JULY 24 - 26, 2024 | I.D.E.A. Workshop Day July 27
Welcome to the DanceLife Teacher Conference, the go-to event for dance education and studio ownership. This enriching 3-day experience boasts over 35 faculty and speakers, offering specialized tracks to meet the needs of every dance professional. From cutting-edge business insights to innovative classroom techniques and curriculum, we have something for everyone.
Distinctive to the DLTC, Rhee Gold's keynotes act as a spark, igniting personal and professional growth. Our trade show presents the latest industry advancements, while the DLTC Gala stands as an unforgettable evening that honors pioneers in dance education.
Reserve your spot today and prepare for an experience that will inspire, educate, and connect you and your team like never before. $100 deposit holds your spot. See you in July!
3 Classroom Tracks
Our classroom tracks are designed to enrich your teaching repertoire and elevate your students' experience. We offer three distinct tracks to meet your needs:
Two Intermediate & Advanced Classroom Tracks: These tracks serve as your toolbox for higher-level teaching. Dive into warm-ups, progressions, and combos across various dance styles including ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, acro, musical theater, and commercial jazz. Beyond the steps, we delve into classroom management, choreography workshops, and specialized sessions for stretching and strengthening techniques.
Early Childhood & Preschool Classroom Track: This track is a treasure trove of fresh concepts and teaching methods for our youngest dancers. You'll walk away with innovative ideas that you can immediately implement in your early childhood and preschool classes.
Teaching Essentials: In all tracks, we focus on the foundational principles of effective teaching. Learn not just what to teach, but also gain insights into how to make your lessons more engaging and meaningful for your students. Join us to become the teacher who not only instructs but inspires.
2 Business Tracks
Two Business Tracks: For Studio Owners
Our two specialized business tracks are designed to meet the needs of both new and seasoned studio owners, as well as their administrative staff. Whether you're looking to scale your business, implement effective procedures, or lead your team with confidence, we've got you covered. The curriculum spans a wide array of topics, including marketing, branding, budgeting, and mastering social media. You'll also discover new program concepts and innovative ideas to boost revenue.
For Administrative Staff: Tailored Learning Opportunities
Your administrative staff isn't left out; they have the option to attend specialized sessions tailored to their roles or join you in a unified learning experience. Regardless of the path you choose, you'll leave the conference with a wealth of actionable ideas, ready to elevate both your business and leadership skills.
An Exclusive Highlight of the DLTC: Rhee Gold's Inspirational Keynotes
A standout feature unique to the DanceLife Teacher Conference is the spark ignited by Rhee Gold's motivational and keynote speeches. Crafted to resonate with everyone from teachers and studio owners to administrators, Gold's impactful words serve as the spark for both personal and professional transformation. Get ready to be inspired to live your best life and feel a renewed sense of enthusiasm for dance and teaching.
The DLTC Gala: The Pinnacle of Inspiration and Celebration
The event stands as the highlight of the DanceLife Teacher Conference, bringing together a vibrant community of educators, master teachers, guest speakers, exhibitors, and special guests. This unforgettable evening serves as a platform to honor trailblazers in dance education who have inspired educators around the globe. The atmosphere is further elevated with special guest performances that captivate and inspire. Complimentary for all attendees, the Gala offers a delightful array of appetizers and a cash bar, setting the stage for a night you'll never forget."
The DLTC Trade Show: Your One-Stop Shop for Dance Resources
Featuring over 60 esteemed product and service providers from the dance industry, the DLTC trade show is your gateway to the latest innovations. Explore cutting-edge software, ticketing solutions, costumes, dancewear, shoes, and curriculum materials. You'll also find essential services like insurance and flooring, as well as exciting event opportunities and much more."
Who can attend? Dance teachers and studio owners; it is not an event for students. Minimum age is 18. Studio owners may register assistant teachers ages 16 & 17 for the movement tracks.
What airport should I use? Bradley International Airport - Hartford, CT (BDL) or T.F. Green International Airport - Providence, RI (PVD)
What is the best means of transportation to/from the airport to Mohegan Sun? From Hartford, CT or Providence, RI, we recommend using ride share apps such as Uber of Lyft. Mohegan Sun has a comprehensive listing of transportation opens available by clicking HERE.
Questions? Contact email@example.com
Would you like to be an exhibitor? Contact Greg@rheegold.com for options.
FOR YOUR BUSINESS
FOR YOUR CLASSROOM
FOR YOUR DANCE SOUL
- DLTC Room Block Rate is not inclusive of taxes & $9.99 per night resort fee.
- Rooms must be booked by July 8, 2024 to guarantee discounted rate based on availability.
- Reservations require charge of one night's deposit per room. Reservations canceled within 3 days of arrival will incur a one-night penalty charge.
- Room upgrades are available upon request and availability.
Up to 4 guests per room at the same low rate!
An Amazing Entertainment Experience
- More than 300,000 square feet of gaming excitement within Casino of the Earth and Sky, including smoke-free areas
- Two luxury hotel towers with a total of 1,563 rooms
- Two world-class spas
- The Shops at Mohegan Sun, a 130,000 square-foot retail shopping experience
- Over 45 restaurants, bars and lounges
- Three entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena, a 350-seat Wolf Den and an upscale, edgy comedy club
- More than 375,000 square feet of meeting and function space
- A professionally-managed business center
- Two indoor pools
- A 17,500 square-foot outdoor sun terrace
- 3-story crystal mountain
- A 55-foot indoor waterfall
About Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino
A world at play and a world to its own, Mohegan Sun, created in 1996 by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut in partnership with Mohegan, is one of the world's most amazing destinations with some of New England's finest dining, hotel accommodations, retail shopping, live entertainment and sporting events.