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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.

Conference 2023

NDEO NATIONAL CONFERENCE

TEACHING IS LEADING: 
Embracing our Impact & Opportunity as Dance Educators

Fri., Sept. 29, 2023 - Sun. Oct. 1, 2023
Pre-conference intensives on Thurs. Sept. 28th
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center (CO)
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10th Annual Dance Education Conference

January 27th and 28th, 2024

Pueblo Convention Center

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

  • Health professionals

  • 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

Colorado All-State Dance Ensemble - Audition to be chosen as the best of the best and get the opportunity to perform a new work. Audition Submission Deadline November 3, 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.

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