Join here if your primary source of income comes from working as a professional dancer or choreographer.

Membership fee is €60

Why become a member?

  • Deepen your connection to the Irish dance community
  • Greater support for your creative practice
  • Access to a vibrant network of dance practitioners, innovators and leaders
  • Access to a range of unique opportunities, services and resources that promote creative, professional and critical engagement in dance at local, regional, national and international levels.
  • View a full list of our current membership engagement opportunities.

How do I become a member?

  • Fill in our online form
  • Payment can be made via PayPal, over the phone by debit/credit card or in person via card/cash.

The important details:

  • Membership is offered on a 12-month rolling basis - you can join or renew at any time. 
  • You must be either Irish born or resident in Ireland. 
  • New membership applications must be processed before payment can be made
  • Performer/Choreographer members must submit an up-to-date CV, professional biography and two images with their application to the Membership Officer.
  • Membership fee: €60

Performer/Choreographer: Membership Engagement Opportunities

  • Advice on developing your career at national and international level
  • Support on developing your projects, including advice and letters of support
  • Subsidised rates for our training and development programmes
  • Eligible to apply for a range of development awards
  • Eligible to apply for Dance Ireland Residencies (up to 4 weeks in a membership year, subject to availability)
  • Eligible to apply for New Movements work-in-progress sharings
  • Access to resource library and archive of dance journals, books and videos
  • Free use of ‘hot desks’ and meeting space in the Artists’ Resource Room (subject to availability)
  • Insurance cover for R&D and rehearsals in DanceHouse
  • Equipment hire at reduced rates
  • Winging It: short-term, no-notice studio hire
  • Propose projects such as seminars, events and workshops
  • Discounts at select venues and festivals
  • Vote at our AGM

Stay in the loop

  • Receive regular ebulletins about the latest DI news and exclusive members' opportunities
  • Receive invitations to members' gatherings and networking events
  • Share your productions on DI social media