Dancing With The Stars Witney Carson posted a video to her instagram of her wedding to Carson McAllister. You can watch it below. It’s beautiful. Also, if you want to know how they pulled off such a quick wedding, see Glamour as Witney tells them all about it.
Heads up to those living in Palm Coast and Lakeland Florida, Dancing With The Stars Witney Carson and Chris Soules are reuniting to dance again in “Ballroom With A Twist”. Chris talks all about it with The Daytona News Journal. Here is a take from the link. For tickets, go here or here.
Carson didn’t repeat as victor in season 20 — “her hopes of becoming champion were pretty dim once she had me as a partner,” Soules said — but she’ll be paired with him once again on the Ballroom with a Twist tour, which stops in Palm Coast Wednesday evening.
The tour showcases a robust roster of TV stars from shows such as “American Idol,” in addition to the aforementioned dance-centric series.
Though Soules stumbled upon fame inadvertently, Carson and many of the other Ballroom with a Twist cast members have pursued careers in entertainment and the arts since childhood.
Carson said she auditioned for “So You Think You Can Dance” right out of high school when the show came to her home state of Utah. “My mom actually pushed me to do it last minute,” Carson wrote in an email interview. She not only made it onto the show, but reached the top six.
She was hired on as a troupe dancer for “Dancing with the Stars” soon after, and within a season was promoted to professional dancer status. Her specialties are Latin and ballroom dancing, because they are “graceful yet so powerful,” she said. “I love the way two people move together to create magic. It’s one thing to do it but yourself but with two people you have to be completely in sync. It takes discipline and trust!”
As Carson’s partner on “Dancing with the Stars,” Soules said trust came fairly easily. Her status as reigning champ didn’t hurt. “I had a lot of confidence in her. For a (22-year-old), Witney is extremely talented, smart and mature.”
In Ballroom with a Twist, Carson will be paired with Soules for a jive, “the first dance we did on Week 1, then we’ll do contemporary, which is the dance we received the highest score on later in the season. So they’re two of my favorite dances to perform,” said Soules.
One of his favorite dances from a choreography perspective was the cha-cha, but don’t expect him to break it out Wednesday. “I completely screwed it up during the live portion of the show and we scored really horribly,” he said. “… I think I kind of cracked in to the pressure that week.”
While the show was “one of the most stressful experiences I’ve ever had,” Soules said, and at times “I literally thought I was gonna lose my mind” when faced with the crowd and cameras, “it was exciting and scary at the same time.”
Dancing With The Stars Derek Hough, Witney Carson, and some of the troupe and more dancers performed at the Disneyland 60th Anniversary last night at the Disney Resort in Anaheim, California. You can see lots of photos and videos at Pure Derek Hough. Note that you’ll be able to watch this special and performance on February 21st (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST) on ABC.
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Be sure to pick up the new issues of In Touch Weekly if interested. Dancing With The Stars Witney Carson talks on her honeymoon with Carson McAllister, having kids, and more. You can see a teaser and some fun photos at In Touch.
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Some photos of Witney Carson’s wedding to Carson McAllister are starting to come out. Below are some instagrams from Witney, Lindsay Arnold, Jenna Johnson, and Emma Slater. Aren’t they beautiful? We’ll post more later or tomorrow. Congratulations and many best wishes to Witney and Carson!!
ETA: More photos have been added below. Also, check out a People Exclusive at this link. You can see some beautiful photos of Witney and Carson. You can also read some exclusive details on the wedding.
