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

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

WHAT:
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.

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

IN DETAIL:
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.


NOTE:
*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 ticketmaster.com; 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 moveliveontour.com.  VIP packages will be available through VIPNation.com, 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.

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked 3rd in the U.S. and 5th in the world by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #3 in the Nation and #3 in the World for top stops in 2013 and also ranked the Arena in the top six of “Top Stops of The Decade” in 2012. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Mohegan Sun Welcomes 2013 Winner Derek Hough And Dance Pro Emma Slater Of Dancing With The Stars

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

A special Reality Check featuring a live performance, Q&A and free signing

WHAT: Derek Hough, Dancing With The Stars’ most successful dance pro, will join the shows newest star, Emma Slater for a special Reality Check event at Mohegan Sun on Saturday, January 18th. This free, live event will feature a dance performance, Q&A session and public signing.

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, January 18th

Live Performance and Q&A – 9:00pm

Public Signing Event – 10:00pm

In The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: Derek Hough, current, 5-time Dancing With The Stars champion will join the shows newest dance pro, Emma Slater for a special Dancing With the Stars Reality Check event in The Shops Concourse at Mohegan Sun. The special event will include a live dance performance with Hough and Slater followed by a Q&A session and intimate signing event.

Hough is the only 5-time champion in franchise history of the hit ABC series Dancing With The Stars. A dancer since age 11, Hough’s professional Ballroom dance accolades 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. Hough is coming off of a big year in 2013 which included an Emmy win for Best Choreography and his fifth Mirror Ball win with partner and Glee star Amber Riley on Season 17 of Dancing With the Stars.

Emma Slater is the newest dance pro on Dancing With the Stars, having made her series debut on Season 17 this past fall. Together with dance partner Bill Engvall, Slater placed 4th in the competition. At age 10, Slater began her training in Ballroom and Latin American Dance and went on to be ranked as one of the world’s top 20 in Latin American Dance. In 2007, Slater was also featured in the Universal Pictures film adaptation of Mamma Mia.

** Due to time restrictions, signing personalization or photos taken with personal cameras are prohibited. Headshots will be given out at the event. This event is bracelet-only. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. A limited number of bracelets will be distributed starting at 8:00pm at the signing area. Participants must have a bracelet in order to gain entry into the signing line.

ABOUT REALITY CHECK
Reality Check is an exciting and interactive event presented by The Shops at Mohegan Sun, bringing the best and brightest stars from the reality world to Mohegan Sun.  Reality Check events include an engaging, live exhibition followed by an intimate signing event providing fans with the ultimate exposure to their favorite reality stars. Reality Check events are free and open to all ages.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN
Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, like on Pinterest and view us on YouTube.