ILuminate To Light Up Chrysler Hall With A Brilliant Performance

iLuminate, the original glow-in-the-dark dance troupe that captivates audiences around the globe utilizing customized wireless lighting programs, has announced its 2018 national tour dates. The company will be performing an exhilarating show in Norfolk at Chrysler Hall on September 24th. Tickets are currently on sale and additional information can be found at https://www.sevenvenues.com/events/detail/iluminate

iLuminate shot to international fame in 2011 when it was named "the best new act in America" on America's Got Talent. The entertainment company's patented technology enables performers, choreographers, and artistic directors to create explosive performances in the dark that mesmerize audiences of all ages.

iLuminate tells the story of a group of 20-somethings who dance to the beat of life as they move through a city of glowing colors and heart-pounding tempos. In this world the audience is introduced to the fantastical journey of Jacob, a talented young artist who struggles to connect with the real world. Jacob takes comfort in his magical paintbrush, which grants him the power to turn the characters of his imagination into living, breathing creatures. But when a jealous townsperson steals the paintbrush and turns his creations into horrifying monsters, Jacob must face these dangers alone and fight to save his town and his friends.

The spectacular family-friendly production features ten cast members performing an array of dance styles ranging from contemporary to popping to breaking, set to popular and classic hits by Michael Jackson, Bruno Mars, James Brown, Janet Jackson, LMFAO, The Wanted and Sam Smith on a completely dark stage. Cast members wear glow-in-the-dark suits that are controlled by patented wireless lighting programs to create specialized and choreographed dances and illusions.

The multi-city national tour is sure to mesmerize audiences from New York City to Philadelphia, Norfolk to Kansas City, Kalamazoo to Omaha and beyond! For a full list of tour dates and cities visit: http://www.iluminate.com/tour-dates/

"We have fantastic new elements planned for our fall tour shows," said Miral Kotb, creator of iLuminate. "We've added an interactive game scene in which audience members can participate in the live stage show to help solve the puzzle that rescues our main characters. It's the best time you will have in the dark!"

iLuminate stars Daniel Amoros, Lisa Bauford, Matthew Dobbins, Daphne Driscoll, Lucia Joyce, Bryan Longchamp, Timara Melchor, Simon Mendoza, and Charles Way.

The production is written by Miral Kotb and Athena Sunga, and directed by Miral Kotb, with music by Justin "Kanobby" Keitt and Christopher Tignor, music direction by Matt Stine, consulting direction by West Hyler, fight direction by Rick Sordelet and Christian Kelly-Sordelet, lighting design by Miral Kotb and Jordan Monson, costume design by John "Jrock" Nelson, Marcus Allan Cobb, Grace Eddy, Sarita Fellows and Tara Weber, and choreography by Dario Mejia, John "Jrock" Nelson, Trevor "Cleva Trev" Harrison, Robert Vail, Marcus Allan Cobb, Lisa "L-Boogie" Bauford, and Miral Kotb.

ABOUT:

Founded by dancer and software engineer Miral Kotb, iLuminate combines state-of-the-art patented technology with electrifying glow-in-the-dark entertainment to create the ultimate performing arts experience. Since skyrocketing to fame as finalists on America's Got Talent in 2011, iLuminate has been performing alongside Grammy award-winning superstars, at national theme parks, on international cruise lines, and also enjoyed a successful long-running Broadway theater show. For additional information, including 2018-2019 National Tour dates, www.iluminate.com.

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