The Industry Dance Awards & 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 takes place at the historic Avalon Theater in Hollywood where dancers, educators, pioneers, and icons are recognized for their outstanding achievements and artistic contributions. A star-studded red carpet, brilliant performances, and a presentation from Dancers Against Cancer Foundation combine to make the IDA the most prestigious event in the dance industry.
The 7th annual Industry Dance Awards & Cancer Benefit Show has a goal to reach a minimum of 5 million dollars in donations to help support cancer-related charities including Dancers Against Cancer.
Through a meticulous selection process that spans nine national dance competitions, four 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.
Mark your calendars! The Industry Dance Awards & Cancer Benefit Show will take place in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday August 14, 2019! This year's celebration will showcase memorable performances and highlight the diverse achievements of industry leaders and innovators.
Board of Directors
|First VP||Steve Wappel|
|Applause Talent||Andrea Wishart|
|Hollywood Connection||Bill Bohl & Kimberly Rhinelander|
|Hollywood Vibe||Chris & Anne Smith|
|Rainbow Dance||Rick Lands & Amber Sandoval|
|Spotlight Dance Cup||Michelle Kresge|
|Turn It Up||Melissa Burns|
|Public Relations||Status PR - Chris Rossi|
|Directors Branch||Liz Imperio (2018)|
|Producers Branch||Adrian Ruiz, Matthew Diaz-Caldwell (2018)|