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.
The 12th 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, 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.
Mark your calendars! The LIVE Industry Dance Awards & Cancer Benefit Show will take place on Wednesday - October 12, 2022! This year's celebration will showcase memorable performances and highlight the diverse achievements of industry leaders and innovators.
Board of Directors
|Adrenaline / Revive||Jeremy Keeton|
|Applause Talent||Andrea Wishart|
|Beyond The Stars||Ginny Schmidt-Faubell|
|Hollywood Vibe||Chris & Anne Smith|
|Rainbow Dance||Rick Lands & Amber Anthony|
|Spotlight Dance Cup||Michelle Kresge|
|Turn It Up||Melissa Burns|
|Public Relations||Status PR - Chris Rossi|
Liz Imperio (2018-2019)
Jackie Sleight (Virtual 2021)
|Producers Branch||Adrian Ruiz, Matthew Diaz-Caldwell|