Dance Schools Insurance

Dance Schools Insurance

Specialist Dance Insurance for dance schools

As a dance school, you can get business insurance from a general carrier, but there are good reasons for working with a specialist broker who understands how the performing arts operate and can provide specialist dance school insurance.

The performing arts, by nature, can often cause complications for insurance, and many non-specialist carriers have fixed (and inaccurate) ideas about the industry – charging high premiums to protect themselves against perceived “high-risk” activities.

La Playa looks after dance schools, dance studios and dance companies, combining comprehensive cover with expert advice.

What if...

  • A pupil or staff member sustains an injury at work?
  • Money from ticket sales goes missing overnight?
  • You've hired equipment and it gets damaged?

Dance Insurance coverage includes:

  • Property: office contents, computers, hired in equipment, hired/borrowed wardrobe, audio & visual equipment, staging, portable dance flooring, merchandize stock, show DVDs, brochures
  • Personal Accident: cover for injury/illness to key staff/teachers
  • Conseuquential Loss: protects income streams during physical and technological disruptions (fire, flood, power & telecommunications failure, prevention of access to venue)
  • General Liabilities: for staff and parent volunteers, audience, refreshments, merchandise and dancewear - plus compliance with data laws and safety issues
  • Money: box office receipts, fees, costume and show DVD sales income, program/merchandize cash

We can also arrange:

  • Business Travel: cover for trips to shows and competitions, visits and exchanges
  • Trustee Liability Insurance: your trustees could be held personally liable for financial loss, poor administration (including inadequate insurance), tax errors, dishonesty of an employee, breach of confidentiality, breach of copyright. Give them the protection they deserve!
  • Legal Expenses: cover for when things go pear-shaped: defense costs for disputes including tax, employment and discrimination issues
  • Cancellation & Non-appearance Insurance: cover against financial loss as a result of cancellation, abandonment, postponement or re-scheduling of an event.

Download: Arts & Entertainment Brochure PDF Document

Dance Portfolio Dancer Blue Ribbon

“I can highly recommend La Playa insurance - they're great brokers, working almost exclusively with the arts sector and nothing ever seems to faze them, no matter how complex the request! ...They will find you the best deal.”

Lindsey D., General Manager, Akram Khan Dance Company


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About La Playa Arts & Entertainment

Specialist & Independent

Specialist & Independent

The arts present a very specific set of risk exposures – and now your digital and online risks can expose you globally. We understand the risks and pressures you face - and we speak your language. We’ll support you with great advice - helping you make good decisions for your organization.

Our policies can help streamline costs, and we’ll always help you stay ahead of the game in managing risk. The show must always go on - insurance isn’t just about processing a claim, it’s about thinking laterally to solve challenges and problems fast.

At La Playa, we’re passionate about the arts and creative industries – many of us are practitioners and active consumers; in fact, La Playa founded the first ever corporate art collective!

Advice You Can Trust

…from an expert who understands you

  • Specialist insurance for entertainment and the arts
  • Independent professional advice
  • Relationship-based service: right beside you when you make a claim
  • “Can do” culture
  • Seamless insurance across US and UK


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