EDN is open to any organisation dedicated to the development and renewal of contemporary dance, located in geographical Europe.
EDN members may be any legal entity devoted to the renewal and development of contemporary dance, willing to make active contributions to the network’s activities. EDN members are based in geographical Europe.
Benefits for member organisations
Networking, learning and building international capacities
Promotion and visibility
Who can join the network?
Don’t hesitate to contact members, Board members and the Secretariat to know more about the network, get a sense of orientations and activities, and ask all the questions you have in mind!
Interested dance organisations will be asked to send an application to the Secretariat.
EDN members are value-driven organisations that aim at developing a sustainable dance field and building a more diverse, accessible, fair and inclusive dance ecosystem. To be able to join the network, dance organisations should have the following profile:
In the application process, dance organisations will be invited to demonstrate the following points:
All members understand that the more they use the network, the more benefits they get! They of course commit to the functioning of the association and its development:
Type of membership
Full members and Honorary members
EDN has two types of members, but only one is open for application.
Honorary members are invited to join the network based on suggestions of EDN members and/or from the board.
How to join (application process)
EDN gives priority to applicants from countries where the network is not yet present
Be in touch! Board members, members and the Secretariat are here to accompany you in the process.
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:
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