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Invincible: A Glorious Tribute to Michael Jackson

November 21, 2024 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm  |

  | $24 – $89

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Single tickets to this performance are on sale August 5, 2024.


Invincible brings “Billie Jean,” “Beat It,” “Smooth Criminal,” “Thriller” and so much more from the King of Pop back to the stage! Fans will be delighted by choreography by longtime Michael Jackson choreographer and dancer, Lavelle Smith Jr., featuring never-before-seen routines that Jackson rehearsed, alongside your favorite hit songs and dances that MJ fans adore.

The time is NOW, the place is here, and there are always surprises when the show is Invincible. So get your tickets, bring the entire family, dress in your best MJ outfit and celebrate the life and times of the legendary Michael Jackson! 

The Michael Jackson Estate is neither affiliated, nor associated or connected with INVINCIBLE, A Glorious Tribute to Michael Jackson, nor has it endorsed or sponsored INVINCIBLE, A Glorious Tribute to Michael Jackson.


An actor silhouetted in smoke, portraying Michael Jackson on stageLavelle Smith Jr. – Creative Consultant/ Choreographer 

As a choreographer, Lavelle Smith Jr. created the steps that grabbed our attention for decades. Lavelle has worked with many artists such as, Michael and Janet Jackson, Rihanna, Chris Brown, The Rolling Stones, TLC, En Vogue, Destiny’s Child, Teena Marie, Diana Ross, Rod Stewart and numerous others. Lavelle is known for making movement a part of everything we see. He is also a five-time winner of the MTV Video Music Award for “Best Choreography” in 1992 for “My Lovin’,” 1993 for “Free Your Mind,” 1994 for “What a Man,” 1995 for “Scream” and 2003 for Beyoncé’s “Crazy in Love,” as well as a two-time recipient of the Music Video Producers Award for “Outstanding Choreography.” Lavelle is cited as one of the youngest inductees into the “Gallery of Greats” and has received numerous other award nominations, including an Emmy and a Bob Fosse Award for “Best Choreography.”  

A DuPont Manuel Hall of Fame inductee, Lavelle was recently seen on the television shows Move like Michael Jackson and Better Than. He appeared in the documentary on Dance in Old Hollywood.  He has twice been a guest on the Piers Morgan Show on CNN for being a longtime friend to Michael Jackson for over 23 years. Currently Lavelle is at the top of his game collaborating and doing workshops and lectures, as well as mentoring new artists while sharing his immense knowledge of working with the King of Pop. 


Silhouette of performers on stage tributing Michael JacksonDarrin Ross – Creator/Producer/Director 

Has been producing and engineering songs since 1984 with Jam On Productions. He was recently chosen to be a cultural ambassador for the United States representing Dance Motion USA tours to Russia, Belarus and Ukraine in 2013. He has also completed the score and sound design for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Beyond The Steps PBS Documentary, and for its ballets Love Stories and Reminiscin, along with sound design and composition for Suzan Lori Parks TopDog/Underdog. 

Ross is the recipient of a 2001 New York Dance & Performance Award (Bessie) for his music composition for Rome and Jewels. Ross has worked with and established many artists in the industry such as Freeway, PM Dawn, Newcleus, Doug E. Fresh, King Britt, Zhane, Jungle Brothers, Kim Waters, Todd Terry, The Roots, Bahamadia, Victor Duplaix and more. His sound design credits include Heaven, Facing Mekka, Rome and Jewels, LOW, Same Spirit Different Movement, Impossible Izzpossible, Evolution, Champions of the Dance, BREAK! The Urban Funk Spectacular, Fallen Crumbs from the Cake, Cool Heat Urban Beat, BREAK! and Skate, The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Memphis Ballet, The Colorado Ballet, Hot Mouth, RHAW Love American Style, Maurice Hines’ Hot Feet, Carols in Color, ILLstyle and Peace Evolution and numerous dance theater works. Ross is the president of RossLive Entertainment. 

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