NIAGARA FALLS, ON, May 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Champion dancers and familiar faces from hit TV dance competitions, celebs Rex Harrington, Jean-Marc Généreux and Kym Johnson will round out a three-member judging panel for Fallsview Casino's upcoming show, Dancing Like The Pros, hosted by Canadian actor Alan Thicke.
"This show is the first of its kind at Fallsview, and it's stirring up a lot of excitement," said Greg Medulun, Director of Communications for Fallsview Casino and Casino Niagara. "It has everything: music, talented dancers, award-winning judges, one of the most sought-after hosts and audience interaction."
Rex Harrington, a principal dancer with the National Ballet of Canada and recurring judge on So You Think You Can Dance Canada, offers a vast range of technique and over 20 years of experience. He has performed with legendary ballerinas and garnered leading roles with the world's best choreographers.
Widely respected and recognized as an icon in the world of dance, Jean-Marc Généreux has earned over 17 world championship titles. He works with dancers of all levels, from beginners to top-ranking professionals, and judges some of the most prestigious competitions in DanceSport. Fans of reality dance shows also know him as one of the leading judges on So You Think You Can Dance, So You Think You Can Dance Canada and Dancing With The Stars.Professional ballroom dancer Kym Johnson holds multiple international trophies and is the reigning mirror ball champion, after winning season 12 of Dancing With The Stars with her partner, retired Pittsburgh Steeler wide receiver, Hines Ward. She holds three mirror ball trophies, two in USA and one in Australia, and has partnered with the likes of David Hasselhoff, Joey Fatone and David Arquette, among others. Fallsview Casino's Dancing Like The Pros will showcase an all-star cast of unbelievable talent in a thrilling live competition. Audience members will receive an electronic device to cast their vote as dancers perform Latin, ballroom and contemporary choreography. The couple with the least amount of audience votes will be eliminated until the final dance pair is crowned champion.