Membership Benefits

Like public radio, Boston Dance Alliance is member supported.

We count on your support to provide Boston area dance these valuable services

  • Pro/Motion, BDA’s weekly newsletter of performances, workshops and more, and the BDA website, which is New England’s most comprehensive calendar of dance activities
  • The information, resources, and services dance entrepreneurs need to sustain small businesses, including an annual Open Call Audition that provides dancers with professional opportunities, access to subsidized rehearsal space at the Lyric Stage Studio in Back Bay, and Dancer Health Day wellness screenings to keep you dancing your best.
  • Brand new pointe shoes, ballet slippers, tap shoes, sneakers, leotards, tights, and dance tees for economically disadvantaged dancers of all ages.
  • Inclusion, advocacy, and referral services for seniors and dancers with disabilities.
  • Free loan of BDA’s unique portable dance floor to the dance programs of the Boston Public Schools.
  • Advocacy for dance and dancers at the local, state, and national level

PLUS

Send a dedicated e-blast! Reach more than 2,000 dancers and dance lovers for your event. Boston Dance Alliance Organizational members get one free event eblast per membership year (see below). Paid eblasts are available at the low fee of $75 for members and nonmembers. Guidelines are here and some blackout dates may apply.

 

Check the categories below for the level that is right for you!

Are You Joining as an: Individual Organization

Individual

Are you a:

Dance Participant

Recreational dancers, students, allied professionals

Dance Participant Membership $35

You’ll get: read more

  • Discounts on tickets, dancewear, services from our community partners
  • Discounts on BDA services and programs: Floor, Camera, Gala
  • Individual listing in the BDA Member Directory OR listing on the BDA Allied Professionals Page
  • Partnerships/ Networking

Dance Lover

audience member, BDA supporter

Dance Lover Membership $50

You’ll get: read more

  • Discounts on tickets, dancewear, services from our community partners
  • Discounts on Gala tickets
  • Individual listing in the BDA Member Directory
  • Partnerships/ Networking

Dance Leader

Dancer, Choreographer, Company Director, Teacher, Studio Owner

Dance Leader Membership $75

You’ll get all dance participant benefits, PLUS: read more

  • Ability to:
    • Apply for Boston Dancemakers Residency and Dancewear Distribution
    • Take part in Open Call Audition as a choreographer
    • Rent the Lyric Stage Studio for rehearsals at subsidized rates
  • Access to BDA’s Press List

Organization

What is your organization’s budget/size?

less than $100K

Organization with a budget
less than $100K

Organizational Membership for $85

You’ll get all dance participant and dance leader benefits PLUS: read more

  • Ability to apply for Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Listing with Organizational name in the BDA Organizational Directory
  • One free event promotion per membership term

$100K – $500K

Organization with a budget
between $100K and $500K

Organizational Membership for $150

You’ll get all dance participant and dance leader benefits PLUS: read more

  • Ability to apply for Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Listing with Organizational name in the BDA Organizational Directory
  • One free event promotion per membership term

$500K +

Organization with a budget
more than $500K

Organizational Membership for $300

You’ll get all dance participant and dance leader benefits PLUS: read more

  • Ability to apply for Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Listing with Organizational name in the BDA Organizational Directory
  • One free event promotion per membership term