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Don’t Miss Rising Star, Julianne Hough at Dream Gala 2011

February 16, 2011

A true triple-threat, singer/actress/dancer Julianne Hough was already known to millions of fans as the two-time professional dance champion on ABC-TV’s top-rated “Dancing with the Stars” before expanding into the worlds of music and film.

Julianne Hough with Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Lexi

Julianne joined the cast of “Dancing with the Stars” in the show’s fourth season, where she was paired with two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner Apolo Anton Ohno. The couple dazzled the audiences and won the competition. She returned to the hit show for seasons 5-8, pairing with Indy race champion Helio Castroneves, comedian Adam Carolla, actor Cody Linley and country singer Chuck Wicks. Hough remains the youngest dancer to have won the coveted “Dancing with the Stars” competition twice, with partners Ohno and Castroneves, and earned herself an Emmy nomination in 2008 for Best Choreography for her work on the show.

Julianne Hough and "Dancing with the Stars"

Although she has been winning world dance titles since her early teens, Julianne’s ultimate goal has always been a career in country music. Her self-titled debut album, released by Universal Music Group Nashville in 2008, hit the Billboard Country charts at #1 and entered the Billboard 200 at #3, marking the highest debut for a country artist since 2006. Her first two singles from the album, “That Song in My Head” and “My Hallelujah Song,” soared up the country charts earning her first two 2009 Academy of Country Music Awards for Top New Female Vocalist and Top New Artist. Watch the videos.

Julianne Hough with ACM Award

Having become a household name virtually overnight on Dancing With the Stars, then making a seamless transition to recording artist, Julianne is also well on her way to making her mark in the world of motion pictures. She was cast in the star-studded ensemble of Screen Gems’ dramatic musical Burlesque, working alongside Cher, Christina Aguilera, Stanley Tucci, Eric Dane and Kristen Bell. Julianne also recently finished filming the Footloose remake, where she plays the female lead, Ariel Moore.

Julianne Hough in "Burlesque" and "Footloose"

Julianne has also been making headlines for her romance with TV Host and Producer Ryan Seacrest. Check out Access Hollywood to get the full scoop.

Ryan Seacrest and Julianne Hough

See Julianne Hough on Live with Regis & Kelly.

Don’t miss your chance to see Julianne Hough perform live at the 2011 Dream Gala.

For an updated version of the Live Auction Preview, including the Julianne Hough package and new items, please visit our Dream Gala page. Thank you for your understanding in this matter, as these items change daily as package details are finalized. All final package details will be announced at the 2011 Dream Gala on Saturday, March 26, 2011. See you there!

Tables and tickets are still available for the Dream Gala – get yours today!

2011 Dream Gala
Saturday, March 26, 2011

Chantilly Ballroom, Hilton Anatole
Cocktail & Silent Auction – 6 pm
Dinner & Live Auction – 8 pm
Black Tie

Celebrity Honoree: Bret Michaels
Corporate Honoree: Dr Pepper Snapple Group
Entertainment: Julianne Hough
Keynote Speaker: Gene Stallings, Football Coaching Legend
Master of Ceremonies: Steve Eagar, Fox 4 News Anchor
Special Guest: Jeffrey Brewer, JDRF President & CEO
Dream Gala Chairs: Dr. Arlene Jacobs & Allen Feltman

For more information you can download the Dream Gala Info and Partnership Opportunities Brochure or contact the JDRF Dallas Office at (214) 373-9808.


To learn more about the JDRF Dallas chapter, visit our JDRF Dallas website!

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