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Andy Truscott speaks with A.T. Moffett, the Executive Director for Delaware Institute for Arts in Education (Or DiAE).

A.T. Moffett is a dancer, choreographer, and educator trained in public policy. Her policy interests include arts education, arts and aging, and arts and health. Her creative work centers on arts-based research and community engagement.

A.T. is the recipient of a 2020 Plant Life in the City Fellowship and a 2017 Individual Artist Fellowship in Choreography from the Delaware Division of the Arts. In addition to university concerts and residencies, her choreography has been presented at the Delaware Contemporary, The Baby Grand, and the DuPont Environmental Education Center as well as Conduit (OR), Tek Box Theater (MN), Baxter Theatre (Cape Town, SA), and the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (Myereton, SA). She serves an educational consultant for the Grand Opera House, dance panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, and secretary for the Delaware Dance Education Organization. Her writing is published in the Journal of Dance Education, Research in Dance Education, and Undergraduate Research in Dance.

DiAE is unique in that they bring the programs to the schools with their professional artists. Their models of aesthetic, hands-on learning through the arts offers students of all ages to experience the creative decision making and critical thinking necessary to see beyond their circumstances and make connections to others and the world around them.

They provide public, private and charter schools with high quality, diverse arts programming that are aligned with statewide standards, and aligned with schools’ goals and curricula. They fulfill our mission with their three programs: Delaware Wolf Trap (DWT) for their earliest learners, K-12 residencies, and Professional Development for teachers.

To learn more about A.T. and the Delaware Institute for Arts in Education visit

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