EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's own Phil Solomon will dance with local Star Iris Arias at this year's "Dancing withe the EB Stars" event on October 4. Dancing with the EB Stars is a fundraiser event for the East Brunswick Education Foundation.
A graduate of EBHS, Phil Solomon is an award-winning choreographer on a national level. Phil is the current director of the East Brunswick Children’s Summer Theater Program as well as a co-founder of the East Brunswick Young Adult Charity Players, a philanthropic organization raising money for Camp Daisy since 2001. His stage credits include Hairspray (Seaweed Stubbs), Xanadu (Terpsicore), HAIR (Berger), and Legally Blonde (Kyle). Television credits include The Sopranos (HBO) and Rescue Me (FX), as well as national commercials.
When not at the studio or on stage, Phil teaches English at Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School. He is also a dance instructor at the New Jersey Center of Dance Performing Arts. Phil performed as a professional dancer in the 2013 Dancing with the East Brunswick Stars show.
"Dancing with the East Brunswick Stars is a fundraiser for the East Brunswick Education Foundation (“EBEF”). A take-off of the hit reality television show “Dancing with the Stars” at the East Brunswick Performing Arts Center (Hammarskjold Middle School) on October 4, 2015. The event features local celebrities performing a variety of dances with a professional dance partner from some of the area’s best dance schools. The 2015 show is “At the Movies” and will feature dances routines based on classic films. EBEF’s first show in 2013 was universally hailed as an “exceptional” night of entertainment while raising nearly $50,000.
The event raises money for EBEF through donations and proceeds of ticket sales, vote dollars, sponsorship and advertisements in event program/ad journal. The winner of Dancing with the East Brunswick Stars will be determined by the judges’ votes the night of competition and voting for each celebrity/professional dance team.
One dollar equals one vote. Dance teams can earn votes through online voting, sponsorship donations, program/ad journal advertisements and voting on the night of the event. Every dollar equals one vote. The votes will be tallied and the winner will be announced at the end of the show." (EBEF website)