Garnis, Kovalev, Hauer and Chigyvintsev Set for Burn the Floor at Toronto's Canon

By Thomas Peter
02 Feb 2010

Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis
Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis
Burn the Floor, the evening of Latin and ballroom dance that recently completed an extended Broadway run, will play Toronto's Canon Theatre April 22-May 1.

This special engagement will feature Artem Chigyvintsev, Anya Garnis, Karen Hauer and Pasha Kovalev, who all appeared in Burn the Floor during its Broadway run and who have all been featured on FOX-TV’s "So You Think You Can Dance." Additional casting will be announced shortly.

Beginning as a special performance for Sir Elton John’s 50th birthday celebration in 1997, Burn the Floor has been seen in over 30 countries to date. The show was created and is directed and choreographed by Jason Gilkison, who is a former world champion Latin and ballroom dancer and was a guest choreographer on the fourth season of "So You Think You Can Dance."

The Canon Theatre is located at 244 Victoria St., Toronto. For tickets call (416) 872-1212 or (800) 461-3333 or visit www.mirvish.com.

Artem Chigyvintsev and Karen Hauer