Become an Ausdance NSW member today to help support the NSW dance community and to receive some great membership benefits along the way. 

Advocacy and Strength in Numbers:

  • Ausdance NSW works closely with Ausdance National and the Ausdance Network to advocate for members on a local, state and national level.
  • Members have the opportunity to participate in forums and facilitated meetings to contribute to Ausdance NSW research and priority areas.
  • Members can apply for subcommittees and working parties to help advocate for specific areas of the dance sector (such as the Dance Studio Advisory Group and the Cultural Diversity in Dance Working Party). 
  • All Ausdance members are automatically members of the World Dance Alliance Asia Pacific, a great opportunity to extend your own networks and participate in new culturally diverse opportunities at the annual WDA conferences and festivals. Read more about the WDAAP here.

Member/ Artist Services:

  • Grant Auspicing
  • Assistance in grant application writing and feedback
  • One to one career advice and mentorship
  • Invitation to our industry and networking night, Glance@Dance.

Access to Ausdance NSW Programs:

  • All Ausdance NSW Members have to opportunity to apply for:
    • DAIR Dance Artist In Residence program
    • Subsidised TAFE courses in partnership with ACFIPS
    • Suggest a conversation topic or be a guest on the Ausdance in Conversation Podcast
    • Other call outs and opportunities within Ausdance NSW

AON Insurance:

  • Ausdance NSW has partnered with Aon insurance to offer a tailored Ausdance member discounted dance policy. Aon arranges insurance for thousands of dance studios, dancers and dance groups in Australia and are also our approved insurance broker. The comprehensive, affordable insurance package includes Public Liability, and property owners’ liability. Simply quote your Ausdance NSW Membership number to have a tailored and discounted insurance package.
  • To read more about the importance of insurance for the dance sector and our relationship with Aon head to Ausdance National website here.

Professional Arts Learning Series:

  • PALS (Professional Arts Learning series) is a series of workshops aimed to enhance the practice of dance artists, makers, educators and choreographers. Throughout the series of workshops, guest teachers will provide insights and information that equip the artists or educators to further their knowledge of the dance sector. Read more about our PALS workshops here.


  • All Ausdance NSW members receive discounts to Ausdance NSW partners including:
    • 40% off Dance Australia Magazine subscriptions 
    • 10% off Bloch in-store purchases
    • 20% off Pozible Crowdfunding 5% platform fee
    • 10% off Demi Barre online purchases (link to DemiBarre page)


    • Promotion of events on the Ausdance NSW:
    • Website 
    • Facebook (up to 3 posts per project)
        • ENews – (up to 2 posts per project) we have over 2000 subscribers!
    • Instagram – enquire about taking over the Ausdance NSW Instagram for one week! Over 3000 followers.
      • Contribute directly to the E-News and What’s on Section on our website and newsletters. Get involved by adding your voice to the community.


      Ausdance NSW is the key support & advocacy body, for the creation, presentation and practice of dance in NSW.

      Ausdance NSW is part of the Ausdance National Network.

      Ausdance acknowledges and respects the Traditional Custodians of the Lands on which we work and dance and pays respect to elders past, present and emerging. 

      Contact Info


      10 Hickson Road, Level 3, Arts Exchange Buliding, The Rocks, Sydney 2000

      02 8076 9480

      ABN 36 824 207 095