More revealed about Strictly Come Dancing star’s Welwyn Garden City show

PUBLISHED: 11:08 08 January 2017 | UPDATED: 11:52 08 January 2017

Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice brings his Dance Is Life tour to the Hawthorne Theatre in Welwyn Garden City in May

Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice brings his Dance Is Life tour to the Hawthorne Theatre in Welwyn Garden City in May

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An Italian professional from Strictly Come Dancing will be waltzing into Welwyn Garden City later this year with his new tour.

Giovanni Pernice, who partnered TV presenter Laura Whitmore in the latest series of Strictly, brings his ‘Il ballo è vita’ – Dance is Life – show to the Hawthorne Theatre in May.

And dancer and choreographer Giovanni will be joined on stage by fellow Strictly professional Luba Mushtuk as his leading lady.

Luba is well known in the dancing world, being a four-time Italian dance champion and 2011 world Latin showdance champion.

Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice will be joined by special guest Luba Mushtuk at the Hawthorne Theatre in Welwyn Garden City Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice will be joined by special guest Luba Mushtuk at the Hawthorne Theatre in Welwyn Garden City

Her TV credentials include assistant choreographer and professional group dancer on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing 2016 and a dancer on the ‘Burn the Floor’ international dance tour.

Giovanni, who reached the 2015 Strictly Come Dancing final with Coronation Street star Georgia May Foote, and Luba will be joined by more professional dancers when their UK tour that kicks off at the Albany Theatre, Coventry, in April before reaching the CW Entertainment venue in The Campus, WGC, on Sunday, May 7.

Audiences can expect to be mesmerised by the most amazing dancing, choreographed by Giovanni himself.

The show is not just “an evening with...” but a tale of a beautiful young couple who fall in love on a windy dark night in a bustling Italian city.

But not everything is smooth that evening.

Featuring beautiful choreography to dances like the Rumba, the Viennese Waltz, the Paso Doble and the Argentine Tango to name a few.

• Giovanni Pernice’s Dance is Life can be seen at the Hawthorne Theatre on Sunday, May 7, at 3pm.

Tickets cost £28 standard, and £25 concessions.

A limited number of VIP seats are also available, priced £45.

These Premium tickets include a meet and greet with Giovanni Pernice, a signed print and photo opportunity, plus watching the show from the best seats in the house.

Call the box office on 0300 3039620 or visit the Hawthorne Theatre’s website at www.hawthornetheatre.co.uk to book tickets.

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