Grand Rapids — Acclaimed dance duo and brothers MAKS & VAL CHMERKOVSKIY have announced their third nationwide tour MAKS & VAL LIVE 2020: MOTION PICTURES TOUR featuring special guests, spouses and celebrated dancers JENNA JOHNSON and PETA MURGATROYD. Take a trip through the most memorable movie moments through the eyes of Maks and Val. The foursome will reimagine some of your favorite dancing movie scenes as well as bring motion to iconic scenes where there was none before. Experience a dance driven narrative woven together by the movies that have moved us all.
Directed by Mark Swanhart (Dancing with the Stars Live, The Little Mermaid Live, Little Big Shots, La La Land), the 57-show tour will commence on Thursday, June 11th in Greensboro, NC before making its way to Grand Rapids for a show at DeVos Performance Hall on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 8:00 PM.
Tickets for MAKS & VAL LIVE 2020: MOTION PICTURES TOUR Featuring Special Guests Jenna Johnson & Peta Murgatroyd go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 13 at 10:00 AM. Tickets will be available at the DeVos Place® and Van Andel Arena® box offices and online at Ticketmaster.com. A purchase limit of eight (8) tickets will apply to every order. See Ticketmaster for all current pricing and availability.
American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, March 11 at 10:00 AM local through Thursday, March 12 at 10:00 PM local in select markets. VIP packages are available at www.MaksandValTour.com
giving fans the chance to purchase prime seats, meet and greets with the cast and backstage opportunities.
“We are thrilled to get the whole family together to bring this incredible tour to life for our fans,” Maks said of the tour. “Movies have inspired all of us in our creative pursuits, and we can’t wait to pay homage to our favorite films through the medium we love most, dance!” Speaking on the family affair, Peta said, “We couldn’t think of a better way to spend our summer, doing what we love for our amazing fans.” Val added, “In our past tours, we have dug into our own personal stories, allowing fans an inside look into what it took to become the men and women we are today. This time, we are so excited to take our audience on a whole new adventure and show them a night at the movies through our eyes.” Jenna continued, “This is going to be so much fun performing familiar and iconic movie moments reimagined live on stage and set to our dancing for our fans. We can’t wait for the audience to see it!”
The Latin and ballroom dance foursome are no stranger to sharing the stage as Dancing with the Stars alums, boasting six Mirror Ball championships collectively between them. Although Maks and Val have been on tour together twice prior, MAKS & VAL LIVE 2020: MOTION PICTURES TOUR marks the first time the four will bring their talents together for a nationwide tour in what is sure to be a must-see dance event.
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About Faculty Productions Faculty Productions, formed by veteran manager and producer Jared Paul in partnership with Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, produces and creates world-class live branded entertainment and concerts in partnership with the world’s largest media companies. Faculty Productions is responsible for some of the most successful recent global touring productions including Dancing with the Stars: Live! (BBC Worldwide and ABC), Move Live on Tour (Derek Hough and Julianne Hough), America’s Got Talent Live! (Freemantle Media, Syco Entertainment and NBC), The Sing-Off Live Tour (Sony Pictures and NBC), Glee Live! In Concert! (FOX and Ryan Murphy Productions), Big Time Rush Big Time Tour (Nickelodeon/ Sony Music), Mixtape Festival (VH1 and Live Nation) and the Boston Strong Benefit Concert (ONE FUND and Live Nation).
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