Why become a member?

 

The Regroupement québécois de la danse exists for—and because of—its members!
Since 1984, the RQD has achieved numerous important advances for the discipline and for all those it affects on a daily basis.


By joining the organization, you are demonstrating your affiliation with the large and resplendent dance community. You are placing yourself at the centre of a movement, helping to improve the working conditions of the discipline. Needless to say, the more of us there are, the stronger our voice—and the more likely we are to be heard when approaching the government and public.

Be part of the debate, of the reflections and decision-making by joining the RQD today. Enrich your practice, broaden your knowledge and skills, enhance your visibility, build a network of contacts, and take advantage of the multitude of benefits offered by RQD.
 

PRIVILEGES AND ADVANTAGES FOR MEMBERS

> Information

> Promotion

> Professional development

> Dancer Training Support Program

Resources

> Insurance

> Networking

> Discounts
 


Information

Receive by e-mail the newsletter Québec Danse Hebdo: a wealth of information produced and compiled by RQD. With its articles, calls for projects, news wire and focus, you will be able to keep abreast of all the latest developments in your community. Receive thematic files published in I-Mouvance, calls for action and press releases.

In addition, find RQD throughout the year on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.
 

Promotion

On the Québec Danse website, an annual average of 420,000 pages views, so make the most of it!

Make yourself known via the RQD Membership Directory. Personalize your profile with an introductory text, photograph and video.

You can also receive a high level of visibility by posting ads on the Bulletin Board and Agenda de la danse.

Explore all the possibilities of your member area:
     – Update your profile.
     – Renew your membership, pay your fees, register for the Training Support Program.
     – Post press releases.

Benefit from the promotion of the discipline in the RQD’s social media.

Promote your activities to RQD members by obtaining, for a nominal fee, labels with their postal addresses.
 

Professional development

Enjoy priority status when registering to continuing and advanced training at a special price for RQD members.
More information (French only).
 

Dancer Training Support Program

Benefit from the Training Support Program! Unique financial assistance to stay in shape and be at the top of your game (partial reimbursement of training classes and intensive training sessions).

Through this program, moreover, you are covered by CNESST in the event of injury or accident occurring during supervised training not governed by a work contract.
 

Resources

Use the tools at your disposal to improve your working conditions and develop your skills. These documents (french only) are reserved exclusively for RQD members

- Répertoire de ressources spécialisées en santé (Specialized health resources directory)
An immense contact bank to meet all your needs in acupunture, chiropractic, orthopedic surgery, nutrition, massage therapy, osteopathy, physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

- Répertoire de personnes-ressources (Consultant directory)
Easy access to expertise in creation, interpretation, production, management, communications, marketing and broadcast.

- Trousse contractuelle (Contract toolkit)
Advice, references, model contracts and templates to guide the preparation and drafting of agreements between producers and dancers.


Insurance

Offer your employees social protection by taking out a group insurance policy.
 

Networking

Take part in RQD activities and broaden your network of contacts! The Annual Meeting of members (october 2017) and the various committees will allow you to meet and interact with other dance professionals.

Attend events organized by the dance sector, with which RQD is associated: Christmas Party for the dance community organized by Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique and LES PRIX DE LA DANSE DE MONTRÉAL.

Get in touch with us to obtain access to the contact details of RQD members.
 

Discounts 

Take advantage of discounts with over 80 cultural organizations, sports centres and health centres throughout Quebec: up to 50% off tickets, and from 15 to 50% off gym memberships, etc.
More information (French only).


Membership forms

Application - Individuals
Application - Corporates

 

And welcome to the large family of Quebec dance professionals!

 

 

 

Photo credit:
Excerpt from the video Pourquoi être membre du RQD, with Geneviève Duong. Video by Claudia Chan Tak.