Join Young Audiences of Louisiana (YALA) for the 9th Annual Dancing for the Arts gala. The event will take place on Friday, November 16 at Harrah's Casino Theatre. The primary fundraiser to support YALA's afterschool and summer arts in education programs, Dancing for the Arts will feature celebrity dancers, notable judges, a silent auction, cocktails, and fine fare.
 
Camille Whitworth will preside as the Mistress of Ceremonies, welcoming our celebrity dancers who will take to the dance floor for an evening of rug-cutting competition in support of Young Audiences of Louisiana's afterschool and summer arts education programs. Stephanie Burks, Mary Katherine Lonatro-Tusa, Kenny Lopez, and Steven Putt make up our esteemed 2018 panel of judges.
 
This year's event is chaired by Stella del Bianco, Gail Barnes McKenna, and Tyree Worthy. Melissa Booth, Anita Demps, and Allison Kupperman serve as the Silent Auction Chairs.
 
For your convenience the night of the event, Harrah's New Orleans is generously offering Dancing for the Arts guests $10 valet or Harrah's garage parking!
 
Guests must be 21+.
 
ONLINE VOTING CLOSES AT 4 P.M. ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018
Tickets are not available at the door.
 
 
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VOTE FOR DANCERS
Sponsorship of Dancing for the Arts is a great opportunity to showcase your commitment to ensuring quality academic and arts experiences for all students. Sponsorship levels begin at only $600 and the benefits are many!
 
 
 
 
We hope to see you at the 9th Annual Dancing for the Arts gala! This is a seated event, so please let us know during the checkout process with whom you would like to be seated. Tables are for 10. While every effort will be made to accommodate seating requests, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to honor all requests. SOLD OUT!
All votes will be counted toward your chosen celebrity dancers to help them win the coveted People's Choice award the night of the gala. Each vote is the equivalent of a $1.00 donation to Young Audiences of Louisiana (a $10.00 minimum vote is required). Vote today and vote often!
 
 
 
 

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