VIDEO PREVIEW: Strictly stars bringing Firedance to Peterborough New Theatre

Hot pulsing beats, seductive choreography and passion that will take your breath away – Strictly stars Karen Hauer and Gorka Marquez are bringing Firedance to Peterborough New Theatre.

Promoted by Raymond Gubbay
Monday, 14th February 2022, 1:06 pm

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With live Latin musicians and a dynamic dance ensemble, get ready for a stunning dance experience you strictly won’t want to miss.

Featuring iconic songs including – In the Air Tonight, Sway, Bad Romance, Sweet Dreams, Relight My Fire, Bamboleo and more, back for 2022 it is set to be the hottest ticket in town.

Strictly Come Dancing’s Karen Hauer and Gorka Marquez are taking their Latin spectacular on a UK tour in association with Raymond Gubbay & Kilimanjaro Live.

The constraints of the ballroom are thrown off.

Performing Argentine Tango, Flamenco, Contemporary, Paso Doble, Samba and Salsa, audiences can expect a captivating show of fresh and exciting dance from two of the world’s finest.

Two Latin dancers from rival Houses meet at The Festival of Fire.

Full of passion, bravado and rhythm, when their eyes lock there is an instant connection. Through a mix of Latin, commercial and contemporary dance, eclectic musical styles and hypnotic rhythms, we see a passionate affair unfold.

Having completed a handful of shows on the original tour at the start of 2020, last year’s Strictly finalists, Karen and Gorka will turn up the heat with a host of new dates in Spring 2022.

Born in Venezuela and having grown up in New York from the age of 10, Karen Hauer is the longest serving professional dancer on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Joining the series in 2012 she has been partnered with household names including Jeremy Vine, Mark Wright and comedian Chris Ramsey. Karen and her partner Jamie Laing reached the 2020 Series 18 final.

She partnered with The Crown actor Greg Wise for the 2021 season.

Karen has an amazing presence on stage and is one of the most expressive and charismatic dancers on the current dance scene. Able to express emotion through each and every movement right through to her fingertips, Karen takes choreographed routines to new heights and she has that rare talent to attract the eye of every audience member whenever she dances.

She said: “I am incredibly excited to be back on stage with Firedance.

"So much passion was poured into the show in early 2020, we performed 7 totally electric shows before Covid stopped us in our tracks. Now we are coming back with a bang to stages across the UK heating up those winter months. With hypnotic beats, stunning choreography and our very own feisty Latin dance production. I cannot wait! “

Karen Hauer and Gorka Marquez in Firedance coming to Peterborough New Theatre Feb 22

Most famously known for his appearance on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, Gorka Marquez has continuously displayed outstanding talent and charisma since first gracing the Strictly dancefloor in 2016.

He has been partnered with Alexandra Burke, Katie Piper and reached the final of the 2020 season with Eastenders actress, Maisie Smith.

For 2021, Gorka partnered with Manchester born actress Katie McGlynn, best known for her role on Hollyoaks, Coronation Street and Waterloo Road.

Gorka’s flair for dancing started from a very young age. Originally from Bilbao, Spain, aged 11 he attended Ballroom and Latin dance classes where he quickly excelled and became one of the top dancers representing Spain across the world.

He said: “After a long wait Firedance is back on stage and back on tour.

"Karen and I are so passionate about this show, a fusion of Latin, contemporary and commercial dance. We were gutted when Covid hit in 2020. Now along with our amazing company of dancers, musicians and fire artists, this hot show returns and I am thrilled! I can’t wait to see you all as we travel across the UK in 2022.”

Strictly stars Karen Hauer and Gorka Marquez

UK TOUR DATES:

Tue 22 February, 7.30pm PETERBOROUGH, New Theatre

Thu 24 February, 7.30pm WIMBLEDON, New Wimbledon Theatre

Sat 26 February, 7.30pm STOCKTON ON TEESIDE, Globe

Sun 27 February, 3pm GLASGOW, Royal Concert Hall

Mon 28 February, 7.30pm DUNFERMLINE, Alhambra Theatre

Thu 3 March, 7.30pm CAMBRIDGE, Corn Exchange

Fri 4 March, 7.30pm GRIMSBY, Auditorium

Sun 6 March, 3pm CARDIFF, St. David's Hall

Wed 9 March, 7.30pm HIGH WYCOMBE, Wycombe Swan

Thu 10 March, 7.30pm LEICESTER, De Montfort Hall

Fri 11 March, 7.30pm MANCHESTER, The Bridgewater Hall

Sat 12 March, 7.30pm BRIGHTON, Theatre Royal

Sun 13 March, 5pm DARTFORD, Orchard Theatre

Wed 16 March, 7.30pm BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion

Thu 17 March, 7.30pm BASINGSTOKE, The Anvil

Fri 18 March, 7.30pm NORTHAMPTON, Royal & Derngate

Sat 19 March, 7.30pm OXFORD, New Theatre

Wed 23 March, 7.30pm SOUTHEND, Cliffs Pavilion

Fri 25 March, 7.30pm GUILDFORD, G Live

Hot ticket Firedance coming to Peterborough New Theatre Feb 22
Strictly stars Gorka Marquez and Karen Hauer