Derek Hough: Live! The Tour Comes to the Fox Theatre
Following the sold-out successes of the Move Live on Tour and Move - Beyond - Live on Tour acclaimed shows, including multiple sellouts at large prestigious venues such as Radio City Music Hall, Derek Hough returns with a monumental experience for 2019 - Derek Hough: LIVE! THE TOUR at Atlanta's Fox Theatre on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. From the EMMY award-winning mind of Derek Hough, the live dance show is the first-ever solo tour for the dynamo. The show features brand-new stage production, astounding versatility and, as always, Derek's magnetic stage presence. Fans will journey through a true fusion of dance and music, as Derek explores styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hop-hop and everything in between.
Tickets will go on sale Friday, June 15 at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased by visiting FoxTheatre.org, by calling 855-285-8499, or at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office. Tickets range from $49.50-$85, plus applicable fees. American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, June 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. VIP packages will be available, giving fans the chance to purchase premium tickets, including pre-show parties and meet and greet opportunities with Derek. Fan pre-sales to follow on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10 a.m.
For guests wanting to enhance their Fox Theatre experience, add single-event access passes for the Marquee Club Presented by Lexus to enjoy pre-show, intermission and post-show entertaining in world-class luxury with concierge services. Access is limited and is available first come, first serve. For more information, please visit foxtheatre.org/marquee-club for details.
Creative team and two-time EMMY winners, Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo, also known as NappyTabs (Jennifer Lopez's 'All I Have' Residency; Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour; GRAMMYs creative direction), will co-create, direct and supervise choreography for the tour.
For up-to-date information, please visit DerekHough.com.
Emmy Award winning and New York Times Best-Selling author Derek Hough, the only six-time champion in franchise history of the hit ABC show Dancing with the Stars, started dancing in his hometown of Salt Lake City, UT at age 11. Just one year later, he moved to London to live and train with the top dance coaches in the world and attend the prestigious Italia Conti performing arts school where he studied theatre, music and dance.
A multi-talented entertainer, two-time Emmy Award winner for Best Choreography, Hough has also appeared in film, television and stage projects as an actor. He made his feature film debut for director Duane Adler and producer Robert Cort in the feature film Make Your Move and has a recurring role on the ABC series Nashville. His stage performances include Radio City Music Hall's Spring Spectacular costarring alongside the Tony Award winning Laura Benanti and the critically acclaimed production of Footloose, which he starred as the male lead in London's West End. In December of 2016, Hough starred with Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Martin Short and Harvey Fierstein in NBC's Hairspray Live!
In May of 2017, Hough joined Jennifer Lopez and Ne-Yo at the judges table for the NBC series World of Dance. World of Dance, which launched as the highest rated summer show in over ten years, is an unparalleled dance competition that featured solo artists competing against duos and crews in all genres of dance, including hip hop, tap, ballet, break dancing, ballroom, and more competing for a million dollar prize.
Hough can also add best-selling author to his list of credits. His memoir Taking the Lead; Lessons from a Life in Motion hit stands in August of 2014 and rapidly was named to the prestigious New York Times Best-Seller list during two non-consecutive time periods. In 2014, Hough and his sister Julianne teamed for a live stage dance concert MOVE Live on Tour performing in 50 cities around the country, in 2015 they toured again selling out scores of venues on their 47city outing. In 2017, they again performed a sold-out tour of 48 cities around the United States with their show Move - Beyond - Live on Tour.
With celebrity partners on Dancing with the Stars that have included Brooke Burke, Jennie Garth, Ricki Lake, Maria Menounos, Nicole Scherzinger, Jennifer Grey, Kellie Pickler, Amber Riley, Amy Purdy and Bindi Irwin, Hough is best known for his innovation and daring choreography on the show. Hough is the winningest professional dancer with six Mirror Ball Trophies. His work has brought him Emmy nominations and inquiries from the film and music world regarding his dance knowledge and ability.
The Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta's premier venues for live entertainment and declared a "Top Stop of the Decade" by Venues Today Magazine. Listed as #1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade by Billboard Magazine, the Fox most recently won 2017's "Theatre of the Year" by the International Entertainment Buyers Association. Other notable achievements include Rolling Stone Magazine's "The Best Big Rooms in America" as part of their "Venues That Rock" series (2013), nominated for Theatre of the Year by Billboard and Pollstar Magazines, and awarded the 2011 Outstanding Historic Theatre of the Year award by the League of Historic American Theatres. For the past decade, the Fox Theatre has consistently ranked in the top three non-residency theatres in North America for gross ticket sales by industry trade magazines, Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today. The Fox Theatre has the #1 social media presence for any theatre or performing arts center in North America (2,000-5,000 seats), and for any Georgia venue according to the "Social Media Power 100" compiled by Venues Today Magazine. With 4,665 seat theatre, the Fox hosts 250 performances a year, from rock concerts to Broadway, ballets, comedy and movies, attracting 500,000 visitors per year. In addition, the Fox hosts wedding receptions, trade shows, corporate meetings and association functions in its fabulous ballrooms, lounge and outdoor terrace. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization, the Fox Theatre stands today as a fiercely protected landmark and a nationally acclaimed theater and is celebrating its 89th year. The Fox Theatre proudly acknowledges its partners for their generous support: Coca-Cola, Lexus, Georgian Terrace Hotel, Georgia Natural Gas, Atlanta Beverage-Yuengling, Regions, Grady Health System, and Whole Foods Market. Tickets for all events are available at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office, online at www.FoxTheatre.org, or toll free at 855-285-8499. For group sales information contact the Fox Theatre at (404) 881-2000, or visit The Fox Theatre website at www.foxtheatre.org. Please stay connected with the Fox Theatre on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and #AtTheFox.
The Marquee Club Presented by Lexus is the Fox Theatre's premium membership club. Adjacent to the theatre, the Moroccan and Middle Eastern-style club is 10,000 square feet of interior and exterior space; five stationary bars; three rooftop environments including the climate-controlled Conservatory, patio covered Arcade Terrace and the outdoor Rooftop Terrace. Open only during public events at the Fox Theatre, the Marquee Club offers pre-show through post-show access for club guests. Additional amenities include priority pre-sale ticketing notifications, access to private restrooms, concierge guest services, and self-parking access to an adjacent lot for some memberships. Single-event access passes for non-members are limited and available on a first come-first serve basis. For more information or to purchase a membership, please call Fox Theatre's Corporate Partnership, Premium Seating Office at (404) 881-2127 or visit FoxTheatre.org/MarqueeClub. Share your Marquee Club Presented by Lexus experience at @FoxMarqueeClub and #FoxMarqueeClub.