NY Ballroom Hall Of Fame Awards

For those of you who were introduced to the Ballroom community via the Paris Is Burning and How Do I Look movies, bet you didn’t know that since 1994 the New York City Ballroom community has honored its legendary performers and icons and Ballroom houses by inducting them into the Ballroom Hall of Fame.

The awards happen at a NYC induction Ballroom Awards Ball and here are the winners since 1994.

The Ballroom Hall of Fame

1994: Stewart Ebony, Paris Dupree, Pepper Labeija

1995: Danielle Revlon, Avis Pendavis, Octavia St. Laurent,

1996: RR Chanel, David Ultima, Kevin Omni,

1997: Moldavia Labeija, Marcel Christian, La Duchess Wong

1998: Richard Ebony, Michael Princess, Junior Labeija

1999: Carmen Xtravaganza, Ronnie Moschino, Pepa Oran Montana,

2000: Porscha Labeija, Patrick Ebony, Eric Christian Bazaar

2001: John Moschino, Tracey Africa, Gerald Labeija

2002: Ricky Revlon, Jose Xtravaganza, Kenny Ebony, Ira Aphrodite

2003: Ross Infiniti, Tanay Pendavis, Dre Ebony, Whitney Mugler

2004:Tony Revlon, Chris Labeija, Fuquan Essence, Bernie Jourdan

2005: Andre Mizrahi, Tony Milan, Raquel Blahnik, Hector Xtravaganza

2006: Onjenee Milan, Sinia Ebony, Ashley Icon

2007: Aylssa LaPerla, Stephanie Milan, Christina Tsunami, Mahogany Prodigy, Alvernian Prestige

2008  Terry Chanel, Roy Ebony, Melsun Milan, Shawn Ebony, James Icon

2009  Eric Milan, Al Allure, Lisa Garnett Revlon, Chuckie Montona, Derrick Ebony, Patricia Fields

2010  Larry Ebony, Kevin Milan, Michael Dupree, Julian Garcon, Cabbage Ebony,
Tiny Infinity, Terry Revlon, Terri Revlon, Kevin Ki-Ki Khan, Theresa
Mizrahi and Elana Jourdan and the Original Butch Queen Face Erskine
Christian

The 2011 Inductees are:

Raquel Balenciaga, Jahad Ebony, Jose “Stiffy” Revlon, Derrick
Xtravaganza, Jamal Milan, Brian Ultra Omni, Hicabe Milan, Muhammad Ultra Omni, Otis Mugler

Since 2004 the Legendary Ballroom Houses are also inducted into a House Hall of Fame.

The House Hall of Fame

2004: The House of Ebony
2005: The House of Chanel
2006: The House of Xtravaganza
2007: The House of Revlon
2008: The House of Milan
2009: The House of Allure and the House of Mugler
2010: The House of Omni, the House of Infinity and the House of Khan

The 2011 Ballroom House Hall of Fame inductee is the House of Escada

The 19th Annual awards ball will be presented by Jack and Andre Mizrahi starting at 8 PM ET until 5 AM ET on March 31 at The Lab in Brooklyn, NY.   The address is 1428 Fulton St. with the doors opening at 9 PM ET

My congratulations to the 2011 Ballroom Hall of Fame inductees as you continue to make history and keep the ballroom legacy alive.    

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