The Colorado Dance Education Organization (CoDEO) is a state affiliate of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO).
The purpose of CoDEO shall be to enrich the lives of the people of Colorado by supporting and promoting dance arts and arts performances through education, communication and advocacy.
Annual CoDEO Conference
Who attends the CoDEO Conference?
The Annual Dance Conference attendees include:
Dance students rom Colorado and neighboring states
Selected Colorado All-State Dance Ensemble members
National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA) students
Dance Educators in K-12 public, private, and charter schools
University level teachers from within Colorado and neighboring states
Regional & national choreographers
Regional and national dance administrators and advocates
Dance product and promotional vendors
You can be part of the conference in many ways:
Attend The Conference Dance Students, Dance Educators and more can attend and participate in workshops and performances. Registration Deadline January 14, 2024
Choreographer - selected choreographers will work with students and set a piece to be performed Sunday evening.
Workshop Presenter - share your passion for dance education with our attending students or educators! Submission Deadline October 6, 2023
Vendor - Universities, dance studios, dance products and more are welcome! January 12, 2023.
Colorado Showcase Performer - bring your own work and share it with conference attendees during the Conference Kick-Off performance Saturday evening. Submission Deadline December 9, 2023
CoDEO Student Film Festival - Submit your student produced dance film and get the opportunity to be screened at the conference. Submission Deadline December 9, 2023.
CoDEO Dance Teacher of the Year - Nominate an exceptional dance teacher and tell us why they deserve to be recognized for their excellence in dance education. Submission Deadline December 9, 2023.
CoDEO is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and advocating for dance education in the state of Colorado. CoDEO provides the dance artist and dance educator a state and national network of resources and support, as well as access to programs and projects that focus on the importance of dance in education. The purpose of the Colorado Dance Education Organization shall be to enrich the lives of the people of Colorado by supporting and promoting dance arts and arts performances through education, communication and advocacy.