WHO SHOULD JOIN?
- Dance Artists
- Dance/Arts Administrators, Researchers, Historians, Archivists
- Dance Educators in Colleges and Universities
- Dance Institutions and Companies
- Dance Instructors
- Dance Students in higher education
- Dance Studio Owners
- K-12 Dance Educators
- And YOU!
Convenings and Programs: Join us for classes, networking events, professional performances, symposiums, and workshops.
Discounts: We offer discounts on classes, events, tickets, memberships, and the annual international conference and festival.
Fiscal Sponsorship: IABD serves as a fiscal sponsor by agreeing to receive funds on an artist's or organizations behalf. Because IABD is a 501(c)3 organization, contributions received on your behalf are tax-deductible to donors. Click here for more information about fiscal sponsorship.
Marketing and Promotion: We promote classes, events, or services in an email to thousands through our e-blasts, social media, and our centralized calendar.
News: IABD keeps its members up to date on advocacy, auditions, classes, events, jobs, news, and performances, with IABD’s monthly newsletter Timekeepers of the Flame.
Research and Advocacy: IABD helps ensure that the activities, history and interests of Black dance are better understood and represented on national and international levels. Need a FACT CHECK, reach out to us!
Join or renew today! Once we process your dues, you will enjoy full access to the Online Member Community. Thank you for your support!
PLEASE NOTE: The IABD membership year begins JANUARY 1 and expires DECEMBER 31. Memberships accepted between JANUARY – DECEMBER (of any given year), are for that complete year of benefits (through December 31).
**All membership prices will include an additional $10 administrative fee for processing.**
MEMBERSHIP received DECEMBER 15 of that year, will go towards the following year benefits. Click on the join now button above to complete your membership application online.
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