Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC), hosts its wildly popular 11th “Dancing With The Giordano Stars” ballroom dance competition to benefit GDC and its educational outreach programs at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., Thursday, Oct. 6, 7-11 p.m. This popular annual event patterned after the hit ABC series "Dancing With The Stars” teams GDC professional dancers and their partners from the who’s who of Chicago’s civic, social and business communities to vie for “Best Male Dancer” and “Best Female Dancer” honors before a panel of celebrity judges. The evening, emceed by Windy City Live’s Ji Suk Yi, will begin at 7 p.m. with spirits and light fare, followed by the competition. As part of the competition, each couple will perform a compulsory Foxtrot and a dance of their choice such as Cha Cha, Swing, Rumba, Salsa or Tango. Judges for the competition will be announced at a future date. Open dancing for all guests completes the evening.
Dancing With The Giordano Stars
Pictured: GDC's Ashley Downs and Adam Houston. Photo by Gorman Cook Photography.