About The Event

Mistress of Ceremonies
Camille Whitworth

Join Young Audiences of Louisiana for the 6th Annual Dancing for the Arts. At 6:30 PM on Friday, April 17, 2015 this blockbuster event will take place at the Harrah's Casino Theatre. The Gala evening features an open bar, fabulous hors d'oeuvres, and a delicious dinner.

WDSU's Camille Whitworth will be our Mistress of Ceremonies while our celebrity dancers take to the dance floor for an evening of rug-cutting competition to support arts education in New Orleans.

This year's event is co-chaired by Elizabeth Williams
and Andrew Freeman.

Meet our celebrity dancers and notable judges panel…

Here’s how you can support the event and Young Audiences of Louisiana:

Vote online for your favorite star dancer. All votes will be counted toward your chosen celebrity dancers to help them earn the coveted People's Choice award the night of the event. (Minimum 10 votes)*

1 ticket to the Gala

$50 - Young Professional (Under 35)
1 ticket to the Gala

$125 - Patron
1 ticket to the Gala and 1 star on the "Walk of Fame"

$400 - Celebrity
2 tickets to the Gala and 2 stars on the "Walk of Fame"

$1250 - Headliner
Special seating for a table of 10 at the Gala, 4 stars on the "Walk of Fame", and recognition as a participating sponsor of the Gala

$2500 - Luminary
Preferred seating for a table of 10 at the Gala, 8 stars on the "Walk of Fame", recognition as an official sponsor of the Gala, and logo placement for all event media and materials

$5000 - Superstar
VIP seating with table for 10 at the Gala, 10 stars on the "Walk of Fame", sponsorship recognition at the Gala, lead recognition as a major sponsor of the Gala, and superior logo placement for all event media and materials

Click Here to Vote or to Buy Tickets

About Young Audiences

Young Audiences of Louisiana (YALA) was founded in 1962 to expose local children to chamber music. Through 53 years of experience, we have adapted and evolved to serve the ever-changing needs of students in our state. Since 2000, YALA’s operations and budgets have tripled. In 2007 and 2008, 218 teaching artists, educators, athletic and recreation specialists, and technology instructors were paid $2.1 million to work directly with students from PK through grade 12, accounting for 83% of our total budget.

For more information, pictures, and videos of our programs…

*Votes = a donation to Young Audiences of Louisiana. You will be sent a letter of acknowledgement for your tax-deductible gift.

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors


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