Hillary Duff has come a long way since her Disney days as Lizzie McGuire, now appearing on the TV Land hit series "Younger." But tbh, there's nothing we'd love more than to see her relive her performing past (girl can move!) on the "DWTS" stage.
Before he was doing acrobatics in that Spider-Man suit, Tom Holland was showing off his ballet skills as Billy in the West End production of Billy Elliot the Musical. Tom, "DWTS" is ready for you.
Cardi B needs to be on "DWTS," okurrr?! Yes, we know she's about to give birth to a baby girl, but Season 27 won't be for another year. Here's to hoping we get some Cardi B-style finesse on the show soon.
With her sass, wit, and charm, "Riverdale's" Madelaine Petsch—who also took dance classes as a kid—was practically made to be on "DWTS." Can you imagine all the bright-red lewks she could serve us?
Listen, Zac: It's time for you to GET YOUR HEAD IN THE GAME and start SOARING, FLYING across that "DWTS" stage. We know you have a busy schedule and all, but we're sure we can WORK THIS OUT.
We already know she loves a good dance-off. And would there be anything funnier than Tiffany Haddish on "DWTS"? We don't think so.
The Greatest Showman was, quite frankly, one of the best things we've ever seen. And Hugh Jackman is certainly no stranger to the stage, having performed on Broadway several times before. GIVE. HIM. THAT. MIRRORBALL.
Gina Rodriguez AND Justin Baldoni
This TV couple (not real-life, unfortunately) from the CW's "Jane the Virgin" is all kinds of #RelationshipGoals—and we've actually already seen them show off their considerable dancing skills on the show. We'd love to watch them compete against each other on "DWTS"!
School of American Ballet students (Rosalie O'Connor, courtesy SAB)
Do you have a "Strictly Ballet"–sized hole in your heart? Good news: The upcoming docuseries "On Pointe" just might fill it.
The School of American Ballet is teaming up with Imagine Documentaries and DCTV for the project. Though it's not yet clear where "On Pointe" will air, we do know that it'll follow talented SAB students preparing for professional ballet careers—much as Teen Vogue's popular "Strictly Ballet" web series did back in the day. But "On Pointe" marks the first time documentary filmmakers have been allowed access to the school, and it sounds like it'll paint an even more complete picture of the dancers' lives inside and outside the studio.
Choreographer Bob Fosse's signature style—with its jazz hands, inverted knees, and slouched shoulders—is still a huge influence in the dance world (and, thanks to the gloriously dancyFX series "Fosse/Verdon," the TV world). But while you know to expect plenty of Fosse-isms during a stage performance of Chicago or Sweet Charity, Fosse's legacy has also seeped into pop music culture, inspiring the likes of Beyoncé and Lady Gaga. Here are just six of the many music videos that reference Fosse's iconic works.
Gabrielle Hamilton in John Heginbotham's dream ballet from Oklahoma! Photo by Little Fang Photo, courtesy DKC/O&M
Last night, longtime theater legends (including Chita Rivera herself!) as well as rising stars gathered to celebrate one of Broadway's danciest events: the third annual Chita Rivera Awards.
The evening paid tribute to this season's dancer standouts, extraordinary ensembles, and jaw-dropping choreography—on- and off-Broadway and on film.
As usual, several Dance Spirit faves made it into the mix. (With such a fabulous talent pool of nominees to choose from, we're glad that ties were allowed.) Here are the highlights from the winner's list: