An entertaining and rousing dance competition fundraiser
Local celebrity "Stars" pair with dance Professionals to compete for your votes
just like the wildly popular ABC-TV show.
Saturday Nov 12, 7:30pm
DANCE TEAM: Diane & Mark
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STAR: Diane Dearmore
Though she's a Texas native, Diane has made her home in Santa Rosa, California for the last several years. In addition to her 25-year career as a freelance court reporter, she has enjoyed being involved with a variety of theater company performances, including the Raven's 2 by 5, a revue of music and dance from Chicago and Cabaret; Thriller; M'Lynn in Steel Magnolias to name a few; and Faye in The Sugar Bean Sisters earning her a best actress nomination for Broadway World San Francisco Local in 2010. Diane has always enjoyed different styles of dance, and her goal was to someday learn and perform the tango. She is grateful to the Raven for, once again, giving her a wonderful opportunity. Diane would like to thank her professional partner Mark Novak for partnering with her for this event, and her family, friends and donors for their support!
PRO: Mark Novak
Mark Novak has been teaching ballroom and latin dancing for 30 years now. For the past 12 years, he owned and operated Bay West Ballroom of San Rafael and Fresno. He holds titles as the 2005 Rising Star Ballroom Champion at Colorado Star Ball as well as Latin Champion at Hawaii Star Ball. He has done many shows and performances over the years for corporate, private and dance industry events. His work has been seen on stage, film, and television.