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Ausdance WA Membership Options

Ausdance WA has three membership options to cater for the entire dance community. If you are unsure what membership is best for you, just email us directly at memberships.wa@ausdance.org.au and we are happy to assist you!

Why join Ausdance WA?

As a membership driven organisation, Ausdance WA requires the support of our members in order to maintain effective advocacy for dance in Western Australia. 
As a member, you are able to access services in support of your career in dance. Whether that is Auspicing your grant application or promoting your dance event, Ausdance WA is here to assist you. 
Your Ausdance WA membership is transferrable to any state or territory across Australia.

Member Benefits:

Education Program discounts

Ausdance WA provides annual professional development opportunities for dance teachers, in the studio and the classroom, in consultation with the Curriculum Council. Ausdance WA Members receive 30% off the entire education program which equates to a $330 saving in 2019. 

Ausdance WA Resource Library Access

Ausdance members have free lending access to the Ausdance WA library that includes an extensive collection of contemporary dance DVDS, magazines and periodicals such as Dance Australia, Dance Magazine (America), Lowdown, Animated, and Brolga, as well as a variety of books and information pamphlets

Auspicing

Ausdance WA will auspice the financial aspects of members, professional projects for a negotiable fee. Using Ausdance in this way means that your dancers are covered by our workers compensation insurance.

Proof Reading and Feedback

Ausdance WA provides free, confidential proof-reading and feedback for CVs, job applications and grant applications, and free access to advice and information relating to the dance industry.

Employment

Ausdance WA employees members to work in the annual programming offered. This includes regional placements, local dance teachers, workshop leaders and guest presenters. Are you interested in working with us? Please let us know! po.wa@ausdance.org.au 

 

Member Discounts:

Would you like to save 40% on Australia’s leading professional dance magazine?

Here’s some good news: now you can! With your Ausdance membership, you can treat yourself to a glossy Dance Australia magazine subscription.

It’s no secret our friends at Dance Australia are devoted to the art of dance. That’s why you’ll get health, training and performance advice from medical specialists you can trust. Plus in-depth features about the latest dance issues. So you can relax knowing you’re getting the essential industry information you need—all in one place. Current Members who are also students receive 50% off the subscription.

10% off M-A.C. Ballet Tees

M-A.C. Ballet Tees are designed and printed locally in WA. The collection is aesthetically pleasing whilst also being highly functional, comfortable and durable. The Original Pointe Collection has been created with the dancer in mind. It is for everyone to enjoy. 
Ausdance WA members now receive an exclusive 10% discount* on the brand new range!  
Original Pointe Active Singlet’ (Adult) will be down from $55.00 to $49.50 and the ‘Original Pointe Tee’ (Kids and Youth) will be down from $45.00 to $40.50.
Visit the website here.
*to order your M-A.C. Ballet Tees use the contact form on the website link above.

 

25% off Dance Knowledge

Dance Knowledge connects the dance profession with the wealth of knowledge that is now available to help dancers improve their training with online, on demand Continuing Professional Development (RAD recognised) courses made for dance teachers.

Each member gets their own unique code! Please email directly for your code: memberships.wa@ausdance.org.au

 

Access between 10-30% off Body Logic Physiotherapy treatments

Ausdance WA members receive between 10% to 30% off dance physio and dance Pilates services with Emma Sulley at Body Logic Physiotherapy (BSc Physiotherapy, MClin Physiotherapy (Sports), MClin Physiotherapy (Manips), APAM) in Shenton Park.

Emma has an incredible history with Dance which she discussed in a recent blog post here:
https://www.ausdancewa.org.au/blog/2018/07/12/member-benefit-emma-sulley/

Watch the video below to find out more about Emma Sulley. 

 

Discounted Studio Hire at Able Creative Studios

Ausdance WA members receive rates discounted rate of $15 per hour at Able Creative Studio. Per day rates (9-5) 8 hour at $96 and per week (Monday – Friday) 40 hour at $450.

 Able Creative offers huge studio space with floating sprung floor and Tapiflex65 Tarkett available for hire. The 200sqm space with an additional 50sqm annex mirrored studio, adjoins 750sqm movement conditioning space with a 5.8m high roof, potentiating aerial arts. The space also has kitchen with fridge and microwave, m&f toilets and change facilities and a greenroom. Located in Morley off Walter Road, The studio caters for movement artists working on creative development. 

