Burn the Floor artistic director and choreographer Jason Gilkison will be the head coach and spokesperson for Team Australia on the forthcoming television show, which debuts Jan. 4, 2009, on NBC at 9 PM ET. Two of Gilkison's champion Ballroom dancers from Burn the Floor, Henry Byalikov and Giselle Peacock, will compete as a duo for Australia.
Created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe, "Superstars of Dance" will feature teams of professional dancers from eight countries competing against each other in various dance genres. Each team will consist of two solo dancers, a duo and a group.
Burn the Floor will play the Post Street Theatre Jan. 30-March 15, 2009. For more information visit poststreettheatre.com or burnthefloor.com.