Created and maintained by Dance/USA, the Directory of Not-for-Profit Dance Ensembles is a listing of professional tax-exempt dance ensembles and fiscally sponsored dance artists based in the United States or a U.S. territory (the “Ensemble Directory”). The Ensemble Directory evolved out of Dance/USA’s former National Company Roster.
The Ensemble Directory was created through review of the following: the tax forms of organizations identified as dance or cultural/ethnic-related by the Internal Revenue Service; dance-related literature and other written materials; listings of fiscally sponsored dance artists and projects shared with Dance/USA by local arts service organizations and fiscal sponsors or contained on these organizations’ websites; discussions with dance makers; and through the self-identification of professional tax-exempt dance ensembles and fiscally sponsored dance artists to Dance/USA.
To be included in the Ensemble Directory, a dance ensemble must possess the following characteristics:
If you meet the above criteria and do not see your name in the Ensemble Directory, please send an email to Dance/USA here. Include the following information in your email as applicable:
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