iLUMINATE Performing at the Kauffman Center on October 7th

iLUMINATE Performing at the Kauffman Center on October 7th

The performance will fuse technology and dance to create a visual experience in Muriel Kauffman Theatre

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Kansas City, MO – iLuminate™  will perform on October 7 in Muriel Kauffman Theatre at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, as part of the 2018-2019 Kauffman Center Presents series.

Called “the best new act in America” by America’s Got Talent, iLuminate™ fuses technology and dance to create a visual experience unlike anything else. Audiences will see dancers in electrified, glow-in-the-dark suits performing dynamic routines and illusions on a darkened stage. It’s a show that’s completely unique and incomparable to any other dance performance. The family-friendly performance is recommended for children ages 5 and older.

Tickets for this event range from $29 to $49 plus applicable fees and go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 26.  They are available through the Kauffman Center Box Office at (816) 994-7222, via the Kauffman Center mobile app, or online at


iLuminate™ is an entertainment technology company that combines state-of- the-art technology with electrifying entertainers who perform in the dark to create the ultimate performing arts experience. Founded by dancer and software engineer Miral Kotb, iLuminate™ enables performers, choreographers, engineers, technicians, stylists and artistic directors to produce explosive performances with customized wireless lighting programs. The results are extraordinary lighting effects choreographed with phenomenal dance moves that take viewers on an exhilarating ride.

iLuminate™  has been featured on Dancing with the Stars, The X Factor and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The group has appeared with GRAMMY-winning performers including Christina Aguilera and The Black Eyed Peas. The New York Times has described the show as, “Spectacular, magical and dazzling! iLuminate is more than a neon comic book, achieving a magic that’s as much a product of darkness as of light.”

Founder M​iral Kotb is a prolific entrepreneur in the fields of technology development and the performing arts. By the age of 9, her skills in coding and dance were fostered, but practiced separately up until early adulthood. Kotb’s work has since been presented in over 15 countries, including her native home of Egypt. Kotb combined her two passions when she formed iLuminate™ in 2009. You’ll see her manning the keyboard and dancing on stage.

iLuminate™ has pioneered a new art form and continues to impact people locally and globally in schools, arenas and Off Broadway theaters.

Learn more about iLuminate™ on their website.

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