In accordance with its Strategic Plan 2019-22, DanceNL has revised the parameters of its membership categories, effective November 5, 2019.
There are three categories of membership:
- Individual Membership (Voting)
- Organizational Membership: Not-for-Profit Organizations and Business Memberships (Voting)
- Affiliate Organization Membership (Non-Voting)
Please view the information below to see which category of membership is the best for you. If you have any questions, please contact us.
Definition of Terms
Available to any individual 18 years or older who has a commitment to or interest in dance in any form.
Organizational Membership: Not-for-Profit
- an incorporated Not-for-Profit organization;
- a club that operates on a volunteer basis; or,
- a club recognized under MUNSA
whose objectives include the development, production, performance, and/or promotion of dance in any form.
Organizational Membership: Business
Available to professional organizations that do not qualify as Not-for-Profit Organizations, but whose objectives include the development, production, performance, and/or promotion of dance in any form (such as dance schools, purveyors of dance supplies, etc.)
Affiliate Organization Membership
Available to full membership organizations within the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as organizations outside the province of Newfoundland and Labrador whose objectives include the development, production, performance or promotion of dance in any form.
Cost per year
DanceNL’s yearly membership fee is $25.
Membership fees are due by April 1st of every year. Unrenewed memberships expire March 31st.
A 50% discount will be applied to membership fees paid between October and March in any given year (i.e. pro-rated membership fee = $12.50).
Vote at AGM
All members are invited to an annual general meeting, and each Individual, Not-for-Profit and Business Organizational member is afforded a single vote.
Promotion of Member Activities
Individual, Not-for-Profit and Business Organizational members can include their activities in DanceNL’s social media posts, e-updates and quarterly newsletter.
*Note: Not-for-Profit and Businesses members can include the work of the organization itself, but not its owner or members.
Listing in Online Membership Directory
Each member is entitled to a listing in DanceNL’s searchable online membership directory.
Eligible for DanceNL Employment
All members are eligible for DanceNL employment and contracting opportunities, including (but not limited to) workshop instruction, dance demonstration and administration work.
Newsletter & E-updates
DanceNL releases a quarterly newsletter, The Next Step, which is distributed through email. Other news is distributed electronically to the membership base whenever timely. Organizational members may register up to two (2) email addresses for our mailing list.
Early Registration and Discounts for Workshops and Events
Whenever possible, DanceNL offers members early registration and discounts for DanceNL events and events held by partner organizations. Organizational Members may delegate their early registration and/or discount to up to two (2) persons of their choosing.