Navigation Menu Covid-19 Update: Please note that due to staff transition and staff teleworking, Dance/USA is only accepting requests for peer consultations via email. Please email your petition to: email@example.com. Dance/USA requires at least a week’s notice to turn around a letter during this time. For timely updates on changes to immigration procedures, please visit Artists From Abroad. […]
Navigation Menu Dance/USA supports the dance field by providing information and services related to visa and tax requirements for foreign guest artists. Such support includes: Government advocacy addressing visa processing problems and delays at the USCIS Educational resources, including the most up-to-date information on visa and tax requirements for foreign guest artists Pre-petition peer consultation letters […]
Navigation Menu The Individual membership category is open to individuals, professional dance artists and students not affiliated with an incorporated organization or creating work in a structure other than the traditional 501(c)3 “company” structure. Artists who are affiliated with an incorporated dance company are encouraged to join as a Dance Company member. Types of Individual Members: Independent […]
Navigation Menu The Dance/USA Presenters membership category is open to presenters of all dance forms, organizational size, and structure that meet the following criteria: Have not-for-profit, tax-exempt status and are able to show evidence of professional status orientation Maintain a paid administrative staff of at least one Have been in continuous operation for at least […]
Navigation Menu The International Affiliate membership category is open to dance related institutions outside of the U.S. Members in this category are invited to actively participate in one of several Dance/USA Standing Councils depending on their organization’s focus. International Affiliates Membership Dues International Affiliates: $1,300 Member BenefitsBenefits marked with an * are extended to all permanent employees of […]
This fall, Congress faces looming decisions around the budget and the
debt ceiling, while also working on such big issues as tax and
immigration reform and the reauthorization of the Elementary and
Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind.
Additionally, sequestration was not a once-and-done deal, but part of a
10-year plan to reduce the deficit and this will very much impact
As one of the core services offered to members,
Dance/USA actively advocates for and lobbies on behalf of the issues
that create an impact on the field of dance. Read on for more.
Navigation Menu Dance Heritage Coalition Resources and Programs Dance Heritage Coalition’s website has been archived by the Library of Congress and is viewable in LoC’s archive of websites. The online exhibition America’s Irreplaceable Dance Treasures, created by Dance Heritage Coalition, has also been archived and made available by the Library of Congress. The Artist’s Legacy Toolkit is available on […]
Navigation Menu Organization Name: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts City: San Francisco Program Name: Dance Savvy Time of Program: From the afternoon until after the performance; see below, as we tested different times. Program Length: from 4 hours to most of the day Program When Elaborate: The program is offered before, during and after a performance. Goal: To determine if a […]
Navigation Menu A Dance/USA Council is a peer group generally denoted by a membership category (e.g., Service Organizations Council, Presenters Council, etc.) or job function (e.g., Managers Council, Agents Council, etc.). See below for a complete list of Dance/USA Councils and Chairs. The Councils, also referred to as “Standing Councils” because they have representation and voting rights on […]
Are your programs and performance videos stored in a basement or under your bed? Dance/USA’s Director of Archiving and Preservation explains how to protect and preserve your company’s artistic legacy now.