Dance/USA Conference bound for Los Angeles

National Dance Conference USA 2018Dance/USA, the national service organization for the professional dance field, will host its 10th Annual Conference in sunny Los Angeles, CA from June 6-9, 2018. Those in the dance industry are invited to join their colleagues for four days to network and learn from nearly 500 dance professionals including executive directors, artistic directors, emerging arts leaders, artists, agents, company managers, presenters, development and marketing staff, and more.


Conference programming is shaped around issues of equity and justice, community and collaboration, audience development, and preservation and legacy. Attendees will be inspired to advance dance together in business and on stage at this exciting national convening.


The 2018 Annual Conference will be held campus style to showcase the beauty of Los Angeles’ local arts venues. Dance/USA also partnered with an area hotel to provide special rate accommodations for conference attendees.


The Opening Night Celebration on June 6 will include a cocktail hour, dinner and an awards ceremony recognizing the 2018 awardees. Dance/USA has announced that it will honor Debbie Allen with the Dance/USA Honor Award, Carla Perlo with the Dance/USA ‘Ernie’ Award, Lula Washington and Erwin Washington with the Dance/USA Champion Award, and Mary Verdi-Fletcher with the Dance/USA Trustees Award.


To register for the 2018 Conference, click here or visit You can follow the Dance/USA 2018 Annual Conference with these hashtags: #DUSAconf, #DanceUSALA and #LADance.


Also, volunteer opportunities are available. For questions, call 202-833-1717.