Dancing with The Stars Pros to Perform at Mattie Kelly Arts Center

Internationally acclaimed dance champions seen on the hit series “Dancing with the Stars” will travel from Los Angeles CA and beyond, to perform at a star-studded event in Northwest Florida.  The event, “Dancing with Desire,” will be on stage at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville on Thursday, June 19th at 7:00 p.m. The performance is presented by Fred Astaire Dance Studio-Fort Walton Beach, whose owner Luann Pulliam and Manager Joe Trovato are both local residents and professional dancers.

This year’s event will be an “All-Star” production, featuring celebrity dancers of years past who have included: Tony Dovolani, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd, Oksana, Karina Smirnoff, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, and more. Ticket prices are $50 for general admission, and $100 for VIP, which includes preferred seating, access to the stars at the cast post party, and more. Active Duty military and senior citizens are offered a reduced rate of $35 for a balcony seat.  Limited sponsor packages are also available that include the VIP seating and celebrity meet and greet.  Sponsors may call Tracey at 863-1530×226 before tickets go on sale to the public in May.  For additional event details, visit www.dancingwithdesire.com  or call (850) 864-4242.

All event proceeds will benefit Horizons-The Arc of The Emerald Coast, to help provide services to children and adults with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Horizons is a 501(c)(3) chapter of The Arc serving Okaloosa, Walton and Santa Rosa Counties.  For a complete list of services offered visit www.horizonsfwb.com.