For the first time ever, the DANCE TEACHER SUMMIT will be on two coasts! Join us in New York, NY on July 29-31 and Long Beach, CA on August 5-7 for THE BIGGEST DANCE TEACHER ONLY EVENT.

Hilton New York Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019

Long Beach Convention Center
300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802


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Top Ten Reasons To Attend The Dance Teacher Summit

  • 10Summit-to-go online accessAfter the event, each attendee will be able to view dance classes, seminars and events held at the Summit online!

    9A bonding experienceThere’s no better way to strengthen your relationships and get renewed for the new year!

    8Add value to your companyFor studio owners, a trip to the Summit is a great way to recognize the staff who work to keep your company operating successfully. Register three teachers together and a fourth teacher comes free!

  • 7The Summit panelA great way to end a wonderful three days of dance! All of the attendees are invited to a night of special guests and need-to-know topics!

    6Experience the Exhibit HallPreview all things dance for the upcoming year and receive special attendee discounts and lots of free giveaways!

    5Not just educational, but funOur special events include a Fashion Show, Cocktail Party, Choreography Competition  and Special Guest Performances.

  • 4Learn that you’re not aloneWith 1,500 of your peers gathered under one roof, you'll have an excellent opportunity to network, trade ideas and forge new relationships. 

    3It's at the beachSunny, beautiful long beach dip your toes in the sand at California’s ultimate beach destination!

    2The Guest ArtistsMaster dance teachers as well as the best business coaches join forces to bring you the most diverse teachers-only event in the world!

  • 1The most important reason: YOUReward yourself, be inspired and get re-energized at the Dance Teacher Summit.


    • Mack Oliver
    • Teaching Artist
    • Chicago Ballet

    "I'm pretty sure I would find a way to attend the Summit if you held it in Antarctica. It was such a fun, informative, meaningful weekend, and I really appreciate the quality of programming and the enormous variety of presenters. I'll definitely be in Long Beach next summer! Thanks so much!"

    • Dena Kay Botticelli
    • Studio Owner
    • DK Dance Studio

    "Such an awesome experience year after year....never gets old! Always great classes, with great information and wonderful networking with fellow dance studio owners, directors, teachers. Choreographers, competition directors, and so much more! Cannot wait for this year!!!"