Performer / Choreographer

Join here if your primary source of income comes from working as a 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 list of our current membership benefits.

How do I become a member?

  • Fill in our online form or download the form and return by email/post. 
  • Payment can be made by Paypal, EFT, or over the phone by debit/credit card.

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 memberships must be processed before payment can be made
  • Performer / Choreographer members must submit an up-to-date CV with their application to the Dance Ireland Administrator.
  • Membership fee: €60

Performer / Choreographer: Membership Benefits

  • 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)
  • Access to resource library 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 to the board
  • Discounts at select venues and festivals

Stay in the loop

  • Receive regular ebulletins
  • Share your productions on DI social media