Become a DDF Friend today and you’ll explore your love of dance, join a community of like-minded people and help us to keep moving dance forward.

Your generous support will create opportunities for dance and dance artists. It will support the creation of new work. It will bring more extraordinary dance experiences to more people in more ways.

As a DDF Friend, you’ll be at the heart of the Festival. We’ll keep you updated with our Friends newsletter, acknowledge your generosity on our website and offer you access to exclusive online content and Friends Events throughout the year.

Join the Movement today from just €10 a month

Champion €10 per month

Get closer to DDF and help us put dance in the spotlight.

Patron* €21 per month

Bring dance to diverse audiences and communities and support artists to thrive and make great work.

Ambassador €50 per month

Play a leading part in advancing the role and enjoyment of dance in Ireland, ensuring the success and sustainability of the dance sector for generations to come.

Choose your own amount

Large or small, your monthly contribution will have a big impact.

Pay Annually

If you prefer, you can make your DDF Friends contribution in one annual payment.

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

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