Photos: Dancing for a Cause

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU - The Arc of East Ascension dancers, from left, Eroll Ollis, Jarvis Smith, KeRachel Thomas, Sameka Keller andTtraceron Folwer perform in Dancing for a Cause, the 5th annual fundraiser for Community Opportunities - The Arc of East Ascension on Saturday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Courtney Black and Mark Dearman, from left, perform a freestyle routine in Saturday night's Dancing for a Cause. Dearman donned a long wig and fake tattoos for the number.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Alyssa Kling and Matt Pryor, from left, perform a jive routine in Saturday's Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Dr. Dawn Zitman and Leonard Augustus, from left, perform a pasa doble routine in Saturday's Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Claire Broyles and Ryan Chenevert, from left, perform a salsa routine in Dancing for a Cause. Chenevert won the Bobby and Sue Giles Judges Award.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Ryan Chenevert and Claire Broyles, from left, perform a salsa routine in Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Claire Broyles and Ryan Chenevert, from left, examine their trophy after winning Dancing for a Cause, the fifth annual fundraiser for Community Opportunities - The Arc of East Ascension on Saturday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. Chenevert won the Sobby and Sue Giles Judges Award.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Claire Broyles and Ryan Chenevert, center from left, react after winning Dancing for a Cause, the fifth annual fundraiser for Community Opportunities - The Arc of East Ascension on Saturday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. Marian Walsworth, Guillermo Gonzalez, Alyssa Kling and Matt Pryor, from left, applaud.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Ami Clouatre Johnson, center, receives the All-Star Alumni Award while Charlotte Guedry, Le'Brian Patrick, Mark Dearman and Courtney Black, from left, look on during Saturday's Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Mark Dearman, center, waves after receiving the Shining Star Award in Dancing for a Cause. Dearman and dancers from each of the event's four years came back to dance at the event. Dearman won for collecting the most sponsorships for the fundraiser.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Leonard Augustus, Charlotte Guedry and Le'Brian Patrick, from left, perform a conga routine in Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Claire Broyles and Ryan Chenevert, foreground from left, react after winning Dancing for a Cause. Alyssa Kling, Matt Pryor, Le'Brian Patrick and Charlotte Guedry, from left, applaud.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Charlotte Guedry, right, hugs Le'Brian Patrick after receiving the Fan's Choice Award in Dancing for a Cause. Guedry raised the most money through both the online and onsite voting for the event.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Le'Brian Patrick and Ami Clouatre Johnson, from left, hug following their cha cha performance in Dancing for a Cause. Johnson started the routine wearing a long, white gown and ended with a different costume.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Ami Clouatre Johnson and Le'Brian Patrick, from top, perform a cha cha routine in Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Alyssa Kling and Matt Pryor, from left, perform a jive routine in Saturday's Dancing for a Cause.

  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Alyssa Kling and Matt Pryor, from left, perform a jive routine in Saturday's Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Jenny Heroman, second from right, joins ARC of East Ascension dancers onstage during Saturday's Dancing for a Cause. taking part in a special dance are, from left, Ellis Burrell, Marcus Miller and James Ervin. Heroman choreographed the dance.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Claire Broyles and Ryan Chenevert, from left, perform a salsa routine in Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Toni Schexnayder and Van Vo, from left, perform a swing routine in Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Guillermo Gonzalez and Marian Walsworth, from left, perform a foxtrot routine in Saturday's Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Marian Walsworth performs a foxtrot routine in Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Ryn Jones, Butch Browning and Aron Coates, from left, perform a cha cha routine in Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Leonard Augustus and Dr. Dawn Zitman, from left, perform a pasa doble routine in Saturday's Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Dr. Dawn Zitman and Leonard Augustus, from left, perform a pasa doble routine in Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Peter Wischusen and Sally Diez, from left, perform a tango in Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Peter Wischusen and Sally Diez, from left, perform a tango in Saturday's Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Van Vo and Gwen Price, from left, perform a West Coast swing routine in Dancing for a Cause.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Kyle Hanna and Kris Cangelosi, from top, perform a cha cha routine in Dancing for a Cause.

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