World Dance Alliance - Americas (WDA-Americas) is an independent, non-profit, non-political, and non-religious member-driven organization. It is part of the larger World Dance Alliance including the Asia-Pacific Network and other global regions. World Dance Alliance:
provides information, advocacy, and communication for dance organizations and individuals;
offers a forum for the exchange of ideas, information expertise, and resources in all areas of dance;
encourages an awareness of, access to, and understanding of dance as an art, ritual, traditional expression, and as a leisure-time activity in diverse communities throughout the world;
encourages the protection of dance repertoire in all dance forms by preservation in notation, film, and other media; and
supports the work of existing dance organizations and collaborates with other groups in related disciplines.