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PureDWTS Witney Carson And Chris Soules To Dance Again In Ballroom With A Twist

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.”

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DWTS Julianne Hough And The Cast Of “Grease Live” Talk To AOL Build – Video

Dancing With The Stars Julianne Hough and the cast of “Grease Live” did AOL Build today. I haven’t had a chance to watch all of this coverage yet, but, Al tells us this is “very entertaining“. Thanks Al for recording!!! Enjoy all….

ETA: Below are a few publicity shots from the AOL Build interview. To see more, go to Getty Images.

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Strictly Come Dancing Wants Elena Samodanova, Isabel Edvardsson, And Peta Murgatroyd To Dance Next Season

This rumor keeps surfacing that Strictly Come Dancing in the UK wants Gleb Savchenko’s wife Elena Samodanova to dance in their next season. But, according to OK! Magazine via The Sun, they also want Isabel Edvardsson and Dancing With The Stars Peta Murgatroyd. They can pursue Peta all they want, but, I don’t think this is going to happen. I really hope it’s true about Elena though. Keeps fingers crossed.

GLEB Savchenko’s wife Elena Samodanova is wanted as a new professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing.

The Russian hunk’s partner is one of a number of international female dancers being pursued by the BBC show to replace Ola Jordan, Kristina Rihanoff and Aliona Vilani, who all quit at the close of the 2015 season.

A source told The Sun: “Elena would be perfect on the show and Gleb really missed her last year.

“Losing three such popular dancers will be a real blow unless we move quickly to sign up the best, most creative and captivating dancers.”

Others being chased as potential new stars are Swedish Isabel Edvardsson, currently on the German version of Strictly, and Peta Murgatroyd from America’s Dancing With The Stars.

The source added: “We want brilliant personalities on Strictly, but also brilliant dancers.

To read more, see OK! Magazine.

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Dancing With The Stars Live “Dance All Night” Tour Videos From New York City

Fan Alyssa P recorded a bunch of videos of the Dancing With The Stars Live “Dance All Night” Tour from last week. They are the clearest I’ve seen so far. You can watch a few of them below. If interested in seeing more, go to her You Tube Channel. Thanks to Andrea for the heads up! I can’t go on enough about how good this tour is. Be sure to get tickets here.

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More DWTS Julianne Hough Interviews For “Grease Live” And “Dirty Grandpa” – Videos

The promo is off the hook for Julianne Hough and the cast on “Grease Live” as the premiere date inches closer on January 30th on Fox. Also, don’t forget Julianne stars in “Dirty Grandpa” which premieres on January 22nd in theatres every where. Below she talks with Good Morning America and Entertainment Tonight (thanks to @idolxfactor for recording the GMA video for us). Also, be sure to watch Julianne and the cast of Grease Live on AOL Build today ay 1:00pm ET if interested here. Go Julianne! I think (and do I dare say this? ) I may end up loving her in the role as “Sandy” as much or more so than Olivia Newton John. 😯

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Peta Murgatroyd Surprises Maksim Chmerkovskiy For His Birthday On The Dancing With The Stars Live Tour – Video, Photos

Dancing With The Stars Peta Murgatroyd surprised her fiance Maks Chmerkovskiy with a video at the Dancing With The Stars Live tour over the weekend. This video is so cute. Photos included below too.

http://buby.tumblr.com/post/137540449173/three-forty-six-petas-birthday-video-surprise

Happy Birthday to my Love ❤️ This year is going to be so momentous for you. Love your number one fan ?? ???

A photo posted by Peta Murgatroyd (@petamurgatroyd) on

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