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Dancing with the Stars Shimmies into Pensacola

Life’s a Dance, Victor & Melanie Luna

Local nonprofit Life’s A Dance, Victor & Melanie Luna, present a star-studded evening of dance featuring local celebrity couples and solo dancers, world professional championship dancers, Travis & Jaimee Tuft; and the cast members of Dancing with the Stars from ABC’s hit television series Dancing with the Stars including Emma Slater, Gleb Savchenko, and Tristan Mac Manus!


Life’s A Dance benefiting CA Weis Elementary & Feeding the Gulf Coast will take center-stage at the Pensacola Saenger Theater on Thursday, June 15, 2023, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.; VIP Exclusive Tickets will be admitted access to the Meet and Greet from 9:15-10 p.m. directly after the show.

Performing a variety of dances from the samba to salsa, local celebrity couples will dazzle onlookers in a competition of both fundraising and dance skill. Dance couples include: Dr. Tavaris & Michelle Brooks, Shawn & Amy Brown, Milan & Christina Brunet-Sabastia, Luis del Valle & Lauren Cutter, Terry & Miriam Fussell, Hal George & Sara Lefevers, Charles & Jennifer Gibson, Ronnie & Jess Gonzales, Stefan & Rianna Jorgensen, Billy & Jaime Kimbrell, Tony & Brittany Perez, Heather Flowers & Bambi Sellars, Donte & Krystal Sheppard, Chet & Jessi Truett, Dustin & Mandy Vaughn, and Dr. Frank & Stephanie Watson.

World/US Theatrical Champion Victor Luna will be partnered with local celebrities to showcase their fundraising and dancing prowess. Partners include: Elena Barba, April Davidson-Munn, Alison Houghton, Danielle Larsen, Mel McCrae, Therese McKenzie, Sue Nast, Jenny Noonan, Kimberly Watson, Alina Wirth. Local dancer Jennifer Belcher will be partnered with Gabe Peaden.

Following the show, VIP Exclusive ticket holders will be invited to the glamorous casting party that will take place in the Saenger’s beautiful mezzanine and ballroom.

VIP Exclusive treatment includes photos with the cast, refreshments, and a chance to shine among the stars. Tickets are available in four price levels for $58, $78, $98, and VIP $200, which include VIP Meet & Greet admittance and access.

Tickets may be purchased at the Pensacola Saenger Box Office at (850) 595-3880 or Ticketmaster at https://www.ticketmaster.com/lifes-a-dance-2023-pensacola-florida-06-15-2023/event/1B005EA99AAB234A .

Life’s A Dance is a 501c3 charity focused on bringing dance to ALL. Our mission is to care for the children of our incredible Pensacola community. Let us all speak the language of dance, allowing it to transcend cultural and socioeconomic divides.

For more information, contact Melanie Luna at lifesadanceshow@gmail.com, (850) 712-2916. Limited sponsorship opportunities are available. Visit the Life’s A Dance web site at http://www.lifesadanceshow.com and the Life’s A Dance StudioFacebook page for up-to-date details.

Victor and Melanie Luna dance in downtown Pensacola