Member Benefits & Categories

Membership at The Dance Centre offers dance artists and professionals a wide range of benefits and services. There are different membership categories, with different levels of benefits, for individuals and companies.

Download a membership form or become a member online.



Associate Artist Membership: $50 plus GST

  • Dance Central: bimonthly electronic publication, with in-depth articles, interviews, and a performance calendar 
  • E-Central: twice-monthly email bulletin, with professional development opportunities, news, and job postings
  • Opportunity to subscribe to Dance International magazine at the discounted rate of $18
  • Member profile and class/event listings on The Dance Centre website 
  • Access to building poster displays
  • Discounted consultations with staff on grant writing, touring, incorporation, marketing and more
  • Discounts on tickets to Dance Centre performances, events and workshops 
  • Invitations to talks, information sessions and events

Non-voting category: may attend, but may not vote at, The Dance Centre's Annual General Meeting
$10 discount on Associate Artist Membership for CADA and DTRC members
$25 Student Associate Artist Membership (for those in full time undergraduate programs at accredited post-secondary institutions, and those who have graduated in the last year) 

Full Artist Membership: $75 plus GST

  • All Associate Artist Member benefits PLUS
  • Eligibility to apply to Dance Centre programs and awards, including Artist in Residence, DanceLab, Discover Dance, Dance In Vancouver, Iris Garland Emerging Choreographer Award, Isadora Awards, and more 
  • Participation in on-site exhibits and videos, shared photoshoots and other initiatives
  • Discounted rates on studio rentals, including access to studio rush discounts: guidelines 
  • Complimentary use of the Boardroom: 3 hours per month upon availability, non-bankable
  • DVD library loans

May vote at The Dance Centre's Annual General Meeting
Please note that individual members cannot request benefits for their company or institution.

Company Membership

  • All Full Artist Member benefits PLUS
  • Partnership opportunities
  • Discounted rates at Dance Centre workshops for up to three named company staff
  • One complimentary ad in Dance Central annually

May vote at The Dance Centre's Annual General Meeting

a) Emerging Company: $90 plus GST

For companies established in the last two years. After that time the company is expected to move up to a full Company Membership.

b) Companies and Institutions: according to annual budget

Under $50,000              $115 plus GST

$50,001 - $100,000       $165 plus GST

$100,001 - $500,000     $240 plus GST

$500,001+                    $315 plus GST

Charges and conditions may apply. All prices are in Canadian dollars and cover one year's membership.

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