Dance Resource Base exists to support the dance community in Northern Ireland. We provide facilities and resources for those involved in dance and advocate to raise the profile of the art form. Dance Resource Base was incorporated in December 2006.
We aim to:
LINK - by building networks of support for people involved in or wishing to access dance;
SERVE - by providing information services and training opportunities for the dance sector; and
STRENGTHEN - by acting as an advocate for the dance sector.
Dance Resource Base is a membership organisation. We offer a range of resources and support services, all of which can be viewed by visiting the members' page.
Dance Resource Base has a comprehensive database of our diverse and growing membership, which includes professional dance artists, choreographers, teachers, health professionals, arts organisations, venues, educational institutions and members of the public with an interest in dance.
The Board of Governors for Dance Resource Base includes:
|Sheila Rogers (Chairperson)
Board members are elected by the membership annually at Dance Resource Base's Annual General Meeting. Board members support the organisation through strategic development, policy making and artistic visioning and Board members encompass a range of skills including expertise in dance, creativity and business.
Dance Resource Base employs one full-time member of staff. The Development Officer is responsible for the day-to-day running of the organisation and actively drives forward the vision of the company. The current Development Officer for the organisation is Kelly-Anne Collins.
Dance Resource Base is funded by, and an annually supported client of, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. We have also received further support from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Department for Culture, Arts and Leisure through The Creative Industries Innovation Fund (2010/11) and from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland through the Equipment Grant Award Scheme (2010/11).