“Dancing with the Stars” Alumni Maksim Chmerkovskiy Returns to Wynn Las Vegas to Choreograph New Scene in Le Rêve – The Dream

“Dancing with the Stars” Alumni Maksim Chmerkovskiy Returns to Wynn Las Vegas to Choreograph New Scene in Le Rêve – The Dream
After more than five years away, Maksim Chmerkovskiy returned to Wynn Las Vegas to choreograph the newest, multimillion dollar scene in Le Rève – The Dream in honor of the show’s 10th anniversary (Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com)

Maksim Chmerkovskiy choreographs dancers for new scene in Le Rêve - The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas
Maksim Chmerkovskiy choreographs dancers for new scene in Le Rêve – The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

As part of the production’s 10-year milestone, the artistic team embarked on an 18-month process to introduce a first-of-its-kind, four-minute scene that incorporated spectacular fire, water and projection technologies with Maksim’s high-energy ballroom choreography.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy choreographs dancers for new scene in Le Rêve - The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas
Maksim Chmerkovskiy choreographs dancers for new scene in Le Rêve – The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

“My role as a guest choreographer for Le Rêve has been one of the biggest highlights of my career,” said Maksim Chmerkovskiy. “It has been an honor to have been entrusted by a show of this caliber for so many years.”

Maksim Chmerkovskiy choreographs dancers for new scene in Le Rêve - The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas
Maksim Chmerkovskiy choreographs dancers for new scene in Le Rêve – The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

The Dancing with the Stars season 18 winner is credited with introducing and choreographing provocative and dynamic ballroom dancing to the aquatic and aerial production show in 2008 including the show’s signature numbers, “Tango,” “Paso” and now the newest scene, entitled the “Dénouement.”

Maksim Chmerkovskiy choreographs dancers for new scene in Le Rêve - The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas
Maksim Chmerkovskiy choreographs dancers for new scene in Le Rêve – The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Since moving on from Dancing with the Stars, Maksim has been expanding his dance studios, focusing on his jewelry line business and is beginning to take acting classes in addition to his choreography work at Le Rêve.

Le Rêve – The Dream, voted Best Show in Las Vegas for four consecutive years by the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association, has redefined the traditional theatrical experience with an evocative aqua show in-the-round. The show features an ambitious blend of aerial acrobatics, provocative choreography, powerful performances and elaborate effects.

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