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Olympic Champions Meryl Davis & Charlie White to Headline ‘PANDORA Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice’ at Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday, December 20

Featured Musical Performance by Rock Band O.A.R.; Tickets on Sale Saturday, July 26 at 10 a.m.

PANDORA Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice logo2014 Olympic Champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White will headline “Pandora Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice” Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center at 7:30 p.m. This is a love-themed show in which the stars will skate to love-inspired music with a number of songs performed live by American rock band O.A.R.

Also scheduled to perform in Las Vegas are Olympic gold medalists Brian Boitano and Evan Lysacek; two-time Olympic silver medalist Elvis Stojko; Olympic silver medalists Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto; World Champion Kimmie Meissner; three-time U.S. Champion Michael Weiss; two-time U.S. Champion Alissa Czisny; and U.S. Champion Ryan Bradley. The show will be hosted by Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi and Weiss.
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Three Additional Professional Dancers Added to the Star-Studded Skating And Dancing Cast for Shall We Dance On Ice at the US Cellular Coliseum

The US Cellular Coliseum and Disson Skating are pleased to announce that three more professional dancers have been added to the cast of Shall We Dance on Ice coming to Bloomington on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. This previously announced event will showcase a journey of dance through the ages with dancing and skating. Music and special effects will create the segments of time and genre of dance, which will be performed by dancers and transition into elegant productions on the ice.

The three professional dancers added to the cast are:
Dmitry Chaplin

Dmitry Chaplin is a Russian-born dancer, actor, choreographer, and teacher. Dmitry began ballroom dancing at the age of 12 and won many national and international titles representing the United States. He has been a star professional on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and a dancer competitor and Emmy nominated choreographer on Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance. He headlined the Vegas spectacular “Dancing with the Stars – Live” and has choreographed and made appearances on several TV shows including FOX’s hit show Bones and the ABC Family show Baby Daddy.

Chelsie Hightower

Chelsie Hightower is an American multi-talented dancer, teacher and Emmy nominated choreographer. She was a professional dance partner and choreographer on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars for seven seasons and was selected as one of the ten So You Think You Can Dance season 10 all-stars, having competed on season four of the Fox show. She also tours the country teaching and performing at corporate and charity events. Her dancing career started at the age of nine and she won her first national title at the age of eleven.

Louis van Amstel

Louis van Amstel is a three-time world dance champion, Emmy nominated choreographer and professional best known for his nine seasons on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. His career started with theatre school where he gained a background in tap, ballet and jazz while simultaneously engaging in ballroom dance championships. He served as a choreographer on Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, Fox’s Lie to Me, and he trained contestants on ABC’s reality show The Bachelor Pad, as well as guest starred on a variety of TV shows. He is passionate about utilizing dance as a form of fitness and has launched the dance fitness program, “LaBlast” that includes DVDs.

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