Dancers announced for 2016 season of Dancing with Vero’s Stars

VERO BEACH — Riverside Theatre’s Waxlax Theatre was the venue for the annual Meet & Greet for Dancing with Vero’s Stars on Sunday, Nov. 8, where all dancers, instructors and the pairing of dancing couples were announced formally.

2016 Official Dancing Couples, Female:

Shelley Adelle with Instructor Laconte Turner

Dana Baker with Instructor Oleg Dimitrov

Nicki Maslin with Instructor George Go

Cindy O’Dare with Instructor Joe Wynes

Denise Pieczynski with Instructor Craig Galvin

2016 Official Dancing Couples, Male:

Bob Brunjes with Instructor Beth Shestak

Jay Ganzi with Instructor Shari Tessier

Marc McCain with Instructor Anya Christina

Steve Rennick with Instructor Karren Walter

Steven Salyer with Instructor Marianella Tobar

The magical evening will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach. Riverside Theatre is once again the Healthy Start Coalition’s Community Partner. Proceeds from this event will benefit the IRC Healthy Start Coalition and Riverside Theatre’s programs and services.

Ticket prices are $200 for Exclusive seating, $150 for Premium seating and $100 for General seating. The ticket cost will include an expanded pre-show Red Carpet event, a cocktail party complete with open bars, hors d’ouevres and a silent auction.

Ticket go on sale Monday, Nov. 23 at the Riverside Theatre Box Office, 3250 River Park Drive in Vero Beach. Regular Box office hours are Monday – Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday 12 to 2:30 p.m. Call the Riverside Theatre Box Office directly at (772) 231-6990, or visit

The Box Office will be closed Nov. 25 through Nov. 29 while observing the Thanksgiving holiday. Cash or checks and Visa or MasterCard only will be accepted.

Tickets purchased may be assigned to a dancer as each $1 raised will equate to a vote for the dancer. There is limited handicapped seating availability. Please inquire at Box Office.

Sponsorship opportunities are currently available for consideration. Complimentary tickets are included in many of the sponsorship packages. Refer to for a list of sponsorship packages, or contact any of the participating dancers directly. The cost of a sponsorship may be assigned towards a favorite dancer as each $1 raised will equate to a vote for the dancer.

Those looking to donate to the IRC Healthy Start Coalition in the name of a favorite dancer may visit to do so. Each $1 raised will equate to a vote for the dancer of the donator’s choice.

While more event information unfolds over the months ahead, potential sponsors of the event may contact the IRC Healthy Start Coalition at (772) 563-9118.

The mission of the Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition is to establish a system that guarantees ALL women have access to prenatal care and that ALL infants have access to services that promote normal growth and development. Their vision is to have ALL babies in Indian River County able to maximize their health, growth and development through strong family relationships…ultimately being successful in school and life. Proceeds from this event will benefit Healthy Start Coalition and Riverside Theatre’s programs and services.

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