MDO members work in a variety of professional roles and disciplines. We support a diversity of dance styles and represent multiple regions across the state of Missouri.
Current Members Include:
College and University Dance Programs
Dance Presenters and Producers
Graduate and Undergraduate Dance Students
Somatics Practitioners and Movement Therapists
Patrons & Dance Enthusiasts
BENEFITS & COSTS
WHAT WE DO FOR YOU
Advocate and coordinate with state agencies for dance education.
Faciliate resource sharing and networking for dance workers across the state, including privately connecting MDO's diverse members
Coordinate, host and promote community development opportunities, classes, activities, workshops and more.
Distribute information from our national partners, including the National Dance Education Organization
Provide opportunities for professional development
Provide publicity support for your work and events
Represent your voice for dance education through our work with Missouri Alliance for Arts Education
Provide resources to inform and educate dance audiences, parents of dancers, administrators of dance programs, and dance enthusiasts!
OTHER MEMBERSHIP PERKS
Member rate for MDO's annual statewide conference
Eligibility to perform and/or present at MDO's annual statewide conference
Write personal handwritten letters to your representatives and senators to let them know what you are doing in their district.
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP COSTS
The Missouri Dance Organization is a nonprofit, member-driven association working to support dance arts and dance education in the state of Missouri.
MDO serves dance professionals at various stages in their careers, and assists dancers, choreographers, teachers, dance companies, and students in the passionate pursuit of a career in the field of dance.
MDO is a state affiliate of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) and is run by a volunteer Board of Directors. NDEO members qualify for MDO membership at no additional cost.
We strive to serve the professional dance community, and are committed to our members and their endeavors.