Mark Ballas to dance with Hunger Games' Willow Shields on Dancing With the Stars

February 24th, 2015

It's the 20th season and 10th anniversary of Dancing With the Stars, and the cast was announced on Good Morning America February 24.  Mark Ballas will be dancing with Willow Shields, best known for her role as Primrose Everdeen in the Hunger Games movies.  At 14, Willow is the youngest contestant to ever compete on the show.


The cast also includes:

Noah Galloway-Motivational speaker and wounded Army veteran will be paired with Sharna Burgess.

Robert Herjavec-Entrepeneur known from Shark Tank will be dancing with  two time winner Kym Johnson.

Patti LaBelle-Grammy and AMA singer will hit the dance floor with Artem Chigvintsev.

Nastia Liukin-The Olympic gymnast will be paired with five time champion Derek Hough.

Riker Lynch-singer from the group R5 will be dancing with Allison Holker.

Charlotte McKinney-model and actress will show off her dance moves with Keo Motsepe.

Redfoo-The singer from LMFAO and former guest judge will be strutting his stuff with Emma Slater.

Michael Sam-NFL draftee will show his dance moves with Peta Murgatroyd.

Suzanne Somers-TV star, health advocate and entrepeneur will dance with Tony Dovolani.

Rumer Willis-Actress and singer will perform with Valentin Chmerkovskiy



Dancing With the Stars announces Professional Dancers for Season 20

February 11th, 2015

Dancing with the Stars is celebrating 10 years with it's 20th season of the hit show.  The professional dancers for season 20 were announced on Good Morning America February 11.  

Returning for his 16th season is  Emmy nominated choreographer Mark Ballas!  Mark has won the Mirror Ball Trophy twice and made an appearance in the finals 8 times!  He was paired with Sadie Robertson last season, earning a second place finish!

Also competing this season will be:

Tony Dovolani-He is returning for his 19th season and won the competition season 15.

Kym Johnson-After a stint as a DWTS Australia judge, this two time winner is back for her 14th season.

Witney Carson-The reigning DWTS champion returns for her third season.

Peta Murgatroyd-The season 14 champion is returning for her 8th season.

Val Chmerkovskiy- The 3 time finalist returns for his 8th season.

Sharna Burgess-Sharna is back for her fifth season with the show.

Emma Slater-Emma is back for her fourth season.

Artem Chigvntse-Artem is back for his second season.

Allison Hoelker-The Emmy nominated choreographer is back for her second season.

Two remaining pros and the 12 celebrities will be named at a later date.  The premiere of Dancing With the Stars will be Monday, March 16!



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