EDN members are value-driven organisations that aim at developing a sustainable dance field and building a more diverse, accessible, and equitable dance ecosystem.
Benefits for member organisations
Networking, learning and building international capacities
Promotion and visibility
Who can join the network?
To be able to join the network, dance organisations should have the following profile:
How to join?
EDN gives priority to applications from organisations based in countries where the network is not yet present
Expressions of interest for joining the network are always welcome! Please get in touch with the office team.
When assessing applications, the board of directors shall take into consideration the applying organisation's adherence to the membership profile as well as the current priorities to ensure the network's geographical balance.
What to expect?
In the application process, dance organisations will be invited to demonstrate the following points:
Agree with and contribute to the mission of EDN.
Demonstrate their interest in collaborating with international organisations as well as in participating in EDN activities.
Demonstrate their motivation to work collectively towards more access, diversity, equity and inclusion in the dance field.
Promote more sustainable practices in the dance field and advocate for human, social, environmental, artistic and non-profit-seeking values.
All members understand that the more they engage with the network, the more benefits they get! They of course commit to the functioning of the association and its development:
Agree to appoint at least one representative who will be the contact person(s) within the organisation to ease the communication process with other members and the EDN office team.
Actively take part in EDN’s activities and co-create new ones.
Attend the General Assembly Meetings, either in person or via a proxy given to another EDN member organisation.
Attend at least one General Assembly Meeting in person each year.
Actively promote the EDN network, its actions and funders (internally, within their organisation, and externally, towards dance stakeholders).
Respond as best they can to the requests from EDN management to implement the yearly programme of activities.
Pay an annual membership fee.
The membership fee is fixed by the General Assembly upon the proposal of the Board.
EDN members pay an annual fee, valid from January to December.
Fee depends on the annual turnover of the organisation and three categories are in place:
200 EUR if turnover is below 200,000 EUR.
600 EUR when turnover is below 700,000 EUR.
1,000 EUR when turnover is over 700,000 EUR.
EDN membership is only valid when the membership fee is paid.
Invoices are sent at the beginning of the calendar year with a payment delay of 30 days.
Members facing difficulties are encouraged to contact the office team before the deadline to make alternative arrangements.
Members’ rights and responsibilities
General Meetings take place twice a year before the end of the first semester. All members are encouraged to participate and express their views, make decisions, and contribute to all discussions related to the management and the future of the network: