Associations & Philanthropy

Industry Dance Awards (IDA)

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. More information can be found at the link below.

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Dancers Against Cancer (DAC)

The “I’m A Dancer Against Cancer” campaign was founded in 2012 to spread awareness and raise donations for cancer fighting charities. DAC quickly became a sign of hope and unity in the dance community. Our Founder and CEO, Michelle Kresge serves on the Board of Directors for the organization. Help to keep the hope alive! Learn how to contribute below:

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United Dance Merchants of America (UDMA)

United Dance Merchants of America (UDMA) is an organization of companies that sell dance products and services. We promote and protect the interests of our members through marketing, communication, facilitating exhibitions and shows, and encouraging the growth and development of dance.

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