Education is at the heart of all careers, personal growth and societal transformation.
It is one of life's threads that weaves the entire tapestry of our collective experience together.
It cannot be experienced alone but must be shared with others!
What to Expect at the Conference:
Opening and Closing Showcases: featuring student and professional choreography.
Student Track: Colorado All-State Dance Ensemble, college entrance and scholarship audition classes, work with renowned choreographers, special elective workshops and performance opportunities.
Student Scholarships: Students who excel in talent, focus, dedication and artistry will be considered for one of three scholarships awarded by CoDEO to be used towards their future dance education (i.e tuition for a studio, workshop, or college).
Professional/Educator Track: engaging panel discussions, a wide selection of workshops for educators both inside and outside of the studio, group movement sessions, performance opportunities, and the unexpected meeting of new friends!
Continuing Education Credit: Teachers may earn hours or credit for attending one or two days of the conference.
Additional Conference Opportunities!
Educators, Choreographers, and Dance Professionals:
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. Deadline TBA
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! Deadline TBA
Vendor - Universities, dance studios, dance products and more are welcome! Deadline TBA
Colorado Showcase Performer - bring your own work and share it with conference attendees during the Conference Kick-Off performance Saturday evening. Deadline TBA
Colorado All-State Dance Ensemble - Audition to be chosen as the best of the best and get the opportunity to perform a new work. Deadline TBA
CoDEO Student Film Festival - Submit your student produced dance film and get the opportunity to be screened at the conference. Deadline TBA