New York State Dance Education Organization

Conferences and Workshops

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NYSDEA provides sponsorship and support for various dance education conferences and workshops in New York State. If interested in hosting an event with NYSDEA, please complete the NYSDEA Conference/Workshop Application and submit via email to  For questions or inquiries regarding NYSDEA conference support and sponsorship, please contact Leigh Heflin at

Montclair State University Accepting Applications for MFA in DanceSubmit applications starting September 1, 2017

Experience our progressive curriculum in a convenient low-residency format. Ideal for mid-career artists who want the convenience of an online degree program with the intimacy of a residential program. Application for June 2018 begins in September 2017. For mor..

NYSDEA One Day Intensive for Dance EducatorsSeptember 9, 2017

NYSDEA One Day Intensive for Dance Educators with Harkness Center for Dance Injuries and Functional Awareness When: September 9, 10AM-5:30PM Where: NYU Steinhardt, 35 West 4th Street NYSDEA/NDEO members and non-members pricing Student pricing available *NYS CTLE..

NYU Summer Dance Intensive for High School StudentsApplication Deadline May 8, Intensive July 10-21

The Summer Dance Intensive is designed for high school students, in their Junior or Senior year, with an interest in examining dance through multiple lenses. Focus will be on developing creativity, evolving technical and artistic skills, deepening an appreciation and understanding of the art form, a..

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.

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