She said the dance star who raised the most money in the lead-up to the gala would receive a trophy, and that there would also be a trophy for the best dance star.Ms Marcus said that around 800 members of the public were expected to buy tickets to attend the gala event.
Community members dancing in the gala include GP Dr Joe Garra, Avalon Airport chief executive Justin Giddings, Werribee Mazda new car salesman Jamie Marasco, Bachelor of Biomedicine Arnav Shesham, Point Cook Senior Secondary College student Paris Luzaic, Point Cook P–9 College teacher Anne Mackelvie, Mackillop College communications and marketing manager Nicola Muller and Longfeng Su, who is retired.
“I’m so excited, about everything for putting on the ballroom dresses to doing the routines,” she said.
One of the judges at the dance event will be Tristan MacManus, from Channel 10’s Dancing with the Stars program.
Avalon Dance Stars on the Floor will be held on Friday, July 19 at the Encore Events Centre in Hoppers Crossing, at 7pm. Ticket Prices: $20 to $30.