“Dancing with the Stars” professional dancers, Cheryl Burke and Tony Dovolani, will be two of the featured performers in Ballroom with a Twist 2 at The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center, Susan Thomae-Morphew, Cowan Center executive director, announced.
Sponsored by Mary and Bob Irwin, the production will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15.
Tickets are $67, $57, $52 $47, $37 and $22 and can be purchased at the UT Tyler Cowan Center box office by calling 903.566.7424 or online at www.cowancenter.org. Box office hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
“This will be an amazing show featuring some of the top dancers from
‘Dancing with the Stars’ and ‘So You Think You Can Dance,’ as well as performances by two ‘American Idol’ finalists,” Thomae-Morphew said. “It will be an evening for the entire family showcasing ballroom dance that is infused with energy and intensity of the latest contemporary and hip-hop styles.”
Burke and Dovolani will be joined by “Dancing with the Stars” professionals Anna Trebunskaya and Dmitry Chaplin.
Finalists from “So You Think You Can Dance” include Asuka Kondoh, Josue De La Vega and Randi Lynn Strong.
San Antonio native Haley Scarnato and Von Smith are “American Idol” finalists.
Emmy-nominated Burke has 20 years of dancing experience and has won the mirror ball trophy twice with Emmitt Smith in season 3 and Drew Lachey in season 2. She recently became the first “Dancing with the Stars” professional dancer to appear in the finals seven times and the semi-finals 10 times.