Dancing with the Stars of Connecticut

Norwalk Now

The Wall Street Theater and Norwalk Now Present
Dancing with the Stars of Connecticut
Community Leaders, Performers, and Entrepreneurs
Kick Up Their Heels to Benefit WST Broadway Teens of Connecticut
Saturday, March 30, 6-7:30 PM Red Carpet Reception, 8 PM Showtime

February 12, 2019, Norwalk, CT: The Wall Street Theater brings “Dancing with the Stars” to Norwalk. Artistic Director Billy Blanks Jr. announced today the theater’s newest self-produced show to accompany WST’s popular “Connecticut’s Got Talent”, which takes place March 22 through April 26, 2019. Dancing with the Stars makes its debut on March 30 and will benefit WST’s Broadway Teens of Connecticut program.

The Dancing with the Stars line-up consists of a high-energy and fearless group of community leaders, performers, and entrepreneurs. Guiding them step by step are professional dancers from Dance with Me Stamford, Arthur Murray, Fred Astaire, and The Spot at Just Dance Studios.


Afton Fraser - Actress, Author

Carla Catanzaro - Event Director, Building and Land Technology, Harbor Point

Greer Fredericks – Owner, Peaches Southern Pub & Juke Joint

Linda Tuccio-Koonz - Features Writer, Hearst Media

Liza Salta - Entertainment Producer

Lorin Richardson- Verizon FiOS1 News Traffic and Fitness Friday Reporter

Lucia Rilling - Philanthropist, First Lady of Norwalk

Maria Garcia - Fitness Maven, Equinox

Maxien Robinson-Lewin, President Greater Hartford Branch NAACP

PJ Marcella – President, Blue Earth Partners

Stephanie Webster - Editor in Chief, CT Bites Founder


Albert Basset - Norwalk Fire Chief

Andrew Pearce - Commander in Chief, Columbus Magnet School for Young Astronauts

Armen Karaptian – Bartender, Cantiki Taco Deck

Bob Kline - Middle School Teacher, West Rocks

Chef Plum – Television Personality and Private Chef

Eduardo Marques - Radio DJ/ Banker

Erik Bloomquist – Award-winning Director

Kenton Clarke – Award-winning Entrepreneur

Kevin Sanchez - Fitness Star 

“I could not have scripted a more dynamic and diverse group of dancers to be a part of this show, “beams Billy, “I am so grateful to them for jumping in and supporting our teen theater program. This show and the talent we nurture through the BTOC program brings out the inner performer in all of us.”

The March 30th extravaganza begins with a Red Carpet Reception produced by Norwalk Now, the collaborative marketing organization which brings Norwalk businesses together to promote their businesses and the city of Norwalk. Audience members and members of the media will have the opportunity to meet the performers before they prepare for the show. Live musical performances and a pre-show reception featuring Norwalk Now restaurants will follow. Joining the show production will be hair and make-up by Salon Etre and the SoNo Academy, and costume design by House of Katia, all Norwalk Now partners.

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