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"The ADE Gala-themed Planet Earth, event brings together dancers from around the world with a mission to promote environmental awareness and sustainability through the art of dance.

This year, the convention selects a unique theme related to our planet's well-being, such as "Harmony with Nature" or "Celebrating Biodiversity"


The Gala will be held on July 12th, the last day of Nationals, and will kick off with the red carpet. 

A Thematic Red Carpet & Gala Event with lots of surprises and special performances!  The 2024 Gala Theme will be PLANET EARTH.



4:45 pm - 6:30 pm Red Carpet Event

Join us for Our Thematic PLANET EARTH at the Pre-Function Space, Dance Party with DJ Omari, 360 Cameras & Red Carpet, and Professional Photo Call.

Seating Schedule:

6 pm - VIP Table Guests will access The PLANET EARTH Ballroom for table seating and dinner service will be served during this time.

Promptly Arrival is required.

6:35 pm General Admission 

6:45-10 pm Nationals Gala Ceremony & Awards

Includes a 15-minute intermission for VIP TABLES dessert service & cash bar for all adults.

Tentative Gala Performance line-up & Awards:

​    -Opening Number

    -Prodigy Piece

    -National Top 1st Solo/Duet/Trios

    -VIP Studios Highest Scoring Group!

    -Noble Prodigy Graduation Piece

    -Faculty Invitationals Choreography

    -All Studio Of The Year Nominees.

    -Dancer Of The Year Top Finalists

    -Emerging Choreographer Nominees

    -Oustanding Group Performances

    -International Exchange Program 

    -Special Guest Performances

    -Over $1.5 Million in Scholarships!


All Convention Awards, International Exchange Program, College Scholarships, Emerging Choreographer Winner, 2024 Noble Prodigies Announcement, DOTY Winners, Studio Of The Year, Talent Agency Representation, and many more!

All Gala tickets include the Red Carpet and Gala Performance.​



-Tickets will go on sale May 15th.

-Regardless of whether or not a dancer is performing in the Gala, to attend the performance, a Gala ticket must be purchased. Everyone (dancers, family/friends, studio staff, etc) is required to have a ticket to attend the Gala as well.

-All sales are final. No refunds. No exchanges. No transfers. No exceptions.

TABLE SEATING  Seats up to 12 people at each table.

Please keep checking this page for further details of Gala ticket information.


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