FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

I would like to volunteer my time with Dance to Unite. How do I sign up?

Dance to Unite is always in search for new volunteers to assist with our current class offerings and general support for the organization. Please e-mail us for further details: info@dancetounite.org

Currently, our classes meet once a week for an hour ( After School hours are between 3:00pm–6:00pm ). 
Days of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Do I need to be a professional dancer to teach for Dance to Unite?

You don't have to be a professional dancer although you will need to have some dance background in order to teach our classes. 

Is teaching for Dance to Unite a paid position?

No. All of our teachers as well as our guest artists are volunteers.

How old do I need to be in order to teach for Dance to Unite?

You need to be at least 21 years old in order to teach our classes, however, we offer an assistant teacher position to those who are younger than 21. Teens who are under 18 are also welcome to volunteer with the consent of their parents/guardians.

I am a choreographer and would like to send some of my work to Dance to Unite for consideration. What do I need to do?

Dance to Unite welcomes new teachers as well as new guest artists, please e-mail your bio and/or a link to your website to: info@dancetounite.org

I am a professional who conducts special workshops about culture and diversity yet I am not a dancer, can I still offer my service to Dance to Unite?

Absolutely, although our weekly classes involve the art of dance, we encourage various professionals to educate our youth about different cultures through other venues in the arts.  We have offered such special workshops in the past: The art of Henna, Islamic Art and a creative Cartoon Workshop to complement our weekly dance classes and contribute to our mission of unity and peace.

What age group does Dance to Unite target?

Dance to Unite offers its general dance classes to boys and girls who are in first grade to eighth grade.
Some of our classes may be offered to girls only due to the nature of the style of dance, for example: our belly dance classes.

I am a parent and would like to sign up my child to one of your classes, what do I need to do?

Dance to Unite partners with After School programs, therefore the students have to be members of the After School program that Dance to Unite partners with. We would love to connect with the school of your child and see if we can offer our services to your child's After School program. Please send a detailed e-mail to: info@dancetounite.org

Dance to Unite is located in New York City, how can we bring the program to other locations?

Dance to Unite is in the process of working on a model that will be implemented in other locations. Please revisit the website for updates about this inquiry.

How can I donate to Dance to Unite?

Dance to Unite is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Donations can be made through our website; click on the Donate button on our Home page.

You can also mail your donation to the address below :

Dance to Unite, Inc.

222 West 14th Street #8G

New York, NY 10011