Aliona Vilani

Aliona Vilani is a Russian-Kazakhstani professional dancer and was born on 1 May 1984. Vilani started learning ballet when she was five years old, and moved to Russia to learn ballroom dancing at age 11. At age 13 Aliona Vilani moved to the United States and joined the Kaiser Dance Academy in Brooklyn, New York. […]

Robin Windsor

Robin Windsor is a British professional latin and ballroom dancer, born in Ipswich, Suffolk. He was born on 15 September 1979. Robin Windsor grew up in the Spring Road area of Ipswich and went to Clifford Road Primary and Copleston High School. Robin Windsor has been dancing since he was three when his parents took […]

Natalie Lowe

Natalie Lowe was born 15 August 1980 and N.S.W , Sydney Australia. She is an Australian professional dancer and Ballroom expert. Natalie Lowe is a four-time Australian Dance Champion. She joined Seven Network’s Dancing with the Stars in 2004, partnering athlete Matt Shirvington She then partnered Ian Roberts, and won the 2006 series with AFL […]

Artem Chigvintsev

Artem Chigvintsev was born on 12 June 1982 at Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, RSFSR, Soviet Union. Artem is Russian professional dancer specialising in Latin dancing. Artem’s parents took him to dance classes from a young age. His mother loved dancing and wanted Artem to be involved with something that would keep him from hanging around on […]

Pasha Kovalev

Pavel (“Pasha”) Kovalev was born on 19 January 1980 in Komsomolsk-ne-Amure in Siberia. He is a professional Latin and ballroom dancer. Pasha Kovalev started dancing at age eight. In 2001 he moved to the United States with his professional dance partner Anya Garnis and settled in Fort Lee, New Jersey. In 2008 he moved to […]

Ricky Groves has tangoed out of Strictly!

The remaining six couples danced in the tenth week of Strictly Come Dancing. Jade Johnson is no longer going to take part in the competition due to an injury to her ligament. The first couple to dance was Ali Bastian and partner Brian Fortuna. They danced the Foxtrot and scored 8 + 9 + 9 […]

Tuffers is bowled out of Strictly Come Dancing!

It was the ninth week of Strictly Come Dancing. Bruce Forsythe was feeling a bit under the weather so Ronnie Corbett took his place to present the introduction to the show with Tess Daly. Claudia Winkleman was behind the stage interviewing the dancers after their dance. The first couple to dance was Phil Tuffnell and […]

Ali Bastian

Ali Bastian (born Alexandra Bastian; 1 January 1983) is an English television actress. She is best known for her role as Becca Dean in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks from 2001 to 2007, and PC Sally Armstrong in long-running ITV drama series The Bill from 2007 to present. At the 2006 British Soap Awards […]