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DWTS Peta Murgatroyd And Maks Chmerkovksiy’s Baby Boy Coming Anytime!!

Anytime now Peta Murgatroyd And Maks Chmerkovksiy should have their new bundle of joy in their arms. Below Val Chmerkovksiy gives an update. You can also view some fun instagrams. We’ll update this post as soon as we find out more. So, keep checking back.

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But first…a little make up 😝

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January 3, 2017 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Photos Of Dancing With The Stars Gleb Savchenko And Elena Samodanova Relaxing In Florida

For the Gleb Savchenko fans, check out the Daily Mail. They have some gorgeous photos of Gleb and his wife Elena Samodanova relaxing on the beach in Miami, Florida over the New Year’s holiday (thanks to Jane for the heads up). Below is an instagram photo too with their sweet daughter Olivia.

January 2, 2017 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Lindsay Arnold Chats On Dancing With The Stars, The New Tour, And Lots More

If you go to New York Up State, you can read a cool new interview with Lindsay Arnold. She talks on Dancing With The Stars, a partner she’d love to have, the new tour, and lots more.

“As a dancer, you’re acting all the time. I consider acting something I would love to do. A musical would be a great place to dance, act and sing. Right now my main focus is ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ but I’m only 22 and I really want to see what else I can do,” Arnold said.

“I’ve always been interested in trying something new. I’m always inspired by celebrities who come on the show and step out of their comfort zone and do really well.”

But a musical might not be that far out of her comfort zone, as she sees “Dancing with the Stars” as being just as much about acting as it is technical steps and performance. The ability to successfully convey emotion while dancing is part of why every season sees rumors about stars sparking up romantic relationships with their partners, she said.

“It totally makes sense to me that people will see connections with partners because that’s what we want. If we have a sexy dance, we want people to believe that the feelings are real,” Arnold said. “Sometimes it’s just rumors, and sometimes it is real because when you’re dancing, there’s chemistry, there’s sexual tension when you’re performing- it doesn’t mean it’s real, but that’s what we have to portray, that’s what we do…”

“Honestly, there have been so many rumors that are true and so many that are so far off, that I think that’s what makes the show exciting. People at home are being taken on this journey and it’s a very, very real journey. And sometimes people see it more real than it actually is.”

But sometimes the journey is real for the contestants, too.

“We’ve seen some couples like [‘Shark Tank’ star] Robert Herjavec and Kym [Johnson] – they just recently got married – they were partners on the show and now they’re happily married. The show is not just about teaching people how to dance, but changing their lives. It definitely changed Robert and Kym’s life.”

Arnold has not been part of that rumor mill, though, as she married her high school sweetheart Samuel Cusick in 2015. But that doesn’t mean she doesn’t fantasize about who her next celebrity partner could be.

“I’ve always, always been in love with Channing Tatum. And he actually has a dance background so I think that he’d be an amazing partner and super fun to work with,” she said. “I might have too high hopes for that one, but I’ll never stop dreaming, ha ha.”

She’s so cute. More at
New York Up State.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

New Sharna Burgess DWTS Live Tour Interview, Will She’ll Be Back Next Season?

Broadway World talked with Sharna Burgess about the new Dancing With The Stars tour. They ask her about the best part of taking the show on the road and the dances included in it. They also ask her on Danving With The Stars and if she’ll be back next season. Read below. Is this a confirm? Also, don’t miss a bunch a beautiful new photos of the tour by photographer David Wiza at this link. They are stunning!

3. What’s the best part of taking this show on the road — and what’s the most challenging part for you?

SB: The best part is being able to meet some of our incredible fans face to face, hear how much they love the show and how much it means to them. We have the most amazing and dedicated fans and seeing the smiles on their faces while we perform live is just so fulfilling! The most challenging part is being away from my life for 3 months. I have 2 dogs, my home, other projects that need my attention and being on the road makes it hard to be there for those things.

4. How will you spend the “off season” … and will you be back for the next season of the TV series?

SB: Well, my entire off-season will be rehearsing for the tour or actually being on tour. But I’m hoping to find a couple days of downtime before next season starts.

More at Broadway World.

December 30, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Rumor: Usher To Dance On Dancing With The Stars Season 24??

Has Usher been cast on Dancing With The Stars Season 24? Sources have told Jasmine Brand that this is “allegedly” true and that he’s already began shooting promos. This would be cool, but, I would take this rumor with a HUGE grain of salt. We’ve never heard on this source before….and I don’t think the show would start shooting promos this early, but, hey?

Usher has allegedly been cast on the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars. Sources tell us the 38-year-old singer and actor will be on season 24 of ABC’s hit dancing competition show.

We hear that Usher has already began shooting promos for the show. The network and producers are still working on finalizing other big names for the new season.

More at Jasmine Brand . Let us know what you think in comments. To see who else is rumored to dance so far in Dancing With The Stars Season 24, see this link.

December 27, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Your Top Five Favorite Dancing With The Stars Dances Of 2016

In reflecting back on 2016, what were your Top 5 Dancing On Dancing With The Stars? This can be from the couples or Pro Performances. You can also name some Honorable Mentions if you like if you can’t stop at 5. Let us know in comments.

