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Dancing with the Reading Stars

The Yocum Institute’s Dancing with the Reading Stars event raises money necessary to support on-going operations, scholarships, productions, and outreach programs – 50% of which are provided at little or no cost. Institute programs impact over 30,000 people annually – 80% under the age of 18 – 50% of those from families who struggle financially. […]


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 […]