Ballroom Dancing Show WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS to Return to Westchester Broadway Theatre Tonight
"We Are the Champions" returns to the Westchester Broadway Theatre for one performance only tonight.
The show that highlights every phase of ballroom dancing in showcase presentations in two 50-minutes acts continues to perform to sold-out audiences as it tours the United States. The current show features Italy's Classical Showdance Champions as well as Argentine Tango stars and four other World and American champions.
Italy's champions Emanuele Pappacena and Francesca Lazzari who were second only to the Germans at the World Classical Showdance competition held in Berlin. They are elegant, exciting and original in their presentations and enthrall audiences wherever they perform. In their latest American competition they won the Saint Louis Star Ball.
Austin Joson and Nino Dzneladze are the world's 21-and under Latin champions and swept all five of their dances for the world title held in Paris. There are few dancers over age 21 who can defeat them. They have appeared on ABC's Dancing with the Stars" and PBS's American Ballroom Challenge.
Diego Blanco and Ana Pardon are one of the most exciting couples in the world of Argentine Tango today. They are known for their energetic elegance, superb technique, and keen sense of musicality. As performers and choreographers, they have danced in tango festivals throughout Europe, Asia, the Mediterranean, and the Americas. They founded their dance company "Tango for All".
From Russia, Ilia Zakharav and Anna Trukhan, are the 2015 United States Showdance champions. Before coming to the U.S. Zakharav, who competed in Europe in all the European title events, taught standard and Latin dancing at the Belarusian State University in Minsk. With the elegant Trukhan they are guest entertainers and teachers for Holland America, Princess Cruises and Celebrity Cruise Companies. They also are regulars at Casino Resorts World in Manila.
Ricardo Sopin with Iraida Volodina, the world's Rising Star American Rhythm champions and also World Mambo finalists. In 2015 they, too, won at the American Star Ball and Constitution State Challenge. The couple appeared on ABC-TV's "Dancing With the Stars" in awareness to the devastation from the earthquake that hit Haiti and injured Sopin's family. Ricardo and Iraida are co-owners of the Arthur Murray Studio in Greenwich, CT.
Rounding out the cast is the sensational young Latin team of Tagir Mansurov and Alexandra Kondrashova following European and Asian success where they were Grand finalists in the United Kingdom, Dutch and Asian Opens. In their first event in the U.S. they won the Disney Cup in Orlando, leading up to the U.S. Open where they took the bronze medal. Returning to Europe, they captured the Rising Star Open in Paris.
Tickets are $84 per person plus tax, and it includes served dinner featuring your choice from six entrees and show. Doors open/dinner at 6 p.m. Showtime is 8 p.m. To reserve contact the box office at (914) 592-2222. Tickets can be ordered online at www.broadwaytheatre.com The WBT is located at 1 Broadway Plaza in Elmsford, NY.
Pictured: Diego Blanco and Ana Pardon