Remote Learning &  COVID-19 Resources

The greater dance community has certainly rallied in order to navigate online and remote learning options and to share resources (mostly free) for fellow dance educators. We have compiled a variety of those resources, groups, websites, etc. in hopes of supporting your work in the field.

*MDEA does not endorse the websites and links provided.

Some websites that could be helpful resources for transitioning to and continuing to teach  remote/online learning as we deal with COVID-19. Click the title to open the page in a new tab.

NDEO - Private Sector Virtual Meeting -Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 1:00PM until 2:00PM (EST)
**Click title above to register.

Virtual Meeting via zoom for dance teachers in the private sector to share knowledge and discuss challenges. All registrants will be sent information on how to access zoom an hour before the meeting starts.


Join Americans for the Arts staff who will overview our advocacy and research relating to the new federal COVID-19 Relief Package. Speakers will discuss Americans for the Arts COVID-19 response resources, the new legislation, what parts relate to arts organizations, artists, and the creative economy and what you should expect in the next few weeks.  

Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund

If you are a non-profit arts organization

  • Grants up to $10,000 not to exceed 3 months of cash operating expenses for Maryland businesses and nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 with 50 or fewer employees

  • Must be established prior to March 9, 2020.

  • Business must be in good standing.

  • Applicants must have employees on their payroll for whom they have had payroll taxes withheld (i.e. W-2 employees).

Teaching During COVID-19: Advice from NDEO Members

Article with sample lessons, app ideas and much more!

Dance Studies Association

While liveness is often an integral part of performance-based curricula, here we compile a list of resources for moving teaching into the digital sphere. When in-person meetings are not possible, online tools, content, and protocols can offer new approaches to technique, choreography, performance, and collaboration.

Dancing Alone Together 
Resources for moving dance-based pedagogy online 

Dancing Alone Together aims to be a central resource for the digital dance world that is beginning to bloom.
      MOVE — Live-Streamed Dance Classes
      CREATE — Dance-Making Prompts & Communities
      WATCH — Dance Performance Footage & Films

CLI Studios

When you join the CLI Studios Partnership Program, your studio will work with 150+ of the industry's top choreographers in every style of dance. With continuing education for your entire staff, and master classes and choreography for your students, our Partner Studios around the world are more inspired than ever!

On the Boards TV
Watch world class performances from today's most provocative artists.

Jacobs Pillow

Hundreds of performance excerpts may be browsed by artist, era, or genre, or explored through curated Playlists. In addition, an entertaining and informative Guess Game offers randomly-generated multiple-choice questions to test your dance knowledge. And an extensive section of multimedia essays feature talks, photos, programs, and other exclusive content organized into themes including Tap, Dance of the African Diaspora, Women in Dance, and more.


Dance Magazine Article

List of performances that have gone online 


The Florida Center for Instructional Technology

Online resources for Dance Education


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