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Dancing With The Stars: Live!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

North American Tour comes to Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, January 9th featuring fan favorites from the hit ABC show

Mark Ballas and Whitney Carson are the first dancers revealed for the tour with more to be announced; Tickets on sale now

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 4, 2014) — Dancing with the Stars, ABC’s leading entertainment show, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, is bringing a one-of-a-kind touring production to Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, January 9th for an 8:00pm show .  The official 90-minute live show, DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE!, produced by Faculty Productions in association with BBC Worldwide, comes to Mohegan Sun showcasing  some of the faces from the show you know and love.

Tickets are $45.00 and are on sale now through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster; call any Ticketmaster Charge by Phone number; 1.800.745.3000 or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets may also be purchased currently at the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.

The all-new DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! Tour will feature a cast of the television show’s most popular competitors, treating audiences to exciting and romantic performances. Dancing with the Stars dancers will choreograph brand new never-before-seen numbers and re-create some of the show’s most memorable moments. As announced during Monday’s broadcast, Mark Ballas and Witney Carson are the first two dancers revealed to be on the tour. Further announcements will be made throughout the season.

Mark Ballas said, “I’m looking forward to hitting the road and being able to perform live across North America. See you there!”

Witney Carson added, “I’m so excited to be a part of “Dancing with the Stars: Live!” I can’t wait to meet our fans and dance live for them!”

VIP Packages will be available through VIP Nation offering fans meet & greets, photo opportunities with cast, premium seats, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information, visit

Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays, 8:00pm EST on the ABC Television Network. Fans can check for full details on the DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! Tour.

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About BBC Worldwide. BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).  Its vision is to build the BBC’s brands, audiences, commercial returns and reputation across the world.  This is achieved through investing in, ommercializing and showcasing content from the BBC around the world, in a way that is consistent with BBC standards and values.  The business also champions British creativity globally.

In 2013/14, BBC Worldwide generated headline profits of £157.4m and headline sales of £1,042.3m and returned £173.8m to the BBC. For more detailed performance information please see our Annual Review website:

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Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check Presents Derek Hough of Dancing With The Stars

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Derek Hough of Dancing with the Stars joins Mohegan Sun for an exclusive Reality Check event where he will sign copies of his new book, Take The Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion.

Friday, August 8th
7:00pm – Book Signing Event
The Shops at Mohegan Sun

Fan favorite dancer and Emmy-Award winning entertainer, Derek Hough swings by The Shops at Mohegan Sun for a special Reality Check event. Get up-close-and-personal with the Dancing with the Stars pro when he signs copies of his debut book and life story, Take The Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion.

Derek Hough is best known for his work on Dancing with the Stars. He holds the record for the most championships won, coming off his fifth win in 2013 with Glee star, Amber Riley. That same year Hough won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography for the 3 dances he created on the show. His other notable achievements include World Under 21 Latin American champion, 2-time Open British champion (Blackpool), 2-time International Open to the World champion and 2-time U.S. Open champion.

*Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Derek Hough will only be signing copies of his book Take The Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion, which will be for sale at Spin Street.

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Julianne & Derek Hough To Appear Live On Stage In Move Live On Tour

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Superstar siblings to tour North America in their own all-new dance production, including stop at Mohegan Sun Arena on June 22ndJuilianne Hough & Derek Hough Take Dance Tour To Mohegan Sun Arena on June 22nd, 2014

Superstar siblings Julianne and Derek Hough will star in their own all-new dance production, Move Live On Tour, onstage across North America beginning May 28 through July, 2014.  Move Live On Tour will be a complete stage production, with sets, costumes and a cast of talented dancers, with the Hough’s headlining in solo, duet and group performances in styles ranging from ballroom and tap to Salsa and Hip-Hop and everything in-between. The performance heads to Mohegan Sun for a Sunday, June 22nd show beginning at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $30.00 and go on sale Friday, March 21st through Ticketmaster at 10:00am. Ticketmaster customers may log on to; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, March 22nd subject to availability. More details are available at Mohegan Sun as well.

For tour routing and additional ticket information, visit  VIP packages will be available through, giving fans the chance to purchase premium tickets, including backstage tours, pre-show parties and meet and greet opportunities with Julianne and Derek.

According to Derek and Julianne, “No matter where we go in the world, the question we hear most from people is ‘when are you going to do something together?’  We feel that everything we’ve done up to this point has led us to creating this show and we can’t wait to share it with our fans.”  The Dancing With the Stars champions conceived the show, which they are staging with Tabitha and Napoleon D’umo (Nappytabs), best known for their Emmy Award-winning choreography on So You Think You Can Dance.  “We’re so thrilled to be working with Nappytabs – their creative energy is perfectly aligned with ours and we couldn’t dream of better partners to bring Move Live On Tour to life.”

The pair, both of whom are also accomplished singers and musicians, promise musical surprises and special guest appearances in a show they describe as “a cross between a Broadway spectacular and the hippest, coolest dance party you’ve ever been to.”  The Houghs and their Move Live On Tour troupe will also be going into local communities on the tour to engage local dance groups and non-profit organizations to include them in the whole “MOVE” experience in fun and unique ways, in order to encourage and celebrate dance.

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