As the February launch of the Whitney Houston Hologram tour approaches, tour director and choreographer Fatima Robinson wants to create a magical experience for fans of the iconic singer.
“I wanna do the Whitney hologram show because I loved her as a live performer,” Robinson said in a behind-the-scenes video of dancer auditions.
Fatima choreographed the “I’m Every Woman” video in 1993 and explained that her goal for the tour was “to get a feeling again of being in her presence.”
The tour will feature Houston’s hits, including “I Will Always Love You,” “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)” and “The Greatest Love of All.” A live band will perform with backup dancers.
“Her music touched every generation so we’re gonna take a little bit of movie magic and add it into our live performance,” Robinson added of Houston. “Married together, it’s gonna be incredible.”
“An Evening with Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour” is being produced by BASE Hologram in partnership with the Houston estate.
The international tour kicks off Feb. 25 in Sheffield, U.K., with shows through April 1 in Stockholm, Sweden. Dates will be announced later for a Northern American tour that will begin in the fall. Tickets are now on sale on the tour website.
Last week, it was announced that Houston will be posthumously inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on May 2 in Cleveland.