Dance Educators Association of Washington envisions equitable access
to quality dance education for all people regardless of
gender, age, race, religion, culture, socio-economic status, or ability.



Dance Educators Association of Washington supports and advocates for the dance community in Washington State.

Announcing our 2018 Conference! 

Dance Saves Lives: Awakening Radical Joy through Movement

September 29-30
Delridge Community Center, Seattle

Member: $35/Sat, $50/Sun, $80/ Full
Non-Member: $45/ Sat, $75/ Sun, $115/ Full
*Prices include catered lunch

Financial assistance is available through the Anne Green Gilbert Scholarship Fund and our new work-trade program.
You can apply for a scholarship here by Sept. 15, or email us anytime if you are interested in a work-trade position.  


Upcoming Events

2017 DEAW fall conference

Moving Every Body:
Equity in Dance Education

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DEAW is a

proud affiliate of the

National Dance Education Organization

Dance Educator of the Year

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The 2017 Dance Educator of the Year is Sheyla Mattos! Learn more about Sheyla here.  Sheyla was honored at the 2017 DEAW Conference.