Shirley Ballas Dancer, Head Judge & Celebrity.

British-born Ballroom and Latin dancer, international dance coach and head judge on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Queen of Latin & Strictly
Come Dancing Head Judge

Shirley Ballas, originally from Wallasey, has been dancing since the age of 7. She is 3 time ‘British Open to the World’ Latin American Champion, 10-time US Latin American Champion, and multiple-times British National Champion. By 21, Shirley had won nearly every major title she competed in worldwide. Shirley is now one of the top Ballroom and Latin teachers and adjudicators in the world and is delighted and honoured to be head judge on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Behind the Sequins: My Life

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Ballroom gave me my start. It gave me my tools, my steps, my techniques.

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Latin gave me my language, my colour palette, my story

From the Queen of Latin to Strictly Come Dancing Head Judge, go behind the sequins with Shirley as she tells all…

Who is Strictly Come Dancing’s Head Judge?

Curious to see where Shirley started her journey and how she rose to become Head Judge of BBC One’s flagship show. Watch her Head Judge intro video.

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Which Strictly dance is your favourite ‘Perfect 10’? We revisit some of the most iconic routines in our FAB-U-LOUS new Strictly DVD. Available Now in Store & Online....

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An Evening with

Shirley Ballas

Enjoy a night listening to the international dancing star tell stories from her long and fascinating career.

29 May - Liverpool, Grand Central Hall

4 June - Birmingham, Forum

6 June - London, Clapham Grand

Socially distanced event

For tickets visit glasswork.co.uk or direct from the venue

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