professional dancer

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Noun1.professional dancer - a performer who dances professionallyprofessional dancer - a performer who dances professionally
ballet dancer - a trained dancer who is a member of a ballet company
ballet master - a man who directs and teaches and rehearses dancers for a ballet company
ballet mistress - a woman who directs and teaches and rehearses dancers for a ballet company
belly dancer, exotic belly dancer, exotic dancer - a woman who performs a solo belly dance
chorine, chorus girl, showgirl - a woman who dances in a chorus line
dance master, dancing-master - a professional teacher of dancing
hoofer, stepper - a professional dancer
kachina - a masked dancer during a Pueblo religious ceremony who is thought to embody some particular spirit
nautch girl - a professional dancing girl in India
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
tap dancer, tapper - a dancer who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoes
taxi dancer - a woman employed to dance with patrons who pay a fee for each dance
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Rather than just showcasing their flexibility, many performers' accounts offer an intriguing window into the life of a professional dancer, with rehearsal clips or posts from backstage.
Radebe, 31, from South Africa, is a dancer with the Afro Arimba Dance Company and has also been a professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing South Africa for two seasons, both times reaching the final.
She said: 'I joined a dance group 'Reflection', I wasn't a professional dancer as of then but I knew I could dance well.I started posting videos online and in reality, I joined the industry as a professional dancer early 2016.'
[USA], Jan 4 (ANI): Oscar-nominated 'Juno' actor Ellen Page has tied the knot with Emma Portner, a professional dancer who teaches contemporary jazz at the Broadway Dance Center in New York.
Just two months after replacing Len Goodman, professional dancer Shirley, 57, below, has won a nomination for a National Television Award.
THERE are many reasons for Welsh fans of Strictly Come Dancing to support Brian Conley - not least that the telly comic has been paired with the TV show's first Welsh professional dancer Amy Dowden.
He doesn't remember exactly why he started, but he soon caught the ballet bug, and wants to be a professional dancer when he grows up.
Audiences can also expect to see some friendly, new faces in the ballroom like newcomer Gleb Savchenko - a professional dancer and choreographer from Russia.
At the time they were just teenagers - and now British Champion Hewitt has become the BBC One dance programme's youngest ever professional dancer at the age of 20.
Professional dancer Ola Jordan, 33, left the show last month and claimed judges rig the contest to keep their favourite contestants in.
MARCUS COLLINS has just returned from a romantic break in Paris with his professional dancer boyfriend, Robin Windsor.

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