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Olympic Champions Meryl Davis & Charlie White Headline Paul Mitchell Shall We Dance On Ice at the U.S Cellular Coliseum

Tickets for Shall We Dance on Ice go on sale Friday, July 31
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The U.S. Cellular Coliseum and Disson Skating are pleased to announce “Paul Mitchell Shall We Dance on Ice” is coming back to Bloomington, Ill., for the second year on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. This 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 cast features the most decorated ice dancing team in U.S. figure skating history, 2014 Olympic Champions, two-time World Champions and six-time U.S. Champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White. Following the Olympics, Davis and White competed in the eighteenth season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Davis was crowned champion in May 2014 with her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy, while White was a semi-finalist with his partner Sharna Burgess.

The star-studded ice dancing cast, in addition to Davis and White, is scheduled to include:

  • 2006 Olympic silver medalists, two-time World silver medalists, five-time U.S. Champions and 2010 U.S. Olympic team members Tanith Belbin & Ben Agosto
  • 2009 European Champion Bronze Medalists, seven-time British Champions, and 2010 British Olympic team members Sinead & John Kerr
  • Five-time U.S. Champions Naomi Lang & Peter Tchernyshev
  • 2014 European Champion Bronze Medalists and three-time British Champions Penny Coomes & Nick Buckland
  • Three-time Canadian Bronze Medalists Alexandra Paul & Mitchell Islam
  • Two-time U.S. Bronze Medalists Kim Navarro & Brent Bommentre
  • New team skating for Israel
    • Isabella Tobias: placed in top 10 in 2 European Championships, 2014 Lithuanian Olympic team member
    • Ilya Tkachenko: Russian National Medalist (One-time Silver, Two-time Bronze)

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Grammy Award-Winning Recording Artist Kristian Bush Of Sugarland Headlines Family-Themed Show With Top Figure Skaters and Their Children at Cox Convention Center Sunday, October 18

Tickets for Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute go on sale at noon on Monday, July 20.

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Platinum-selling recording artist Kristian Bush – best known as one half of country super-duo Sugarland – will perform live in the family-themed show, Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute, featuring figure skating stars Olympic gold medalists Scott Hamilton, Ekaterina Gordeeva and Ilia Kulik, two-time Olympic medalist Irina Slutskaya, and Olympic silver medalist Paul Wylie, along with many others.

All of the featured performers are parents and their children will be featured in the show.
The show will take place on Sunday, October 18, at Cox Convention Center at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale at noon on Monday, July 20, and will be available at the Chesapeake Energy Arena box office, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at CoxConventionCenter.com. Tickets will be available for $25, $59, $89 and $125.

Hosted by skating champions (and parents) Kristi Yamaguchi and Michael Weiss, the star-studded cast in addition to Hamilton, Gordeeva, Kulik, Slutskaya, and Wylie is scheduled to feature:

  • World Champion and six-time U.S. champion Todd Eldredge
  • Three-time U.S. champion and two-time World bronze medalist Michael Weiss
  • European Champion Bronze Medalists and seven-time British ice dance champions (and siblings) Sinead & John Kerr
  • Six-time U.S. ice dance champion Naomi Lang

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