Individuals

The Individual membership category is open to independent consultants, teaching artists, patrons of dance, and others who wish to keep up with the professional 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 complete 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 (of any given year). Dues for new members joining in the middle of the member 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 membership, benefits, the application process, or dues payments.

Membership Dues: $100/year

*For new members joining in the middle of the member year, dues are prorated on a quarterly basis. Any payment(s) made on membership dues are non-refundable.

Member Benefits

Leadership & Learning

Research & Information

Advocacy

  • Be represented in front of Congress, the White House, and other federal agencies.
  • As a member of Dance/USA, you are also a member of the Performing Arts Alliance; respond to timely action alerts when an important issue needs your attention.
  • Receive monthly updates on arts funding and policy issues.
  • Advocate for dance by joining our Dance Advocacy Network. Contact Dance/USA’s Government Affairs Director to join.
  • Arm yourself with various tools to advocate for dance. 
  • Receive talking points and assistance with scheduling visits to speak with federally elected officials.
  • Stay informed about federal legislation that directly affects you and your work (i.e., federal funding, tax resolutions, visa policies, etc).