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Anya Garnis and Pasha Kovalev of Broadway's BURN THE FLOOR, appeared on FOX TV's "Good Day New York" last Friday morning performing the sexy number "Burn for You."    See the appearance here: 

Best known from  TV’s “So You Think You Can Dance," both Anya and Pasha are making their Broadway debuts in the show, now playing at the Longacre Theatre, 220 West 48 Street.  Both Anya and Pasha are frequent riders on SYTYCD’s “Hot Tamale Train” – one of the show’s highest honors. Anya has also been a guest dancer on “Dancing with the Stars,” “Superstars of Dance” and “The Academy Awards.”  She was born in Latvia and has been a superstar of the ballroom world for 10 years.  

Created, directed and choreographed by Jason Gilkison, BURN THE FLOOR is Ballroom dance with a sexy, 21st century edge.  The cast of award-winning international dancers hails from Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Russia, Australia, Sweden, the Philippines and the U.S. - and includes Australian Ballroom and World Latin American champions. Since opening on August 2, BURN THE FLOOR has been called “hot, hot, hot.  Pulse pounding choreography.  A two hour adrenaline rush featuring some of the best and best-looking ballroom dancers in the world” (NY-1 News). called it “utterly theatrical,” and it received four stars from the NY Daily News, which called it “Athletic, sensual and rocket-fueled.” 

BURN THE FLOOR is produced by Harley Medcalf, Joe Watson, Richard Levi, Richard Frankel, Tom Viertel, Steven Baruch, Marc Routh, Raise the Roof One, Toppall/Stevens/Mills, Benigno/Klein, Caldwell/Allen, Carrpailet/Danzansky, Bud Martin, The Production Studio, Schaffert/Schnuck, and Carrie Ann Inaba by special arrangement with Dance Partner Inc. 

BURN THE FLOOR has broken box office records at the Longacre Theatre and has extended its limited run to January 3, 2010.  Tickets are available through, or by phone at 212 239 6200.

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