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Membership of People Dancing is open to all who support, engage with or have an interest in community and participatory dance. People Dancing Membership reaches more than 4,500 dance professionals worldwide.

Already a member? See below how to make the most of your membership - you can login at the top of your screen to access your membership benefits online.

Individual Membership

For teachers, artists, students, practitioners, leaders and choreographers.

Organisation Membership

For dance companies, libraries, arts organisations, schools and universities.

Higher Education Membership

For lecturers, course leaders and those running higher education and university dance programmes, designed specifically with their dance students in mind.

Tue 12 Dec 2023: 10:00 - 13:00 UTC in-person
Photographer - Keiko Ikeuchi.
Held in partnership with Déda, Derby. This three-hour in-person event led by Louise Wildish - Head of Inclusion, Liz Clark - Associate Artist for Early Years and Kath Kimber-McTiffen - Sonrisa Arts includes a two hour practical workshop.

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Latest digital edition!
Animated Summer 2023 cover
Animated Summer 2023
“...all the issues people are experiencing, dance gives voice to that. That’s why it’s important to remember that’s where culture and art stands.”
DBS check via the Digital Identity application route
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ'S) about using the Digital Identity application route when applying for a DBS check.
Online learning courses
People Dancing's International Conference, Glasgow. Photo: Rachel Cherry
These online learning courses address a range of subjects that community dance practitioners may wish to learn more about providing dance practitioners with a chance to learn at their own pace, at a time and in a place to suit themselves.
Insurance for dance work
People Dancing Summer School 2019. Photo: Rachel Cherry
Insurance benefits included in Professional Individual Membership; Public Liability of up to £10m, Professional Indemnity of up to £2m, Personal Accident, Employer's Liability and equipment cover.
Enhanced DBS checks
People Dancing Summer School 2019. Photo: Rachel Cherry
Access to our DBS service is available for members of People Dancing who are dance practitioners working with children and/or adults at risk.
Professional Code of Conduct
People Dancing Summer School 2019. Photo: Rachel Cherry
The Professional Code of Conduct translates the core values of community dance into standards of ethical and responsible practice to which community dance professionals adhere.
Downloadable fact sheets
People Dancing Summer School 2019. Photo: Rachel Cherry
Downloadable fact sheets and legal compliance documents covering a range of subjects.
Member logos and certificates
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A Certificate of Membership and the People Dancing Member logo for use on your publicity.
Sign up for newsletters
11 Million Reasons to Dance, inspired by The Red Shoes. Photo: Sean Goldthorpe
Sign up to some or all of our occasional newsletters titles.
Reduced fees for online learning programmes and events
People Dancing Summer School 2019. Photo: Rachel Cherry
Reduced fees (and/or free access to Professional Individual Members) for People Dancing's events & courses.