“Dancing For The Arts”

Have you ever seen Dancing with the Stars? If you haven’t, you’re in for a real treat! If you have, this may sound familiar to you – the Greater Rochester Arts and Cultural Trust is putting on an event called “Dancing for the Arts – take 5.” The local community is invited to watch this incredible event take place as 10 local celebrities are paired with professional dancers to help raise funds for the youth arts programs around Rochester, MN. Don’t leave your dancing shoes behind though, because you’re invited to dance too! You won’t want to miss it – grab your ticket while you still can!

About The Event:

This year is the 5th year (hence the name, “take 5”) that the Greater Rochester Arts and Cultural Trust is putting on this energy-filled event. In fact, this year there’s an even greater bonus! To celebrate the 5th anniversary, there will even be a dance-off including celebrities from the previous 4 years as well. It’s guaranteed to be some of the best dancing you’ve seen in awhile.

The professional dancers who will be participating are:

  • April Dahl
  • Meg McClure
  • Mallory McKay
  • Christine Miller
  • Julie Sobolewski
  • Gary Dahl
  • Joseph Carey
  • James Geroux
  • Dominic Pandy
  • John Vitek

And the local celebrities are:

  • Julie Domaille
  • Kathleen Harrington
  • Mary Lieser
  • Elizabeth Nida Obert
  • Rachel Wick
  • Dan Aguilar
  • Brandon Sampson
  • Mark Sawyer, M.D.
  • Loring Stead DPM
  • Kevin Torgerson

Event Date & Time:

Saturday, April 16th beginning at 5pm for dinner guests and 6:30pm for dessert guests.

Event Location:

Mayo Civic Center-Exhibit Hall

30 Civic Center Drive SE

Rochester, MN 55904

Event Admission:

Tickets are on sale online and cost $90 to include dinner or $35 if you just want dessert (everyone gets to dance).


For additional questions, please contact 507-424-0811 or [email protected]