About The Tour
Maks & Val Live On Tour: Our Way is the thrilling all-new smash hit dance tour of the summer. Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy, the hottest stars of ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, will be coming to a theater near you. The Our Way tour is set to perform in 45 cities across America beginning June 15th in Florida and will wrap up on August 14th in California.
Brothers Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy are bringing to life the show they have dreamed about since childhood, combining an honest and unfiltered narrative of their life story, with the world class dancing, creativity and passion they are known for. Collaborating with the greatest choreographers in the business and supported by a cast of fellow dance professionals, the show will surprise and delight with timeless elegance and steamy seduction.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy commented, “Val and I have pushed each other to be better dancers every day since we were kids, and this show will fulfill a lifetime dream to perform on the same stage together across the country. We want to connect with our audience and take the performance to a whole new level. There will be no holding back on this tour.”
“The essence of this show will be the story of two brothers and the passion we have for life, family, opportunity and, of course, dance,” said Valentin Chmerkovskiy. “It will be the most honest we’ve ever been to an audience. We want to entertain with incredible choreography and inspire while sharing our story, our way.”
Maksim Chmerkovskiy is a Latin Ballroom dance champion, choreographer, Broadway performer and actor. Maks first appeared on Dancing with the Stars on the second season as a professional dancer. Maks was on the series for 14 seasons and won the Mirrorball Trophy in 2014 with Olympic ice dancer, Meryl Davis. He left the series after the win but has returned to act as a guest judge. Known for being passionate, opinionated and vocal, he is regarded as one of the most successful, loved and well-known cast members from DWTS.
Maksim is originally from Ukraine and immigrated with his family to Brooklyn in 1994. He is Co-Founder of Dance With Me dance studios with eight high end social dance clubs nation-wide dedicated to first-rate dance instruction. Together with DWM instructors, Maks has produced and starred in Sway: A Dance Trilogy in New York and Miami.
Maks has appeared on multiple TV series including the upcoming Fuller House on Netflix and previously on General Hospital, Chasing Life and The Exes. He has appeared on Broadway in productions of Burn the Floor and Forever Tango.
Maks is engaged to Dancing with the Stars pro, Peta Murgatroyd.
Valentin Chmerkovskiy joined the cast of professional dancers on Dancing with the Stars in 2011. The 14-time US National Champion and two-time World Dance Champion quickly rose to stardom becoming one of the show’s fan-favorites for impeccable performances. Valentin is also the first-and only-American to ever win the IDSF World Championship.
Val co-founded Dance With Me , one of the nation’s leading Latin and Ballroom dance studios, where he also lends his expertise as the venue’s Art Director. The success of the first studio ignited a passion for teaching his craft, leading him to pursue his latest endeavor Dance With Me Juniors, a program he proudly designed to keep kids healthy, focused and active.
Valentin also supports numerous children’s and educational charities including Children’s Hospital and Pencils of Promise. Val is also a classically trained violinist, having performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center as a concertmaster of the ISO Youth Orchestra. Born in Odessa, Ukraine, Valentin immigrated with his family to Brooklyn at eight years old. He is fluent in Russian and English.
Valentin and partner Rumer Willis won the Mirrorball trophy during the tenth anniversary season of DWTS. Valentin was recently partnered with Tamar Braxton on season 21 of DWTS.