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Can DWTS Season 25 Contestant Lindsey Stirling Dance?

As you know Lindsey Stirling is dancing in the new season of Dancing With The Stars (read here in case you missed this news), but, can she dance? We’ll let you decide after you watch “The Arena” with her and Derek Hough below (in case you haven’t seen it). I can’t get enough of it. I also can’t help but dream on what she and Mark Ballas will be like as partners. The creativity is going to be off the hook. Bring it on!!!

September 1, 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Season 25 Pros Weigh In On Rivalries And More

Be sure to pick up the new edition of US Weekly. Some of the pros of Dancing With The Stars Season 25 are featured on the cover. They talk on their rivalries and more. You can see the cover and some of the interviews HERE.


Us Weekly: Fess up, how fierce is the rivalry?

Peta Murgatroyd: It’s intense for the show. But in reality, we are good friends. It’s not like, “I have to beat Mark Ballas!”

Sharna Burgess: To be honest, I think the fans fight more than we do! The stories about bad blood and confrontation get blown out of proportion.

Mark Ballas: If you start thinking, “I have to beat this one,” you’ve got a major problem. This is about your partner.

Witney Carson: At the beginning of the season we’re all so excited. Then, when it starts getting serious, I shut my door because I don’t want anybody to see my routine! I am super-competitive.

Exclusive! The #DWTS stars aren't holding anything back. https://t.co/KNIuwncOol

— Us Weekly (@usweekly) August 30, 2017

August 30, 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Mark Ballas First Vlog For Dancng With The Stars Season 25

Mark Ballas will be posting Vlogs for Dancing With The Stars this season. Here’s the first one with footage from his trip in New York City for the announcement of his return and more….

August 29, 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Mark Ballas Teases On His New Dancing With The Stars Season 25 Partner

Mark Ballas was interviewed on People Now. He teases on his new Dancing With The Stars partner with these words: “She’s lovely, she’s gifted, and she’s a natural”. She’s also a friend. Check out the new teaser and more hints at this link. Any guesses? I have no idea.

ETA: Mark talked to Extra today as well….

August 25, 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Mark Ballas Interviewed On Why He Came Back To DWTS, What He Looks Forward To, And More

In a new interview with People, Mark Ballas talks of why he came back to Dancing With The Stars, how the show and he has changed since his first season. He also mentions what he’d like to do this season. I’m so glad he’s back. I look so forward seeing that unique, standout creativity again. Read on…

Why come back now?
There were aspects of it I missed, like getting to be creative and using that part of my skill set and brain. I like coming up with my own material. Doing Broadway was amazing, but you’re singing someone else’s words and doing someone else’s choreography and it’s the same every night. Here you get to do your own thing and change it up every week. It’s been an insane year for [wife BC Jean] and I between getting married, Broadway and the national tour of Jersey Boys, and then our own tour and putting together our upcoming EP. But the timing really worked out.

How has the show changed since you started on season 6?
Over the years the show has advanced. You’re not told what to do anymore. The production has come a long way in giving the pros free rein. They’ve incorporated new styles and they’ve really upped the production value. It’s a great collaborative effort and a lot of fun. I missed that. I’m excited to switch that part of my brain back on.

How have you changed since your first season?
When I was younger it was fun and new. Then I was around for a while and had some rough seasons and I was just happy to be there. I’ve had seasons where I’ve had a partner I thought was the best dancer but not won and other seasons where I had partners who weren’t the best but went really far. It’s really just about how you react to every situation. This season I just really want to get in there and keep my head down, get creative and do some great work.

Lots more at People.

August 24, 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Video Of The DWTS Season 25 Pro Reveal On GMA, One More Pro Will Be Revealed On Sept. 6th

In case you missed it, below is some video coverage of the Dancing With The Stars Season 25 Pro Reveal on Good Morning America today! NOTE: According to ABC, there will be one more pro announced on GMA with the Celebrity Reveal on September 6th. Thanks to @Idolxfactor1 for recording.

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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing with the Stars Season 25 – PRO WATCH!!

