Mississippi Opera presents 5th annual Dance With the Stars

Mississippi Opera presents 5th annual Dance With the Stars

JACKSON, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from the Mississippi Opera

Local celebrities will be tripping the light fantastic as Mississippi Opera presents its 5th Annual DANCE WITH THE STARS. Sponsored by Trustmark, the black-tie gala fundraiser is set for Friday, August 21 at 7 pm at the Country Club of Jackson.

Tatiana Kuriger from Applause Dance Factory, Shawntell McQuarter from Salsa Mississippi, John Malone from Second Floor Dance Studio and Kevin Breazeale will prepare four local celebrity dancers to strut their stuff on the dance floor for this fun-filled evening. Three celebrity judges will appraise their efforts.

Rick and Kim from MISS 103 Radio will emcee DANCE WITH THE STARS. Music will be provided by the Jackson Allstars Band. Dancing for all after the celebrity dance competition and a silent auction round out this wonderful evening to benefit the MS Opera.

This year's event features a stellar lineup of dancers: Tom Ramsey, John Christopher Adams, Natalie Long and Maryann Kyle. Judges for DANCE WITH THE STARS are Howard Ballou, Lisa Day and Mike Day. Previous DANCE WITH THE STARS dancers have included Megan West, Nora Francis McRae, Cassandra Walter, Haley Fisackerl, Donna Ladd, Wyatt Waters, and Robert St. John.

For more information or to purchase tickets to DANCE WITH THE STARS, please call 601-960-2300 or write to info@msopera.org