SMD’s ‘Dancing with Celebrities’ Lineup Unveiled

SMD’s ‘Dancing with Celebrities’ Lineup Unveiled

By Tyler Sutherland

SMD Foundation - Easter SealsThe celebrity lineup for this year’s Dancing with Celebrities fundraiser has been revealed.

The seventh annual event raises funds for the Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD) Foundation/Easter Seals Manitoba and is set for Saturday, May 11.

This year’s dancing competitors are paralympian Colin Mathieson, Pinnacle CEO and co-founder Wade Miller, comedian Big Daddy Tazz, and Global Winnipeg “Morning News” co-host Derek Taylor. Judges are Ace Burpee of 103.1 Virgin Radio, Doug Speirs from the Winnipeg Free Press, and Vladislav Cascaval of Arthur Murray Dance Studio.

Individual tickets to the event at Fairmont Winnipeg are $200, $300 for patrons, and $2,200 for a group table.

Tickets can be reserved online, by calling (204) 975-3084, or e-mailing

— Staff