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Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd & More Set for BALLROOM WITH A TWIST at Patchogue Theatre, Now thru 8/18

The critically acclaimed international dance production BALLROOM WITH A TWIST plays The Patchogue Theatre for one week only, today, Aug. 13-18.

Choreographed by ABC-Television's "Dancing with the Stars'" Emmy nominated Louis Van Amstel, the Patchogue engagement features "Dancing with the Stars" celebrity pros Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd, Anna Trebunskaya and Tristan MacManus; "So You Think You Can Dance" finalists Jonathan "Legacy" Perez, Jonathan Platero, Randi Lynn Strong and Jaymz Tuaileva; and "American Idol" finalists Gina Glocksen and Von Smith.

BALLROOM WITH A TWIST is an evening of entertainment for the entire family, highlighted by stunning costumes, magnificent music and breathtaking performances that pushes the boundaries of ballroom dance, infusing it with the energy and intensity of the latest contemporary and "hip-hop" styles.

Star Watch: It's the who's who of the dance and singing world, joining together for an evening of grace, athleticism, and passion. "Dancing with the Stars" hot-shot celebrity pros Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd, Anna Trebunskaya, Tristan MacManus are joined by "American Idol" finalists Gina Glocksen (Season Six) and Von Smith (Season Eight) along with "So You Think You Can Dance" finalists Randi Lynn Strong, Jonathan Platero (Season Five) and Jonathan "Legacy" Perez (Season six). The show is choreographed by "Dancing with the Stars'" Emmy-nominated Louis Van Amstel and his passion and expertise brings a new level of excitement and flash to this family-friendly evening.

Watching the cha-cha rattle on the television screen is one thing, but getting up close and live beneath the fringe, sequins and booming sounds of Rumba bass is a whole other ballgame. BALLROOM WITH A TWIST brings a frenzy of sizzling dance moves by professional international dancers spanning the hot moves of Samba, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, and Jive. As if the jaw-dropping dancers aren't enough to keep you ogling at smooth moves and high kicks, several of your favorite "American Idol" finalists will also be joining the bill with their powerhouse hit songs. BALLROOM WITH A TWIST gives audiences thrills with its varieties of music providing a concert soundtrack to the evening.

BALLROOM WITH A TWIST is a special event in the The Gateway's 2013 season, funded in part by the County of Suffolk and the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Tuesday 8pm
Wednesday 8pm
Thursday 2pm
Friday 8pm
Saturday 3pm & 8:30pm
Sunday 3pm & 7pm

For tickets call (631) 286-1133, 1-888-4TIXNOW, or visit

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