St. Petersburg, Fla. (Dec. 16, 2014) – Cheryl Burke, who recently set a record by becoming the first professional dancer to appear in the Dancing With the Stars finals seven times and the semi-finals 10 times, has joined the lineup for Ballroom With a Twist, Wednesday, Jan. 28 at The Mahaffey Theater at 7:30 p.m.
She’ll appear with Tony Dovolani, Anna Trebunskaya, Dmitry Chaplin and Lacey Schwimmer, veteran dancers and fan favorites from both Dancing With the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance, for a breathless evening of ballroom, rhumba, foxtrot, cha-cha, quickstep and more of your favorite dances.
A native of the San Francisco Bay area, Burke was already a professional ballroom dancer at the age of 13, specializing in both Standard and Latin styles. Her autobiography, Dancing Lessons: How I Found Passion and Potential on the Dance Floor and in Life, was published in 2011.
She has been a Dancing With the Stars champion twice – with Emmitt Smith in Season 3 and Drew Lachey in Season 2.
Serge Olnik, Jonathan Platero, Randi Lynn Strong and Legacy, from So You Think You Can Dance, will also join the Ballroom With a Twist fun, along with musical guests Gina Glocksen and Von Smith, from American Idol.
Tickets are $39.50, $49.50 and $65.50, and may be purchased online at TheMahaffey.com, charge by phone at 727.893.7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Theater Box Office. The Mahaffey Box Office is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday or at least 90 minutes prior to any ticketed event. There are no added charges ever on tickets purchased directly from The Mahaffey Theater.