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Would you like to become a daCi Member?
daCi is an international organization for anyone interested or involved in the growth and development of dance for children and young people; Dance teachers, Dance groups, Artists, Researchers, Educators, Artistic directors, Choreographers, Dancers, Philanthropists. This includes public school teachers, administrators, policy makers, private dance studio personnel, associations, businesses, corporations as well as dance researchers and scholars.
You may apply for either an individual or group international membership, which entitles the member to one copy of the international communications and newsletter as well online access to the journal, Dance Education in Practice Children or youth group membership is available for dance schools, studios, dance companies or performance groups. Two adults per group are eligible for membership privileges (for instance, a reduced conference fee).
Organization membership is available for institutions/faculties/departments of higher education, professional associations, businesses and corporations. Five individuals per organization are eligible for membership privileges.
Please contact the national representative in your country to become a member.
There are four different types of daCi membership:
Individual- includes any individual who wants to join. This entitles the member to one copy of the international communications and newsletter, and access to all online materials provided through the daCi website.
Group- includes dance schools, studios, dance companies or performance groups. Two adults per group are eligible for membership privileges (see Individual above).
Institutional- includes faculties in higher education, professional associations, businesses and corporations. Five individuals per organization are eligible for membership privileges (see Individual above).
Unwaged / Retired / Student memberships (for full time students)
New members are required to contact their national chapter regarding membership. Membership fees are paid to your national chapter. A portion of your national membership fee pays for your international membership.
The current membership fees are as follows:
- Individual- $45.
- Group- $60.
- Institutional- $75.
- Student memberships (for full time students) are $20 ($15 international fee and $5 national fee).
All fees are listed in Canadian Dollars.
Click to download the membership application form:
If there is a national representative for the country you are applying from please use this form International membership application form
If there is no national representative for the country you are applying from please use this form International membership fee form
Benefits of daCi membership
Subscription to daCi in print, an electronic newsletter for international members, published twice a year as well as online access to the journal Dance Education in Practice.
Exclusive access to scholarship on dance for children and youth from the numerous daCi conferences via the daCi reader (in progress).
Reduced fees to attend daCi's international conference, held every three years. Conferences include research sessions, workshops, forums, keynote addresses, and a rich program of performances by and for children and young people ages birth to 18.
Eligibility to apply for daCi-sponsored grants and scholarships.
Opportunities to network with other individuals and international arts organizations interested in the development of dance for children and youth and to affirm the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child, which recognizes the right of young people to participate freely in play, cultural life and the arts.
A chance to contribute to the future of dance for children and youth worldwide.
If you have any other questions, ideas or feel the need for personal contact, please get in touch.