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The FUNK of FORTY THOUSAND YEARS! Thrill The World is the annual worldwide simultaneous dance to Michael Jackson's "Thriller." December, 2021 marked the 38th anniversary of his Thriller video.

This event is a global community project that inspires others to break down barriers by connecting people of all religions, races, political persuasions, and economic backgrounds.

Each year in October the Seattle Thrillers join Thriller groups in other nations to perform at the same time. The next Thrill The World performance will take place Saturday, October 29, 2022, 3:00 pm at the Magnolia Community Center parking lot.

The local group also performs for various organizations in and around Seattle throughout the year for donations to their selected charity. This year the group is accepting contributions for World Central Kitchen, https://wck.org/ (#ChefsForUkraine).

If you live in the greater Seattle area and would like to learn the dance in a class setting, in-person rehearsals will resume September 10, 2022 at Magnolia Community Center in Seattle. It is free to learn the dance and there is no charge to the public on the day of the event. Thrill The World is not a flash mob as the media is contacted prior to the performance.

Sponsors: 4Culture, My World Dance & Fitness, Napolitano Skin & Body Studio, Healthitude Fitness & Nutritional Coaching, Friends of Normandy Park Foundation, Zombie Fest Northwest.

T-Shirts: Seattle Thrillers T-shirts will be available at rehearsals for $15 per shirt.

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Sheri Kinley, Organizer, Seattle Thrillers / Managing Director, Thrill The World Global Team

In Loving Memory: Aimee Benoit was one of the Assistant Organizers for the Seattle Thrillers. She was also on the Thrill The World Global Team as Webmaster, Data and Reporting Specialist, and Video Editor. She was very dedicated in donating much of her time in preparations for this annual event.

THE FOLLOWING LINKS ARE INTERNATIONAL VIDEOS FROM PAST PERFORMANCES:

October 30, 2021: https://youtu.be/YDvCr0d8PVQ

October 24, 2020: [https://youtu.be/-IOxKPde6r0](https://youtu.be/-IOxKPde6r0)

October 26, 2019: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqD2XWmYlIQ](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqD2XWmYlIQ)

THE FOLLOWING LINKS ARE PAST PERFORMANCES IN THE SEATTLE AREA:

October 30, 2021 - Normandy Park: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daprCKqEf-U&t=5s

October 24, 2020 - Various areas around Seattle due to Pandemic: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgisaTE9IbA]

October 26, 2019 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfwKwPcz6V4

October 27, 2018 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUfoxb2j8SA](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUfoxb2j8SA)

October 28, 2017 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlG_njWV4GY](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlG_njWV4GY)

October 29, 2016 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltq_xE27bCY](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltq_xE27bCY)

October 24, 2015 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqbNQmQESsc](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqbNQmQESsc)

October 25, 2014 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGUgMxkM5W8](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGUgMxkM5W8)

October 26, 2013 - Occidental Park: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQU9flU2w6I](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQU9flU2w6I)

October 27, 2012 - Occidental Park: [http://youtu.be/gVwmlYBrgXg](http://youtu.be/gVwmlYBrgXg)

October 23, 2010: [(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtYwVoSj6MA)Occidental Park: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtYwVoSj6MA](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtYwVoSj6MA)

[October 23, 2010 (Dave Ross' Speech + 2nd Dance): [](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtYwVoSj6MA)[](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWV_MrRy3KM)[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWV_MrRy3KM]](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWV_MrRy3KM)
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWV_MrRy3KM)

[October 24, 2009 - Occidental Park: [](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWV_MrRy3KM)[\](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_TpbkxlH_U)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_TpbkxlH_U October 25, ](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_TpbkxlH_U)

[2008 - Occidental Park: [](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_TpbkxlH_U)[\](http://westseattleblog.com/blog/?p=11458)http://westseattleblog.com/blog/?p=11458 ](http://westseattleblog.com/blog/?p=11458)

[October 27, 2007 - Westlake Center: [](http://westseattleblog.com/blog/?p=11458)[\](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUhAPVsPKwU&feature=fv)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUhAPVsPKwU&feature=fv **\ **](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUhAPVsPKwU&feature=fv)

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Rehearsals Resume September 10, 2022!

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Registration For Thrill The World 2022 is now open! Thrill The World is October 29th. The link below is only for those who will be dancing. Please use only 1 form per adult and 1 per minor. This form is the waiver, and you will still be required to check in on Thrill Day to sign it and receive a wrist band. Anyone who has not signed it will not receive a wrist band and will not be allowed to dance. Your information is never shared. I will be taking this link down on October 28th, the day before Thrill Day:
https://forms.gle/SceLQcUWAA1SMNkL6 (You may have to copy and paste the link in your web browser).

We are good to go with having rehearsals and event at Magnolia Community Center,[masked]th Ave W, Seattle. Rehearsals will take place in their gym beginning Saturday, Sept 10th, 1:30-3:30 and will go through October 22nd. It's a HUGE room! All will be on Saturdays, same time. More rehearsals will be posted soon.

The dance routine will be taught from the beginning at each rehearsal due to new members continuing to join. No previous dance experience is necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and bring water.

It is free to learn the dance and we will accept donations to our charity at all rehearsals. This year our charity is World Central Kitchen, wck.org (Chefs For Ukraine). Fresh hot meals are sent to Ukraine daily.

Parking:
There is a parking lot at the entrance of the building, and there is also free street parking. When you walk in, let the assistant at the desk know you are there for the Thriller rehearsal & they can show you where the gym is. That parking lot is where we will perform on the 29th.

T-Shirts:
Seattle Thrillers T-shirts are available for $15 per shirt. I will bring them to all rehearsals.

Sponsors:
4Culture, My World Dance and Fitness, Napolitano Skin and Body Studio, Healthitude Fitness and Nutritional Coaching, Zombie Fest Northwest, Friends of Normandy Park Foundation.

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Sheri
Organizer, Seattle Thrillers
Managing Director, Thrill The World Global Team

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