Here you’ll find out more about BBC One Strictly Come Dancing star Michelle Tsiakkas. Learn about Tsiakkas on this year’s series of Strictly, and discover how you could see Tsiakkas perform!
Updated 4th December 2023
Strictly Come Dancing Professional Dancer Michelle Tsiakkas
Michelle Tsiakkas was one of four pro dancers who joined BBC Strictly Come Dancing back in 2022
Michelle Tsiakkas latest news – During the 2023 Musicals Special Quarter Final results show, Michelle partnered Pro dancer Graziano for a sensational performance with guest singer Joss Stone, who sang This Time, from new musical The Time Traveller’s Wife.
Latin dance champion Michelle Tsiakkas first started dancing at the age of 6 in her home country of Cyprus. There she became an undefeated champion, winning national titles consecutively from 2001-2011 before moving to London to study.
Whilst in the UK Michelle represented England at major international championships before joining Burn The Floor.
In 2023 Michelle doesn’t have a celebrity partner, however Michelle performs in all the fab Pro group numbers, and as one of the additional dancers when the celebrity pairings perform in the specials such as Blackpool and Musicals Week.
On joining the hit BBC show, Michelle said: “Being a professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing has been my dream ever since I was a little girl. I cannot believe my dream has come true! I’m so grateful to be joining this incredible family and I can’t wait to step on that magical dance floor and give it my all!”
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Michelle Tsiakkas is 28 years-old, Michelle was born in September 1995
Michelle Tsiakkas is from Cyprus
In 2023 Michelle doesn’t have a celebrity partner, however we’ll see her performing in the Pro group numbers.
Michelle’s last professional dance partner was Paulius Vaskelis. Together they recorded 17 results in Professional Latin category.
Michelle is in a relationship with professional dancer and choreographer Simone Arena.
Simone appeared alongside Michelle in Burn The Floor.
In early 2022 Simone won the Belgian version of Dancing With The Stars along with gymnast Nina Derwael.
Whilst in the UK she continued to compete, representing England at major international championships before joining the world touring dance show Burn The Floor
Michelle joined the Strictly family in 2022.
2023 is Michelle’s second series of Strictly, and she hasn’t yet had a celebrity partner, so no.
Find out more about Michelle’s dancing profile on her official BBC Strictly Come Dancing profile page.
Find out more about Michelle’s dancing profile on Dance Sport www.dancesportinfo.net/Couple/Paulius_Vaskelis_and_Michelle_Tsiakkas_367385/Resultspage.
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