WICHITA — Steve Trent enjoys dancing so much, his wife, Diane, encouraged him to make a career of it instead of operating heavy equipment as he had been.
“You’re getting too old to do that stuff,” Trent says his wife advised.
So the two are opening Dancing in Paradise at 2841 S. Hydraulic where the Bingo Palace closed late last year.
“My wife and I are dancers,” Trent says.
He used to host singles dances in Dodge City and also had a successful New Year’s dance party at the former Loyal Order of the Moose 138 space near Central and Zoo Boulevard, where they used to dance before it closed.
“We’re not really going to be a dance studio,” Trent says of his new business.
Nor is he going to be a club that’s open to the public.
“It’s kind of going to be halfway in between.”