Wicklow born Tristan MacManus joins Strictly after three years as a professional dancer on Dancing With The Stars in America, where he most notably partnered Gladys Knight and Pamela Anderson.
Tristan began dancing his home of Bray, Co. Wicklow before competing around Europe, winning numerous juvenile, junior and amateur competitions. He has appeared in many successful stage shows including Dirty Dancing and Burn The Floor.
“We’re delighted that Tristan will be joining our fantastic cast of professional dancers this year and look forward to him becoming part of the Strictly family.
– Louise Rainbow, Executive Producer