Call for Proposals – NDEO

NDEO’s 17th Annual National Conference
FOCUS ON DANCE EDUCATION:
Engaging in the Artistic Processes: Creating, Performing, Responding, Connecting

October 7-11, 2015 at the Pointe Hilton Tapatico Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, ArizonaAre you interested in presenting at our conference for one session, and then attending the rest of the sessions to further your career as a dance teacher/educator? Then please read on….. Right now we are interested in lining up our presenters, then in March we will have registration information available for folks who just want to attend, but not present. If you want to be a presenter, then please review the Call for Proposals below and submit by 2/1 to be considered.

Call For Proposal – Details
Read this first, before clicking on the Submit your Proposal button at the bottom of this email.
Call for Proposals Deadline is 2/1/15

Worksheet to Help You Complete the Proposal Form

As NDEO convenes in Phoenix, we will tackle the multifaceted subject of artistic processes. The artistic processes we engage in as dance artists provide the foundation and structure through which we come to define, understand, evaluate, analyze, and create dance. These processes are innate in other disciplines and throughout everyday life: Scientists engage in them in research and experimentation; businesses utilize them to be innovative and competitive; and we all engage in artistic processes when we create a meal, select decor for our home, or write a letter. NDEO invites proposals for conference sessions that focus on this year’s theme: Engaging in the Artistic Processes!

  • How do we define and use the artistic processes as artists, practitioners, and educators?
  • How do we combine the artistic processes to express our ideas and intent, and to bring meaning to dance?
  • What are different approaches to using the artistic processes in dance education?
  • How do we use the artistic processes to teach dance technique, choreography, and theory?
  • How can we help our students understand and engage in these processes as performers, choreographers, collaborators, and dance enthusiasts?
  • What tools and methodologies do we use to teach these processes, and how do we investigate, develop, and find new tools?
  • How does standards-based dance education help us to teach these processes more effectively?
  • How do the artistic processes in dance relate to other artistic and academic disciplines?

Consider these and other questions as you craft your proposal. Click here to view a Proposal Worksheet Form. This will help you know what info you need to submit. Then when you are ready to actually submit the proposal, please do so ONLINE using the link below.
SUBMIT your Proposal
Anyone can submit a proposal. You don’t have to be an NDEO member to submit. However, if your proposal is selected and you chose to attend conference to present, you will need to sign up for an NDEO membership and pay all applicable conference registration fees.

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