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body for community and participatory dance
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Student Membership

Open to all UK students of dance or education and training at any level, either as a main focus of study or as part of a broader education in dance or the arts. Student Membership is designed to be an invaluable study resource

Why join?

Student Membership offers great value for money, and brilliant benefits, which include:

  • Animated magazine: Two issues of the community dance magazine, plus access to an extensive online library and back issues. View online anytime, and choose to have issues delivered by post
  • Participate: Two issues of our publication focusing on the individuals and communities that dance in participatory settings, helping to reveal why people dance and what it means to them
  • e-newsletters: Areas of interest; Professional Practice, Dance, Deaf and Disabled People, Student E-news, Dance, Health and Wellbeing, and Jobs E-news
  • Reduced fees for People Dancing Summer School
  • Reduced fees for our courses & events
  • DNA (Development Needs Analysis) online toolkit: A resource to asses your strengths and weaknesses and to identify areas of development, accessible through your membership profile
  • Certificate of Membership and a People Dancing Member logo for use on your publicity.
Do you require a DBS Check or insurance for your work?

To take the opportunity to access our Enhanced DBS Check service, please see Associate Individual Membership.

To access insurance benefits for community and participatory dance work, please see Professional Individual Membership.

Student Membership fee
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In order to complete the joining process you will need to read and agree to our Terms & Conditions, a copy of which will also be sent to you when you join.
Joining and payment options

Online: Join online using a debit/credit card or PayPal account. You'll be directed to a page to complete your details and payment. A receipt and confirmation will be sent via email. Joining online enables instant access to benefits. Join online now.

By Phone: Call us and speak to a member of the team to join over the phone using a debit/credit card: 0116 253 3453. Office hours: 10am-6pm, Mon-Fri.

What next?

Once you have joined, we will process your membership within seven working days and send a People Dancing membership welcome pack to you in the post.

Any questions?

If you would like to speak to us about any aspect of membership, we'd be happy to hear from you. Call us on 0116 253 3453, office hours: 10am-6pm or reach us by email at: