Feb 15, 2016

Maks & Val Live On Tour

Hottest Stars of the Hit TV Show Dancing with the Stars

DURHAM, NC (February 12, 2016) – Maks & Val Live On Tour: Our Way is the thrilling all-new smash hit dance tour of the summer.  Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy, the hottest stars of ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, will be heading to Durham, NC. The Our Way tour is set to perform in 45 cities across America beginning June 15th and will make its way to DPAC on July 17, 2016.

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 19 at 10a.m.:

Online at DPACnc.com
DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000

Brothers Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy are bringing to life the show they have dreamed about since childhood, combining an honest and unfiltered narrative of their life story, with the world class dancing, creativity and passion they are known for. Collaborating with the greatest choreographers in the business and supported by a cast of fellow dance professionals, the show will surprise and delight with timeless elegance and steamy seduction.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy commented, “Val and I have pushed each other to be better dancers every day since we were kids, and this show will fulfill a lifetime dream to perform on the same stage together across the country.  We want to connect with our audience and take the performance to a whole new level.  There will be no holding back on this tour.”

“The essence of this show will be the story of two brothers and the passion we have for life, family, opportunity and, of course, dance,” said Valentin Chmerkovskiy. “It will be the most honest we’ve ever been to an audience. We want to entertain with incredible choreography and inspire while sharing our story, our way.”

Maks & Val Live On Tour: Our Way will be Co-Choreographed, Co-Produced and Co-Created by Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy. Maks & Val Live On Tour: Our Way is produced by Faculty Productions.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets to see Maks & Val Live On Tour: Our Way in select markets before the general public beginning Friday, February 12th at 10am local time through Thursday, February 18th at 10pm local time. General tickets are on sale Friday, February 19th at 10am local time. For up to date information and to purchase tickets, go to MaksandValTour.com. VIP packages will be available through VIPNation.com, giving fans the chance to purchase premium tickets, meet and greet opportunities with the cast, exclusive merchandise and photo opportunities.

Maks & Val Live On Tour: Our Way Tour Dates:

