The Event Group Inc.

The Event Group Inc.

August 17, 2010 11:30 ET

Dancing With the Stars' Louis Van Amstel's Production Of: Ballroom With a Twist

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2010) -

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Innovative Events and The Event Group are thrilled to announce an exciting new dance show that will be touring Canada in the fall. Dancing with the Stars' Louis Van Amstel's production of Ballroom with a Twist is a brilliant new dance production set to tour Canada in October. Louis brings the same passion, expertise and excitement to Ballroom with a Twist as he exhibited on television with his celebrity partners: Kelly Osbourne, Priscilla Presley and Lisa Rinna, and as the choreographer of the live Dancing with the Stars tour.

This ground-breaking show, stars Evan Lysacek (Vancouver Olympic Gold Medalist and runner up on Dancing with the Stars) American Idol finalist David Hernandez (Season 7) and fabulous young dancers from So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With the Stars and High School Musical. This exciting and inspired Dancing with the Stars show pushes the boundaries of ballroom dance, infusing it with the energy and intensity of the hottest new dance styles.

"Ballroom with a Twist is an extravagant evening of entertainment for the entire family, highlighted by stunning costumes, magnificent music and breathtaking performances. The show will be presented in seven markets across Canada and promises to be the dance event of the year," stated David Howard, President of The Event Group. "We are thrilled to be able to tour this exciting show and we will be releasing the names of the other professional dancers and celebrities over the next couple of weeks. Needless to say this event is one not to be missed and tickets will be selling fast."

Dancing with the Star's Louis Van Amstel's production of Ballroom with a Twist will be showcased for one night only in seven Canadian Markets.

 Oct 12 - Calgary: The Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
 Oct 13 - Edmonton: The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
 Oct 14 - Saskatoon: TCU Place - Sid Buckwold Theatre
 Oct 15 - Regina: Brandt Centre Evraz Place
 Oct 17 - Winnipeg: Centennial Concert Hall
 Oct 18 - Hamilton: Hamilton Copps Coliseum
 Oct 19 - Toronto: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

Tickets for Dancing with the Star's Louis Van Amstel's production of Ballroom with a Twist will be available August 18th and can be purchased through Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.ca. There are a number of ticketing opportunities available including a chance for guests to purchase a VIP ticket that enables them to attend the post show event where they will meet the star performers.

"The Event Group has presented some amazing artists such as Jerry Seinfeld, Ringo Starr, Vice President Al Gore, General Colin Powel, Bill Cosby and many more. Anytime we can give the general public an opportunity to meet their favorite celebrities it turns out to be an amazing experience," stated David Howard. Only a select group will have the opportunity to get their photo taken with Evan Lysacek and other surprise celebrities and these tickets will sell very fast.

We encourage people to follow the Ballroom with a Twist website closely as names of other celebrities and dancers will be announced on the event site over the next couple of weeks. Further information on the event can be found at www.ballroomwithatwist.com

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