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A smiling woman with long dark hair and wearing a purple sweater over a green top stands before an NDEO background facing a video camera.Welcome to our Latest News webpage. This is a place where you can get information quickly about what is going on right now with NDEO's programs, services, and upcoming deadlines. It is typically a summary of recently sent e-Blasts / emails.

In addition, you can easily check the Member Events / News Online Forum to see what types of events, programming, and services our Members are offering.



Jan11 Join Us for a Webinar on 1/26 @ 7PM EDT: Disrupting Gender Assumptions: Challenging Cis-Heteronormative Narratives in Dance
Created by Kaitlynn Schultz on 1/11/2022 6:58:00 PM

In this webinar our esteemed panel of presenters will discuss their experiences as LGBTQIA+ identifying educators/artists and how they work to disrupt assumptions in their respective dance spaces. These panelists come from a range of backgrounds and will speak to different experiences based on their specific work environment. Topics covered in this webinar include; anatomy-first language, creating inclusive dance spaces and protocols for all dancers, challenging norms in the casting/audition process, and utilizing inclusive pedagogy throughout the learning process, in both K-12 and University settings. They will each share their perspectives and highlight work that is already being done in the field to address these contemporary issues. There will be a brief Q&A at the end to answer any questions submitted by the audience! 

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Jan11 Attend a Virtual SIG Meeting in February
Created by Kaitlynn Schultz on 1/11/2022 6:57:00 PM

Join us in February for 1 or more Special Interest Group (SIG) Virtual Meetings. In addition to our regular SIG meetings, we will be hosting a Cross Sector SIG Meeting entitled Assessing College Audition Processes: Building a More Equitable Framework, where moderator Elizabeth Mcpherson will lead group discussions about the future of college dance audtions. We welcome members from all sectors, environments and interests to attend and contribute to this discussion. You can learn more by clicking here to visit our SIG Virtual Meetings page

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Jan11 Register for Spring OPDI Courses
Created by Kaitlynn Schultz on 1/11/2022 6:53:00 PM

Register now to take an online course with NDEO this Spring! Classes start on 2/14/22 and 2/28/22. Course registration must be complete two Wednesday prior to the start date of the course. Learn more here

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