"For far too long, dance school owners have felt removed or alone in their work. As a member, you will find a community of supportive business professionals who understand your unique challenges and what it takes to be successful.

The member of the International Dance Entrepreneurs Association is a school owner who is seeking professional growth, greater efficiency in studio management and a deepened passion for the art of dance.

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The benefits of an I.D.E.A. membership are many, but above all we are committed to your professional and personal growth through our resources, seminars mentoring program and more!

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We know a studio owner is unique work, and you have unique needs and ideas. The supportive community of I.D.E.A. helps you to feel connected in your journey and confident in your decisions.

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I.D.E.A. is committed to helping studio owners grow both personally and professionally. Through consistent training seminars, members learn from industry experts and each other.

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I.D.E.A. partners with over 100 dance-related companies to offer our members unique discounts. Plan your season, try new products and services and get your season planned. Membership pays for itself!

Membership Eligibility

  • Membership is granted to actively engaged school owners
  • Proof of school ownership may be requested
  • Applicants agree to conformity with the I.D.E.A. Code of Ethics

Membership Dues

Annual membership: $1,188
Paid in full annually at $1,089 (savings of $99)
Installment payments of $99 per month for one year



Frequently Asked Questions

Member Raves

Honored to be a part of I.D.E.A. and join this movement to unite the dance industry and bring back the heart and integrity of our artistry.

 ~ Kelly Crittenden

Expressions Academy of Dance, Citrus Heights, CA

I want to let you know what an incredible resource this [IDEA] website has already been for me. I have my degree in dance however I have no business degree. This membership will allow me to have the very SPECIFIC tools I need to grow my dance studio. I wanted to let you know that it has already helped my business.

~ Laura Ciacomelli
Libra Dance Studio, Warminster, PA

I think my brain just exploded. The I.D.E.A. website is all awesome stuff and I am overwhelmed.  I need another day in the week, if you don’t mind adding one.

~ April Nelson
Spisak Dance Academy, Glendale, AZ

Proud to be a charter member of Rhee Gold's visionary new organization. I am among many studio owners who agree to do it ethically, with age appropriate music, costumes, choreography....for all the right reasons.

~ Betsy Daly
Cresskill Performing Arts, Cresskill, NJ

About Us

The International Dance Entrepreneurs Association is a global organization dedicated to making dance studio and school owners successful, profitable and reputable in the dance world. We are happy to answer your questions at any time.

Address: PO Box 2150, Norton, MA

Phone: 1-866-99-DANCE


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