From America’s Got Talent to the Las Vegas Strip – New Production Show Is Set to Light Up the Strat Theater at the Strat Hotel, Casino & Skypod
Las Vegas, get ready for world-renowned performance group iLuminate (pronounced “i” “luminate”), as they invite audiences to ‘get lit’ during their brand-new production show at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod beginning this summer. With the show’s 10 p.m. timeslot, iLuminate is the ultimate Vegas night out and the most fun you’ll ever have in the dark blending music, dance, comedy, technology, and art from the group named “Best New Act in America” by America’s Got Talent.
Featuring some of the city’s best dancers and comedic hosts, iLuminate will take viewers on an exhilarating and interactive journey through several styles of dance and music in this mind-blowing, multi-sensory night out. ‘Getting lit through the ages’ is the premise of the show which combines state-of- the-art technology with ‘electrifying entertainers performing in the dark to create an incredible visual arts experience.
Founded by dancer and software engineer Miral Kotb, iLuminate allows explosive performances utilizing customized wireless lighting programs creating extraordinary lighting effects with phenomenal choreographed dance moves.
“It’s been a dream of mine for so long to open this Vegas show so I’m thrilled that the time has finally arrived!” said Kotb. “I feel we are bringing something so fun and different to the city and we’re excited for everyone to come out and join the party!”
“This production is so innovative and it’s exciting to see the show come to life,” said Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Entertainment Brad Goldberg. “We look forward to having the iLuminate team as part of our world-class entertainment lineup.”
“The incredible lineup we have set at The STRAT Theater is so diverse and we are ready to plug in and shine with iLuminate – a magnificent concept that really brings something different to the Vegas landscape of entertainment,” said Adam Steck, producer and founder of SPI Entertainment, a global theatrical production company who along with SR. VP Alex Schechter program and operate The STRAT Theater.
The show’s dynamic creative team includes co-director West Hyler whose prior works include Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour and Jersey Boys, as well as Kevin Teasley as musical director who has previously worked with Jennifer Lopez and Usher. The choreography team includes Emmy award-winning Al Blackstone (“So You Think You Can Dance”), the creative and dynamic Ray Leeper, and Josh Smith whose work with Chris Brown, Lil Nas X, and BTS rounds out the different styles of dance present in iLuminate.
iLuminate begins performances Aug. 26, 2021 and runs Wednesday through Monday at 10 p.m. Tickets go on sale today, July 27, at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets begin at $49, plus additional taxes and fees, and can be purchased online at tickets.thestrat.com or in person at the box office at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod. Guests must be 16 years of age or older. For more information on iLuminate, please visit www.iluminate.com.