Members are crucial to Kern Dance Alliance; they determine the future of the organization and the quality of Kern County dance education, performances, community awareness, and collaboration. KDA members are educators, artists, administrators, students, professionals, and advocates working or learning in the dance field; they collectively teach, create, and perform all genres of dance.

 

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INSTRUCTIONS: Click on the appropriate link below and you’ll be directed to process payment through PayPal to set up your membership subscription. Once everything has been submitted, you will receive an email from KDA confirming your membership.

If you have any trouble during the registration process, please email info@kerndance.org.

INDIVIDUAL/STUDENT
$25
per year
  • ONE (1) VOTE AT MEETINGS
  • PREMIUM ACCESS TO THE KDA NEWSLETTER
  • ACCESS TO THE KDA CALENDAR
  • INVITATIONS TO MASTER CLASSES
  • ACCESS TO PERFORMANCES
  • ELIGIBILITY FOR KDA SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS
ORGANIZATION
$50
per year
  • ONE (1) VOTE AT MEETINGS
  • PREMIUM ACCESS TO THE KDA NEWSLETTER
  • PREMIUM ACCESS TO THE KDA CALENDAR
  • VIP INVITATIONS TO MASTER CLASSES
  • PREFERRED ACCESS TO PERFORMANCES
  • ELIGIBILITY FOR KDA GRANTS
  • KDA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD NOMINATION
  • LOGO AND ADVERTIZING RIGHTS AT SELECT EVENTS
PRESENTER/VENUE
$100
per year
  • ONE (1) VOTE AT MEETINGS
  • PREMIUM ACCESS TO THE KDA NEWSLETTER
  • PREMIUM ACCESS TO THE KDA CALENDAR
  • VIP INVITATIONS TO MASTER CLASSES
  • PREFERRED ACCESS TO PERFORMANCES
  • ELIGIBILITY FOR KDA GRANTS
  • KDA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD NOMINATION
  • LOGO AND ADVERTIZING RIGHTS AT SELECT EVENTS
  • ACCESS TO THE DANCE ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY

 

KDA MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS BY LEVEL

Individual or Student Membership | $25 per year Includes anyone who has an interest in dance or is connected or affiliated with dance related fields.

  • Individuals shall have one (1) vote at the annual meeting and other meetings called by the President or the Board of Directors.
  • Premium Access to the Kern Dance Alliance Newsletter: submit articles, events, news, and tips to the KDA Newsletter
  • Access to the Kern Dance Alliance Calendar
  • Invitations to master classes
  • Access to performances
  • Eligibility for KDA scholarships and grants

Organization Membership | $50 per year Includes any organization that is part of the dance community including, but not limited to dance companies, dance studios, and dance departments of educational institutions (ex. high schools, colleges, universities).

  • Organizations shall have one (1) vote at the annual meeting and other meetings called by the President or the Board of Directors.
  • Premium Access to the Kern Dance Alliance Newsletter: submit articles, events, news, and tips to the KDA Newsletter
  • Premium Access to the Kern Dance Alliance Calendar: submit classes, performances, and events to the KDA Calendar
  • VIP invitations to master classes
  • Preferred access to performances
  • KDC Lifetime Achievement Award nomination privileges
  • Company Logo and Advertising rights to select KDA events
  • Eligibility for KDA grants

Presenter/Venue Membership | $100 per year Includes presenting organizations that select and hire performing artists to provide services at any venue. The presenter may be affiliated with a venue that may or may not be available for artist groups to rent, present and produce their work.

  • Presenter or venue members shall have only one (1) vote at the annual meeting and other meetings called by the President or the Board of Directors.
  • Premium Access to the Kern Dance Alliance Newsletter: submit articles, events, news, and tips to the KDA Newsletter
  • Premium Access to the Kern Dance Alliance Calendar: submit classes, performances, and events to the KDA Calendar
  • VIP invitations to master classes
  • Preferred access to performances
  • Online and hard copy access to the Dance Organization Directory
  • KDC Lifetime Achievement Award nomination privileges
  • Company Logo and Advertising rights to select KDA events
  • Eligibility for KDA grants

Honorary Lifetime Membership | FREE as Determined by the Board of Directors Given by the Board of Directors for distinguished service and contribution to dance. Membership is given based on a vote by the Board of Directors and is free.  There are no voting rights.

  • Premium Access to the Kern Dance Alliance Newsletter: submit articles, events, news, and tips to the KDA Newsletter
  • Premium Access to the Kern Dance Alliance Calendar: submit classes, performances, and events to the KDA Calendar
  • VIP invitations to master classes
  • Preferred access to performances
  • KDC Lifetime Achievement Award nomination privileges
  • Eligibility for KDA scholarships and grants

 

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