Thursday, January 11, 2018
International choreographer Jason Gilkison to be part of the judging panel of M-Net's Dancing with the Stars SA.
Jason Gilkison as creative director on the Rapid Blue produced dancing show, will be overseeing the various couples' and the group choreography and the creative execution thereof.
Jason Gilkison has been creative director of choreography on Strictly Come Dancing on the BBC in the United Kingdom, and has also worked as judge and choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance in Australia and the United States.
"I can't wait to come to South Africa and start working on some big, spectacular dance numbers for the show," says Jason Gilkison. "This is going to be one fierce first season".
South African celebrities who will be taking part in Dancing with the Stars SA include TV presenter Thembisa Mdoda, actor Frank Opperman, actress Juanita de Villiers, former Miss SA and radio presenter Liesl Laurie, athlete Wayde van Niekerk’s mom Odessa Swarts, TV starlet Zola Nombona, music star Connell Cruise, Bafana Bafana legend Delron Buckley, ex-Springbok rugby player Thando Manana and netball player Vanes-Mari Du Toit.
Two further names will still be revealed by M-Net, as well as other judges. Dancing With The Stars SA will start on M-Net (DStv 101) on Sunday 4 February at 17:00.