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Semi-Formal Awards GALA

Updated 07.26.16

Unique to DX events, the Semi-Formal Awards Gala has always been a favorite of attendees.  The evening features recognition for directors, choreographers, individuals, as well as, academic excellence. 

Tickets must be purchased in advance through the studio account so seats are assigned together. Guests wanting to attend should contact the studio directly.  Cost is $39 per person. Children under 5 are free, but will not have a seat (chair) at the table.  All seats require a ticket. Feel free to have them sit on your lap.

Two (2) tickets are provided for each studio attending specifically one for Director and their Distinguished Leader candidate to attend. Additional tickets may be purchased for teachers, parents, fans, and dancers..

Announcements for All American and Super Star take place during the show. The All American entry fee includes a ticket to the banquet. Super Star candidates are encouraged to purchase a ticket. However, it is not required.

Admission tickets to the Awards Gala include; a formal dinner and awards program.

Directors may recognize one individual to represent their program for the DX Distinguished Leadership Award. Dance Teacher of the Year and National Choreographer of the Year will be recognized. The night's event is all about recognition and rewarding those who've accomplished so much in the field of dance.

It is strongly encouraged that attendees wear church type clothing to prom dresses. Men are encouraged to wear shirts with ties. Jackets are optional. This is your chance to dress-up like a prince or princess and shine.

Dance Teacher of the Year and National Choreographer of the Year will also be announced. Nominations for both of these high honors accepted. Send an email to nominate.

The fine linens are set out for all DX guests.  A formal place setting and delicious dinner complete the atmosphere for the Awards Gala.

Directors present their Distinguished Leaders with awards on stage..

Dress for the occasion. Prom dresses or church-type clothing is very appropriate. Guys should wear shirt and ties.  

2015 Gala Photos

Recognition for outstanding dancers all night long.

Don't forget your camera!

There's always a few surprises in store, like the National Choreographer of the Year and Teacher of the Year.  You'll want to be there to hear it live.

There's always a few surprises in store, like the National Choreographer of the Year and Teacher of the Year.  You'll want to be there to hear it live.

The judges attend as special guests too!

2016 Gala Photos

2016 and the winner is...