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Introducing our newest sponsor – Groove


We are delighted to introduce “Groove Dance Competition” as our newest sponsor for the 2016 Industry Dance Awards and Cancer Benefit Show. The strength of our dance community is built upon the graciousness and support given by the numerous competitions, conventions, and studios that make up our dance family. “Groove” will be joining the following sponsors to raise awareness and celebrate art at the 2016 Industry Dance Awards.

The 2015 Industry Dance Awards showcased breathtaking performances and courageous stories that exemplified the generosity and passion of the dance industry. We look forward to another incredible night at our 2016 event, which will take place at the Avalon Theater in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, August 17th.

Christy Lopez

Dance Informa – Industry Dance Awards: Glamour Gives Back

Dance Informa

Dance can inspire. Dance can heal. Dance can change lives. That is why the Industry Dance Awards were created, and that is…continue reading at Dance Informa

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2015 IDA – The Winners Are…


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Watch the 2015 Industry Dance Awards


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VOTE NOW – Dancers Choice Awards 2015


Voting ends August 7th @ noon pst.

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2015 Dance Icon Award – Vincent Paterson


2015 Dance Icon Award goes to… Vincent Paterson

It is actually very difficult to come up with the words to describe the level of exultance to present the most prestigious award, Dance Icon Award, to Mr. Vincent Paterson. If you have ever experienced any style of entertainment – from film to music videos to Broadway to concert tours, this man has dabbed his brilliance in all of the above. And we’re talking ICONIC work including Michael Jackson’s BAD Tour and Madonna’s Blonde Ambition tour.

Industry Dance Awards is absolutely honored to have Mr. Vincent Paterson accept the Dance Icon Award at this year’s award show on Aug. 19th!

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2015 New Media Influencer – Ian Eastwood


2015 New Media Influencer – Ian Eastwood

We’ve had the pleasure of having Ian Eastwood in attendance every year since the Industry Dance Awards began in 2012. Little known fact, he was in the one of the first-ever performances on the IDA stage. Since then, Ian Eastwood has made a name for himself through his presence on new media platforms. He has shown this generation the power of sharing your talents and gifts via social media for an interactive connection to his fans. We are looking forward to seeing Ian accept the 2015 New Media Influencer Award at this year’s event.

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Christy Lopez

Announcing the Hosts of The 2015 Industry Dance Awards


We are proud to announce the hosts of this year’s Industry Dance Awards!! Robert Hoffman, on-air personality known for his comedic parodies and viral hits, returns to co-host the special event. Joining him on the IDA stage is Keltie Knight, entertainment correspondent of CBS’s The Insider. The combination of their wit and love for dance will make this show a night to remember. Shall we request a ballroom duet?! Read more