Dance/USA 2017 Conference Home Page


Dance/USA will host its 9th Annual Conference in Kansas City, MO from June 7-10, 2017. Dance/USA will also be celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2017! From executive directors and emerging arts leaders to managers and presenters, agents and artists, join nearly 450 individuals associated with the professional dance field for networking, creative conversation, enriching training sessions, discussion on important issues facing the field, and performances. Join us in Kansas City to learn from industry experts and be inspired to advance dance together in business and on stage at this exciting national convening!


Be a part of dance that’s greater than you, your organization, your community! The Annual Conference gathers the field’s experts to offer you relevant knowledge, wisdom, and expertise. Mix and mingle with the movers and shakers of the national dance community to swap stories, learn best practices, fuel partnerships, and share drinks with emerging artists, colleagues, and role models. Be inspired to create a rich, vibrant future for dance!

The 2017 Annual Conference will be campus style to showcase the beauty of Kansas City's local arts venues. Dance/USA has also partnered with an area hotel to provide special rate accommodations for Conference attendees.




Dance/USA and the 2017 Host Committee are grateful for Tico Production’s generous production of the 2017 Annual Conference preview video.



Learn more about the schedule, registration, discounts, and more by exploring our Conference website!


Questions about the 2017 Dance/USA Annual Conference? Contact us.





Kansas City dance companies and dance artists featured in this video include:

Art in the Loop City in Motion Concept Zero Elizabeth Stehling Hema Sharma
Jane Gotch Kansas City Ballet Kansas City Dance Festival Lucia Aerial Performing Arts Maura Garcia Dance
Owen/Cox Dance Group Quixotic Seamless Dance Theatre Störling Dance Theater Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company