Dancing with the Santa Fe Stars!

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Eldorado Hotel

VIP Reception 6:00 to midnight: Mingle with Judges, sip complimentary cocktails, and enjoy tasty hors d’oeuvres in Eldorado’s elegant Chapel before dinner and performances. Tickets are limited.*

General Reception 7:00 to midnight: Enjoy a complimentary cocktail and nibbles in the Cava lounge before dinner and performances.

Dancing with the Santa Fe Stars is the Santa Fe Prep Parents’ Association’s annual benefit to raise awareness and money for Breakthrough Santa Fe and Tuition Assistance at Santa Fe Prep—both critical to improving the education and futures of children throughout northern New Mexico.




DANCING STARS – Click on image for bio

David Barker

Molly Boyd

Terry Ellis ’84







Jay Heneghan

Jim Leonard

Valerie Plame










JUDGES – Click on image for bio

Javier Gonzales, Santa Fe Mayor

Irene Hofmann, Director/Chief Curator, SITE Santa Fe










Garrett Thornburg, Chairman, Thornburg Investment Management

Nancy Zeckendorf, Chair/Founding Director, Board of Directors, Lensic Performing Arts Center












INSTRUCTORS – Click on image for bio

Aviva Baumann

Lawrence Black

Aline Harris-Ellis ’85


Jonathan Guise

Silke Maietta-Hatch

Carlos Martinez













*To donate as much as possible to Breakthrough and Tuition Assistance, VIP guests will receive two cocktail tickets to use after the VIP reception, and general reception guests will receive one ticket for the evening.  Wine and beer are complimentary throughout the evening for all attendees. Guests must be 21 or older.

**All votes and faculty/staff tickets are fully tax-deductible.  All other tickets are tax-deductible, except for $65.