Annual Conference

Dance/USA’s Virtual Conference gathers over 1000 of the professional dance field’s artists, managers, representatives and service providers. The national dance community convenes for a multi-day experience filled with timely panels, discussions, movement classes, and moments to connect with the field of dance.

"It’s like a summer intensive for your job" - Past Conference Attendee

2021 Virtual Conference

Dance/USA 2021 Virtual Conference

From June 14-16 Dance/USA presents three days of timely programming with the national dance community as we explore innovative solutions to shared problems. The Dance/USA Virtual Conference is an invigorating gathering of dance professionals united by their interests in advancing dance and celebrating the joy of movement. This year, Dance/USA will once again host a Virtual Conference to safely convene as a community amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 Virtual Conference will include three days of live-streamed webinars, movement classes, networking opportunities, film screenings, and more. Post-Conference events including Dance Business Bootcamp and the Archiving and Preservation workshop will conclude our overall programming.

2021 Virtual Conference Features
  • Live-streamed webinars
  • Full movement classes & short movement breaks
  • Breakout Q&As
  • Networking Power Hours (curated & self-guided)
  • Dance-on-Camera Film Screenings
  • Replay of the 2021 Dance/USA Awards Ceremony

Learn more about the 2021 Virtual Conference here on our dedicated conference microsite!

“It galvanizes the dance community.” - Past Conference Attendee

Benefits of Attending the Annual Conference

  • Virtually connect with over 1,000 dance professionals including independent artists, dance presenters, agents and artist representatives, education and service providers, executive directors, artistic directors, company managers, fundraisers, development and marketing staff, and more from the across the country and around the world.
  • Attend the Conference regardless of membership and reap all the benefits! If interested in becoming a member of Dance/USA, contact our Membership Department.
  • Experience Post-Conference events such as Dance Business Bootcamp and the Archiving & Preservation Workshop.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Gain unparalleled access and virtual exposure to over 1,000 of the professional dance field’s artists, managers, representatives, and service providers by sponsoring Dance/USA today. For more information, contact April Gruber, Director of Development.

"I was blown away by the depth of the conversations." - Past Conference Attendee

Press Opportunities

Interested in obtaining a press pass to the Dance/USA Conference? Learn more here.

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