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2021 Dancing with Boulder StarsBoulder Theater marquee promoting Dancing with Boulder Stars

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
6:00 p.m. | Doors Open (Online & In-Person)
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Show

Just like the hit TV show, local Celebrity Stars are paired with a professional dance instructor and practice for months, fundraising for a dance competition to support YWCA Boulder County’s programs and services. Vote with your dollars to help your favorite dance pair win!

Your entire household can watch from home with one $20 Screening Ticket.  Or purchase a $200 Live Studio Audience Pod of 4 Tickets and be a part of the limited live audience and witness the show at the Boulder Theater in-person and socially distanced. Tickets are sold in pods of four. Must purchase four at a time.

Find our FAQs at the bottom of this page.

Vote for a Team Buy Screening Tickets Buy Live Audience Tickets

Vote with your dollars to help your favorite dance team win!


Dana Briganti

Dana Briganti & Instructor Sky Shaver

Support VP of Mortgage Lending for Guaranteed Rate Affinity, Dana Briganti, and Instructor Sky Shaver, astrophysics graduate student at CU Boulder!



Isaac Lynn

Sally Brown & Instructor Isaac Lynn

Support Director of Therapy and Director of Marketing at Boulder Centre for Orthopedics and Spine and current Boulder Rotary Club President, Sally Brown, and Instructor Isaac Lynn, owner of Arthur Murray Dance Center Boulder.



Ellen Choonya-DeRocheSerina Ojala

Ellen Choonya-DeRoche & Instructor Serina Ojala

Support Ellen Choonya-DeRoche, sophomore at Niwot High School, and Instructor Serina Ojala, instructor at Streetside Studios!



Joe KellyCheryl Gerde

Joe Kelly & Instructor Cheryl Gerde

Support Joe Kelly, formerly with SRG in consumer research and marketing and new practitioner of nature-based therapy, and Instructor Cheryl Gerde, high school dance and mathematics teacher and owner of 8 Count Social!



Megan LameratoAllison Johnson

Megan Lamerato & Instructor Allison Johnson

Support Megan Lamerato, mortgage loan officer with Premier Mortgage Group, and Instructor Allison Johnson, writer, director and producer of Love Laugh Dance Films.



Emma NicolettiTom Wingerd

Emma Nicoletti & Instructor Tom Wingerd

Support Emma Nicoletti, director of data science at Wiland and member of WILD Council, and Instructor Tom Wingerd, professional dancer with Streetside Studios and Blue Moon Dance Company, production manager and IT for Sparta Media Group and independent film producer.



April NormanHeather Cino

April Norman & Instructor Heather Cino

Support April Norman, preschool teacher at our very own Persimmon Early Learning of the YWCA, and Instructor Heather Cino!



YOU can support YWCA Boulder County’s mission to ELIMINATE RACISM and EMPOWER WOMEN!

All Proceeds Benefit our Programs:

Thank You Event Sponsors!

Flexible sponsorship opportunities are available and come with a host of benefits including complementary tickets, promotion to our supporters and partnership with one of the oldest nonprofits in Boulder County. For more information, please contact Robyn Hazlitt at rhazlitt@ywcaboulder.org.

Presenting Star Sponsor | $7,500

Elevations Credit Union

Elevations Credit Union

Starring Sponsor | $5,000

Tebo Properties

Featuring Sponsor | $2,500

Blue Spruce Construction

Blue Spruce Construction Services

Empowering Sponsor | $1,000Empowering Level Sponsor logos

Lily’s Sweets
Siân Murphy, WK Real Estate
WILD Council

Contributing Sponsor | $500

Eden-Harris Group
Guaranteed Rate Affinity
North Boulder Dental

In-Kind Sponsors

Amy Hayes Design
Daily Camera
Leisure Time Awards
Streetside Dance
Technology Made Obvious, TMO, LLC


YWCA Boulder County strives to be inclusive of all. If you need accommodations or assistance in your preferred language, please don’t hesitate to contact Robyn Hazlitt at rhazlitt@ywcaboulder.org or 303-443-0419 x106. We are happy to help!


YWCA Boulder County se esfuerza por incluir a todos. Si necesita adaptaciones o asistencia en su idioma preferido, no dude en ponerse en contacto con Robyn Hazlitt a rhazlitt@ywcaboulder.org o 303-433-0419×106. Estamos para servir.


Watch Dancing with Boulder Stars on your “Big Screen” at home! Here are several ways to watch the online event Screening on your TV:

1. Connect your laptop and TV with an HDMI cable: Launch the event live stream on your laptop using the link above. Now, connect your laptop to your TV with an HDMI cable. Set your laptop to “project” and duplicate the laptop screen, essentially making your TV a giant external monitor for your laptop.

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2. Cast from your device to your TV: Launch the event live stream on your tablet or smartphone using the link above. Now, “cast” your phone’s screen to your TV using your Roku device, Chromecast or smart TV.

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