Chelsie Hightower joined the cast of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” in its 8th Season and wowed audiences with her dancing skills as a professional dancer for 7 seasons. Some of her partners have included; Helio Castroneves, Roshon Fagen, Romeo, Michael Bolton and Ty Murray.
Still a fan favorite on FOX TV’S “So You Think You Can Dance.” They get treated to an occasional special appearance by Chelsie. She was selected as one of the ten “So You Think You Can Dance” season 10 All-Stars and performed the Jive, which she also choreographed, with contestant Aaron Turner. She performs around the country with Ballroom with a Twist and at various charity and corporate events.
In 2010 she received her first Creative EMMY nomination for Outstanding Choreography for the “Dancing With The Stars” routine, Paso Doble /Malaquena which she co- choreographed with fellow DWTS pro Derek Hough. Dancing is a major part of Chelsie’s life. She started dancing when she was 9 years old and won her first national title when she was just 11. She was one of four couples in the country to be on Team USA in 2005, representing USA in Latin Style and Team USA took 3rd place. That same year she had the opportunity to be one of the two couples to represent the United States at the Worlds for the Standard style of ballroom held in Lavita.
Come see Chelsie at the 2018 Gala!