HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The fifth yearly Dancing with the Stars of Darlington County Expose Celebration was held at the Beasley Farm, house of host David and Mary Wooden Beasley, in Culture Hill on Sept. 27. Dancing with the Stars of Darlington County is the major fundraiser for the Pee Dee Coalition Versus Domestic and Sexual Assault Darlington County chapter and will be held on Jan. 25 at the Center Theater.
Fourteen superstar dancers and their expert companions ended up introduced at the celebration. The theme is “City Lights, Broadway Nights.” One thing new this yr: Each and every group has been assigned a Broadway exhibit to use as portion of their general performance. The committee has decided to incorporate dance movement from the distinct styles of dance into a generation, which will be judged on creativeness as very well as dance moves.
“This team of volunteers definitely takes the cake,” stated Ellen Hamilton, executive director of the Pee Dee Coalition Versus Domestic and Sexual Assault. “They are top-notch.”
She stated the Dancing with the Stars of Darlington County dance teams raise funds that allows Pee Dee Coalition to have the cash wanted that grants really do not cover.
“They are crucial to us,” she stated.
She stated that although the dancers participate in a major portion in this fundraising effort and hard work it is all about the leadership.
“Pat (Segars) is great” in foremost the team of volunteers, Hamilton stated.
Teams will be vying for the Dancing with the Stars of Darlington County trophy and for the People’s Alternative award.
This is Marlin Ketter’s first yr participating in Dancing with the Stars of Darlington County. He is the band director at Hartsville Middle School.
“I feel we are going to have a good time,” he stated. “I haven’t taken dance lessons, but that does not end me from dancing.”
The dance teams are as follows:
>> Superstar dancer: Trish DeHond expert dancer: Marlin Ketter dance fashion: rhumba Broadway exhibit : “Chicago” choreographer: Tracee Auman.
>> Superstar dancer: Jeff Robinson expert dancer: Ashley LeSage dance fashion: tango Broadway exhibit: “Cats” choreographer: Ashley LeSage.
>> Superstar dancer: Madge Zemp expert dancer: Blade Boulware dance fashion: waltz Broadway exhibit: “Attractiveness and the Beast” choreographer: Heather Norment.
>> Superstar dancer: Curtis Boyd expert dancer: Jordan Pupa dance fashion: hip hop Broadway exhibit: “Wicked” choreographer: Jordan Pupa.
>> Superstar dancer: Becky Askins-Weaver expert dancer: Brian Forte dance fashion : quickstep Broadway exhibit: “Jersey Boys” choreographer: Terrie Reames.
>> Superstar dancer: Emily Brewer expert dancer: Anthony Matthews dance fashion: cha cha Broadway exhibit: “Lion King” choreographer: Anthony Matthews.
>> Superstar dancer: Cody Mitchell expert dancer: Vera DuBose dance fashion: jive Broadway exhibit: “Hairspray” choreographer: Vera DuBose.
>> Superstar dancer: Roxie Gardner expert dancer: Joseph McPherson dance fashion: tango Broadway exhibit: “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” choreographer: Sheila Schmotzer.
>> Superstar dancer: Carl Hunsucker expert dancer: Devin Jennings dance fashion: waltz Broadway exhibit: “Les Miserables” choreographer: Devin Jennings.
>> Superstar dancer: Craig Morris expert dancer: Frida Brown dance fashion: quickstep Broadway exhibit: “Lease” choreographer: Frida Brown.
>> Superstar dancer: Noah Stanley expert dancer: Caroline Williams dance fashion: shag Broadway exhibit: “Mamma Mia” choreographer: Caroline Williams.
>> Superstar dancer: Tre Gammage expert dancer: Kendall Chapman dance fashion: hip hop Broadway exhibit: “Hamilton” choreographer: Kendall Chapman.
>> Superstar dancer: Cliff Jones expert dancer: Shantella Harris dance fashion : rhumba Broadway exhibit: “West Side Tale” choreographer: Shantella Harris.
>> Superstar dancer: Sarah Floyd expert dancer: Hunter Jordan dance fashion: jive Broadway exhibit: Mary Poppins choreographer: Brenda Cranford.
Pupa stated she has danced ahead of when she loaded in at the previous minute to spouse with “Spider.” She stated that time she only got to rehearse for a month. She is on the lookout ahead to the being a portion of the overall approach this yr.
Nationwide Insurance policy, Walt Peterson Insurance policy Agency and McLean Marcehal Insurance policy Agency will present this year’s Dancing with the Stars of Darlington County as its first Galaxy Sponsor. Data will turn out to be obtainable in the adhering to months pertaining to sponsorship options, tickets and on the internet voting for the 2018 People’s Alternative Award on Facebook and darlingtoncountydancingwiththestars.com.
The People’s Alternative ballots will be offered for $10 every. All proceeds will go to the Pee Dee Coalition. The Pee Dee Coalition Versus Domestic and Sexual Assault is a nonprofit, volunteer-centered business serving 8 counties in the Pee Dee Location of South Carolina.