— Jenna Johnson (@Dance10Jenna) January 1, 2016
In a previous posting, we teased you on Dancing With The Stars Witney Carson’s wedding dress. Below she gives more details to The Knot on her wedding taking place in Utah in January to Carson Mcallister. I love her plans. #RockyMountains #UtahWinterBeauty
For Witney Carson, it’s all about a cozy, rustic and romantic feel for her upcoming winter wedding. Carson’s fiance and love of four years, Carson Mcallister, proposed in October with the cutest seaside engagement. Now the couple is wasting no time getting started on planning their January 2016 nuptials. Carson, a professional dancer and winner of Dancing With the Stars season 19, met Mcallister in their hometown, American Forks, Utah, and they both knew the mountains in mid-winter would be the perfect snowy setting. And if we learned anything from their dreamy winter wonderland engagement shoot, their wedding is going to be just magical. We have the exclusive scoop from Carson on her wedding details as the planning unfolds. We’re expecting big things for the couple’s first dance, of course, plus a solid turnout from the DWTS cast!
“The inspiration for the wedding came from my hometown in Utah,” Carson tells The Knot. “It’s so beautiful here and I’ve always loved it! I wanted the wedding to be cozy and warm, romantic, and embody the essence of Utah in winter. I’ve always wanted my wedding to be simple yet romantic, but can still give people an impression of who Carson and I are together.”
Carson achieved a similar look with her winter engagement photos. India Earl of India Earl Photographer shared the stunning snowy photos with The Knot on December 2.
“There will definitely be elements of the winter wonderland shoot in our wedding,” Carson shares with The Knot. “We want it to be rustic, woodsy and romantic and I think when it all comes together it’ll be magical!”
“The wedding will be this January, and yes it’s quick!” the Dancing With the Stars pro adds. “We don’t like to waste any time.”
More details and some stunning photos at The Knot. Thanks to Lori for the heads up.
KTNV covered both nights of the Dancing With The Stars Season 21 Finale. They talked with the winners and the other cast members. They also talked with them about the new ‘Dance All Night’ Tour. Great interviews and coverage of both nights.
I preface my column with the hopes that you all had a Thanksgiving full of fun, food, fellowship, however and wherever your celebrations took you! My column is late due to much preparation, lots of family around, celebrating the many blessings of my life! It has been a blessing to be able to share my love of Dancing With The Stars with all of you through the compilations of written words. I hope you have enjoyed the hard work and attention to detail when preparing my work to share.
The lyrics to Celebration Time by Kool and the Gang came to mind as I watched the two night Dancing with The Stars Finale. A festival was taking place on the dance floor. An all out dancing celebration! The ballroom was shaking, was filled with rousing applause! Dance after dance filled our senses with pure delight! A sense of revelry, an atmosphere of conviviality was shared by the dancers! Friendships formed that will last, bonds were made to last forever. That spirit of camaraderie far eclipsed the Mirror Ball Trophy. The blinged out Mirror Ball was the prize, the bedazzled trophy was hoisted in celebration of a magnificent couple worthy to call it their own!
A genius idea was to take the second night of the Finale on location to The Grove. The Holiday atmosphere was on full resplendent display! The show seemed larger than its dancing life with the stage bedecked with a mammoth, sparkling Christmas tree and other visual delights! It certainly was a sprint between there and the studio, but through the genius of production it worked seamlessly! Read more..
Allison Holker talked about her baby and her future on Dancing With The Stars with Got Pap. They mention how she has 4 more seasons of the show, but, she says she will definitely be taking off next season since her baby is due in March (which we knew already). However, she also mentions how she might dance in a few numbers afterwards. You can listen to her at this link. She is radiating and looks so beautiful. Thanks to @DWTSGossip for the heads up.
Got Pap also talked with Louis Van Amstel at the airport after the Dancing With The Stars finale. They talk on Anna Trebunskaya, the finale, and about athletes doing the show. You can listen to this interview at this link.
The one of Bindi and Derek being announced as winners is….telling, IMO.
Here’s the reaction to Alek getting third place. You can see a bit of Bindi and Derek with Nick and Sharna in this one.
This is Nick singing during dress rehearsal. Dude can actually sing and I love the song – kinda amazing, actual singing, in this day and age. 😉
This is interesting – during dress rehearsal, they called Bindi in third and Alek won. Wonder if that’s how they do dress every year. I also wonder if this is how Derek reads his tea leaves.