June 15, 2016

Melbourne, FL

King Center for the Performing Arts

June 16, 2016

Sarasota, FL

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

June 17, 2016

Clearwater, FL

Ruth Eckerd Hall

June 18, 2016

Fort Myers, FL

Barbara B Mann PAC

June 21, 2016

Jacksonville, FL

Florida Theatre

June 22, 2016

Orlando, FL

Walt Disney Theater - Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

June 23, 2016

Atlanta, GA

Cobb Energy Performance Arts Centre

June 24, 2016

Wilmington, NC

Humanities and Fine Arts Center

June 25, 2016

Spartanburg, NC

Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium

June 26, 2016

Charlotte, NC

Ovens Auditorium

June 28, 2016

Richmond, VA

Carpenter Center

June 29, 2016

Red Bank, NJ

Count Basie Theatre

July 1, 2016

Verona, NY

Turning Stone Resort Casino

July 2, 2016

Bethlehem, PA

Sands Casino Resort

July 5, 2016

Lancaster, PA

American Music Theatre

July 6, 2016

Boston, MA

Citi Performing Arts Center - The Wang Theatre

July 8, 2016

New York, NY

Beacon Theatre

July 9, 2016

Fairfax, VA

Eagle Bank Arena

July 10, 2016

Baltimore, MD

Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric

July 12, 2016

Morristown, NJ

Mayo Performing Arts Center

July 13, 2016

Greensburg, PA

The Palace Theatre

July 14, 2016

Cincinnati, OH

Taft Theatre

July 15, 2016

Cleveland, OH

Playhouse Square Center - Palace Theatre

July 16, 2016

Charleston, WV

Charleston Municipal Auditorium

July 17, 2016

Durham, NC

Durham Performing Arts Center

July 19, 2016

Columbus, OH

The Palace

July 20, 2016

Grand Rapids, MI

Devos Performance Hall

July 22, 2016

Windsor, Ontario

Caesars Windsor

July 23, 2016

Orillia, Ontario

Casino Rama

July 25, 2016

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Center - Whitney Hall

July 26, 2016

Indianapolis, IN

Murat Theatre

July 28, 2016

Minneapolis, MN

State Theatre

July 29, 2016

Chicago, IL

Chicago Theater

July 30, 2016

St. Louis, MO

Fox Theater

July 31, 2016

Nashville, TN

Ryman Auditorium

August 2, 2016

Kansas City, MO

Midland Theatre

August 4, 2016

New Orleans, LA

Saenger Theatre

August 5, 2016

Shreveport, LA

Municipal Auditorium

August 6, 2016

Grand Prairie, TX

Verizon Wireless Theatre

August 7, 2016

San Antonio, TX

Majestic Theatre

August 9, 2016

Phoenix, AZ

Comerica Theatre

August 10, 2016

San Diego, CA

San Diego Civic Center

August 12, 2016

Riverside, CA

Fox Performing Arts Center

August 13, 2016

Los Angeles, CA

Orpheum Theater

August 14, 2016

San Jose, CA

City National Civic


Maksim Chmerkovskiy is a Latin Ballroom dance champion, choreographer, Broadway performer and actor. Maks first appeared on Dancing with the Stars on the second season as a professional dancer. Maks was on the series for 14 seasons and won the Mirrorball Trophy in 2014 with Olympic ice dancer, Meryl Davis. He left the series after the win but has returned to act as a guest judge. Known for being passionate and vocal, he is regarded as one of the most successful, loved and well-known cast members from DWTS.

Maksim is originally from Ukraine and immigrated with his family to Brooklyn in 1994. He is Co-Founder of Dance With Me Dance Studios, with eight high-end social dance clubs nation-wide dedicated to first-rate dance instruction. Together with DWM instructors, Maks has produced and starred in SWAY: A Dance Trilogy in New York and Miami.

Maksim has appeared on multiple TV series including the upcoming Fuller House on Netflix and previously on General Hospital, Chasing Life and The Exes. He has appeared on Broadway in productions of Burn the Floor and Forever Tango. Maks is engaged to Dancing with the Stars pro, Peta Murgatroyd.

Valentin Chmerkovskiy joined the cast of professional dancers on Dancing with the Stars in 2011. The 14-time US National Champion and two-time World Dance Champion quickly rose to stardom, becoming one of the show's fan-favorites for impeccable performances. Valentin is also the first American to win the IDSF World Championship.

Valentin co-founded Dance With Me Dance Studios, one of the nation’s leading Latin and Ballroom dance studios, where he also lends his expertise as the venue’s Art Director. The success of the first studio ignited a passion for teaching his craft, leading him to pursue his latest endeavor, Dance With Me Juniors; a program he proudly designed to keep kids healthy, focused and active.

Valentin also supports numerous children’s and educational charities including Children’s Hospital and Pencils of Promise. Val is also a classically trained violinist, having performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center as a concertmaster of the ISO Youth Orchestra. Born in Odessa, Ukraine Valentin immigrated with his family to Brooklyn at eight years old. He is fluent in Russian and English.

Valentin and partner Rumer Willis won the Mirrorball trophy during the tenth anniversary season of DWTS and was recently partnered with Tamar Braxton on season 21 of DWTS. He will be featured on the upcoming season of Fuller House on Netflix.


About Faculty Productions

Faculty Productions, formed by veteran manager and producer Jared Paul in partnership with Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, produces and creates world-class live branded entertainment and concerts in partnership with the world’s largest media companies. Faculty Productions is responsible for some of the most successful recent global touring productions including Dancing with the Stars: Live! (BBC Worldwide and ABC), Move Live on Tour (Derek Hough and Julianne Hough), America’s Got Talent Live! (Freemantle Media, Syco Entertainment and NBC), The Sing-Off Live Tour (Sony Pictures and NBC), Glee Live! In Concert! (FOX and Ryan Murphy Productions), Big Time Rush Big Time Tour (Nickelodeon/ Sony Music), Mixtape Festival (VH1 and Live Nation) and the Boston Strong Benefit Concert (ONE FUND and Live Nation