DanceLife Teacher Conference 2018

THE Premier Conference for your WHOLE dance school team!

4 days, with over 100 sessions, that will change everything!

The DanceLife Teacher Conference is for EVERYONE involved in the dance education field. Whether you are a school owner, teacher, studio manager, husband-and-wife team, or play some other role in the success of a school, this conference is for you.

See Why DLTC 2018 is the place to be this summer!

JULY 27 - 30

July 26: Special I.D.E.A. Member Business Development Seminar

The Phoenician, A Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

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Tim Fournier teaching tap at the DanceLife Teacher Conference

Real teachers’ classes, designed to offer attendees curriculum and inspiration for years to come. The program of study includes recreational, intermediate, and advanced warm-up, barre, progressions, combinations and more.  

Attendees explore technique, choreography, combinations, philosophy, and innovative learning concepts. Styles include ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, hip-hop and modern, with progressions, routines, choreography, improving feet, pirouettes, balance, and much more. See our preschool and children's work track.

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Dance studio business seminar

The DLTC business track is always jam-packed  with fresh and innovative ideas to increase enrollment, generate more income, market your business like a pro and become a smarter business person.

The dance field has evolved rapidly over the last couple of decades. Opportunities for success are abundant; the DLTC offers studio owners and their office staff the latest strategies to retain students, better organize the processes, create a culture of achievement, the technology to keep the business relevant and so much more.

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DanceLife Conference Preschool Class

NEW! Get the latest classroom curriculum and ideas the age 6 and under students; the group we consider the most important when it comes to the futures of our studios. From concepts for mommy and me to toddlers right through 1st grade, you'll discover quality curriculum and classroom strategies to take your preschool programs to a new level. Guaranteed! 

This track will incorporate classroom strategies, including teaching children with learning difference and disabilities. We are proud to assist attendees with the philosophy that everybody can dance.

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Business seminar DanceLife Teacher Conference

NEW! Seminars specifically focused on the studio office team. The sessions incorporate customer service, responsibility and expectations, scheduling, communication strategies, checklists, and so much more will be covered. 

This track will educate and motivate those who are often the face and voice of the business. All studio owners need a well-educated and motivated team and we're up for the challenge. Open to all office employees and significant others.

*Office managers are welcome to attend any business or office manager event except "Studio Owner Only" seminars

The DanceLife Teacher Conference

It's all about building camaraderie among hundreds of dance educators from around the world.  Each is striving to be the best that they can be by discovering new and innovative concepts for the classroom, business and their personal journey.

The D.L.T.C. Experience, 4-Full Days Featuring

  • Opening night celebration
  • Complimentary breakfasts
  • Gala luncheon
  • Motivational talks
  • Enormous trade show
  • Performances
  • Special events
  • Up close and personal classes/seminars taught by masters who are anxious to share their knowledge
DanceLife Teacher Conference cocktail party
DanceLife Teacher Conference vendors
Breakfast at the DanceLife Teacher Conference
The Phoenician Resort home of the DanceLife Teacher Conference
DanceLife Teacher Conference Gala Luncheon
DanceLife Teacher Conference performance Rennie Gold
Rhee Gold motivational talk
Smile at the DanceLife Teacher Conference

Ready to be part of the excitement?

Bring your entire faculty and staff for THE dance event of the year!

Conference Faculty

DanceLife Teacher Conference faculty are successful, experienced business owners and master teachers in the dance industry. Each conference features the perfect mix of past presenters and new faculty all with new and innovative material to help make you successful.


Registration is easy and can be completed entirely online or by calling our office at 508.285.6650. Have more questions? Feel free to call or e-mail us at  We will help you take the next step to being part of 2018's premier dance education event!

Group Discounts

DanceLife Teacher Conference is designed for you to bring your WHOLE team! The more attendees you register, the more you save! We offer discounts for groups both small and large.  Give your school the boost it needs by investing in your staff and their continuing education.


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