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.

Dance Educators In Performance
July 13 at Broadway Performance Hall

Dance Educators in Performance features a lineup of stellar choreographers from across Washington state. This unique show offers a platform for teaching artists and shines light on the unique intersections of choreography, dance performance and education. All proceeds from the concert support DEAW programming including statewide conferences, workshops, networking events, professional development scholarships, and regional dance advocacy.  


Announcing 2019 DEAW Annual Conference!
Every Body is a Dancing Body

October 5-6, 2019
All That Dance
3012 NE Blakeley St, Seattle, WA 98105


Upcoming Events

2018 DEAW fall conference

Dance Saves Lives:
Awakening Radical Joy Through Movement

Dance Educator of the Year

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The 2018 Dance Educator of the Year is Shannon Barnes!  Shannon was honored at the 2018 DEAW Conference.

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DEAW is a

proud affiliate of the

National Dance Education Organization