Derek Hough & Peta Murgatroyd Take Center Stage For Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check


Free Reality Check featuring most recent Dancing With The Stars winner Peta Murgatroyd and 3-time dance champion Derek Hough on June 24th

WHAT: Two of Dancing With The Stars’ most successful professionals will be heading to Mohegan Sun for a very special Reality Check on Sunday, June 24th.  This free, live event begins at 3:00pm and will feature a question and answer segment along with a live dance performance in The Shops concourse. A free signing event will follow at 4:00pm.
WHEN: Sunday, June 24th
3:00pm: Live Performance and Q&A
4:00pm: Public Signing Event
The Shops at Mohegan Sun
IN DETAIL: Presented by The Shops at Mohegan Sun, Reality Check is an exciting and interactive event that brings the best and brightest stars from the reality TV world to Mohegan Sun.  Reality Check events provide fans with the ultimate exposure to their favorite reality stars with engaging, live exhibitions in The Shops at Mohegan Sun followed by intimate signing events. Events are free and open to all ages.

ABOUT DEREK HOUGH: Derek Hough, the only 3-time champion in franchise history of the hit ABC show Dancing With The Stars, started dancing in his hometown of Salt Lake City, UT, at age 11. Just one year later, he moved to London to live and train with the top dance instructors in the world and attend performing arts school where he studied theatre, music and dance.

A multi-talented entertainer and 3-time, Emmy nominee, Hough recently took a season off from Dancing With The Stars to film his first starring role in a feature film for director Duane Adler and producer Robert Cort in Cobu 3D: New York Nights.
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.
ABOUT PETA MURGATROYD: Peta Murgatroyd, fresh off of her Mirrorball trophy win alongside football star Donald Driver on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, has had quite a career in dance. She was born in Auckland, New Zealand and raised in Perth, Western Australia.  Murgatroyd has studied Classical Ballet since the age of 4 and trained for 12 years under former Principal Dancer of the Kirov Ballet, Madame Lubov Nikonrenko.  She is also trained in Contemporary and Spanish dance.  When she first began Ballroom dancing, she won an Australian State championship within her first three months, leading her to move to London to further her career. Amongst many international competitions, she finished 2nd in the Great World City Championship, was a semi-finalist in the Singapore Lion City championship and was a finalist in the Australian Open championship.

Murgatroyd has performed regularly on the hit show Dancing With The Stars in America and in Australia and has also been on Australia’s and Holland’s So You Think You Can Dance programs. She has choreographed and performed with great artists like Heart, Rod Stewart, Taio Cruz and Enrique Iglesias.
ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, 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  Connect with us on, follow us on and view us

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Cody Chapman

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