The Individual membership category is open to independent consultants, teaching artists, patrons of dance, and others who wish to keep up with the dance field through Dance/USA publications, events, and emails. Professionals who are affiliated with a dance-related organization are encouraged to join as an organization or affiliate member.
To become a member of Dance/USA, simply fill out our online form. You will be added to our database and begin receiving member benefits immediately. The Dance/USA membership year runs from July 1 to June 30. Dues for new members joining in the middle of the year will be pro-rated on a quarterly basis*. All memberships are renewable annually on July 1 and dues are invoiced during the month of May. Please contact the director of member services with any questions regarding the membership program and benefits, the application process, or dues payments.
Membership Dues: $100/year
*For new members joining in the middle of the year, dues are prorated on a quarterly basis. Any payment(s) made on membership dues are non-refundable.
- Subscription to The Spin—a bi-weekly e-newsletter and the Member Bulletin—a monthly listing of jobs, auditions, grants, and other opportunities.
- Visibility on Dance/USA’s website.
- Quarterly updates on Dance/USA’s activities from Executive Director Amy Fitterer.
- Arm yourself with tools to advocate for dance!
- Join our Dance Advocacy Network to increase the sharing of advocacy information, develop tools and resources for effective dance advocacy, and inspire other citizens to advocate for this wonderful art form. If you have questions about the Network, contact our government affairs director.
- Now that you’re a part of the movement to strengthen dance in America, you need to have your very own pocket-size advocacy resource on dance! Pocket Advocacy is a bi-fold card, the size of a traditional business card, which can be referenced on short notice for quick advocacy facts. To request your Pocket Advocacy today, contact the director of member services.
- Membership in the Performing Arts Alliance, the premiere advocacy organization for the not-for-profit performing art.
- Representation on Capitol Hill and assistance with scheduling visits to federally elected officials.