The Industry Dance Awards (IDA) & Cancer Benefit Show is an annual event that brings the global dance community together in celebration of creativity, industry innovation, and the fight against cancer. This spectacular event will take place at the historic and iconic Avalon theater in Hollywood, California. The IDA brings together dancers, educators, pioneers, and dance icons that will be recognized for their outstanding achievements and artistic contributions in 2022. A star-studded red carpet, brilliant performances, and a presentation from Dancers Against Cancer (DAC) combine to make the IDA the most prestigious event in the dance industry...
Through a meticulous selection process that spans nine national dance competitions, five dance conventions, and the entire professional dance community, the Industry Dance Awards has the pleasure of recognizing performers and dance icons in numerous award categories. Our sponsors put a tremendous amount of collaborative effort and energy into making The Industry Dance Awards a true reflection of the passion that exists in our community. On this amazing evening, the breakthroughs and achievements of the many talented individuals that have transformed our industry are given the spotlight and distinction they deserve.
Monday - August 15, 2022 – Official Nominee/Convention Announcement
Friday - August 19, 2022 – Friday - September 2, 2022 - Online Voting Outstanding Performance & Best Convention Teacher
Friday - August 19, 2022 – Friday - August 26, 2022 - Online Voting Preliminary People’s Choice Nominee
Monday - August 29, 2022 – Friday - September 2, 2022 - Online Voting Final People’s Choice Winner
Tuesday - October 11, 2022 - DAC Dinner/Nominee Soiree Location: TBD
Wednesday - October 12, 2022 - Industry Dance Awards & Cancer Benefit Show