Piqua Arts Council's premier fundraiser returns for the 13th Season with a fresh new cast and an event that is sure to delight. Join us for one of two showings as we crown this year's Mirror Ball Champion!!
Tickets will go on sale for the 2024 edition of Dancing with the Piqua Stars on Monday, February 5th. Tickets for the Matinee are $15 per person, tickets for the Dinner show are $50 per person.
Doors open at 12:15pm | Show starts at 1:00pm
*no seating specifications required
Cocktails at 6:00pm | Dinner at 7:00pm | Show starts at 8:00pm
*seating specifications required
Josh is married to his dance and life partner, Nicole.
He is the owner of The Buckeye Barn Venue in Piqua and is a graduate of Piqua High School.
Josh likes fitness, hiking with his wife, playing pickleball, and disc golf with close friends and family! He also enjoys reading and self-development leadership.
“When our friends Nate and Lindsey asked us [to join Dancing], we thought it would be a fun way to raise money for the [Piqua Arts Council] as well as get to spend some extra time as a couple learning a dance!”
Nicole has been happily married to Joshua for the last 6 years. Together they have four children aged 21, 19, 16, and 13, as well as a dog and two cats.
Nicole currently works at UVMC as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).
She graduated from Talawanda High School in Oxford but grew up attending Piqua Catholic Schools before earning her Associate’s in Nursing at Edison State Community College followed by a Bachelor’s in Nursing at the University of Phoenix, and finally achieving a Master’s degree in Nurse Anesthesia from The University of Akron. She has been doing anesthesia for 10 years and has been a qualified nurse since 2006.
She loves working out in her home gym, riding bikes, hiking, traveling, swimming, playing pickleball, singing with the worship team at church, and just enjoying
“I love music and dancing,” explains Nicole. ”My dad used to be a local artist in the area and I know how passionate he was about the Piqua Arts Council, so I decided to join in!”
Evan has been engaged to his fiancé Ryan as of May of 2023.
He has been a Universal Banker with Mutual Federal, where he has been since 2020.
Evan graduated from Fairlawn High School and is currently enrolled in the Banking program at Edison State Community College.
Some of his favorite activities include hiking, cycling, and watching / critiquing movies with his friends.
About being on Dancing with the Piqua Stars, Evan says, “I think it will be fun, albeit probably a little embarrassing, to learn some new dance moves. Plus, it gives me the ability to advocate for the arts in Piqua and the surrounding communities!”
Meghan is one of two siblings, and has a lovely cat named Simba.
She works in the Sidney Police Department as an Emergency dispatcher
for her area.
Meghan graduated from Fairlawn High School in 2019 and graduated from Ohio University in 2023 with a degree in Child and Family Studies.
She is an avid reader and enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as going out shopping.
“I always enjoyed dancing, as I did ballet and tap dancing when I was younger,” Meghan remarks. “I appreciate the arts and wanted to have fun with one of
my best friends.”
Rob is married to his lovely wife Morgan.
He works for the Ohio branch of Cavalier Distributing, and graduated from Wapakoneta High School.
In his spare time he loves to go for runs and swing on the golf course.
He decided to take a chance with dancing in order to spend time with his wife.
Morgan is happily married, with two twin daughters at 10 years old. She also cares for two cats and two dogs.
She works as the Executive Director for Assisted Living at The Cottage of Clayton.
Morgan graduated in the Piqua High School class of ‘09 before going on to get a Bachelor’s of Exercise Physiology from Shawnee State University.
For fun, Morgan spends time running half marathons, traveling, tasting craft beers, exercising, and hiking.
When asked why she chose to join Dancing with the Piqua Stars, she simply replied, “To learn something new!”
Sabrina is single and very close with her family. She’s a pet mom to two cats and
She works as a paralegal at Shipman, Dixon, & Livingston Co., LPA.
Sabrina went to Miami East High School and followed up at Sinclair for education in Dental Assisting and Business.
She prides herself on being very active including going to the gym twice a day, and has a love of anything outdoors. She cycles, roller skates, kayaks and takes walks. Additionally, on average she reads two books a month and has even started drafting her own Podcast!
“I agreed to participate for multiple reasons,” Sabrina states. “I've always seen how much fun previous candidates have, I [also] love supporting Locals and Non-Profits, and I get to do this with one of my best friends. I know it's going to be fun no matter what!”
Ashley has a wonderful boyfriend, no kids and a cat.
She works at the Piqua Downtown Winans as a Manager, and attended Milton-Union High School. She also has an Associate’s degree in Psychology.
Ashley loves to run early in the mornings and go on walks late at night whether rain, shine or snow. She also spends time occasionally going out with her group of friends, or sometimes sitting in and watching movies on her days off of work.
Ashley had this to say about joining Dancing with the Piqua Stars, “My best friend, partner in crime, Sabrina, and I are charismatic people and always enjoy each other’s company. We bring out the best in one another and I think we’d honestly just enjoy having fun doing this.” She followed this up with, “We both know a lot of people from Piqua, so [we’ll] get a crowd going.”
Omar is pleasantly married to his wife of 20 years America Mejia, and they have two beautiful boys as well as two cats.
He has just joined the Piqua Center team 5 months ago, and was previously self-employed for the past 16 years. In his spare time, Omar is a huge fan of collecting different toys, and also has an interest in DJ-ing.
Omar’s main reason for joining Dancing with the Piqua Stars is both to support the Piqua Arts Council and to help boost awareness about the Piqua Center.
Helga has been happily married for 21 years to her supportive husband Glenn, with three children and six grandchildren!
She currently works for the Piqua Center as the Facility and Sales Manager. She graduated from Troy High School and the Upper Valley Career Center, having studied Restaurant and Hotel Operations.
Helga loves to spend time with her husband, riding motorcycles and spending weekends outdoors with their camper.
Why did she join Dancing with the Piqua Stars? “Because Jordan pressured me,” She said jokingly. “Honestly, because this is a great opportunity to give back to our wonderful community and network with many great leaders of the community.”
Watch the 12th annual Dancing with the Piqua Stars Performance below.