26 July 2012

Ghiaccio Spettacolo Italian Summer Tour

Ghiaccio Spettacolo, directed by Andrea Vaturi, former ice dancer with partner Alessia Aureli, organizes like every year its Italian Summer Tour in the main mountain resorts of the north of Italy.

This year the main theme is Brodway:

- Bob Fosse
- Mary Poppins
- Burlesque
- The Blues Brothers
- Singin' in the rain
- Chicago
- Dirty Dancing
- The Artist
- Grease
- Moulin Rouge
- The Rocky Horror Show
- ... and more!

The tour is dedicated to its founder Alessandro De Leonardis, former ice dancer and historic manager of many Italian ice shows, who passed away in April following the aftermath of a motorcycle accident.

The dates of the show are as follows:

8 August: Corvara
13 August : Courmayeur
14 August : Pinzolo
15 August : Asiago
17 August : Baselga di Piné
18 August : Cortina d'Ampezzo

The cast is full of international and well kown skaters:

- Evgeny Plushenko: the tsar, this year special guest (who will miss the show in Corvara).
- Tomas Verner: his great interpretive skills and irony make him ​​one of the most loved skaters.
- Valentina Marchei: she's loved by all Italian and international fans for her charisma and interpretative skills.
- Stefania Berton & Ondrej Hotarek: their combination of strength, elegance, smoothness, and interpretation make them unique.
- Aidas Reklys & Akop Manoukian: the acrobatics on ice at its highest levels, .
- Lorenza Alessandrini & Simone Vaturi: they combine high level technical skills with a great artistic expression.
- Elisa Angeli: performer at the New York Ice Theater, she combine skating skills and circus performances.
- La Compagnia di Ghiaccio_Spettacolo: more than 15 professional skaters who have been part of the Italian team, among wich 10 are selected every year to performe in the Summer Tour.

Official website: Italian Summer Tour

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