Dance/USA Vision and Mission


Propelled by our belief that dance can inspire a more just and humane world, Dance/USA will amplify the power of dance to inform and inspire a nation where creativity and the field thrive.


Dance/USA champions an inclusive and equitable dance field by leading, convening, advocating, and supporting individuals and organizations.  Dance/USA’s core programs are focused in the areas of engagement, advocacy, research, and preservation. 

  • Engagement. Dance/USA engages and activates its network through meaningful programs, convenings, and educational opportunities.
  • Advocacy. Dance/USA advocates for the increased visibility of, and engagement in, dance and for government policies that positively impact the dance field on a national, regional, and local level.
  • Research. Dance/USA provides rigorous, relevant, and accessible research on the dance field.
  • Preservation. Dance/USA provides resources and programs to advance the archiving and preservation of America’s dance legacy.