Here are mine in this order:

1. Derek Hough’s “Kairos” pro performance. So creative and just HOT….

2. Sharna and James’ Freestyle. Just stunningly beautiful….

3. Peta Murgatroyd and Nyle DiMarco’s Freestyle. Breathtaking and so emotional…

4. Paige Van Zant and Mark Ballas Paso Doble. So powerful and creative….

5. Calvin Johnson and Lindsay Arnold’s Freestyle. They threw everything in it, but, the kitchen sink…

Honorable Mention:
Gleb Savchenko and Jana Kramer’s “Get Down Tonight” Samba. I could have picked several of their dances, but, this was so fun and I loved Gleb’s hair. Please TPTB, make Gleb a permanent pro on this show. Last season, we only saw of glimpse of what this guy can do with his partners….

Sasha Farber and Emma Slater’s Engagement dance. So beautiful. Thanks to Cari for this reminder…

Now it’s your turn. We look so forward to reading your choices in comments….

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

La La Land’s Ryan Gosling Calls DWTS Choreographer Mandy Moore “A Wonderful Person And Choreographer”

How many of you have seen the movie “La La Land”…and did you like the dancing? As you know from previous postings, Dancing With The Stars Mandy Moore choreographed the dancing in it. The Observer has a super read about Mandy and how she taught the actors to dance. Ryan Gosling also commented on what it was like to be taught to dance by Mandy. Read on….

Each started with individual lessons at a small studio in Burbank, Calif. – not far from the restaurant where their characters, Mia and Sebastian, first meet onscreen. Moore began with the same basics she would for any new student: connecting movement to music and repeating classic jazz, tap and waltz patterns. Along the way, she worked to build “a general love of dance” in the actors.

“If these people don’t love to dance, they’re going to hate me by the end of this… and I know that can’t be part of this equation,” she said. “They have to love to dance.”

Stone picked up the footwork first, Moore said, then focused on style and delivery. Gosling was the opposite.

“With Ryan, he was like, ‘I don’t know what step you’re doing, but if you give me the style…”’ she said.

“Her job is to kind of see the diamond in the rough,” Gosling said, calling his teacher “a wonderful person and choreographer.”

“She’s very confident she can get it out of you if you’ll stick with her.”

Once they got the basics down, Moore put the stars together and taught them Mia and Sebastian’s moves, which were based in part on preferences the actors showed during their private lessons. For example, a foot-scrape move that Gosling liked became one of Sebastian’s signature steps.

Planning and executing large-scale performances – like the freeway routine – and creating intimate dances that suit real strengths and imaginary characters tapped all aspects of Moore’s talents. The opening scene was “big picture, then work on the details,” she said, “where Ryan and Emma was very detail (first), then get the big picture.”

Moore’s story isn’t unlike Mia’s. Musicals both classic and contemporary – movies like “La La Land” – are what inspired the dancer to leave her small Colorado hometown for Los Angeles after high school.

“It’s super cliche,” Moore said. “I was 18. I had 500 bucks and my suitcase.”

She performed with contemporary dance companies and in film and TV productions before a series of events brought her to “La La Land.” She worked with “Dancing With the Stars” judge Carrie Ann Inaba, who introduced her to “So You Think You Can Dance” creator Nigel Lythgoe. Moore’s work on that show earned her two Emmy nominations and the attention of a “Silver Linings Playbook” producer, who hired her to create the dance Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence perform in that film.

For “La La Land” writer-director Damien Chazelle, the most important thing about the choreography was that it be “as much about character as about bodies moving.”

“What I told Mandy is that in this movie, dancing, singing and acting are all just one thing – there is no separation between them,” Chazelle said. “Ultimately the dancing really emanated from how Ryan and Emma relate to one another.”

Lots more at The Observer.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

2016 Dancing With The Stars Christmas Roundup And A Special New Baby Announcement

Did you have a great Christmas, Everyone? We hope you had fun!! It looks like the cast of Dancing With The Stars had fun. Below are some social media photos ad videos with them all celebrating. Note how we even had a very special new baby announcement from Edyta Sliwinska. Awwwww….

The best Christmas gift ever:) We could not be happier! #babyontheway #babylove #kissesforthebaby

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Merry Christmas!! Love, the McAllisters!☃️🎄🐶#cheesyphoto #iknow #butiloveit

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So grateful to have this time at home with my family! 💕💕💕💕🎁🎁🎁🎄🎄❄️🎆 #Christmas

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Gorgeous day with my loves ❤@elenasamodanova

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Merry Christmas 🎁🎄 @elenasamodanova

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December 26, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy Talk On The New Dancing With The Stars Live Tour

Below is a new interview with Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy on the new Dancing With The Stars “We Came To Dance” Live Tour and more.

December 22, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars “We Came To Dance Live” Tour – Videos

Would you like to see some videos from the new Dancing With The Stars “We Came To Dance” Live Tour? If so, watch below. These are fun…

Lots more at DWTS Princess You Tube. Be sure to get your tickets HERE if you haven’t done so.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.