The National Dance Society Journal (NDSJ) is a peer reviewed, open access scholarly journal supporting and promoting dance education. The journal publishes research papers, academic articles, theoretical papers, and book reviews related to its mission and vision.

The mission of the National Dance Society (NDS) is to provide leadership in promoting quality dance experiences for students at all levels, across all ages, and for multiple dance interests ranging from social, cultural, community, and fitness/wellness reasons to challenging students to create, perform, and respond to artistic works for the stage.

Last date of Submission: The final date for consideration is March 31, 2025. However, early submissions are encouraged, and will receive preference in the review process.

Please visit here to review Author Guidelines.

Contact Vanessa L. Jackson, EdD, MFA. Editor-in-Chief at for more information.

Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief Position

The National Dance Society (NDS) is seeking an assistant to the Editor-in-Chief to assist with the operations and production of the National Dance Society Journal. This volunteer position is excellent for someone who is organized, creative, flexible, and timely. Anyone interested should contact Vanessa L. Jackson, EdD, MFA at or 443-204-4546.