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Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances

Dancing with the Stars' champion Derek Hough made his Broadway debut in 'Burn the Floor' for the shows' last performances on January 8-10, at the Longacre Theatre. Hough partnered with Kym Johnson. Hough replaces Maksim Chmerkovskiy who danced his final performance on January 7.

Kym Johnson was this season's professional champion on "Dancing with the Stars," paired with winner Donny Osmond. Maks has been a professional on the show since its second season.

Created, directed and choreographed by Jason Gilkison, BURN THE FLOOR is the electrifying Latin and Ballroom dance spectacular which opened this summer at Broadway's intimate Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). It is produced byHarley MedcalfJoe WatsonRichard LeviRichard FrankelTom ViertelSteven BaruchMarc Routh, Raise the Roof One, Toppall/Stevens/Mills, Benigno/Klein, Caldwell/Allen, Carrpailet/Danzansky, Bud Martin, The Production Studio, Schaffert/Schnuck, and Carrie Ann Inaba by special arrangement with Dance Partner Inc. 

The cast of BURN THE FLOOR is composed of award-winning international dancers from around the globe and include Australian Ballroom and World Latin American champions. They collectively hold more than 100 dance titles. They are Henry ByalikovSharna BurgessArtem ChigvintsevKevin Clifton,Sasha FarberJeremy Garner, Karen Hauer, Patrick Helm,Sarah HivesMelanie HooperPeta MurgatroydGiselle Peacock,Nuria SantaluciaMirko Sciolan, Emma Slater, Sarah Soriano, Katarina Stumpfova, Damon & Rebecca Sugden, DamIan Whitewood, Robin Windsor, and Gary Wright. The dancers are supported by two vocalists, MiG Ayesa and Rebecca Tapia.

Photos by Adam Nemser-PHOTOlink

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Kym Johnson and Derek Hough

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Kym Johnson and Derek Hough

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Kym Johnson, Mary Murphy and Derek Hough

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Kym Johnson, Mary Murphy and Derek Hough

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Kym Johnson, Mary Murphy and Derek Hough

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Kym Johnson, Mary Murphy and Derek Hough

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Derek Hough and the Cast of BURN THE FLOOR

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Derek Hough and the Cast of BURN THE FLOOR

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Derek Hough and the Cast of BURN THE FLOOR

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Derek Hough and the Cast of BURN THE FLOOR

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Derek Hough

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
Derek Hough

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances
BURN THE FLOOR!

Photo Coverage: Derek Hough Makes BURN THE FLOOR Debut for Show's Final Performances


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