ALFONSO RIBEIRO TO HEADLINE DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! TOUR!
Monday, December 1, 2014, 4:40 A.M.
DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE!
North American Tour Comes To Peoria Civic Center Theater on January 21
Featuring Fan Favorites from the Hit ABC Show
Season 19 Mirrorball Champion Alfonso Ribeiro To Headline Dancing with the Stars: Live! Tour
Also Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Emma Slater Join Mark Ballas, Witney Carson, Sasha Farber, Keo Motsepe and Kym Johnson on the 39-City Tour
(December 1) – Dancing with the Stars’ newest Mirrorball champion Alfonso Ribeiro announced on the season finale that he will join the upcoming Dancing with the Stars: Live! Tour, joining his partner and pro dancer Witney Carson, who also marked her first win last night. The exciting finale featured the top three celebrity couples of the season which included previously announced touring dancers Mark Ballas and Valentin Chmerkovskiy and their partners.
Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Emma Slater were also revealed to be joining the North American tour during Monday night’s finals with a dazzling group performance featuring several members of the upcoming Dancing with the Stars: Live! Tour cast including Mark Ballas, Witney Carson, Keo Motsepe and Sasha Farber. Get a sneak peak of the tour and watch that stunning dance number HERE.
Dancing with the Stars, ABC’s leading entertainment show, will bring the one-of-a-kind touring production to fans across North America. Ribeiro, Slater and Chmerkovskiy join previously announced fan favorites Mark Ballas, Witney Carson, Keo Motsepe, Sasha Farber, and Kym Johnson.
DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE!, produced by Faculty Productions in association with BBC Worldwide, kicks off Saturday, December 27, 2014 and runs through February 15, 2015 showcasing faces from the show you know and love.
The official 90-minute live show will feature a cast of the television show’s most popular competitors who will choreograph original numbers as well as re-create some of the show’s most memorable moments from the past season.
Tickets are $37, $54, and $69, and are on sale NOW at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, and by phone at (800) 745-3000.
VIP Packages will be available through VIP Nation offering fans meet & greets, photo opportunities with cast, premium seats, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information, visit www.VIPNation.com.
For more information, please contact:
Dancing With The Stars: Live! Tour
Scoop Marketing / Melissa Munafo, 818-761-7136, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dancing With The Stars
BBC Worldwide / Andrea Andrade, 310-228-1620, email@example.com
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