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PureDWTS Season 23, Court Rants: Why I Don’t Really Care About the Troupe

Let me preface this rant with this: I know everyone is excited for the season to start.  I know that there hasn’t been a whole lot to report (yet). So I’m willing to cut people a little bit of slack – I think we’re all just looking for stuff to discuss until the next piece of intel falls into our laps. What’s puzzling to me is that of all things there is to talk about, I’m seeing an inordinate number of questions about the troupe – a fixture on the show that I find to be of little consequence anymore.

Not sure if it’s just not as exciting to talk about the pros that we’ve seen year after year or if people really do feel passionately about the troupe, but I guess it’s just hard for me to relate when people seem very invested in whether or not [insert dancer here] is going to be in the troupe again or might get a shot at pro a certain season.  It’s of such little interest to me that I don’t even really actively seek spoilers about the troupe in the pre-season – I’d rather focus my efforts on the pros and their celeb partners, so you’ll have to forgive me if I respond with a bit of frustration when I get questions on Twitter about “Have you heard who’s in the troupe?” or “Do you think so-and-so will get promoted to pro this season?”

So for those of you who don’t understand why the troupe is not all that important to me (and Heidi, really), I give you this: the 7 reasons why Court doesn’t care about the troupe. Read more..

August 15, 2016 I Written By

Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, baker, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Follow me on Twitter & Instagram: @putuincespence

DWTS Derek and Julianne Hough Hold Their First “Move Interactive” Experience With Fans And Friends

Dancing With The Stars Julianne and Derek Hough held their first “Movie Interactive” fitness class in the Sherman Oaks area and Pulse Fitness Studio in Los Angeles, California on Saturday. Fans and friends like Sasha Farber, Emma Slater, Julz Tocker, Jason Glover, and Hayley Erbert turned out in the masses to take part and/or joined in on the festivities afterwards. One fan at the event (Thanks Suzy) said, “It was fun, great energy all around.” You can watch some video coverage of the event below. For lots more on this fun event including a live stream, gobs of fan and high definition photos, and videos galore, see Pure Derek Hough.

July 10, 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.

Sasha Farber, Kym Johnson, And Robert Herjavec See The Dancing With The Stars Live Tour

Aren’t these some great photos below? Last night, Sasha Farber, Kym Johnson And Robert Herjavec saw the Dancing With The Stars Live Tour in San Diego! And, of course, Sasha couldn’t resist pulling some tour pranks while he was visiting. Funny video below too. Also, Andrea sent us some videos of the show. If you’d like to see them, go to Jack M You Tube and Emily’s You Tube.

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February 9, 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.

DWTS Tour’s Brittany Cherry Hangs Out With Alek Skarlatos And More

Below is another fun periscope with Dancing With The Stars Brittany Cherry. This time she hangs out with the guys of the tour. So cute. I heart Alek Skarlatos. Thanks to @Idoxfactor1 for recording.

February 7, 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.

Little Girl Meets The Dancing With The Stars Live Tour Pros – Video

Check out the pros of Dancing With The Stars Live and the interaction they have with this little girl. This is just too cute for words. Thanks to Andrea for sending.

February 6, 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.

A New Periscope With Dancing With The Stars Live Emma Slater And Brittany Cherry

Below is another fun periscope with Dancing With The Stars Emma Slater And Brittany Cherry. I’m loving Emma’s sunglasses. Thanks to @Idoxfactor1 for recording…

February 4, 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 Live “Behind The Scenes” With Emma Slater And Brittany Cherry

How about another periscope with Emma Slater And Brittany Cherry? They and the cast of the Dancing With The Stars Live tour had a day off today. So, Brittany and Emma answer some questions from fans. Thanks to @Idoxfactor1 for recording…

January 25, 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.