Contact Mike Makossa for bookings: 0412 800 123 or makossa@iinet.net.au 

 

25% off Artfilms Curriculum-Linked Dance Videos

Artfilms provides over 250 highly rated dance films for schools. Linked with the Australian curriculum these resources are a must for any education centre teaching dance. View the catalogue here. There are approximately 250 highly rated, curriculum-linked dance films available for purchase now.

 

30% off Human Kinetics Dance Publications

Human Kinetics are pleased to offer Ausdance WA members 30% off most books. HK publishers are dedicated to providing top quality information and educational products about dance, sport, physical activity and health.

Must be a Human Kinetics Rewards member to access the discount (it is free to join!)

 

10% discount on Bloch Australia in store only
Ausdance are excited to announce that Bloch are offering members a 10% discount* on in store purchases. To receive this discount, all you need to do is show your membership card or membership email at the point of purchase.  Terms and conditions are as follows:

  • 10% Discount on Bloch and Mirella branded product only
  • Only Valid at a Bloch store
  • Members must present their Ausdance membership/subscription card or membership confirmation email, at the time of purchase to obtain the allowed discount
  • Only current Ausdance members are eligible for the discount
  • Discount cannot be used on sale or discounted stock or in conjunction with any other offer
  • Discount cannot be used for online purchases

Event Promotion & Marketing Support

Assist in promoting your event.

Ausdance WA Members receive exclusive access to promote your event through our diverse social media channels. Ausdance WA reserves the right to reject content that is not inline with our values or content that is not produced to our social media standards. 

Facebook: 
Up to 3 posts per project, each post must include unique copy and images/videos. We advise that promotions start 4 weeks out from the event. Ticket giveaways to members only or to general public are also welcomed. Images are required to be 940 pixels x 788 pixels and of high quality. 

Instagram:
Up to 3 posts per project, each post must include unique copy and image/video. These must be unique to Facebook content as well. Takeover our Instagram page for the day and post about your rehearsals/back stage access. Images are required to be 1080 pixels x 1080 pixels and of high quality. 

eNews:
Event post in the eNews leading up to the event. Option for specific blogpost and embedded video link.

 

Dance Directory

Ausdance WA is currently updating the Dance Directory so that it better serves the dance communities needs. 

Keep an eye out for updates in this space!

 

Creative Moves: Maths through Movement Lesson Plans

Ausdance WA has partnered with Creative Moves WA to develop a series of Lesson Plans that integrate dance and mathematics for the West Australian Curriculum. The focus has been to provide generalist primary school teachers with no dance experience with the opportunity to deliver dance in their classrooms as purposefully connected curriculum, encouraging whole body learning and making connections between movement and mathematics concepts.

Currently for Pre-Primary, Year 1 and Year 2 levels, these Lesson Plans are now available to purchase from the Ausdance WA website at the following price options:

Lesson PlansNon Member PriceMember Price
Single Plans$77$66
Pre-primary, Year 1 or Year 2 two-plan bundles$123.20$105.60
All-plans bundle (8 plans total)$462$396

 

National Member Benefits

Ausdance National Membership

Your Ausdance WA membership is transferrable to any state or territory across Australia.

Insurance

Ausdance National works with AON Insurance to develop the best possible insurance products for the dance industry. See the attached Ausdance AON Insurance Factsheet for more information.

World Dance Alliance

This independent, non-profit, non-political organisation began as the Asia Pacific Dance Alliance in Hong Kong in 1988. WDA—Asia Pacific (AP) is one of three regional centres that make up World Dance Alliance. The other two are WDA—Americas and WDA—Europe. Ausdance members are automatically WDA–AP members.

 

Keep in Touch

Ausdance WA delivers monthly eNews bulletins as well as special Member Only news releases, flash news, ticket promos and much more. Keep in touch with your dance community!

Reach Us

1st Floor,
King Street Arts Centre
357-365 Murray Street
Perth WA 6000

PO Box 7452
Cloisters Square WA 6850

+61 08 9322 6101

wa@ausdance.org.au

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