Following another sensational series of unforgettable routines, spectacular showstoppers and magical moments on Strictly, dance fever has well and truly swept the nation – but viewers need not fear missing out on their weekly dancing fix as brand new talent show The Greatest Dancer arrives on BBC One.
Seeing the new year in with style, former Strictly Come Dancing champion and former judge Alesha Dixon and Diversity’s Jordan Banjo host the brand new series, which will contain dramatic auditions, outstanding talent and jaw-dropping surprises as dancers give the performance of their lives every Saturday night in The Greatest Dancer. The brand-new dance talent show will see dancers of any age and dance style compete to win £50,000 and a chance to perform on Strictly Come Dancing.
Leading the charge to discover The Greatest Dancer are three superstar Dance Captains: multi-platinum-selling singer Cheryl; Broadway and Glee star Matthew Morrison; and Strictly Come Dancing professional Oti Mabuse. Get ready to see talent from across the world of dance from ballet to jazz, street to ballroom, contemporary to disco as they give the performances of their lives in the hope of opening the mirror.
For the first time, the audience hold the power, if they are impressed by the audition, they will vote to open the mirror, if 75 percent of the audience vote YES, the mirror will open and the dancer will make it through to the next stage of the competition, the callbacks.
Mirror Mirror on the Wall, who is The Greatest Dancer of them all?
A co-production for BBC One between creator Syco Entertainment and Thames (part of FremantleMedia UK)