A Dancing With The Stars Live Show Review From The Colosseum, Windsor Ontario

You all might know Al Kahn aka @Idolxfactor1 as he does a lot of videos for fans during the on and off season of Dancing With The Stars. This past Friday night he saw the Dancing With The Stars Live “Dance All Night” show in Windsor, Ontario. He told us “it did not disappoint” from the amazing sets, the awesome choreographed routines, and the fun audience participation throughout the entire 2 plus hours. He also thought it had clever scripting for how they got Alek Skarlatos involved. Al has written an awesome review of the show at his site. Be sure to read it at IdolXfactor.com. He’s posted a huge gallery of photos and some video too. A must read and see when you get time! If you haven’t seen the show yet, be sure to get tickets here. Photo below courtesy of @Idolxfactor1. THANKS Al!!!

“After watching & promoting dancers for the past 6 years….the overriding message I get from these dedicated artists….they truly adore what they do & when it comes to performance, there is no place they rather be then on stage pouring there hearts out & giving every ounce of emotion they can muster to us!!” – by Al Kahn aka @Idolxfactor1

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January 24, 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.

PureDWTS Exclusive Interview With Dancing With The Stars Lindsay Arnold!!

One thing we wanted to do in this off season was talk with pro Lindsay Arnold for the big mark she made on Dancing With The Stars last season. She sealed so many of us as big fans now not only for her sweet and humble personality, but, for the dancer, teacher, and choreographer she’s become. In a new PureDWTS interview below, Lindsay talks all about the last season of Dancing With The Stars. John was able to ask her so many cool questions on her most favorite dance in her career, whether she’ll be back for the next season of Dancing With The Stars, her thoughts on the pros using outside choreographers for some of their dances and so much more. She also talks with us about the new Dancing With The Stars Live Tour and how different it is this time from previous shows. Enjoy and THANK YOU LINDSAY for your time! We hope you are back as a Pro for Dancing With The Stars Season 22!! For Tickets to see Lindsay on the Dancing With The Stars Live “Dancing All Night” tour, see DWTStour.com.

January 20, 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.

DWTS2016 Brittany Cherry Interviewed On The DWTS Live Tour, The “Thinking Out Loud” Video, And More

Dancing With The Stars Troupe member Brittany Cherry talked with The Dayton Daily News. She talks of the new Dancing With The Stars Live Tour. She mentions the Cinema portion of the show which is so incredible!! She also talks on “So You Think You Can Dance” and doing Ed Sheeran’s video “Thinking Out Loud”. Fascinating….

“We’ll all be running around the entire time,” she said. “There’s also a cinema portion that recreates songs from famous movies. I’ll be in the James Bond one.”

Dancing since she was 3 years old, Cherry broke through at 19 on Season 10 of “So You Think You Can Dance,” which she described as a “brief but awesome experience.” She was the first to be cut after making the Top 20.

“Doing the Afro-jazz number my first week on the show was really fun and challenging,” she said. “I’m from Utah, and that took me really far out of my comfort zone.”

It’s not uncommon for “SYTYCD” alumni to land on “Dancing With the Stars” as a pro dancer, though Cherry has been working on the show in various capacities for several years since appearing on the kids’ version of the competition at 13. She has been a full-time pro dancer on the show for two seasons now.

“ ‘SYTYCD’ makes you really well-rounded,” she said. “That’s good for ‘DWTS,’ because you do all different kinds of dancing.”

Cherry acquired a bit more fame when she did a ballroom dance with Ed Sheeran for the video to his hit song “Thinking Out Loud.” In a social media post, Cherry jokingly recollected she was a little wary because she didn’t know Sheeran’s level of skill as a dancer, whether he a was more of the “fist-bump and twerking” type.

“We went backstage and had him move around, lift me, just show what he could do, and we choreographed the whole thing based on that,” she said. “The theme was that I was taking him through this, and he wanted to dance through the entire video. He’s a hard worker and one of the best people I’ve ever worked with. It’s my favorite job.”

To read more, see The Dayton Daily News.

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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.