DMA #33
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Dance Masters, Chapter #33 awards over $25,000 in cash dance scholarships annually. We promote education and excellence in dance through competition and classes.
  • Are you a dance teacher in the Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee area?
  • Are you a dance student in that area?
  • Are you interested in taking class from some of the most sought after and talented teachers and choreographers in the world?
  • Are you interested in over $25,000 in cash scholarships?
  • Would you like to join a group of friends interested in furthering excellence and education in dance?
Dance Masters, Chapter #33
is for YOU!!

Find out how to become a member
or attend a convention and get to know us!
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is DMA #33?
Visit our About Us page to learn more.

How do I become a member of Chapter #33?
There are 4 requirements to become a member:
  • You must be a Dance Teacher
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must have conducted dance schools or have taught in established dance schools for 3 or more years
  • You must complete testing in a minimum of ONE of the following areas: Ballet, Tap, Jazz or Acrobatics. If you teach multiple subjects, testing is required in a minimum of TWO areas. Testing consists of written, verbal and physical tests, and in some subjects, an essay is required. Contact our 2nd Vice-President for details on study materials and upcoming testing opportunities.

What are the benefits of being a DMA #33 member?
DMA #33 Members are Dance Teachers in the Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee area. Dance students must enter DMA #33 conventions through their dance teacher.

As a Member Teacher, all your personal DMA #33 convention registration fees are FREE with paid dues each year. Your students also receive a reduced registration rate. You will now be eligible to enter all areas of competition and will be eligible to win scholarship money as well. DMA #33 awards over $25,000 in cash scholarships annually.

You will have access to seminars that teach you to grow your business and further your dance education. You will become part of a network of dance teachers who strive for excellence in the art of dance, share ideas about operating a successful dance business, have a voice in DMA #33 operations, and so much more!

With your membership in this highly accredited national organization, you will have the rights to use the national DMA emblem in advertising, will receive a DMA decal each year to display in your studio, and will be eligible for special reduced ASCAP and BMI rates when paid through the DMA national office.

Who can attend a DMA #33 convention?
Dance teachers in the Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee area are welcome to attend our convention and bring their students. If you are not a current member of DMA #33, you may register as a "Non-Member Teacher" and register your students as "Non-Member Students". You may watch all competitions during the event and take classes. You will not be able to compete in the competitions nor will you be eligible for the cash scholarships. There will be an opportunity at the convention for you to test and become a member. If you become a member prior to the registration deadline of any convention, you may participate in all competitions and will be eligible for cash scholarship awards. Students must be registered through a teacher to attend.

I am a college student taking dance classes at my college. Can I take class at your convention?
Sure! Anyone 18 years of age or older may register as a "Non-Member Teacher".

Who are these "sought after" teachers that will be teaching at your convention and what type of classes are offered?
Every year we bring in very talented stars in the dance industry. At past conventions we have had such names as Mia Michaels, Shelia Barker, Stephen "Twitch" Boss, Adrienne Canterna, Shea Sullivan, Nick Drago, Gil Stroming, Nick Lazzarini, Dave Carter, Blake McGrath, and Lauren Gottlieb to name a few! For information on upcoming convention faculty, please visit our Conventions tab.

We offer 6 classes at our February convention. There will always be at least 1 ballet and 1 tap class. This year, we are also offering hip-hop, contemporary, and jazz.

How do I register for your convention?
Go to our Registration Form on the Forms tab and follow the instructions on the form.

I attended a DMA #33 Convention. Where can I see pictures? Can I upload my own pictures?
Visit our Photo Gallery to see DMA #33 pictures from our conventions. Albums are organized by event. We would love for you to share your pictures with us on our Facebook page!

I would like to join your mailing list and stay up to date with DMA #33 information. Can I do that?
Visit our Contact Us page and check "join our mailing list" box and fill in the form. You will receive updates on DMA #33 convention information and news.




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