Dance Your Cash Off 2013!
On Thursday night, June 20th 2013, hundreds of Seattle’s most agile, good-hearted and stylish humans will join forces at Nectar Lounge in Fremont to do the salsa, the watusi, the minuet and whatever else it takes for five straight hours to support the work of 826 Seattle!
With hot DJs, sassy celebrity judges, whimsical costumes, valuable prizes and slammin’ dance moves, this is a night of music and merriment like no other.
Every penny raised supports 826 Seattle, which teaches young people the important skills needed for creative and expository writing. Hundreds of volunteers help make it happen - all free of charge for families. Come visit us at 826 Seattle World Headquarters - located behind our storefront: the Greenwood Space Travel Supply Co. in, you guessed it, Greenwood.
Ready to Donate?
Click on “Fundraisers” above to click & donate in support of your favorite Dance Your Cash Off team or dancer!
Ready to Dance?
1. Click on “Register” to form your dance team (yes, you can be a team of ONE, ONE HUNDRED or in-between)
2. Visit www.826seattle.org/dyco to learn more about dancing at DYCO
3. Start collecting donations from your generous friends and relations! Collect at least $50 per dancer to earn each official dance marathon number.
4. Show up at Nectar on June 20 (at 5.30 pm) , pin on your number, hit the dance floor and start winning prizes!
Ready to be a Dance Marathon Fan?
Come to Nectar on June 20, pay the $10 cover and get ready for fun. You can’t win any prizes, but you will get to dance, drink, vote for your favorite dancer in the People’s Choice Award and you will have a heck of a lot of fun.
Your Host: Luke Burbank (co-host of KIRO FM's Ross and Burbank show)
Dance Coaches: Nancy and Joe Guppy (of ArtZone)
DJs: DJ Potatoes O'Brien and DJ Larry Rose of KEXP
Celebrity Judges: Stranger staff writers Christopher Frizzelle, Jen Graves, and Cienna Madrid, with staff members from labels Sub Pop and Barsuk - Jonathan Poneman, Frank Nieto, and Josh Rosenfeld.
Win GREAT prizes from:
Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Co., ACT, Taproot Theatre, Herkimer Coffee, Agua Verde, Twice Sold Tales, Renaissance Hotel Seattle, Caffe Vita & Via Tribunali, Woodland Park Zoo, EMP Museum, American Dance Institute, Frye Art Museum, Marilyn Niccolai, Alex Allred, The Fiber Gallery, Central Market Shoreline, Vitality Pilates, The Elliott Bay Book Company, STG, The Seattle Mariners, Santoro's Books, The Pantry at Delancey, The Beehive Salon, Vino Verite, NWFF, U.W. World Series, Teatro Zinzanni, Naked City Brewery, Oddfellows Cafe, Smith Cafe and Bar, Bluebird Microcreamery, Fuel Coffee, The Pin Cushion Acupuncture Clinic, St. Clouds Food and Spirits, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Third Place Books, Edible Seattle, the Center for Wooden Boats
A huge thanks to our Sponsors:
Sparkling ICE, the Renaissance Seattle, Sasquatch! Music Festival, Seattle Art & Performance Quarterly, and U Bookstore!