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Katya and Jared to join Puttin’ on the Ritz

Posted on May 8, 2015

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katya-and-jaredStrictly stars Katya Virshilas and Jared Murillo will join the cast of Puttin’ on the Ritz next month in Belfast and will star in the show’s run at Blackpool, the home of ballroom, for its the summer season at the Grand Theatre. The pair will continue to tour with the show into the autumn.

Puttin’ on the Ritz promises audiences a musical journey with much-loved songs from three legendary composers – Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Irving Berlin – which will be recreated live on stage with a star-studded cast of singers and dancers.

The show runs at the New Wimbledon Theatre from May 27 to 30, starring pop star Pixie Lott and her former Strictly partner Trent Whiddon, as well as popular Strictly dancers Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor.

Katya and Jared will join the cast on June 23 in Belfast. For tour dates, see and look out for the pair in a forthcoming issue of Dance Today!


Photograph: Snooty Fox Images


Nicola Rayner was editor of Dance Today from 2010 to 2015. She has written for a number of publications including The Guardian, The Independent and Time Out Buenos Aires, where she cut her teeth as a dance journalist working on the tango section. Today she continues to dance everything from ballroom to breakdance, with varying degrees of success. Her debut novel, The Girl Before You, was published last year in paperback, ebook and audiobook.

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