What a way to start 2019: With a hot night of electrifying dancing from your favourite Dancing with the Stars dancers. Here’s the cast!
Hayley Erbert danced on season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance and with the 2014 and 2015 Move Live On Tour, starring Derek and Julianne Hough. She’s been featured since season 21 as a troupe dancer on DWTS. She mentored Kamercon Couch and partner Hudson West on DWTS: Juniors.
Jenna Johnson appeared as a finalist on Season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance, where she placed in the Top 4 Girls. She is a five-time U.S. National Latin Champion, U.S. National Youth 10 Dance Champion, and a three-time National Contemporary Winner. In 2012, she represented the United States at the World Latin Championships held in Beijing.
Witney Carson, herself an Emmy-nominated choreographer, trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop, lyrical, tap, Latin and standard ballroom. She was one of the top six on season 9 of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance and returned the following season as an all-star. She also performed in the 2015 dance flick Dancin’: It’s On.
Emma Slater and her partner won the 2005 British Under 21 Latin American Championship in Blackpool, England, when she was just 16 years old, she. In 2007, Emma appeared in the Universal Pictures movie Mamma Mia! and sang on the soundtrack. She’s also performed in several productions in London’s West End: Simply Ballroom (including a world tour), Dirty Dancing, Latin Fever, and Cheek to Cheek.
Britt Stewart was a principle dancer in all three High School Musical movies, the remake of Fame, No Strings Attached, and the award-winning La La Land. She has toured and performed alongside world-renowned recording artists such as Florence + The Machine, Rihanna, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Selena Gomez, and Janet Jackson.
And now, the men…
Brandon Armstrong trained in all styles, including jazz, hip hop, and contemporary, and he has traveled all over the world to compete professionally in Latin ballroom. Brandon officially joined the cast of Dancing with the Stars as a troupe member for season 24 and has spent the last 3 seasons in this role.
Gleb Savchenko has appeared on Dancing with the Stars in the U.K., Australia, and Russia, and has been a choreographer for other dance shows, including So You Think You Can Dance. His appearance on Strictly Come Dancing in the U.K. caused a huge stir on social media and in the press, leaving fans wanting more.
Artem Chigvintsev honed his craft first in Moscow and then in Germany and England, until he earned a spot in 2010 as a professional dancer on the U.K. smash hit Strictly Come Dancing, which he won with celebrity partner Kara Tointon. After four successful seasons on the show, he joined Dancing with the Stars in 2014 to begin his new journey in the U.S.
Sasha Farber started dancing at age 13 in Australia. By 17, he had won the Australian Latin Championships twice and represented Australia at the World Latin Championships. He joined the Dancing with the Stars troupe in season 13. Farber was a featured dancer in the Broadway and West End production of Burn the Floor.
Alan Bersten was a finalist on season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance and finished in the Top 6 Males. He toured through North America with the show and then joined Burn the Floor for their world tour. Aftewards, he received a recurring role as part of the show choir Vocal Adrenaline on season 6 of Glee. Bersten has been on five seasons of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars as part of the professional troupe.
Dancing with the Stars comes to Kitchener on January 6, 2019. Celebrate the New Year with your favourite dancers! Order your tickets now!