Six to compete in Washington Center’s Dancing with South Sound’s Stars

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday announced the six contestants for its Dancing with South Sound’s Stars, slated for May 16.

The contestants will be Greg Allison, band director in the Olympia School District; Thane Bryenton from RelyLocal Olympia; Casey Cochrane with the Yelm Chamber of Commerce; Renee Sunde from the Thurston Economic Development Council; Becci Syrek from the Olympia Lacey Tumwater Visitor & Convention Center; and Deborah Vinsel with Thurston Community Television.

The local celebrities will spend a week in rehearsal with professional dancers from The Utah Ballroom Dance Company, preparing for their dancing debuts. The audience will cast votes during intermission, along with three local judges.

Tickets are on sale for the performance at the box office at 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia; via the phone at 360-753-8586; or online at washingtoncenter.org.