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Derek Hough Symphony of Dance comes to the Sandler Center



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Following the sold-out successes Derek Live: The Tour, and of Move Live on Tour and Move – Beyond – Live on Tour, including multiple sellouts at prestigious venues such as Radio City Music Hall, DEREK HOUGH returns with a monumental experience for 2023 – DEREK HOUGH SYMPHONY OF DANCE. The Langley Federal Credit Union Concert Series presents DEREK HOUGH SYMPHONY OF DANCE on Thursday, December 7 at 7:30 PM at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, April 28 at 10 AM and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or by visiting the Sandler Center box office located at 201 Market Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Tickets are priced at $52, $62, $79, $82, and $129, plus applicable fees. To receive the exclusive presale code to purchase tickets before the general public, join the Sandler Center Cyber Club at SandlerCenter.org. The presale for this show will take place on Thursday, April 27 from 10 AM to 10 PM.­­ VIP packages will also be available, giving fans the chance to purchase premium tickets, including pre-show parties and meet and greet opportunities. From the EMMY® award winning mind of Derek Hough, the live dance show is the first-national tour for the performing dynamo in four years. The show features all new high-energy choreography, stunning stage production, astounding versatility and, as always, Derek’s magnetic stage presence. Fans will journey through a true fusion of dance and music, as Derek explores styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hip-hop and everything in between. Creative team and two-time EMMY® winners, Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo, also known as NappyTabs (Jennifer Lopez’s ‘All I Have’ Residency; Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour; GRAMMYs® creative direction), will co-create, direct and supervise choreography for the tour. DEREK HOUGH SYMPHONY OF DANCE kicks off on September 28, 2023 in Las Vegas, with stops in major markets such as Los Angeles, San Diego, New Orleans, Atlanta, Boston, New York, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Denver, Nashville and more before concluding in Idaho Falls, ID on December 23, 2023. Derek Hough Symphony of Dance is produced by Greg Young of Mojave Ghost who is a Tony Award & Drama Desk-Award nominated producer. He's produced award-winning Broadway shows (Bob Fosse's Dancin', The Illusionists, Little Women, Wait Until Dark), Las Vegas Residencies (Derek Hough No-Limit! Residency, Donny Osmond Residency). Visit www.MojaveGhost.com for more information. ABOUT DEREK HOUGH Emmy Award winning and New York Times Best-Selling author Derek Hough started dancing in his hometown of Salt Lake City, UT, at age 11. As a three-time Emmy Award winner and twelve-time nominee, Hough is the most nominated male choreographer in Television Academy history. Hough has also appeared in film, television and stage projects as an actor. He made his feature film debut for director Duane Adler and producer Robert Cort in the feature film Make Your Move and had a recurring role on the ABC series Nashville. His stage performances include Radio City Music Hall’s Spring Spectacular co-starring alongside the Tony Award winning Laura Benanti and the critically acclaimed production of Footloose in which he starred as the male lead in London's West End. In December of 2016, Hough starred with Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Martin Short and Harvey Fierstein in NBC’s Hairspray Live! In 2020, Hough joined the hit ABC series Dancing with the Stars as part of the judging. A multi-talented entertainer and the only six-time champion in franchise history, Hough had previously performed on the show as a pro-dancer. In addition, Hough starred with Jennifer Lopez and Ne-Yo at the judges table for the NBC series World of Dance for four seasons. Hough can also add best-selling author to his list of credits. His memoir Taking the Lead; Lessons from a Life in Motion hit stands in August of 2014 and rapidly was named to the prestigious New York Times Best-Seller list during two non-consecutive time periods, a rare feat. In 2021, Hough launched his solo residency Derek Hough: No Limit in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada. The critically acclaimed dance-centric show at the Venetian Resort takes Fans on a journey through a true fusion of dance and music, as Hough explores styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa, hip-hop and everything in between. 2023 DEREK HOUGH SYMPHONY OF DANCE DATES: All dates and venues are subject to change.


