Dancing With the OSU Stars returns to campus.

OSU student and model Laura Siewert practices a Latin dance with her dance partner Alex Galvan during rehearsal for OSU Dancing With the Stars. Date: April 26, 2011 (photo: Theresa Hogue)

OSU student and model Laura Siewert practices a Latin dance with her dance partner Alex Galvan during rehearsal for OSU Dancing With the Stars. Date: April 26, 2011 (photo: Theresa Hogue)

Oregon State University will thump with the pulsing beat of the rumba and swing with the fast-pace of the paso doble on May 30, when Dancing with the OSU Stars returns to the LaSells Stewart Center.

The annual event pairs OSU students, faculty and staff with local ballroom dance professionals in a dance-off like no other. They’ll be competing for the coveted Mirror Ball trophy this year from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

This year’s OSU Stars and their dances are:

Ilene Kleinsorge-Dean of the College of Business: Waltz
Kevin Gatimu-African Students Association: Samba
Wenmin Wang-INTO: West Coast Swing
Luke Kawasaki-Former Queen of the Beaver, Pride Center: Paso Doble
Ann Asbell-Instructor/Director of PAC: Country 2-step
Lauren Greenlees-President of Kappa Kappa Gamma: Rumba
Jan Looking Wolf Reibach-Native American Flute Instructor: Foxtrot
Eric Alexander-Director of Student Leadership & Involvement: Charleston
Chelsea Buckland-Former Canadian Olympic Soccer, OSU Soccer: Cha Cha

Tickets will be sold at Women’s Building Room 007I or Langton Hall Room 123. They’ll also be available Monday-Friday in the Memorial Union Quad from May 20-30. They are $5 for students, $8 general admission. They’ll also be available at the door the night of the event.

This event is available on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/489520944446855/?fref=ts

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