Jabbawockeez Dance into New Venue at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in June
April 24, 2012 by VegasNews.com
World-famous dance crew Jabbawockeez will begin performing its celebrated show “MÜS.I.C.” in an 800-seat tent adjacent to the resort’s porte cochère beginning the first week in June through September (Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com).
An audio-visual story of inspiration brought to life through the harmonization of sound and movement, “MÜS.I.C.” has been hailed by critics as “AMAZING!” and “one of the hottest acts in the nation” since its debut at Monte Carlo in 2010.
Photo: © Erik Kabik/ www.erikkabik.com.
In spring 2013, the brightest light on The Strip will shine on the Jabbawockeez as the masked men make a permanent move to Luxor Hotel and Casino. The crew will bring a new experience to Las Vegas visitors when it moves into a brand new, state-of-the-art theater with custom-designed staging and a completely new show with a style that only Jabbawockeez can deliver.
“Jabbawockeez is an unmatched brand of entertainment that has quickly proven be one of the hottest tickets in Las Vegas,” said Richard Sturm, president of Sports & Entertainment for MGM Resorts International. “We wanted to find a summer home for the crew to continue performing its renowned show while preparing for the arrival of their permanent show at the Luxor in 2013.”
Fred Nguyen, president and CEO of JBWKZ, LLC, said, “We are thrilled to continue the organically developed ‘MUS.I.C’ show with our MGM Resorts International family! Homegrown in Las Vegas, the crew’s evolution from MGM Grand’s Hollywood Theatre to the Monte Carlo Theater to the big top at Monte Carlo and in 2013, settling into the Pyramid of Luxor, Jabbawockeez are genuinely blessed and humbled to provide this one-of-a-kind family entertainment in Las Vegas.”
“Las Vegas is the Entertainment Capital of the World and Jabbawockeez is one of its most celebrated acts,” said Anton Nikodemus, president and COO of Monte Carlo Resort and Casino. “We’re thrilled that we were able to identify a great location for the crew to continue performing for our guests while we ready the Monte Carlo Theater for Blue Man Group’s arrival in October. We are equally pleased that Jabbawockeez will continue its relationship with the MGM Resorts family when they move to Luxor next year.”
The dance crew’s unmatched charisma and captivating performance style launched the group to international stardom after winning the “America’s Best Dance Crew” title in 2008. Jabbawockeez has made numerous appearances on national television shows and performed for sold-out crowds worldwide while becoming one of Las Vegas’ most popular acts.
Beginning in June, Jabbawockeez will perform at Monte Carlo Thursday - Monday. Tickets begin at $52, not including applicable service charges and taxes. To charge by phone, call (877) 386-8224 or (702) 730-7160. Tickets also are available for purchase online at www.montecarlo.com and www.ticketmaster.com.
Jabbawockeez has developed a one-of-a-kind style that has been incredibly influential in the dance community, effectively changing the way people view dance around the globe. Dressed in expressionless white masks and gloves, they guide the audience’s attention away from individual identities and toward a unified group to create a canvas for the audience to visualize the music by painting artistic imagery through their intricate moves. After being crowned the original champions of MTV’s “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew,” the group’s unmatched talent and captivating style quickly became a fan favorite worldwide. They have appeared on numerous television shows including “The Bachelorette,” “Dancing With The Stars,” “So You Think You Can Dance,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “Regis & Kelly,” “The TODAY Show,” “E! News” and “America’s Next Top Model.” For more information, visit www.jbwkz.com or www.montecarlo.com.
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