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2024 DDCA Coaches Conference & Awards Banquet

Saturday April 27, 2024

The DDCA Board looks forward to celebrating our season with the wonderful coaches and judges that make up our membership.  We also hope to share many of the great things that can enhance our programs, revive our collaborations, and prepare us for a wonderful 2024-25 season.

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Thank you to our conference and awards banquet sponsor:

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DDCA Conference 

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Canby High School

721 SW 4th Ave. Canby, OR 97013

Spring Membership Meeting

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Canby High School

721 SW 4th Ave. Canby, OR 97013

 

DDCA Awards Banquet

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Antonia Ballroom

221 N Grant St. Canby, OR 97013

Pricing

Early bird registration has passed 

DDCA Conference AND Banquet 

(On or before March 11)

*no longer available*

$125.00 per person  

 

DDCA Conference AND Banquet

$145 per personfee includes the DDCA Conference and Awards Banquet for ONE

 

DDCA Awards Banquet ONLY 

$35 per person - 

Can be purchased for DDCA members and guests.

 

Please choose appropriate ticket price at checkout.

For DDCA members who submit payment before March 11, 2024, the ticket-holders will also be entered into a drawing for some fabulous prizes!  *Early registration has passed.

Prizes include:

Pro Action Camp for one dancer

Thunderbird Dance Camp coaches camp fee

More prizes will be collected and shared soon!!!

Schedule

Class offerings subject to change as registrations and offerings are finalized

  • 7:30AM:   Registration

  • 8:00-8:15:  Vendor & Conference attendees meet & greet

  • 8:20-9:50:  Feature Class: Dr. Chelsea Pierotti

  • 10:00-12:00:​  Class offerings (subject to change)

    • Ellové Technique

    • Jordan Isadore/Contemporary

    • Stretch/Strength/Skill

    • Budgeting

  • 12:00-12:50:  Lunch and Presentation

    • Provided by DTU​

  • 1:00-3:00:  Class offerings​ (subject to change)

    • Scoresheet Breakdown & Review

    • Dance Beyond High School - Panel

    • Nationals Planning

    • Drill Down Basics

  • 3:00-5:30:  DDCA Spring Membership Meeting 

    • Anyone can attend meeting - payment not necessary.

  • 6:00PM:  DDCA Awards Banquet - Antonia Ballroom (5 min drive from High School)

Conference Vendor & Business Member Options

Standard Business Member - $250

  • Your logo and website linked on the DDCA Business Sponsor Page.

  • List of coach email addresses.

  • DDCA Social Media shoutout.

  • Table/chair/linen at the 2024 DDCA Spring Conference.

For more information about becoming a conference vendor & DDCA partner, send inquiry to the email link below.

Executive Business Level - $500

  • Your logo and website linked on the DDCA Website - Business Sponsor Page & the Conference Event Page

  •  List of coach email addresses.

  • DDCA Social Media shoutout.

  • Table/chair/linen at the 2024 DDCA Spring Conference.

  • Lunch at the 2024 DDCA Spring Conference

  • Sponsorship of a Conference meal which includes 10 minutes to address the membership (limited opportunities available).

Conference Classes & Teacher Information

DDCA Board will continue to update with teacher bios and class information

Dr. Chelsea Pierotti

Chelsea was trained as a studio dancer in the Denver area, and spent summers training with professional ballet companies, finishing her performance career as a professional ballet dancer in Colorado. Chelsea was also a successful high school dance coach forover a decade. She won multiple State Championship titles and was recognized asColorado’s Dance Coach of the Year and twice as the National Dance CoachesAssociation’s Associate of the Year. Outside of coaching, Chelsea also has a Ph.D. inSport Psychology and is a Teaching Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Chelsea currently runs a company providing online and in-person educational resources for dancers and dance educators including digital courses, memberships, andworkshops to help you learn and thrive. She specializes in education for dance teachers and coaches in many areas of mental skills including confidence, resilience, motivation, mindset, and leadership. Visit her website at https://chelseapierotti.com and check out herpodcast, Passion for Dance, wherever you get your podcasts.

Jordan Isadore

Jordan Isadore is a dancer/choreographer originally from Northern California. He received his B.F.A. in Dance from California State University Long Beach in 2009. Upon relocating to New York in 2011, Isadore danced for Shen Wei Dance Arts and has performed at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Mariinsky Theater, throughout China, South America and Europe. Additionally, he has performed works by Christopher Williams, Andrea Miller, Sydney Skybetter, Alex Ketley, Barak Marshall, Alexandra Pirici, as well as others. His own work has been presented at The Museum of Arts & Design, 92nd Street Y, Joe’s Pub, Madame Tussauds, and The American Dance Festival. Isadore has appeared on the Conan O’Brien Show with musical artist Blood Orange, in addition to performing movement direction for Solange Knowles at the 2017 Panorama Music Festival. 

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Chelsea Godon - Ellove Technique

Chelsea Godon began her dance journey at the age of 3 and fell in love with ballet and jazz at her studio in Silverton. She was a varsity dancer for Silverton Dance Team in high school and continued to expand competitively and in the studio. She later fell in love with other dance styles when she moved to Eugene at 18, including burlesque and heels. Chelsea became a certified Ellové instructor in 2019 which sparked her passion for fitness, injury prevention and cross training for dancers. Chelsea currently teaches at Rebelle Movement Studio and The Downtown Athletic Club in Eugene and is a choreographer and dancer for Rebelle Burlesque and Elite Dance Company.

Become a Conference Vendor!

The DDCA Board is looking for vendors for our coaches conference! 

Please reach out to the DDCA Board to become one of our Conference Vendors

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