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About our Event

Plymouth Housing Group’s

SeattleDANCES! Gala & Dance Competition

Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. at Fremont Studios

2017 Event Co-chairs

SeattleDANCES! Steering Committee Members: Laura Bachman, Connie Blumenthal, Diane Castanes, Doug Ito, Jane Nelson, Deborah Ross, and Patti Savoy

Hallie Kuperman & The Century Ballroom

We are pleased to announce that we will again be partnering with Hallie Kuperman and the amazing professional dance instructors from the Century Ballroom.

Our line-up of professional dancers includes: Alison Cockrill, Ben Lofton, Erica Atnip, Jonathan Wingard-Phillips, Kate Schneider, Marcelo Garces, Taylor Stender, Travis Boothe and Travis Whetman.

Evening Hosts

Patti Payne Website  Kevin Joyce Website  Hallie Kuperman Website

How Does the Dance Competition Work?

Our local luminaries will train for up to 15 weeks with professional dancers from the Century Ballroom. Each couple will perfect a creative 2-3 minute dance which they will perform for the audience and the judges the night of the event.

The couples will compete to win one of three Mirror Ball Trophies:

TrophyCyber Choice Trophy

The Celebrity Dancer who raises the most money online before the event on March 12th will win this coveted trophy. Don’t forget to vote online for your favorite celebrity dancer and help them win the Cyber Choice Trophy! Voting will open on January 25, 2017.


TrophyPeople’s Choice Trophy

The Dance Team that raises the most money through “Raise the Paddle” bids the night of the event at Fremont Studios will win this coveted trophy.


TrophyJudges’ Choice Trophy

The night of the event, this magnificent trophy will be presented to the Dance Team who our Celebrity Judges deem the most accomplished, most creative, and/or most energetic and passionate.