News in for fans of Strictly Come Dancing as we have news that Giovanni Pernice has announced a UK tour of ‘il ballo è vita’ (Dance is Life).

As part of his UK Tour in 2017, Giovanni Pernice will be coming to the Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl on Friday 7th July 7.30pm, where he will wow the audience along with his professional dance team & singers as they take to the stage in ‘Dance is Life‘. In Italian, it translates to ‘il ballo è vita’, and this show takes you on a journey of life through dance.

This elegant and beautiful tale features four fantastic dancers and two amazing singers that are sure to have you on your feet and leave you with a tear in the eye.

Pernice was born in Sicily. At the age of 14, he moved to Bologna to concentrate on dance. He chose to become a dancer after watching Come Dancing. Specialising in Latin style, Pernice has won a number of competitions including the Italian 2012 Championships.

Giovanni joined the hit BBC show in 2015 and made the final in his first year with Georgia May Foote, before teaming up with Laura Whitmore in 2016. Not just another dance and talk show, but a classy narrative which exudes love & passion. The pair finished as joint runners-up alongside Kellie Bright and her professional partner, Kevin Clifton. They also participated as partners for the 2016 Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour.

In 2016 Pernice returned to Strictly Come Dancing for its fourteenth series. He was partnered with television presenter Laura Whitmore. They were eliminated Week 7 and finished in 9th place.

Tickets to the show are priced at £28 concessions £2 off, groups 10+ £26 (available from the Box Office). Meet and Greet after the show £45 includes signed print and photo opportunity (available from Box Office).

Call the Box Office on 01745 33 00 00 or book online at

Karen Woodham
Karen Woodham is the founder and owner of the Blazing Minds. She is also a Cinema reviewer, based at the Scala in Prestatyn and at the many Cineworld screens, where she reviews the latest movies, she has also had several articles published in various publications. In 2015 she became an Award Winning Blogger and also has her website listed as one of the UK's Top 10 Film Blogs.
Karen Woodham
Karen Woodham