Martinsville, Virginia


Dancing for the Arts - Online Voting and Ticket Sales End Soon

By: Lauren Brooke Ellis | Programs and Public Relations Coordinator

March 6, 2024


Dancing for the Arts
March 9 • 4 pm • MHS Auditorium
Time is of the essence to vote for your favorite team and secure your tickets for Dancing for the Arts! Teams have been rehearsing for months and are so excited to show off their talents and fancy footwork this Saturday at Martinsville High School. 

Important Dates:

Friday, March 8 at 5 pm - Online voting closes and online ticket sales end.
Saturday, March 9 at 2 pm- Tickets will be available for purchase at Martinsville High School. Voting will be available in the lobby until the end of intermission.
Piedmont Arts will be closed on Saturday, March 9 as staff prepares for this fantastic event.   
Piedmont Arts' fabulous fundraiser returns with a fresh slate of local celebrities dancing in support of the arts in Martinsville-Henry County. The contest features eight teams competing to win the most votes, the highest score from the judges and a set of gorgeous mirror ball trophies handcrafted by local artist Terry Mitchell.

Want to vote for your favorite team?

Your votes ($1 = 1 vote) benefit your favorite teams and raise money to support Piedmont Arts programming in Martinsville-Henry County. Each team's final score is made up of a combination of your votes and the judges’ scores. The team with the highest final score wins the grand prize
To double your votes ($1 = 2 votes) and make those dollars really count, you can apply your total donation toward a Piedmont Arts membership. A $40 minimum is required for this option.

Teams:                                                         Coaches:

Jewell Drewery + Ouss Sahhar                   Jane Leizer

Bonnie Favero + Damian Wainwright          Jane Leizer

Claudia Graham + Spencer Koger              Janeka Hairston

Anna Hatchett + Louis Campbell                 Stacey Davis

Jennie Rabon + Bobby LaPrade                 Stacey Davis

Tekela Redd + Pres Garrett                         Catherine Rodenbough

Jamie Turner + Justin Kline                         Janeka Hairston

Anna Wheeler + Jacob Frith                        Catherine Rodenbough

Vote Now & Purchase Tickets 


Upcoming Events and Classes

Dancing for the Arts
March 9 • 4 pm •
$30 reserved, $20 GA, $5 K-12 students 

An Evening withLucian Simmons 

April 11 • 6:30 reception • 7 PM talk

Sponsored by Diversifed Trust

Hooker Award Nominations 
Piedmont Arts is seeking nominations for the 2024 Clyde Hooker Award.

Nominees should be businesses or individuals that are involved in and support Piedmont Arts and other arts and cultural organizations in Martinsville-Henry County. Nominations due Friday, March 15.

Submit a nomination:

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March 2

10 am – 2 pm

Bob Ross Painting Class

March 7

April 4

May 2

9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Chix with Stix

March 12 and 26

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Needle Felting

March 13

2:30 – 4:30 pm