Membership of DanceHE

We invite you to join our debates and support dance as a discipline within the UK University sector by becoming a member of DANCEHE.

DanceHE, represents the interests of its HEI members to organisations such as the funding councils, HEFCE and HEA in areas concerning funding, policy and processes. Acting as a mediating body DanceHE facilitates collaboration and debate across institutions – drawing together teachers, practitioners and researchers to share information and best practice. We also operate this site through which members can share information and promote events through an email list and this website.

More recently we have had active participation in discussion groups, conferences and other forums including:

·         GCSE and A Level stakeholder meeting;

·         DTAP forum and DTAL qualifications

·         AHRC research funding

·         The NDTA conference

·         Westminster Media Forum

·         World Dance Alliance conference

·         HEA Arts and Humanities meetings

·         SCUDD and Dance HE collaboration

·         Early Career Research forum

·         Student as participant researchers ‘dance debate’ and bi-annual student conference

·         Hosting events and symposiums

Institutions who have recently become members: UCLAN, University of Bedfordshire, Wolverhampton University, Coventry University, DeMontfort University, University of Leeds, Liverpool John Moores University, Royal Academy of Dance, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Buckinghamshire New University, University of Chester, York St John University, Middlesex University, London Studio Centre, Bath Spa University, University of Hull, Foundation for Community Dance.

If your institution is not a member you can join using the following application process:   Membership is also available for individuals working in HE and postgraduate students (as a concessionary rate)

Membership can take place at any point during the year, you will be given specific access to a members area of the website which includes up to date information on: resources, availability of funding, collaboration requests/networks, conference calls, newsletter, dance research, events archive, digital resources, early career mentoring, performance/book reviews, teaching and learning in HE.

We are also working towards building joint membership to other organisations for those members of Dance HE and secure special offer deals for conferences.

If you are unsure of your membership status or would like some advice on becoming a member of Dance HE,  please contact Darren Carr (Finance officer for Dance HE) on or telephone 0151 231 5212