Other Professional Development Opportunities

To list your upcoming  professional development
opportunity on this page contact the director of member services.

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Symposiums, and Intensives

Actors Fund: Career Transition for Dancers & Remote Orientation Process
Dancers with at least 5 years professional performing experience can apply for Professional Development grants ($1,000), which can be used to create a non-dance income as well as build marketable skills. Scholarships for undergraduate (up to $2,000) and graduate degrees (up to $,5000) are also offered to dancers with at least 7 years professional dance experience.

Click here to learn about additional application criteria as well as the range of services offered by The Actors Fund. 

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Arts Reach: National Arts Marketing, Development and Ticketing Conference

Location: New York City 
Dates: Thursday, March 21 - Friday, March 22, 2019 
Registration Deadline: January 31, 2019

Arts Reach is offering Dance/USA constituents a $180 registration discount and a 3-for-1 discount to their National Arts Marketing, Development and Ticketing Conference. The conference is presented by Arts Reach at the Kimmel Center on the campus of New York University in New York City. The overall theme for the conference is "Next Generation Strategies for Revenue Growth." 

In addition to receiving the lowest price, when one person from your organization registers by January 31 at a 
$180 discount, two more people get to go for FREE and each additional delegate is just $199. Many team-building workshops have been built into the program and the tuition prices have been structured so that it will be easy to come as a team. 

Click here to see conference details, including registration and lodging. 

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Boot Camp 2019: Disability Equity & Justice In NYC’S Cultural Landscape

Program Dates: Mar. 15, 16, 22, 23 & 30 
Application Deadline: Feb. 5 at 5:00 PM EST

DANT (Disability/Arts/NYC) and Gibney are thrilled to offer a five-day Boot Camp on disability equity in NYC's cultural landscape, funded by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Disability Forward Fund.

Designed by DANT Co-Directors Simi Linton and Kevin Gotkin, the goal of the program is to broaden and deepen a network of artists, activists, and cultural workers, equipping them with the strategies and tools necessary to sustain disability equity in NYC's cultural landscape.

Apply here

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Data Arts: Free Online Webinars

DataArts is offering free, interactive courses to help arts leaders use data effectively. For more information on the courses, click here

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Dogtown Dance Theatre - A Call for Choreographers

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2019

Dogtown Dance Theatre is proud to present the 6th annual Richmond Dance Festival, April 26 through May 11, 2019. This three-weekend festival features local and national dance artists, as well as international dance film artists in the heart of historic Manchester in Richmond, VA. The festival includes live performances, as well as screenings of dance on film. Each year, Richmond Dance Festival will showcase the work of 18 choreographers and 9 film artists.

All genres of dance are welcome and encouraged to apply. Click here for more information and the s
ubmission guidelines. Online submissions open to January 31, 2019.

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Gibney Dance Company Summer Intensive

Dates: June 17 - 28 
Application Deadline: March 31

Enhance your technical ability, challenge your physical artistry, and learn company repertory by Micaela Taylor and Bobbi Jene Smith in an Intensive led by Gibney Dance Company.

The Intensive also includes professional enhancement workshops designed to help you develop leadership practices, community action skills, and navigation through your artistic career. 

Click here for more information. 

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* postings updated as of February 13, 2019

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