO home office. This process automatically registers you as a member of our organization. If you do not have internet access and wish to join our organization, please call 301-585-2880 and your registration can be taken over the phone.