Preview: Disney On Ice skates back to Oklahoma State Fair Thursday with ‘Mickey’s Search Party’

Acrobatic and interactive: ‘Disney On Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party’ opening Thursday at Oklahoma State Fair From sway poles to hoverboards, performers will be taking on incredible new feats when “Disney On Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party” skates into Jim Norick Arena. “‘Mickey’s Search Party’ has so many more elements added to the ice show. Outside of just skating, we have tumblers and a teeterboard act. … We have so many cool, new and exciting elements that have never been done before with Disney On Ice,” said Aaron Blake, an ensemble skater with the show. “That was kind of a new direction that (producer) Feld Entertainment wanted to pursue was more audience interaction and more acts that incorporate circus elements, because they work really well and look phenomenal on the ice.” For more than three decades, Disney On Ice has been an Oklahoma State Fair tradition, but this year’s edition is billed as the Mouse House’s most acrobatic and interactive ice extravaganza yet. The show opens Thursday with the fair, and nine performances are planned through Sept. 16. Like all state fair attractions, Disney On Ice is about making family memories, Oklahoma Stat...

Preview: Disney On Ice skates back to Oklahoma State Fair Thursday with ‘Mickey’s Search Party’

Acrobatic and interactive: ‘Disney On Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party’ opening Thursday at Oklahoma State Fair From sway poles to hoverboards, performers will be taking on incredible new feats when “Disney On Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party” skates into Jim Norick Arena. “‘Mickey’s Search Party’ has so many more elements added to the ice show. Outside of just skating, we have tumblers and a teeterboard act. … We have so many cool, new and exciting elements that have never been done before with Disney On Ice,” said Aaron Blake, an ensemble skater with the show. “That was kind of a new direction that (producer) Feld Entertainment wanted to pursue was more audience interaction and more acts that incorporate circus elements, because they work really well and look phenomenal on the ice.” For more than three decades, Disney On Ice has been an Oklahoma State Fair tradition, but this year’s edition is billed as the Mouse House’s most acrobatic and interactive ice extravaganza yet. The show opens Thursday with the fair, and nine performances are planned through Sept. 16. Like all state fair attractions, Disney On Ice is about making family memories, Oklahoma State...

Dancing On Ice new judge John Barrowman confirms 2020 series

The actor promised to bring ‘fun, fearlessness and fabulousness’ to the panel when the show returns in early 2020. In a typically entertaining video posted to social media, John announced the news by the pool, wearing an Elvis Presley-style outfit and ice skates. He showed he is still pretty nifty on them as he performed high kicks and twirled around while being filmed. John, 52, joked he would be a contestant, saying: ‘I’ve got something super exciting to announce to you. I’m gonna be on Dancing On Ice. ‘I’m so glad I saved my outfit and my skates from season one so I can practice doing my stuff.’ John continued: ‘Oh I’m gonna be a judge. I’m gonna be a judge on the 2020 season of Dancing On Ice. ‘I’m gonna bring this, I’m gonna bring fun, fearlessness and fabulousness. I may as well bring the outfit along and the skates.’ It comes after Jason, 47, quit the show in August following rumours producers were trying to replace him in order to avoid a ‘bullying row’. Jason and Gemma drew in the viewers with their on air spats, with the reality TV star accusing Jason of ‘selling stories’ about her. He had previously branded Gem lazy and dished out withering criticisms about her ‘lamel...