Local Stars take the stage April 10

Posted on Monday March 2, 2015

Local Stars to take the stage of The Camden Opera House April 10

The 7th annual Dancing with Local Stars will be held on Friday, April 10 at the Camden Opera House. This popular event pairs midcoast celebrities with professional dance instructors who take the stage together to show off their best dance moves in support of Wayfinder Schools.

This year’s incredible cast of stars includes Ben Curtis, Polly Saltonstall, Heather Hearst, Matt Bixby, Owen Casas, Hodding Carter, Betsy Kingsley, Craig Oullette, Erin Ovalle, and Lucinda Ziesing. Each star will be paired with instructors from Swing & Sway Dancing or Kinetic Energy Alive. Together they will will Waltz, Tango, Jive, Foxtrot, Hip Hop and Swing their way into the hearts of audience members, all for a great cause-helping Maine teens graduate from high school.

The show will also include special performances by Studio Red, Shana Bloomstein, Rockport Dance Conservatory, Atlantic Ballet Company, Swing & Sway Dancing, Kinetic Energy Alive and the students of Wayfinder Schools, making for an unforgettable evening in support of Maine kids.

Hair. make-up and transportation for the stars will be provided by The Cutting Room, Beauty Mark and Country Coach Charters. Erin Donovan of Spoon and The Bangor Daily News will MC the show. An after party at The Smokestack Grill will include music by DJ Terry Frank.  This incredible community effort wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of the 2015 Dancing with Local Stars sponsors: Lead Event Sponsor Camden Real Estate Company, Old Port Advisors, Maine Magazine, Pen Bay Pilot, Charles D. Jordan, Jr. Real Estate Appraisal & Consulting, Grand Harbor Inn and Lord Camden Inn.

This show sells out quickly and early purchase of tickets is strongly recommended. Doors open at 6:15 and the show starts at 7:00pm. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for children ages 12 and under, with prime seating available at $50. Tickets are available at HAVII in Camden and online at www.wayfinderschools.org