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Dance Arts Now!

Dance Arts Now! is the official newsletter of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts™ (NHSDA) Junior and Secondary Programs (for Middle & High School Students). The publication gives student inductees and their chapter sponsors a chance to be published and recognized. SUBMIT your story, poem, article, chapter news, photos and MORE! We want to hear from you.
Check out the latest issue! 

Vol 25 - Holiday 2020 Issue

Get published! Students and Teachers can both submit items for publication.


Students who are not yet inducted into the NHSDA may submit items and earn up to 2 points per item submitted towards induction. Limit 6 points total towards induction.


We produce 4 issues a year – Back to School (Sept), Holidays (Nov), Spring (Feb), End of School (May). Submissions are accepted year-round and should be emailed to NHSDA Newsletter Editor Colleen Dean and
  • All literary submissions must be in Word format (no PDF files accepted). Photos and other images can accompany articles.
  • Word Count - up to 900 words for articles or stories (approx. 3 pages). Note: Some light editing may be required.
  • All materials must include author's name/age, sponsor/advisor name, and school.
  • All honor society inductees, including students and advisors, may submit materials.
  • In addition, students who are in the process of earning points for induction may also submit items.
  • All Poems will be published as submitted.
  • All photography must clearly state who took the picture (photographer credits) and identify who is in the picture.
  • Some accepted articles may be included in future editions.

Newsletter Topics

  • Written reviews of choreography, books, film, apps, etc. anything dance & arts related.
  • Articles such as "Why I Dance," "My Summer Dance Experience," "My Inspiration for Choreography," "How a Teacher/Friend Inspired me"
  • Poetry, illustrations, photography, art work that are dance related (JPEG image files accepted - no PDF files)
  • Community Service Reviews
  • Chapter News or Inductees in the news
  • Awards received, scholarships received, college acceptances

Publication Method

Via PDF file emailed to NHSDA Chapter Sponsors and NHSDA student inductees.

Questions? Please call Colleen Dean at 703-737-3870 or the NDEO home office at 301-585-2880.