We are so grateful for the generous support of our loyal DDF Friends, which has allowed us to share incredible dance since our very first Festival in 2002.

Become a DDF Friend today and you’ll explore your love of dance and join a community of like-minded people. Your vital support will:

  • Give audiences the chance to experience iconic dance from around the world 
  • Provide access to diverse communities through our growing education and outreach activities 
  • Create vital opportunities for dance artists in Ireland at all stages of their career
  • Commission leading Irish dance artists to create new work

Your monthly contribution will put you at the heart of the Festival. We’ll invite you to our Friends Events throughout the year (both in person and online). You’ll have opportunities to meet with Festival artists and glimpse behind the scenes. We’ll keep you updated with our dedicated Friends newsletter, acknowledge your generosity on our website, offer exclusive online content and more!

Join the Movement today from just €15 a month

Champion €15 per month

Get closer to the Festival, join our community of dance lovers and give audiences the chance to experience incredible dance.

Patron* €21 per month

Create vital opportunities for dance artists in Ireland, enabling DDF to provide valuable support through residency, programming and networking opportunities.

Ambassador €50 per month

Broaden access to dance for diverse communities of all ages through our education and outreach projects, enable artists to achieve their artistic potential and create new work, and play a leading part in shaping the future of contemporary dance in Ireland.

Choose your own amount

Large or small, your contribution will make a big difference in moving dance forward!

If you prefer, you are welcome to make your DDF Friends contribution in one annual payment.

Pay Annually

Whether you're signing up as a Champion, Patron or Ambassador, or at a level of your choosing, you can choose an annual payment option to join the DDF Family .

*By committing at €21 or more per month (that’s €250 a year) your donation will go further, allowing us to claim an additional 31% tax relief from Revenue, with your permission.

For further information or assistance, contact Ruth Riordan at / +353 1 679 8658.

Thank you for your generosity.