Dancing Stars Mark Ballas & Chelsie Hightower Take Part In Upcoming Reality Check at Mohegan Sun

Standout talents from Dancing With The Stars are set for a performance and signing on January 18th at 7:00pm
Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check will once again bring incredible dancing talent to the stage when Dancing With The Stars performers Mark Ballas and Chelsie Hightower take part in an all new Reality Check on Tuesday, January 18th. This live event at Mohegan Sun featuring a dance performance and live acoustic performance by Mark Ballas will begin at 7:00pm followed by a signing event at 7:45pm. This free and exclusive event will take place in The Shops at Mohegan Sun.
Mark Ballas, one of the best performers on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, has won two championships in his seven seasons on the hit reality show.  The first title was in season six partnered with Kristi Yamaguchi and the second with Shawn Johnson in season eight.  Most recently, Ballas danced his way to the finals with partner Bristol Palin where they earned the third place spot.  When he’s not dancing for thirty million households twice per week, Ballas is focusing on his music.  His guitar influences range from Kurt Cobain, Paco De Lucia, John Mayer and Eric Clapton.  His debut solo CD, Hurt LoveBox will be available at Spin Street for purchase prior to and on the day of the event.
Chelsie Hightower was just recently teamed up with famous singer-songwriter Michael Bolton on season eleven of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars.  Hightower began dancing at a young age, with a focus on ballroom, which she still attributes as her foundation.  She won a national championship when she was just eleven years old and would later become a U.S. National Standard Finalist in 2005 and International Latin Finalist in 2006. Prior to joining the cast of Dancing With The Stars Hightower was a fan favorite on So You Think You Can Dance. Hightower and All Around World Rodeo Champion Ty Murray took home 4th place in season eight of Dancing With The Stars. 
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.  Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check events provides 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. For more information, visit mohegansun.com/reality-check.