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Dancing with the Reading Stars

2020 was more than a challenging year to say the least especially for the arts. Cancelling DWTRS 2020 was a difficult decision, as there was a large loss of revenue from this highly popular event. That being said, clouds sometimes have a silver lining and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the event, the Henry Family has […]


Dancing with the Reading Stars – Wine & Mead Tasting Event

Support your favorite Dancing with the Reading Stars couple as you enjoy art, music and a wine tasting! Wine & Mead Tastingwith Stonekeep Meadery & Winery Join us in the Yocum Institute Gallery, located at 3000 Penn Avenue, for an evening of wine and mead tasting. Enjoy music, art and wine while supporting Dancing with […]


DWTRS Laser Quest Fundraiser Event for JR and Emilee Koch #TEAMKOCH

Come join us and support JR and Emilee Koch who will be competing in this year’s Dancing with the Reading Stars and Yocum Institute for Arts Education. Laser Quest is opening just for our event! Cost is $9.00 per game and games last about 15 minutes. You can show up anytime between 5pm-9pm and join […]


DWTRS JR & Emilee Koch “Fun”draiser Event at Friendly’s

Drop by Friendly’s for dinner and support JR and Emilee on their quest to claim this year’s Dancing with the Reading Stars Trophy! Make sure to say you are with TEAM KOCH when ordering. Dine in and carry out sales are included. Make sure to mention that you are supporting #TeamKoch on Facebook. Visit us […]


Dancing with the Reading Stars Open House Mixer

Invite only event This year marks our 10th year Anniversary. We are inviting, any past dancers that are interested to come back to dance in this very special Anniversary! To officially kick off preparations for this event, this years DWTRS Committee and Yocum Staff will be hosting an informational wine and cheese open house. Please […]


Spring Dance Recital – AM Show

Tickets are $15 at the door. For your convenience, we will have wooden keepsake roses, candy grams, selected apparel, and other novelty items for sale in addition to concessions.  You may also purchase a copy of each shows performances via a digital link.


Shop, Sip, and Support Shopping Soiree

  Join DWTRS dancer Kimberly Esterly on Sunday, April 15 for a charity shopping event benefiting the Yocum Institute for Arts Education. Shop the new looks at Bella Jules, sip wine, and have your Spring purchases make a difference in your community! 20% of proceeds from your purchases with benefit the Yocum Institute! Don’t forget […]


Mary & Steve’s Dancing with the Reading Stars Fundraiser

You’re Invited to a Dancing with the Reading Stars FUNDRAISER FOR MARY & STEVE Thursday, April 12th 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Oakbrook Brewing Company Join us for Craft Beer, Wine, Soda, Good Food, Door Prizes and a Chinese Auction.


Dancing with the Reading Stars – Voting Opens Today!

The Yocum Institute for Arts Education will be hosting Dancing with the Reading Stars on April 27, 2018 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 701 Penn Street, Reading, PA 19601. Inspired by the hit television show, this Berks County event is filled with fun and showcases “stars” from across the community. Together, they will dance and raise money to further the positive impact of the arts in education and the development of community in […]