Riverside Theatre’s Waxlax Theatre was the venue for the annual Meet & Greet for Dancing with Vero’s Stars on Sunday, November 6, where all dancers, instructors and the pairing of dancing couples were announced.


2017 Official Dancing Couples


Star Dancer Lisa Thompson Barnes with Instructor Joe Tessier

Star Dancer Georgia Irish with Instructor Joe Wynes

Star Dancer Alla Kramer with Instructor Craig Galvin

Star Dancer Megan Raasveldt with Instructor Sergio Cisneros

Star Dancer Dr. Roberta “Robbi” Rose with Instructor George Go



Star Dancer Joe Del Campo with Instructor Karren Walter

Star Dancer Azekiel “Zeke” Motta with Instructor Beth Shestak

Star Dancer Isaac Perez with Instructor Yvonne M. Miller

Star Dancer Robert “Bob” Rose with Instructor Marianella Tobar

Star Dancer Milo Thornton with Instructor Shari Tessier


The magical evening will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017, 6 p.m. at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach.  Riverside Theatre is once again the Healthy Start Coalition’s Community Partner. Proceeds from this event will benefit the IRC Healthy Start Coalition and Riverside Theatre’s programs and services.

Ticket prices are $200 for Exclusive seating, $150 for Premium seating and $100 for General seating. The ticket cost will include an expanded pre-show Red Carpet event, a cocktail party complete with open bars, hors d’ouevres and a silent auction.  You may purchase a ticket on or after Monday, November 14 by visiting the Riverside Theatre Box Office in person, 3250 Riverside Park Drive in Vero Beach (Regular Box office hours are MondayFriday 10am-5pm, Saturday12pm-8pm or Sunday 12pm-2:00pm.), call the Riverside Theatre Box Office directly at 772-231-6990, or visit www.Dancingwithverostars.com. NOTE:  The Box Office will not be open from Wednesday, November 23 through Sunday, November 27 while observing the Thanksgiving holiday.  Cash or checks and Visa. Amex, Discover or MasterCard will be accepted. If you are supporting a dancer, you may assign your ticket purchase to that dancer at that time as each $1 raised will equate to a vote for the dancer.  There is limited handicapped seating availability. Please inquire at Box Office.


Sponsorship opportunities are currently available for consideration.  Complimentary tickets are included in many of the sponsorship packages. You may refer to www.Dancingwithverostars.com for a list of sponsorship packages, or contact any of the participating dancers directly. You may assign the cost of your sponsorship towards your favorite dancer as each $1 raised will equate to a vote for the dancer.


Additionally, if you are looking to donate to the IRC Healthy Start Coalition in the name of your favorite dancer, you may visit www.Dancingwithverostars.com to do so.  Each $1 raised will equate to a vote for the dancer of your choice.


Interested in more information? While more event information unfolds over the months ahead, potential sponsors of the event may contact the IRC Healthy Start Coalition at 772-563-9118. The mission of the Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition is to establish a system that guarantees ALL women have access to prenatal care and that ALL infants have access to services that promote normal growth and development. Their vision is to have ALL babies in Indian River County able to maximize their health, growth and development through strong family relationships…ultimately being successful in school and life! Proceeds from this event will benefit Healthy Start Coalition and Riverside Theatre’s programs and services.