Paramount Theatre Dancing Like the Stars

17 - Delanie Gephart & Xavier Medina

Celebrity Dancer

Celebrity: Delanie Gephart 
Delanie Gephart is a stylist and designer at Detour Salon and Style. She has been a lifelong Madison County resident, as well as a Pendleton Heights graduate. Alongside her Detour Salon team, she has volunteered and participated in many events at the Paramount Theatre. Delanie's passion for the performing arts in Madison County stems from her seven years as a part of the Pendleton Heights Marching Guard. Delanie is very excited to lend her time, support, and talent to this event! 


Instructor: Xavier Medina
Xavier Medina is an Artistic Director, Choreographer, and Dancer. Originally from Marion, Indiana, Xavier studied dance at the Community School of the Arts in Downtown Marion. There he studied variety of dances including Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Modern, and Hip Hop under many great talented instructors including Jamie Bragg, Matt Cady, and Mark Goodman up until 2007 when he graduated high school. However, the longest standing dance style he has thrived and continued to lean was international Style Ballroom for an upcoming thirteen years. He has continued his studies through the Contemporary Modern program at Indiana University studying under Sherilyn Folley, Selene Carter, Roberta Wong, and Elizabeth Shea. There he had founded the Indiana University Ballroom Dance Company which has continued to perform at various venues around the University, from Greek philanthropies to variety shows. He is happy to continue sharing his experience and growth through his 2nd year teaching at Riolo Dance Studio.