Dance/USA Task Force on Dancer Health

The Dance/USA Task Force on Dancer Health is composed of medical professionals who work directly with professional dance companies and professional dancers across the USA and Canada. 

The mission of the Dance/USA Task Force on Dancer Health is to maintain the health, safety and well being of professional dancers.

About the Task Force

Learn more about the members of the Task Force on Dancer Health and the history of this unique group of medical professionals with a narrow focus on professional dancers.

Informational Papers

These papers are provided as a resource to professional dance companies and artists.  They are brief documents written by the members of the Task Force on Dancer Health with the goal of sharing experience, knowledge and resources in subjects pertinent to professional dancers.

Screening Project

The Dance/USA Task Force on Dancer Health’s Pre-Season Post-Hire Health Care Screen for Professional Dancers is a standardized tool comprised of two components: (i) A health history questionnaire and (ii) A physical assessment with objective measurements that should be performed by a licensed health care professional.  This screening project is one of the Task Force on Dancer Health’s Initiatives to help improve health care for the professional dancer. 

Contact Us

Find out more about the Task Force on Dancer Health or ask questions at DancerHealth@danceusa.org

Dance/USA is grateful to the Hellman Foundation for their generous support of the Task Force on Dancer Health.