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Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas Go Classic for Disney Night

October 17th, 2017

Week 5 of Dancing With the Stars brought one of the happiest shows of the season-Disney night.  The 10 remaining celebrities and their pro dancer partners danced various dance forms to music from Disney movies throughout history.  Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas danced a classic foxtrot to When You Wish Upon a Star.  The iconic song is from the movie Pinocchio and synonymous with the Disney brand.  The dance had no props except to have Mickey Mouse play the song on the piano.  The judges raved on the posture, hold and form of the dance and  Team Stark received the first 10 from head judge Len Goodman.  They received a total score of 28 and landed in third place for the night.


The end of the show brought one more elimination.  Sash Pieterse and Gleb Slavencho were eliminated, so Team Stark moves on to week six of the competition!

Most Memorable Year Night Brings the Tears and Another Elimination!

October 10th, 2017

Week 4 brought the always emotional Most Memorable Year of your life night to Dancing With the Stars.  Each star picked a year that was pivotal to making them  the person they are today.  Lindsey Stirling chose 2017, the year she lost her beloved father to throat cancer.  Lindsey and Mark danced to Anchor by Mindy Gledhill and included Mark wearing her father's hat and scarf.  The beautiful dance had the room in tears and received great reviews from the judges, although judge Len Goodman would have preferred more Viennese Waltz content.  The dance received a score of 26 and the couple landed in third place for the night.


The end of the night saw Derek Fisher and Sharna Burgess eliminated, so Team Shark move on to the always popular Disney night!

Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas Jive Their Way to the Top!

October 3rd, 2017

Dancing with the Stars week three brought on the celebrities guilty pleasures!  After admitting to a rough week, Lindsey declared her guilty pleasure to be staying in her pajamas all day!  Dancing to Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham!, the couple performed a pajama clad jive which head judge Len Goodman called "the dance of the season".  The team were awarded 27 points, which put them at the top of the leaderboard at the end of night!


Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas Perform Salsa

September 27th, 2017

The second night of competition for week two found the remaining Dancing With the Stars contestants dancing a Latin style.  Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas danced the Salsa to “Mani​ ​Picao​ ​(Salsaton Remix)”  by Ricky​ ​Campanell.  The judges raved about the performance, praising the choreography and Lindsey's dancing.  They were given a score of 24, which tied them for second place with Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold.


Debbie Gibson and Alan Bersten were eliminated at the end of the night, so Team Shark moves on to week three of the competition!

Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas Dance a Transformation Quickstep

September 26th, 2017

Week two of Dancing With the Stars had Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas dancing a quickstep to Swing Step by Jurassic 5.  The dance had a story of starting as caterpillars and turning into beautiful butterflies.  The beautifully creative dance was praised by the judges, and earned a score of 21.


They were called safe at the end of the show and will dance salsa during night two of the week two competition.  Barbara Corcoran and Keo Moetspe were the first couple eliminated.

Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas cha cha

September 19th, 2017

The premiere of season 25 Dancing With the Stars was Monday, September 18.  Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas danced a cha cha to Don't Worry by Madcon featuring Ray Dalton.  They were the last to dance and wowed head judge Len Goodman, who said they were the best dance of the night!  They earned a score of 22, which tied them for 1st place with Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold.


Next week will be a new dance on both Monday and Tuesday, along with the first eliminations of the season.