Updated 17th January 2022
Trent Whiddon was one of the new Professional dancers on the 2014 series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Gordana Grandosek joined the 2018 Strictly cast to partner Ronan Keating for a Boyzone ‘Children In Need’ special on 16th November.
Trent and his partner Gordana are former Australian Professional 10 dance Champions and combined 5 times British championships finalists. Together they have appeared on Dancing With The Stars USA, Australia & Slovenia.
In the 12th series of Strictly, Trent partnered singer/songwriter Pixie Lott all the way to week 11
Choreographers for hit TV show ‘So You Think You Can Dance’
Learn all about Trent & Gordana’s dancing career, see photos & videos plus all their latest news below
Who better to teach you to dance than the professional dancers from Strictly Come Dancing? You can meet the stars, learn their steps and be captivated as they perform spectacular shows just for you.
Join Strictly Stars Aljaz Skorjanec & Janette Manrara, Giovanni Pernice & partner, BBC Greatest Dancer Champion & new Strictly Pro Jowita Przystal and Michael Danilczuk, Strictly Head Judge Shirley Ballas plus Argentine Tango Stars for an unforgettable weekend break.
Join Strictly Stars Aljaz Skorjanec & Janette Manrara, Katya & Neil Jones, Amy Dowden & Ben Jones, Strictly Head Judge Shirley Ballas, British National & World Ballroom Champions Warren & Kristi Boyce, plus Argentine Tango stars Leandro Palou & Maria Tsiatsiani for an unforgettable weekend break.
Trent was delighted to partner Pop sensation Pixie Lott all the way to week 11 – what a start to Trent’s first Strictly!
Trent Whiddon is Australian Professional Ten Dance Champion and two times British Championships Latin finalist.
Date of Birth 8 September 1986
Married to Gordana Grandosek
From the age of seven Trent has been dancing, winning numerous Australian Youth & Junior titles. Trent has been a cast member of BURN THE FLOOR since 2002, appearing in Broadway as the dance captain, and most recently as BURN THE FLOOR manager in Florida and for Norweigian Cruise Lines.
Trent has been assistant choreographer for Strictly Come Dancing as well as a choreographer for season three of Australia’s So You Think You Can Dance, plus a professional dancer on Dancing With The Stars Australia.
Find out more about Trent’s dancing profile on his official BBC Strictly Come Dancing profile page.
From Slovenia, Gordana Grandosek Whiddon has been dancing for 21 years.
Gordana has been a five-time recipient of the Slovenian top sport achievement award and has been a cast member of the 50’s show. Gordana was the Slovenian champion four years running, British and International runner up, German, Dutch, Italian, Danish champion and Australian professional 10 dance champion.
Gordana joined BURN THE FLOOR in 2000 and was a cast member of the Broadway production. Gordana became company manager for Burn The Floor Busch Gardens with her partner Trent Whiddon.
Gordana placed second on Slovenian Dancing With The Stars and was a choreographer on Australia’s So You Think You Can Dance season three.
Find out more information about the BBC TV programme Strictly Come Dancing
by checking out the BBC Strictly Come Dancing website
Take a look at Trent Whiddon & Gordana Grandosek’s official website
Donahey’s Dance Lessons & UK Weekend Breaks are not associated with the BBC.
Trent Whiddon is choregraphing ‘Strictly Presents: The Power of Dance’ tour. A brand-new show from the Strictly Come Dancing family touring the UK – Featuring the spectacular professional dancers Janette Manrara, Dianne Buswell, Amy Dowden and Neil Jones.
Learn more about all your favourite Strictly Pro’s here;
– Aljaz Skorjanec
– Amy Dowden
– Anton du Beke
– Dianne Buswell
– Giovanni Pernice
– Gorka Marquez
– Graziano di Prima
– Janette Manrara
– Johannes Radebe
– Jowita Przystal
– Kai Widdrington
– Karen Clifton
– Katya Jones
– Kevin Clifton
– Luba Mushtuk
– Nadiya Bychkova
– Nancy Xu
– Neil Jones
– Nikita Kuzmin
– Oti Mabuse