Dance/USA seeks Programs Associate
1111 16th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance, sustains and advances professional dance by addressing the needs, concerns, and interests of artists, administrators and organizations. Dance/USA operates at the center of the national dance field providing dance-related research and information, professional development, advocacy, and service so that members may gain new insights, perspective, and knowledge on their works as dance professionals. Dance/USA’s membership currently consists of roughly 460 aerial, ballet, contemporary, modern, jazz, culturally specific, traditional and tap companies, dance service and presenting organizations, artist managers, individuals, and other organizations nationally and internationally.
The Programs Associate supports the Director of Programs with all programming & event matters related to Dance/USA’s Annual Conference and the winter Dance Forum. The Programs Associate interacts frequently with the membership and works closely with the staff, Programming & Award Committees of the Board of Trustees, and Annual Conference Host Committee to develop and implement relevant professional development opportunities and events for the professional dance field.
Dance/USA’s Annual Conference is the largest gathering of not-for-profit dance professionals in the United States. Each year, hundreds of executive directors, artistic directors, company managers, choreographers, artists, and development and marketing professionals convene to discuss timely issues, learn best-practices and benefit from peer-to-peer discussions. Dance/USA’s Annual Conference takes place in different regions of the United States each year and includes four days of professional development programming and special events. Dance/USA’s 2015 Annual Conference will take place in Miami, FL June 17 – 20. The 2015 Dance Forum will take place on Friday, January 9 in New York City.
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