Utah Symphony | Utah Opera today released the final roster of talent competition television stars scheduled to appear in the upcoming Utah Symphony performances of “Ballroom with a Twist,” choreographed by “Dancing with the Stars” star Louis Van Amstel.
The show, which opens in Abravanel Hall Friday and Saturday, February 1 and 2 at 8 p.m., will feature dancing and vocals by ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” pros Chelsie Hightower, Dmitry Chaplin and Tristan MacManus, FOX’s “American Idol” finalists Gina Glocksen, David Hernandez and Von Smith, and FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance” finalists Randi Lynn Strong, Legacy Perez and Jonathan Platero.
Hightower is a native Utahn who appeared as a finalist on “So You Think You Can Dance“ before garnering a recurring ‘pro’ spot on “Dancing With The Stars." Randi Lynn Strong, too, grew up in Utah Valley.
Hernandez who competed against favorites David Archuleta and Brooke White in season 7 of “American Idol.”
More information about the Utah Symphony performances of “Ballroom with a Twist” will be announced after the holiday season.
“Dancing with the Stars” Pros
Dmitry Chaplin (Seasons 9, 12)
Chelsie Hightower (Seasons 8-12, 14-15)
Tristan MacManus (Seasons 12-15)
“American Idol” Finalists
Gina Glocksen (Season 6)
David Hernandez (Season 7)
Von Smith (Season 8)
“So You Think You Can Dance” Finalists
Legacy Perez (Season 6)
Jonathan Platero (Season 5)
Randi Lynn Strong (Season 5)
Dmitry Chaplin (Season 2)
Chelsie Hightower (Season 4)