Maks & Val Chmerkovskiy to Bring New Tour to Fabulous Fox, 7/30
Brothers Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy are bringing to life the show they have dreamed about since childhood, combining an honest and unfiltered narrative of their life story, with the world class dancing, creativity and passion they are known for. Collaborating with the greatest choreographers in the business and supported by a cast of fellow dance professionals, the show will surprise and delight with timeless elegance and steamy seduction.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy commented, "Val and I have pushed each other to be better dancers every day since we were kids, and this show will fulfill a lifetime dream to perform on the same stage together across the country. We want to connect with our audience and take the performance to a whole new level. There will be no holding back on this tour."
"The essence of this show will be the story of two brothers and the passion we have for life, family, opportunity and, of course, dance," said Valentin Chmerkovskiy. "It will be the most honest we've ever been to an audience. We want to entertain with incredible choreography and inspire while sharing our story, our way."
Maks & Val Live On Tour: Our Way will be Co-Choreographed, Co-Produced and Co-Created by Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy. Maks & Val Live On Tour: Our Way is produced by Faculty Productions.
American Express Card Members can purchase tickets to see Maks & Val Live On Tour: Our Way in select markets before the general public beginning Tuesday, February 16th at 10am local time through Tuesday, February 16th at 10pm local time. General tickets are on sale Friday, February 19th at 10am local time. For up to date information and to purchase tickets, go to MaksandValTour.com. VIP packages will be available through VIPNation.com, giving fans the chance to purchase premium tickets, meet and greet opportunities with the cast, exclusive merchandise and photo opportunities.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy is a Latin Ballroom dance champion, choreographer, Broadway performer and actor. Maks first appeared on Dancing with the Stars on the second season as a professional dancer. Maks was on the series for 14 seasons and won the Mirrorball Trophy in 2014 with Olympic ice dancer, Meryl Davis. He left the series after the win but has returned to act as a guest judge. Known for being passionate and vocal, he is regarded as one of the most successful, loved and well-known cast members from DWTS.
Maksim is originally from Ukraine and immigrated with his family to Brooklyn in 1994. He is Co-Founder of Dance With Me Dance Studios, with eight high-end social dance clubs nation-wide dedicated to first-rate dance instruction. Together with DWM instructors, Maks has produced and starred in SWAY: A Dance Trilogy in New York and Miami.
Maksim has appeared on multiple TV series including the upcoming Fuller House on Netflix and previously on General Hospital, Chasing Life and The Exes. He has appeared on Broadway in productions of Burn the Floor and Forever Tango. Maks is engaged to Dancing with the Stars pro, Peta Murgatroyd.
Valentin Chmerkovskiy joined the cast of professional dancers on Dancing with the Stars in 2011. The 14-time US National Champion and two-time World Dance Champion quickly rose to stardom, becoming one of the show's fan-favorites for impeccable performances. Valentin is also the first American to win the IDSF World Championship.
Valentin co-founded Dance With Me Dance Studios, one of the nation's leading Latin and Ballroom dance studios, where he also lends his expertise as the venue's Art Director. The success of the first studio ignited a passion for teaching his craft, leading him to pursue his latest endeavor, Dance With Me Juniors; a program he proudly designed to keep kids healthy, focused and active.
Valentin also supports numerous children's and educational charities including Children's Hospital and Pencils of Promise. Val is also a classically trained violinist, having performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center as a concertmaster of the ISO Youth Orchestra. Born in Odessa, Ukraine Valentin immigrated with his family to Brooklyn at eight years old. He is fluent in Russian and English.
Valentin and partner Rumer Willis won the Mirrorball trophy during the tenth anniversary season of DWTS and was recently partnered with Tamar Braxton on season 21 of DWTS. He will be featured on the upcoming season of Fuller House on Netflix.