Mark Ballas and Willow Shields Go Down the Rabbit Hole

April 14th, 2015

Week five of Dancing With the Stars was the popular Disney week!  Each couple danced to a song from a Disney movie.  Mark and Willow danced to Alice's Theme from Alice in Wonderland.  Willow dressed as Alice and Mark portrayed the White Rabbit in a gorgeously executed foxtrot.


The dance received positive comments from the judges and a score of 34.  They move on to week six of the competition.

Mark Ballas and Willow Shields Pay Tribute to The Hunger Games Movies

April 7th, 2015

Week four of Dancing With the Stars brought one of the most popular theme weeks-My Most Memorable Year.  Willow chose 2011, which was the year she was cast as Primrose Everdeen in The Hunger Games-a blockbuster series of movies which changed her life forever.  They chose the song Atlas, which was from the second Hunger Games movie Catching Fire.  Mark chose to honor the series with his theme and choreography.  The dance which takes place in the arena, was a fierce and emotional Contemporary routine. 


 The intense routine drew rave reviews from the judges and 3 perfect 10's.  Their final score of 39 propelled them to the top of the leader board, and is the highest score given to a contestant this season.  While they were in jeopardy, they were called safe and moved on to next week's Disney week.

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