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Tacoma Musical Playhouse Holds Fundraising Event Inspired By 'So You Think You Can Dance', Announces Upcoming Shows

So You Think You Can Dance? ... Dancing with the Stars? ... The entire nation has been swept away with the excitement of ballroom dancing brought into our homes through these popular television shows! Join TMP and Studio 6 Dance Studio for this thrilling and innovative fundraising event inspired by the popular television show.

Seven prominent members of the local community have been practicing for months to compete for the titles of Best Male Star, Best Female Star and People's Choice. Our "Tacoma Stars" include:

Adam Smith, Congressman (9th District)
Steve Smith, UW Tacoma Administrator, City Club President
Doug Richardson, Mayor of Lakewood, Brigadier General Retired (US Army)
Liz Dunbar, Executive Director of Tacoma Community House
Emily West, General Manager of the Business Examiner, Co-host of the South

Sound Business Report

Debbie Regala, State Senator (27th District)

Rachael Costner, Women's Resource

Tickets prices $75-$125 include a wonderful dinner & dessert, exhibition performances by professional instructors from Studio 6 Dance Studio, competition viewing, and an evening of dancing to live music by Maia Santell and House Blend. ($35 tickets do not include dinner/dessert.) Vote for your favorite "star" for $1 per vote and see who takes top honors!

This event will take place at Tacoma's Landmark Convention Center in the beautiful Temple Theater Ballroom at 47 St. Helens Avenue. For tickets or more information, please call 253-565-6867 or visit Proceeds support TMP's many programs. Reserve your space early...seating is limited!

Sweet 16th Season 2009 - 2010 Calendar at a Glance
Mainstage Productions
Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00 p.m., Sundays, 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, 2:00 p.m. final two weekends of each show
October 2 - 25, 2009 Curtains
November 27 - December 20, 2009 Guys & Dolls
January 22 - February 14, 2010 RENT
March 5 - 28, 2010 The Wedding Singer
April 16 - May 9, 2010 Flower Drum Song
July 9 - August 1, 2010 All Shook Up, the Elvis musical

Tacoma Children's Musical Theater at TMP
Saturdays 2:00 p.m., Sundays 2:00 p.m.
November 7 - 15, 2009 Junie B. Jones & a Little Monkey Business
May 15 - 23, 2010 Anne of Green Gables
June 12 - 20, 2010 Peter & the Wolf


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