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 DEAW’s 2019 Fundraising Production!

Dance Educators In Performance

July 13 at Broadway Performance Hall

This event provides dance educators with the opportunity & encouragement to engage in their own artistic process. By creating a platform for teaching artists to showcase their choreography, DEAW aims to shine light on the intersection of choreography, dance performance and education. Dance Educators in Performance is a fundraiser for DEAW. All proceeds from the concert will support DEAW progamming including statewide conferences, workshops and networking events, professional development scholarships, and regional dance advocacy.  


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 will be honored at the 2018 DEAW Conference.

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DEAW is a

proud affiliate of the

National Dance Education Organization