Let's strengthen the state voice and vision for dance!
Idaho Dance Education Organization (IDEO) is committed to advocating and advancing
IDEO will develop a membership comprised of dancers, educators, choreographers, presenters, collaborative artists, administrators, dance companies, educational institutions, and advocates. This will provide an opportunity for increased effectiveness in networking, advocacy for dance, dissemination of information, and communication.
IDEO will improve the quality and training of dance education in Idaho by providing opportunities for creating, performing, and observing dance for all. The organization will address professional development, research, and documentation, assessment, and leadership.
IDEO will build and support the Idaho dance community that focuses on the education of the whole person in and through dance as an art and as a cultural manifestation.
The National Dance Education Organization envisions a nation that affords every citizen equal
access and opportunity to quality dance arts education regardless of gender, age, race or culture, socio-economic status, ability or interest.