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Membership Plans & Benefits

Note: All memberships expire on December 31

Organizational Membership ($300 per year)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 21 years old or above

  • Choreographer / Performer / Teacher

  • Organization / School / Dance company comprising more than one teacher/performer/choreographer

BENEFITS:

  • Voting rights within IDEA, including the opportunity to assist and become a part of the Artistic Board of Directors of IDEA.

  • Unlimited* access to IDEA’s umbrella insurance policy for facility rentals including the auditorium, rehearsal space, classroom and studio – a benefit worth $580 per year.

  • Access to IDEA’s non-profit status to apply for grants and for reduced rental rates of theaters/auditoriums for your performances – a benefit worth, on average, $500-$1000.*

  • Benefits will extend to all the members of your organization including assistant teachers and adult students. For a given two-year period, only one point person/organization is eligible to serve on the board. General body meetings are open to all representatives of your organization.

  • All the members and students (15 years old or older) of your organization are qualified to be included into IDEA based productions/performances.

  • Organization listing within the IDEA membership directory, which serves as a prime resource for the location of best dance teachers/organizations in the DC metro area.

  • Participation opportunities in all of IDEA events including biennial IDEA Dance festival and learning series including workshops, lecture demonstrations etc, from artists and experts of all Indian classical dance styles, from all over the world.

  • Four free tickets to ticketed IDEA performances in the calendar year.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 21 years old or above

  • Choreographer / Performer / Teacher NOT AFFILIATED with a dance school or organization

  • Organization / School / Dance company comprising of more than one teacher / performer / choreographer

BENEFITS:

  • Voting rights within IDEA, including the opportunity to assist and become a part of Artistic Board of Directors of IDEA.

  • Access* to IDEA’s umbrella insurance policy for facility rentals including auditorium, rehearsal space, classroom and studio, twice per year – a benefit worth $580 per year.

  • Access to IDEA’s non-profit status to apply for grants and for reduced rental rates of theaters/auditoriums for your performances – a benefit worth, on average, $500-$1000.**

  • Organization listing within the IDEA membership directory, which serves as a prime resource for the location of best dance teachers/organizations in the DC metro area.

  • Reduced rates to all IDEA events.

  • Participation opportunities in all of IDEA events including biennial IDEA Dance festival and learning series including workshops, lecture demonstrations etc, from artists and experts of all Indian classical dance styles, from all over the world.

  • One free ticket to ticketed IDEA performances in the calendar year.

Individual Membership ($150 per year)

Patronage ($150 per year)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Non-dancers and patrons of the arts

  • Families of dance students (dance teacher must be an IDEA member)

BENEFITS:

  • Access* to IDEA’s umbrella insurance policy for facility rentals, once per year, for events such as Rangapravesham – a benefit worth $580 per year.

  • Access to IDEA’s non-profit status for reduced rental rates of theaters/auditoriums – a benefit worth, on average, $500-$1000.**

  • Four free tickets to ticketed IDEA performances in the calendar year

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 21 years old or older

  • Choreographer / Performer / Teacher NOT AFFILIATED with a dance school or organization.

  • Organization/School/Dance company comprising of more than one teacher/performer/choreographer

BENEFITS:

  • Organization listing within the IDEA membership directory.

  • Discounted rates to all IDEA events hosted online and In-person.

  • Participation opportunities in all of the IDEA events including the biennial IDEA Dance festival and learning series including workshops, lecture demonstrations, etc, from artists and experts of all Indian classical dance styles, from all over the world.

  • One free ticket to ticketed IDEA performances in the calendar year.

Individual Membership - NON Resident of DMV area ($150 per year)

Life Member ($1500)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Non-dancers and patrons of the arts

BENEFITS:

  • Unlimited Access* to IDEA’s umbrella insurance policy for facility rentals, for events such as Rangapravesham – a benefit worth $580 per year.

  • Access to IDEA’s non-profit status for reduced rental rates of theaters/auditoriums – a benefit worth, on average, $500-$1000.**

  • Four free tickets to ticketed IDEA performances in the calendar year

  • Special invitation to IDEA sponsored events.

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