Ballroom With a Twist performers announced for Jan. 28 show at ABT

2014-01-03T00:15:00Z Ballroom With a Twist performers announced for Jan. 28 show at ABT The Billings Gazette

Chelsie Hightower and Dmitry Chaplain are the featured performers in the Jan. 28 Ballroom With a Twist Show at the Alberta Bair Theater.

Other performers include "American Idol" competitors Gina Glocksen, from Season 6 and Von Smith, Season 8 who opened for Lady Gaga in Australia.

So You Think You Can Dance Finalists are Jonathan Platero, Randi Lynn Strong, both from Season 5, and Legacy, Season 6.

This promises to be a high-energy night that will leave the audience breathless as they experience Reality TV up close and personal.

Please help us spread the word. The full press release is below my signature and photos of the Chelsie and Dmitry are attached.


Jody Grant

Director of Marketing & Corporate Relations

Alberta Bair Theater for the Performing Arts

(406) 294-5203 (direct)

2722 3rd Ave N, Suite 200 | Billings, MT 59101

A Christmas Carol

Thursday, Dec. 19 | 7:30 p.m.

‘Dancing with the Stars’ Pros team up with Finalists from ‘American Idol’ and

‘So You Think You Can Dance?’ to dazzle with ‘Ballroom With A Twist’

One night only at Alberta Bair Theater on Tuesday January 28, 7:30 p.m.

Billings, MT—The critically acclaimed international dance production, BALLROOM WITH A TWIST, is coming to Alberta Bair Theater on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 for one night only. Stars for this leg of the national tour have just been announced!

BALLROOM WITH A TWIST is the who’s who of the dance and singing world, joining together for an evening of grace, athleticism, and passion. Dancing with the Stars Pros are Chelsie Hightower and Dmitry Chaplin. American Idols are Gina Glocksen, Season 6, and Von Smith, Season 8. So You Think You Can Dance performers are Jonathan Platero, Randi Lynn Strong, both Season 5, and Legacy, Season 6.

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.

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 experience. BALLROOM WITH A TWIST brings a frenzy of sizzling dance moves by professional international dancers spanning the hot moves of Samba, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Jive, and Hip Hop.

As if the jaw-dropping dancers aren’t enough to keep you ogling at smooth moves and high kicks, your favorite American Idol finalists will complete the bill with their powerhouse hit songs. BALLROOM WITH A TWIST thrills with its varieties of music providing a concert soundtrack to the evening.

BALLROOM WITH A TWIST, sponsored by the ABC6/Fox4, Crowne Plaza and Billings Gazette, is pulse quickening eye candy for all ages. Tickets, $48, $43, are available at the ABT Box Office on the corner of Broadway and 3rd Avenue, by phone at 406-256-6052, at the Rimrock Mall Guest Services Desk, or online at

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