MDO is a State Affiliate of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO).
NDEO members qualify for MDO membership at no additional cost.

Your dues support the mission and work of MDO including: 

Advocacy and coordination with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to bring Dance Certification back to our state and to create competency standards for those who teach dance in K-12 schools. 

Resource sharing and networking among MDO's diverse members. 

Community development opportunities, classes, activities, workshops and more.


MDO Membership Levels:

$30 Professional

$15 Student

$100 Institution

MDO Benefits Include:

  • National Dance Education Organization information

  • Reduced conference price

  • Opportunity to perform and/or present at the yearly Missouri Dance Organization Conference

  • Opportunity to be a voice for dance education through Missouri Arts Alliance

  • Sharing and networking through social media and in person events

  • Opportunities for professional development 


NDEO Membership

MDO strongly encourages members to consider joining NDEO. To join NDEO, click below.


NDEO member benefits include:

Access to the Journal of Dance Education

dance education research database access 


job listing

health insurance options

and more!

NDEO/MDO Membership Levels

(MDO memberships are included in price)

$115 Professional member

$115 Ph.D./Ed.D. Candidate member

$85 Young Professional

$60 Retiree

$75 Graduate Student

$50 Undergraduate Student

Institutional Memberships

$185 Dance Studio

$185 K-12 Schools

$185 Performing Arts Organization

$250 Higher Education Institution

For more information on NDEO and benefits and to become a member of NDEO visit 

**Please note to become a member of NDEO you must fill out the application on their website.  Check the state affiliate box and your NDEO membership includes a MDO membership.

Missouri Dance Organization    P.O. Box 16659    St. Louis    MO    63105-9998

MDO is a state affiliate of the National Dance Education Organization
MDO is a professional associate of the Missouri alliance for arts education

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