'World of Dance' Live Tour to perform in Wilmington

'World of Dance' Live Tour to perform in Wilmington
"World of Dance" -- Pictured: (l-r) NE-YO, Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - NBC's summer smash hit series World of Dance has announced its second live tour and will be making its way to the Port City.

Some of the greatest dancers from across all genres will take the stage at the Wilson Center on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m.

The multi-city tour will feature amazing dance skills, while offering family-friendly entertainment.

The 90-minute showcase includes dancers who represent the spirit of originality, expression and dedication.

The first three performers already announced for the tour include Michael Dameski, Charity and Andres, and BDash and Konkrete, with more superstar talent to be announced shortly.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. online at capefearstage.com and at 2 p.m. through Ticket Central by calling 910-362-7999.

Watch World of Dance Wednesday nights on WECT at 8 p.m.

World of Dance gives dancers the platform to showcase their talents and compete for a grand prize of $1 million, led by a judging team of extraordinary dance superstars — Jennifer Lopez (who also serves as an executive producer), Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum.

Competitors are divided into three divisions: Junior (any size act, 17 years old and under), Upper (groups of 1- 4, 18 and older) and Team (groups of 5+, 18 and older).

The competition consists of five rounds: Qualifiers, Duels, The Cut, Divisional Final and the World Final. In the first four rounds, dancers only compete within their division, but in the World Final - the winner from each division will compete against each other for the grand prize.

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