Meet contestants of 2014 Dancing with the Houston Stars!

Meet contestants of 2014 Dancing with the Houston Stars!

Attorney Travis Torrence and his partner Mayra Bullock sizzled across the dance floor to a sultry Janet Jackson tune and brought home two trophies; 2014 Male Dance Champion and Overall Champion. Way to go!

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by Emile C. Browne Photography

khou.com

Posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:52 AM

Updated Friday, May 9 at 1:17 PM

HOUSTON—Meet the stars for the 2014 Urban Souls Dancing with the Houston Stars charity gala/ competition. Local celebrities, community and business leaders traded in their professional shoes for a pair of dance shoes to battle it out for top honors. The event was held Sunday, May 4 at the H.E.S.S. Club in the Galleria area. It was a night to remember!

Ladies:

  • Radio/ TV personality Ayana Mack and her partner Jeremiah Jenkins gave us a sensual salsa!
  • Harris Co. School Trustee Erica Lee Carter and her partner Walter Hull brought the house down!
  • TV personality and Emmy Award-winning journalist Linda Lorelle and her partner Nick Muckleroy had everyone out of their seats with a standing ovation. Awesome!
  • Actress Rashia Whitlock and her partner Leonard Price “eased” across the floor with a routine inspired by “The Wiz!”
  • KHOU.com Senior Producer of Digital Media Nakia Cooper and her partner Donnie Johnson opened the show with a bang! They brought the fire to the floor! Nakia was crowned the 2014 Lady’s Dance Champion.

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Gentlemen:
  • Consultant, actor and model Chris Ferguson and his partner Tamara Coleman gave us smooth moves with plenty of spice!
  • Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kevin Smith and his partner Stephanie Dunlop made our hearts skip a few beats with their awesome performance.
  • Former Pro NFL Athlete Ricardo McDonald and his partner Lauren Burke were high-flying and dropping it low for a high-energy performance!
  • The Director of Council Relations for Mayor Annise Parker, Mr. William-Paul Thomas, and his partner Loren Holmes made us all “Happy” as they captured the hearts of the crowd!
  • Attorney Travis Torrence and his partner Mayra Bullock sizzled across the dance floor to a sultry Janet Jackson tune and brought home two trophies; 2014 Male Dance Champion and Overall Champion. Way to go!

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