Philadelphia

Dancing With The Philadelphia Stars – A Few Of the Stars Rehearsing Videos

The Sickle Cell Disease Association, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley
Presents the 4th Annual Dancing with the Philadelphia Stars

Nine Local Notables Compete To Raise Sickle Cell Awareness throughout the
Philadelphia/Delaware Valley
-Sunday, April 22, 2012, 5:00pm-10:00pm-


Nina Tinari

Benefiting the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley
Chapter, the 4th Annual Dancing with the Philadelphia Stars boasts a lineup of fancy-
footed media folks, political bigwigs, and lifestyle and hospitality leaders. Burning up the
floor with everything from the Argentine Tango to the Foxtrot are Councilwoman Marian
Tasco; Julie Dorenbos, co-owner of Skin Palette and wife of Philadelphia Eagle Jon
Dorenbos; Marisa Magnatta, associate producer of WMMR’s Preston & Steve Morning
Show; Anastasia Karloutsos, co-owner of Water Works Restaurant; Nina Tinari, partner
at T2 Consultants LLC and former special assistant to Governor Rendell; Kharisma
McIlwaine, CW Philly/CBS3 reporter; Mike Days, managing editor of The Philadelphia
Inquirer; Eric Cortes, marketing and promotions coordinator/producer for Telemundo
Philadelphia; and Kevin Gatto, owner of Verde Salon and lifestyle correspondent for
CBS3’s Talk Philly.

Eric Cortes

Each participant is partnered with an instructor from the Society Hill Dance Academy
to perform a two-minute dance routine before a panel judges. This year’s panel includes
LaDeva Davis, Director of Dance at the Philadelphia High School for Creative &
Performing Arts; Shawn Lamere Williams, Artistic Director at Eleone Dance Theatre;
and ‘celebrity’ judge and 2010 Dancing with the Philadelphia Stars participant,
Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown.