Emmy Award-Winner Derek Hough To Perform At Luther Burbank Center For The Arts
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC) announced today that two-time Emmy Award-winner and eight-time nominee for Best Choreography Derek Hough will come to Santa Rosa with his new show Derek Hough: Live! The Tour on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range in price from $69-$89 and will be available beginning Friday, June 15 at 12 p.m. online at lutherburbankcenter.org, by calling 707-546-3600 or at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts ticket office (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa).Presented by NS2, this live dance show is Hough's first-ever solo tour. The show features brand-new stage production, astounding versatility and, as always, Hough's magnetic stage presence. Fans will journey through a true fusion of dance and music, as he explores styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hip-hop and everything in between. Creative team and two-time Emmy award winners, Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo-also known as NappyTabs-will co-create, direct and supervise choreography for the tour. A multi-talented entertainer, 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." Hough can also add author to his growing 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. 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, and is the winningest professional dancer with six Mirror Ball Trophies. Recently, he joined Jennifer Lopez and Ne-Yo at the judges table for the NBC series, "World of Dance."
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts is home to world-class performances, nationally recognized education programs, contemporary visual art, and many popular events. The Arts Center is located in the heart of the Sonoma wine country and ranked among California's top performing arts presenters. Together with its resident companies, the Center presents more than 230 performances in music, dance, theater, renowned speakers, and comedy; provides education programs serving 40,000 children and adults; and hosts more than 1,000 community events a year. Owned and operated by the Luther Burbank Memorial Foundation, the Center relies on charitable community donations to achieve its mission - to enrich, educate, and entertain.