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Derek Hough

 
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Hough is an American professional Latin and ballroom dancer, choreographer, actor and singer. From 2007 to 2016, Hough was a professional dancer on the ABC dance-competition series Dancing with the Stars, winning the show a record-breaking six times with his celebrity partners. For his work on ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Hough is an American professional Latin and ballroom dancer, choreographer, actor and singer. From 2007 to 2016, Hough was a professional dancer on the ABC dance-competition series Dancing with the Stars, winning the show a record-breaking six times with his celebrity partners. For his work on ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2016
Corny Collins
  [Off-Broadway]
Radio City Musical Hall Production, 2015
Jack
  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Ren McCormack

Photos

Derek Hough, Jason Ardizzone-West, Harvey Mason Jr., Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sara Bareil Photo

Derek Hough, Jason Ardizzone-West, Harvey Mason Jr., Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sara Bareilles, John Legend, Brandon Victor Dixon, Camille A. Brown, Neil Meron, Craig Zadan, David Leveaux

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05/22/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2016
Corny Collins

  [Off-Broadway]
Radio City Musical Hall Production, 2015
Jack

  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Ren McCormack

Derek Hough Biography

Hough is an American professional Latin and ballroom dancer, choreographer, actor and singer.

From 2007 to 2016, Hough was a professional dancer on the ABC dance-competition series Dancing with the Stars, winning the show a record-breaking six times with his celebrity partners. For his work on Dancing with the Stars, Hough received nine nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Choreography, winning the award twice. Hough later became a judge on the series beginning with its 29th season.

Hough has also appeared as an actor on stage, appearing in the West End premiere of Footloose: The Musical at the Novello Theatre and as well as the 2015 New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. In film and television, he has starred in the film Make Your Move and had a recurring role in the ABC musical-drama Nashville. In 2016, he appeared as Corny Collins in NBC's live musical TV-production of Hairspray Live!

From 2017-2020, Hough served as a judge on the NBC dance competition series World of Dance.




Derek Hough News

Michael Bublé Releases New Album 'Higher' Photo Michael Bublé Releases New Album 'Higher'
by Michael Major - Mar 25, 2022

Bublé also released his new video for the “Higher” single from the ‘highly’ anticipated album from outer space this morning. A custom built “MB” aircraft has been created by the UK company Sent Into Space who launched the video directly to the multi Grammy winner’s YouTube channel. Watch the new music video now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of STEP INTO…THE MOVIES WITH DEREK AND JULIANNE H Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of STEP INTO…THE MOVIES WITH DEREK AND JULIANNE HOUGH on ABC - Saturday, March 26, 2022
by TV Scoop - Mar 17, 2022

Get all the scoop on STEP INTO…THE MOVIES WITH DEREK AND JULIANNE HOUGH, airing on ABC on Saturday, March 26, 2022!

Ariana DeBose, Amber Riley & More to Join Derek & Julianne Hough in STEP INTO…THE M Photo Ariana DeBose, Amber Riley & More to Join Derek & Julianne Hough in STEP INTO…THE MOVIES
by Michael Major - Mar 9, 2022

Ariana DeBose, Amber Riley, Kevin Bacon, Charli D'Amelio, Jenna Dewan, Baz Luhrmann, Rob Marshall, Kenny Ortega, and more will honor iconic films such as “Singin’ in the Rain,” “Moulin Rouge!,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Chicago,” “Dirty Dancing,” “Saturday Night Fever” and “La La Land” in the new special.

YENTL, HAIRSPRAY LIVE! & More is Coming to BroadwayHD for Women's History Month Photo YENTL, HAIRSPRAY LIVE! & More is Coming to BroadwayHD for Women's History Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022

 In honor of Women’s History Month, BroadwayHD is celebrating some of Broadway’s iconic female characters with new titles coming to the platform including Yentl from Yentl, Mrs. Lovett from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Tracy from Hairspray Live!.

Derek & Julianne Hough to Honor CHICAGO, MOULIN ROUGE & More in New ABC Special Photo Derek & Julianne Hough to Honor CHICAGO, MOULIN ROUGE & More in New ABC Special
by Michael Major - Feb 17, 2022

The dup will recreate legendary cinematic performances in a new one-hour special, “Step Into…The Movies.” Reimagined through a modern lens, the performances will draw inspiration from iconic films such as “Singin’ in the Rain,” “Moulin Rouge,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Chicago,” “Dirty Dancing,” “Saturday Night Fever” and “La La Land.”

LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan Announces Holiday Celebrations Photo LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan Announces Holiday Celebrations
by Michael Major - Dec 8, 2021

Upcoming episodes will feature appearances by Jamie Foxx, Rosario Dawson, Kevin Hart, Victoria Beckham, Dwyane Wade, Anthony Anderson, Kristin Chenoweth, Holly Robinson Peete, Vanessa Williams, Caroline Rhea, Scottie Pippin and Derek Hough. The shows will present performances from Josh Groban and the Radio City Rockettes.

Ariana DeBose, Kristin Chenoweth & More Announced for Disney Holiday Specials Photo Ariana DeBose, Kristin Chenoweth & More Announced for Disney Holiday Specials
by Michael Major - Nov 19, 2021

Derek Hough, Julianne Hough and Ariana DeBose will serve as hosts for “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration.” The special will also feature performances from Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss, Sebastián Yatra, Gwen Stefani, and more. The Houghs, Chenoweth, and Criss will also return for the Disney Holiday Parade.

Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Finale of DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, Nove Photo Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Finale of DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, November 22, 2021
by TV Scoop - Nov 18, 2021

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on Monday, November 22, 2021! Plus, see who was sent home on the most recent episode now!

VIDEO: Watch Performances from the DANCING WITH THE STARS Semi-Finals Photo VIDEO: Watch Performances from the DANCING WITH THE STARS Semi-Finals
by Michael Major - Nov 16, 2021

Watch a full playlist of performances from the Dancing With the Stars semi-finals, including a stunning contemporary dance by Amanda Kloots. Plus, see who was sent home and who will be making it to next week's finals!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, November Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, November 15, 2021
by TV Scoop - Nov 11, 2021

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on Monday, November 15, 2021! Plus, see who was sent home on the most recent episode!

Derek Hough Videos

VIDEO: Watch Performances from the DANCING WITH THE STARS Semi-Finals VideoVIDEO: Watch Performances from the DANCING WITH THE STARS Semi-Finals
by Michael Major - Nov 16, 2021

Watch a full playlist of performances from the Dancing With the Stars semi-finals, including a stunning contemporary dance by Amanda Kloots. Plus, see who was sent home and who will be making it to next week's finals!

VIDEO: Watch Performances From 'Janet Jackson Night' on DANCING WITH THE STARS VideoVIDEO: Watch Performances From 'Janet Jackson Night' on DANCING WITH THE STARS
by Michael Major - Nov 9, 2021

Last night was 'Janet Jackson Night' on Dancing With the Stars! Watch a full playlist of performances from the episode, including Amanda Kloots, JoJo Siwa, and the touring cast of DWTS. Plus, see who went home from the episode's double elimination.

VIDEO: ALADDIN & LION KING Cast Members Perform for ABC's Queen Singalong VideoVIDEO: ALADDIN & LION KING Cast Members Perform for ABC's Queen Singalong
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 4, 2021

Performers Milo Alosi, Tia Altinay, Lissa DeGuzman, Bonita Hamilton, Mduduzi Madela, Brandon McCall, Michael James Scott and Adrienne Walker will appear on ABC's Queen Family Singalong, which will also feature performance by Darren Criss, Adam Lambert, Derek Hough, JoJo Siwa, Pentatonix, and more.

VIDEO: Watch the Performances from 'Queen Night' on DANCING WITH THE STARS VideoVIDEO: Watch the Performances from 'Queen Night' on DANCING WITH THE STARS
by Michael Major - Nov 2, 2021

Last night was 'Queen Night' on Dancing with the Stars, celebrating the music from Freddie Mercury's iconic band. Watch performances from Amanda Kloots, JoJo Siwa, Olivia Jade, and more in a full playlist of performances from the episode! Plus, see who was eliminated from the competition.

VIDEO: Watch JoJo Siwa Perform a Horror-Themed 'Anything Goes' Routine on DANCING WIT VideoVIDEO: Watch JoJo Siwa Perform a Horror-Themed 'Anything Goes' Routine on DANCING WITH THE STARS
by Michael Major - Oct 26, 2021

Internet sensation JoJo Siwa performed a haunting rendition of 'Anything Goes' on Dancing With the Stars' 'Horror Night' last night with her partner Jenna Johnson. Watch the full performance now!

VIDEO: Watch the Performances from Horror Night on DANCING WITH THE STARS VideoVIDEO: Watch the Performances from Horror Night on DANCING WITH THE STARS
by Michael Major - Oct 26, 2021

Last night was 'Horror Night' on Dancing With the Stars as the contestants dressed up as their favorite horror movie characters for a hauntingly fun night. Watch all of the performances, including a special tango from Derek Hough, now! Plus, see who was sent home on last night's episode.

VIDEO: Watch the Performances from GREASE Night on DANCING WITH THE STARS VideoVIDEO: Watch the Performances from GREASE Night on DANCING WITH THE STARS
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2021

Last night was Grease Night on Dancing With the Stars! Watch the contestants perform every song from the iconic musical, including Amanda Kloots dancing with 'Beauty School Dropout', sung by Frankie Avalon, who sang the song in the classic 1978 film. Plus, see who was eliminated from the competition!

VIDEO: Watch the Performances from Disney Week: Villains Night on DANCING WITH THE ST VideoVIDEO: Watch the Performances from Disney Week: Villains Night on DANCING WITH THE STARS
by Michael Major - Oct 13, 2021

Watch the second round of performances from Disney Week on Dancing With the Stars as the Villains took the stage! Performances included Amanda Kloots as Cruella, Melanie C as Maleficent, and more! Plus, a double elimination.

VIDEO: Watch the Performances From Disney Week: Heroes Night on DANCING WITH THE STAR VideoVIDEO: Watch the Performances From Disney Week: Heroes Night on DANCING WITH THE STARS
by Michael Major - Oct 12, 2021

It's Disney Week on Dancing With the Stars as contestants danced to their favorite heroes' songs, including songs from Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Aladdin, and more! Watch all of the performances now!

VIDEO: Vanessa Hudgens Performs 'Fame' Honor Debbie Allen at the 2021 KENNEDY CENTER  VideoVIDEO: Vanessa Hudgens Performs 'Fame' Honor Debbie Allen at the 2021 KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2021

Watch the vibrant performance honoring Allen here, featuring a professional ensemble that mirrors the energy and precision of the dancers in the iconic original film.


Derek Hough Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Derek Hough been in?
Derek Hough has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Derek Hough been in?
Derek Hough has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Derek Hough's first West End show?
Derek Hough's first West End show was Footloose which opened in 2006