Britt Stewart

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Britt Stewart (born September 21, 1989)[1] is a professional dancer. She is currently a professional dancer and choreographer on Dancing with the Stars.

Britt Stewart
Born (1989-09-21) 21 September 1989 (age 32)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationDancer, choreographer

Personal life

Stewart was born and raised in Aurora, Colorado. She began dancing at the age of 3. In 2000, she was accepted into the Denver School of the Arts. After graduating in 2007, she got accepted at Loyola Marymount University and moved to Los Angeles, California.[2]

Career

She appeared in all three High School Musical movies as a principal dancer.[3] She was also a dancer on tours for singers Annie Lennox, Demi Lovato, Florence and the Machine, Janet Jackson, Rihanna and Selena Gomez. She was a core dancer for singer Katy Perry for three years. She danced at Super Bowl XLIX and on her Prismatic World Tour.[4]

She appeared as a dancer in the shows Bunheads, Gilmore Girls, Grey's Anatomy, and The Voice. She was a series regular on the ABC Family show "Dancing Fools."[4]

Dancing with the Stars

Stewart started working on Dancing with the Stars as a troupe member on season 23. She remained in that role until season 27. She also went on tour three times for the show. She became a pro on in season 29, becoming the first female black pro on the show.[5]

In season 29, she was partnered with Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir.[6] The couple reached the semifinals and were eliminated week 10, finishing in 6th place.[7]

In season 30, she was partnered with actor Martin Kove.[8] They were eliminated in the second week of competition, finishing in last place.[9]

  • Scores out of 40 are adjusted to be out of 30.
Season Partner Place Average
29 Johnny Weir 6th 25.1
30 Martin Kove 15th 10.5

Season 29

With celebrity partner Johnny Weir

Week Dance / Song Judges' score Total Result
Inaba Hough Tonioli
1 Cha-cha-cha / "Buttons" 6 6 6 18 No elimination
2 Tango / "Poker Face" 6 6 6 18 Safe
3 Rumba / "Reflection" 8 8 8 24 Safe
4 Jive / "Crocodile Rock" 8 8 8 24 Safe
5 Contemporary / "Total Eclipse of the Heart" 10 10 9 29 Safe
6 Salsa / "On the Floor" 7 8 7 22 Bottom two
7 Viennese waltz / "Creep" 9 9 9 27 Safe
8 Foxtrot / "Wonder"
Viennese waltz relay / "I Have Nothing"
9
Awarded
9
3
9
Points
27 + 3 = 30 Safe
9 Quickstep / "Valerie"
Jive Dance-off / "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
10
Awarded
10
0
10
Points
30 Bottom two
10

(Semifinals)

Salsa / "X"
Jazz / "I Lived"
9
10
9
10
9
10
27
30
Eliminated

Season 30

With celebrity partner Martin Kove

Week Dance / Song Judges' score Total Result
Inaba Goodman Hough Tonioli
1 Paso doble / "You're the Best" 4 3 3 3 13 No elimination
2 Cha-cha-cha / "Twist and Shout" 4 3 4 4 15 Eliminated

References

  1. ^ Bloom, Mike (2020-11-16). "Here's Everything You Need to Know About Britt Stewart, Dancing with the Stars' First Black Female Main Pro Cast Member". Parade: Entertainment, Recipes, Health, Life, Holidays. Retrieved 2021-11-23.
  2. ^ "Britt Stewart". IMDb. Retrieved 2021-11-23.
  3. ^ "From "High School Musical" to "Dancing with the Stars," Britt Stewart Can Conquer It All". Dance Magazine. 2021-08-23. Retrieved 2021-11-23.
  4. ^ a b "ABOUT". Britt Benae Stewart. Retrieved 2021-11-23.
  5. ^ "Meet Britt Stewart, the First Black Female Pro on "Dancing with the Stars"". Dance Spirit. 2020-10-26. Retrieved 2021-11-23.
  6. ^ America, Good Morning. "'Dancing with the Stars' 2020: Pairs for season 29 revealed". Good Morning America. Retrieved 2021-11-23.
  7. ^ November 16, Natalie Stone; Pm, 2020 10:53. "DWTS Double Elimination! Who Was Sent Home During Semifinals — and Which Celebs Will Compete in the Finale?". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2021-11-23.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  8. ^ "Dancing With The Stars Season 30: Full List Of Dancing Couples". ScreenRant. 2021-09-24. Retrieved 2021-11-23.
  9. ^ September 27, Karen Mizoguchi; Pm, 2021 10:07. "DWTS: Cobra Kai Star Martin Kove Is the First Contestant to Be Eliminated on Season 30". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2021-11-23.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
Awards and achievements|- style="text-align: center;"
Preceded by Dancing with the Stars (US) semi-finalist
Season 29 (Fall 2020 with Johnny Weir)
Succeeded by
Preceded by Dancing with the Stars (US) last place
Season 30 (Fall 2021 with Martin Kove)
Succeeded by
TBA
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