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Become a member of The Dance
Masters of America
DANCE MASTERS OF AMERICA,
an International Organization of dance educators who have been
certified by test to teach. We offer membership in more than thirty
chapters throughout the United States and Canada. Our organization
is always on the “cutting edge” of the newest and best teaching
techniques and has had an enormous impact upon both the art and
education of dance for more than a century.
The Dance Masters of America has been certifying and setting the standards in dance education since 1884. Since its inception, the goals of the organization have been to improve the standards of dance benefits offered to its members and their students.
DMA provides syllabi that are being utilized by universities, colleges, and dance institutions throughout the world. A continual update of the syllabi makes this tool a living instrument of learning.
DMA Teachers Training School Program, an outstanding educational program for dance teachers which provides a comprehensive curriculum, an outstanding faculty, a unique focus
on technique and teaching skills, and the nurturing of camaraderie among fellow teachers.
DMA chapters provide regional workshops, seminars, forums and performance opportunities for its members and their students.
More benefits of Membership
Membership and association in a highly accredited professional dance
DMA information magazine published
quarterly, and Our National website dma-national.org..
Special reduced ASCAP and BMI yearly rates when paid through DMA.
Bi-yearly educational master dance workshops for members and member's students.
Special Master Classes weekend (for teachers and teacher's assistants only).
Solo Title Competitions, Dance Scholarship Auditions and Performing Arts Competitions for member's students.
The privilege of using the Dance Masters of America Emblem in your advertising.
A membership certificate, suitable for display in your place of business.
Requirements for Membership:
Must be a Dance Teacher 18 years or older
Must have conducted dance schools or have taught in established
dance schools for 3 or more years.
Testing* in a minimum of one area; being either ballet, tap, jazz or
(if teaching multiple subjects, testing is required in a minimum of two areas).
*Testing consists of written, verbal and physical tests, and in some subjects, an essay is required.