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Katya Virshilas

June 2015 issue

This month, we speak to cover stars Katya Virshilas and Jared Murillo, discover dance studios in unexpected places and explore dancers “crossing over” from one style to another…              

Katya and Jared to join Puttin’ on the Ritz

Strictly stars Katya Virshilas and Jared Murillo will join the cast of Puttin’ on the Ritz next month in Belfast and will star in the show’s run at Blackpool, the home of ballroom, for its the summer season at the Grand Theatre. The pair will continue to tour with the show into the autumn.

Katya and Pasha on tour

Katya Virshilas and Pasha Kovalev are back on tour with a new show. The pair have danced together on Strictly Come Dancing, as well as partnering celebrities on the show, and have already toured the UK together.

DanceSyndrome on the One Show with Miranda and Pasha

The charity DanceSyndrome, which featured in the December 2013 of Dance Today, spent a day in the limelight last Tuesday, March 12 – for the very worthy cause of Comic Relief.

Karen Hauer joins “Strictly”

“Strictly Come Dancing” will have a new professional dancer this series. Karen Hauer will replace Katya Virshilas when the show returns to BBC1 this autumn.

Katya Virshilas leaves “Strictly”

“Strictly Come Dancing” professional Katya Virshilas has been dropped from the BBC series. Katya, a Lithuanian-born dancer who made her debut in series seven in 2009, is the only professional who will not be returning this year.

From the screen to the stage

We’ve enjoyed watching them in our living rooms – now “Strictly Come Dancing” stars Katya Virshilas and Pasha Kovalev are to join forces on a national tour with their new show.

“Strictly” professionals announced

The countdown to “Strictly” has begun, with the announcement of the professional dancers for this year’s series.

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