Strictly Come Dancing 2016: meet the pro dancers

Everything you need to know about the Strictly pros putting the celebrities through their paces this year

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Strictly Come Dancing is back! 2016 sees a brand new crop of celebrities trying to put their best foot forward live on the BBC1 dance floor.

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Of course, every Strictly celebrity needs a super Strictly pro dancer to take them through. Find out more about all the professionals set to dazzle in this season of Strictly, including who their celebrity partner is, by clicking on the images below.

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Oksana
Platero

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Karen
Clifton

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Pasha
Kovalev

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Joanne
Clifton

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AJ
Pritchard

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Oti
Mabuse

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Katya
Jones

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Janette
Manrara

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Gorka
Marquez

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Natalie
Lowe

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Kevin
Clifton

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Giovanni
Pernice

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Brendan
Cole

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Anton
Du Beke

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Aljaz
Skorjanec

Don’t forget the Strictly pros without celebrity partners

News dancers Chloe Hewitt and Neil Jones didn’t get paired with Strictly celebs this year, but don’t worry: they’ll still be performing in the group dances, running their eyes over the performances in Strictly’s It Takes Two – and acting as back-up just in case there are any unforeseen injuries… Meet the two new dancers here.

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Who is Chloe Hewitt? Strictly Come Dancing 2016 professional dancers guide

 

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Who is Neil Jones? Strictly Come Dancing 2016 professional dancers guide

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