The Massachusetts Dance Education Organization (MADEO) is a non-profit dance resource and education organization whose mission is to advance and make accessible the art and education of dance in its many forms for all the people of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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The Massachusetts Dance Education Organization provides professional development, networking opportunities, advocacy, and honor societies for dance educators, artists, administrators, students, and professionals in the field of dance. Our members represent private schools of dance, PreK-12 education, professional preparation programs, performing arts organizations, professional dance companies, colleges and university programs, and cultural and community centers.

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Barre at the Bar Fundraiser

Join the second year cohort of Next Steps for Boston Dance, a program of The Aliad Fund and The Boston Foundation, for Barre at the Bar! This beginner-level ballet class / any-level cocktail hour is being held to raise funds for "We Try to Live Together", a...

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MADEO Announces New President and Board Members

Cambridge, MA – The Massachusetts Dance Education Organization held it’s annual board meeting on Thursday, August 10th, 2017 where elections took place for executive board positions. Kristen Duffy Young was elected as President, Meghan McLyman as Vice President and...

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Networking/Program Supporting Brainstorm

Network w/ your faculty and students- who dances? What kind of dance? Would they come in to share with your learning community? Intergenerational -12 and under and 55 plus – together making dances – brings barriers and shyness down Advocate, “come out” as a dance...

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Barre at the Bar Fundraiser

Join the second year cohort of Next Steps for Boston Dance, a program of The Aliad Fund and The Boston Foundation, for Barre at the Bar! This beginner-level ballet class / any-level cocktail hour is being held to raise funds for "We Try to Live Together", a...

read more

MADEO Announces New President and Board Members

Cambridge, MA – The Massachusetts Dance Education Organization held it’s annual board meeting on Thursday, August 10th, 2017 where elections took place for executive board positions. Kristen Duffy Young was elected as President, Meghan McLyman as Vice President and...

read more

Networking/Program Supporting Brainstorm

Network w/ your faculty and students- who dances? What kind of dance? Would they come in to share with your learning community? Intergenerational -12 and under and 55 plus – together making dances – brings barriers and shyness down Advocate, “come out” as a dance...

read more