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Chris Piper

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Cheeky chappy and the life and soul of the party.

Chris's Progress

Week 1: Performed a Samba with Hayley.

Chris and Hayley were one of the two couples to receive the least number of votes from the public in week 1 and ended up in the dance-off. Sadly the judges decided that Chris should leave the competition in Week 1.

Watch Chris' interview on leaving SYTYCD.

Week 6: Chris returned to the show, in a non-competing role, for a group dance. Watch all the dances and the Final show here.


Born in October 1983 in Birmingham, Chris grew up in Dorset before finally moving to London to realise his dream to be a dancer.

At an early age Chris trained as a Latin & Ballroom dancer, but at 14 joined a theatre school, which made him realise he wanted to do more than dance. He received scholarships to various colleges, but chose to study at Bodywork Company Dance Studio in Cambridge between the age of 18 and 21.

Chris was in the original cast of Celtic Tiger with Michael Flatley, and has appeared in musicals such as Fame, We Will Rock You, Desperately Seeking Susan and Flashdance. He has also appeared in the film Sylvia starring Gwyneth Paltrow, as well as The Dame Edna Show and various television commercials.

Other links

Chris's Facebook Fan Page.

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