Mission Statement & 2013-2015 Vision

Mission Statement

We believe that dance is essential to a healthy society, demonstrating the infinite possibilities for human expression and potential, and facilitating communication within and across cultures. Dance/USA sustains and advances professional dance by addressing the needs, concerns, and interests of artists, administrators, and organizations. By providing national leadership and services, Dance/USA enhances the infrastructure for dance creation and distribution, education, and dissemination of information.

Strategic Plan and Vision 2013-2015

Dance/USA will lead the professional dance industry by providing value to a strong, diverse membership base and encouraging the membership to be responsive to current economic, demographic and participation realities.

  • Dance/USA will be accessible to all professional dance groups through membership and will embrace strategic partnerships on a local, national and international level to increase visibility, relevance and impact.
  • Dance/USA will create value for members through strong core services of convening, advocacy and research that have a national focus and are frequently evaluated.
  • Dance/USA will offer tangible benefits to the membership based on timely needs.
  • Dance/USA will be known as the national voice for professional dance in America within and across the industry, the media, the federal government, and among international dance service organizations.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE STRATEGIC PLAN 2013-2015 HERE.