Students

The Student membership category is open to individuals enrolled in high school, a pre-professional program, and/or a two to four year degree program. The student does not need to be in a dance program.

To become a member of Dance/USA, simply complete our online form. You will be added to our database, and upon completion of payment, begin receiving member benefits once your new membership has been processed internally. 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, Dance/USA's core services, benefits, the application process, or dues payments.

Membership Dues: $50/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).

Archiving and Preservation

  • Discounts on Archiving Services