It’s that time of year once again folks. And sans Derek and Mark, I can’t say I’m terribly enthused…unless we can get Sasha or Sharna a MBT this time around. 😉

If you have something to contribute, PLEASE PROVIDE a SOURCE – by that I mean a link. We appreciate the help, but it needs to be sourced, otherwise it’s just a distraction. Thx.

Derek recently said, very firmly, that he’s not coming back. Since he’s committed to NBC I would assume that to be solid, despite what he says about Celine Dion. 😉 I’m fairly sure I heard Mark say that he is out as well, but I’m not as sure about that. Peta has started playing the Chmerkovskiy salary negotiation game – all three (Peta, Val and Maks) have implied they “might” be back. Peta pretty much outright said if she gets a good partner. I have a question mark by Jenna with the word out because I think it hinges on SYTYCD. Based on her pick, I suspect she’ll be available.

ETA2: It’s Pro Reveal Day on GMA!! Watch this space down here and I’ll be updating (or trying to) as we go!

We think Mark is back based on the silhouette!!  Pray…our only male choreographic hope sans Derek!!

Gee, I had forgotten how lame GMA is. :::rolls eyes:::  This is why I watch CBS This Morning. This show is crap.

Thank you Jesus. Mark is back. Please give him a decent partner. oOooo…sounds like they lured him back with his partner.

LOL to Bruno!!

Shit. Looks like Sasha might have gotten hosed. Alan lovers got their way for some mysterious reason. Let’s hope he lives up to the hype. I have my doubts.

There might still be a pro to be revealed, since we appear to be one short….

ETA: With this latest update from ET, it looks like we now have a full roster of pros.  Sorry, Jenna/Allison/Sasha fans. Cheryl fans, rejoice! 🙂 -Court-

Male Pros
Val – IN
Gleb – IN
Mark – IN (Hooray!!)
Artem – IN
Derek – OUT
Sasha – (OUT??? not announced and we already have 7)
Maks – IN
Keo – IN
Alan – IN

Female Pros
Sharna – IN
Kym – OUT
Emma – IN
Witney – IN
Allison – OUT
Lindsay – IN
Jenna – OUT
Cheryl – IN
Peta – IN

Status of Former Pros (You never know!)
Tristan MacManus – No, appears to have sworn off TV dancing
Anna Trebunskaya – Expecting Baby #2
Lacey Schwimmer – Unlikely
Louis Van Amstel – ?
Chelsie Hightower – ?
Corky Ballas – ?
Karina Smirnoff –
Edyta Sliwinska –
Tony Dovolani –

The Troupe
Brittany Cherry – Filling in for Jenna for first three weeks
Britt Stewart – In
Hayley Ebert – In
Brandon Armstrong – In
Sasha Farber – In
Jenna Johnson – In
Artur Adamski – In
Shannon Holtzapffel – Out
Dennis Jauch – Out
Kiril Kulish – Out

ETA: Let the guessing begin!! I guess Tony and Cheryl.

August 10, 2017 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Mark Ballas Asked On Whether He Will Come Back To Dancing With The Stars

In a new Entertainment Tonight interview with Mark Ballas and BC Jean, Mark is asked if he’d come back to Dancing With The Stars. He said, “Eh, not at this point… “I mean, never say never, but it’s a little early to tell.” More below. What I’d give to see Mark come back to the show….and Derek as the show is not the same without them!! I love the idea of BC dancing too.

Read more..

August 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Mark Ballas And BC Jean aka “Alexander Jean” Premiere New Video For “Paper Planes”

Mark Ballas and BC Jean aka Alexander Jean released a new video today for “Paper Planes” from their latest EP, ‘High Enough’! You can watch it below. It’s beautiful! Want more? If so, be sure to stream or download their ‘High Enough’ EP now at Alexander Jean. It’s a winner in more ways than one!

July 18, 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Alexander Jean “High Enough” EP Premieres TODAY! (New Promo)

Mark Ballas and BC Jean’s aka Alexander Jean new EP “High Enough” is out today! Below is a really good sampling! You can order your copy at itunes HERE. Sign up for their email list for updates and tour info at Alexander Jean.

June 26, 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 . To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.