Guidelines

CADA/West is its Membership of dance artists and supporters. Whether you are a dancer, choreographer, teacher, mentor, student, artistic director, arts manager, writer, business supporter, avid audience member… working and residing throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories… our Programs, Resources and Outreach are designed to serve your needs. Please see our membership levels, benefits and annual fees below.

New members, see Join
Renewing members, see Renew
Businesses, see Business Members & Supporters
Questions? contact office@cadawest.org

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Josh Martin; photo Yvonne Chew

Membership Levels & Rates

CADA/West annual membership renews each year on March 31st

Levels Rates Eligibility
Professional Dance Artist $70* Must have professional status as defined by the Canadian Artist Code and at least 2 years professional experience
Emerging Dance Artist $60* Must have completed professional training at an established institution or through a recognized teacher/practitioner. This level of membership is only available for the first 2 years after completing professional training. Dancer is expected to pursue professional artist employment as defined by the Canadian Artist Code
Student $30* Must be receiving professional dance training either in an educational institution or from a teacher recognized within the dance profession
Associate Professional $50* Open to dance teachers, administrators, stage managers, technical staff, dance and theatre companies, etc.
Friend $15 Members of the public
Business $60 A business that wants to help CADA/West grow and/or offer discounts on products/services to our membership. For benefits, see businesses.

Membership Benefits

Training Subsidy Studio Subsidy Free Consult-
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Professional Discounts Voting CADA/West Joint CDA Voting CDA Joint IPAA
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Nation-wide Eligibility

Although CADA/West is a regional organization, CADA/West membership is available to dance artists and students residing in other provinces and territories.

If you are already a member of CADA-ON or RQD, then you are only eligible for the CADA/West Associate Professional level of membership.

Our open membership policy recognizes the nomadic work-life of many dance artists and the distribution of the dance community across Canada in both urban and rural centres.

Joint Membership with CDA 

CADA/West offers automatic joint membership with the Canadian Dance Assembly to all Professional, Emerging, Associate and Student members: when you become a member of CADA/West, you are automatically granted membership to this organization.

New members, see Join
Renewing members, see Renew
Businesses, see Business Members & Supporters
Questions? contact office@cadawest.org