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Stars On Ice Coming to Lake Placid

December 5, 2011 - Christie Sausa
Stars on Ice has long been a tradition in Lake Placid, formerly during the Thanksgiving weekend. Now, they will be skating a month later- on December 30th- and some familiar faces as well as new cast members will be performing in the tour. Here is the press release:

EMMY AWARD WINNING STARS ON ICE® TOUR Kicks off New Season in Lake Placid, NY

Headlined by a Select Cast of Olympic and World Champions The Premier Figure Skating Production Will Usher in an Edgy New Year At the Olympic Center in Lake Placid on December 30th at 7:30 PM

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW

(Lake Placid, NY) – The world’s premier figure skating tour, Stars on Ice, is preparing a superstar ensemble of Olympic, World and National Champions from all over the globe for its 2011-12 season.

Stars on Ice has always showcased the unique combination of athleticism and artistry which is figure skating in a cutting edge premier entertainment spectacular. In 2010, Stars on Ice highlighted North American superiority in the Winter Olympics. Last year, Stars on Ice celebrated its 25-year legacy by bringing the world an unparalleled cast of legends past, present, and future. In 2012, Stars on Ice will present a limited engagement, command performance tour, that will visit 10 U.S. cities which have hosted sold out shows throughout the history of the Tour. For a complete list of tour dates and performance times please visit www.starsonice.com.

The Emmy Award-winning production kicks off at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, NY on Friday, December 30th for a 7:30 PM performance, which will be made into a one-hour syndicated special “Stars on Ice presented by Smucker’s,” which will be shown on network affiliates across the country in the months of January and February. Visit www.starsonice.com or check your local listings for more details on when you can see the highlights of the 2011-2012 show!

Stars on Ice continues to be a pioneer in figure skating by offering fans the rare opportunity to witness some of the world’s most creative and cherished champions performing together in both individual and ensemble routines. This year’s tour features a stellar cast of world-renowned athletes, including Olympic Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen; Four-Time World Champion & Four-Time Canadian National Champion Kurt Browning; Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Ekaterina Gordeeva (Russia); 1998 Olympic Gold Medalist Ilia Kulik (Russia),World Champion & Six-Time U.S. National Champion Todd Eldredge; 2010 Olympic Bronze Medalist, Joannie Rochette (Canada); World Bronze medalists and three-time U.S. National Pair Champions Kyoko Ina & John Zimmerman; 2011 U.S. National Champion Ryan Bradley; and Two-Time European Bronze Medalists and seven-time British National Dance Champions Sinead & John Kerr. Stars on Ice, founded and produced by Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton, is one of the premier touring entertainment events in the world. For the 2011-12 season, Kurt Browning has been added to the Creative Team as Co-Director and Choreographer. Upon accepting the position, Browning said, “I am thrilled and a tad intimidated with the opportunity to choreograph Stars on Ice. My relationship with this tour has been wonderful for over two decades and I want to give this new role with the show my best effort like I did, and still will, as a skater.”

The performance in Lake Placid, NY will be at the Olympic Center on Friday, December 30th for a show at 7:30 PM. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW. Special on-ice seating is available upon request. Group discounts are available for parties of 10 or more. Tickets start at $25 and are available via tickets.com and the Olympic Center Box Office. Please visit www.starsonice.com for more information as well as exciting show announcements.

About Stars on Ice Founded in 1986 by skating icon Scott Hamilton, the Stars on Ice tour has played more than 1,000 shows for over a quarter of a century. Past tour performers include Olympic Gold Medalists Kristi Yamaguchi, Katarina Witt, Dorothy Hamill and Torvill & Dean. The Tour has won three Emmy Awards, one ACE Cable Award (Best Sports Special), and is recognized as the finest ice production in the world. Stars on Ice is produced by IMG, the world’s premier Sports, Entertainment and Media Company. For more information about the tour, visit www.starsonice.com. Keep in touch with Stars on Ice on Facebook: www.facebook.com/starsonice and on Twitter: @starsonice, www.twitter.com/starsonice.

Smucker’s is a registered trademark of The J.M. Smucker Company.

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