Date

City

Venue


Thursday, September 28, 2023

Las Vegas, NV

The Pearl Theater


Friday, September 29, 2023

Riverside, CA

Fox Performing Arts Center


Saturday, September 30, 2023

Los Angeles, CA

YouTube Theater


Sunday, October 1, 2023

Reno, NV

Grande Exposition Hall at Silver Legacy Casino


Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Seattle, WA

The Paramount Theatre


Thursday, October 5, 2023

Spokane, WA

First Interstate Center for the Arts


Friday, October 6, 2023

Boise, ID

Idaho Central Arena


Saturday, October 7, 2023

Eugene, OR

Hult Center


Sunday, October 8, 2023

Portland, OR

The Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Salt Lake City, UT

Eccles Center


Thursday, October 12, 2023

Colorado Springs, CO

Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts


Friday, October 13, 2023

Denver, CO

Bellco Theatre


Saturday, October 14, 2023

Lincoln, NE

Lied Center


Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Cincinnati, OH

Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center


Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Milwaukee, WI

The Riverside Theater


Friday, October 20, 2023

Chicago, IL

Rosemont Theatre


Saturday, October 21, 2023

Peoria, IL

The Peoria Civic Center


Thursday, October 26, 2023

Grand Rapids, MI

DeVos Performance Hall


Friday, October 27, 2023

Windsor, Ontario

Caesars Windsor- The Colosseum


Saturday, October 28, 2023

Rama, Ontario

Casino Rama Entertainment Centre


Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Minneapolis, MN

The State Theatre


Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Appleton, WI

Fox Cities PAC


Friday, November 3, 2023

Akron, OH

The Akron Civic Theatre


Saturday, November 4, 2023

Indianapolis, IN

The Murat Theatre


Sunday, November 5, 2023

St. Louis, MO

The Stifel Theatre


Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Kansas City, MO

Kansas City Music Hall


Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Nashville, TN

Grand Ole' Opry House


Friday, November 10, 2023

Albany, NY

The Palace Theatre


Saturday, November 11, 2023

Hershey, PA

Hershey Theater


Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Durham, NC

The Durham Performing Arts Center


Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Atlanta, GA

The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre


Thursday, November 16, 2023

New Orleans, LA

Saenger Theatre


Saturday, November 18, 2023

Louisville, KY

Louisville Palace Theatre


Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Boston, MA

Orpheum Theatre


Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Red Bank, NJ

Count Basie Center for the Arts


Friday, November 24, 2023

Waterloo, NY

The Vine at DeLago Resort & Casino


Saturday, November 25, 2023

Uncasville, CT

Mohegan Sun Arena


Sunday, November 26, 2023

Pittsburgh, PA

Benedum Center for the Performing Arts


Tuesday, November 28, 2023

New York, NY

The Beacon Theater


Thursday, November 30, 2023

Morristown, NJ

Mayo Performing Arts Center


Friday, December 1, 2023

Atlantic City, NJ

Circus Maximus Theater at Caesars


Saturday, December 2, 2023

Reading, PA

Santander Performing Arts Center


Sunday, December 3, 2023

Brookville, NY

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts


Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Oxon Hill, MD

The Theater at MGM National Harbor


Thursday, December 7, 2023

Virginia Beach, VA

Sandler Center for the Performing Arts


Saturday, December 9, 2023

Sarasota, FL

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall


Sunday, December 10, 2023

Hollywood, FL

Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood


Monday, December 11, 2023

Tampa, FL

Hard Rock Event Center


Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Orlando, FL

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts


Thursday, December 14, 2023

Sugar Land, TX

Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land


Friday, December 15, 2023

Grand Prairie, TX

Texas Trust CU Theatre


Sunday, December 17, 2023

San Antonio, TX

Tobin Center for the Performing Arts


Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Mesa, AZ

Ikeda Theater at Mesa Arts Center


Wednesday, December 20, 2023

San Diego, CA

The Randy Shell at Jacobs Park


Thursday, December 21, 2023

San Jose, CA

San Jose Center for the Performing Arts


Saturday, December 23, 2023

Idaho Falls, ID

Mountain America Center

PRESS CONTACT Susan Madore / Guttman Associates Susan@guttmanpr.com ABOUT THE SANDLER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: The Sandler Center opened on November 3, 2007 and is managed by Oak View Group (OVG360). With 1,308 seats and a soaring glass façade, the building is located in the heart of Virginia Beach’s Town Center, a hub for cultural entertainment. With local and international talent visiting the Sandler Center, performances are perfect for audiences of all ages. Patrons will experience an intimate environment when visiting the Sandler Center, as no seat is further than 100 ft. from the stage. Learn more at SandlerCenter.org and Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. ABOUT OVG360: OVG360, a division of Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and hospitality company that helps client-partners reimagine the sports, live entertainment, and convention industries for the betterment of the venue, employees, artists, athletes, and surrounding communities. With a portfolio of more than 200 client-partners spanning arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers, cultural institutions, and state fairs around the globe, OVG360 provides a set of services, resources and expertise designed to elevate every aspect of business that matters to venue operators. Service-oriented and driven by social responsibility, OVG360 helps facilities drive value through excellence and innovation in food services, booking and content development, sustainable operations, public health and public safety and more.

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