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Bryan, Van Amstel get the boot on 'DWTS'

Bryan, Van Amstel get the boot on 'DWTS'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Singer Sabrina Bryan and her professional dance partner Louis Van Amstel have been eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles.
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Sabrina Bryan headed back to the dance floor

Sabrina Bryan headed back to the dance floor

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Fans have voted for singer-actress Sabrina Bryan to join the cast of the U.S. competition series "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars," ABC announced.
Kendra booted from 'DWTS'

Kendra booted from 'DWTS'

LOS ANGELES, May 3 (UPI) -- Kendra Wilkinson and her pro dance partner Louis Van Amstel were eliminated from the competition series "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Tuesday night.
Niecy Nash eliminated from 'Dancing'

Niecy Nash eliminated from 'Dancing'

LOS ANGELES, May 11 (UPI) -- Comic actress Niecy Nash and professional dancer Louis van Amstel were eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Tuesday.
Osbourne injures foot during 'DWTS'

Osbourne injures foot during 'DWTS'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- British singer and TV personality Kelly Osbourne was taken to California's Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after injuring her foot on "Dancing with the Stars."
Swayze tribute planned on TV's 'Dancing'

Swayze tribute planned on TV's 'Dancing'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Ten professional dancers are to perform a tribute to the late U.S. movie star Patrick Swayze on "Dancing with the Stars," ABC said.
Presley eliminated from 'Dancing'

Presley eliminated from 'Dancing'

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- Priscilla Presley was the latest celebrity to be eliminated from the U.S. dance competition show "Dancing with the Stars" Tuesday night.

'Dancing with the Stars' sets partners

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The celebrity pairings for the latest edition of the U.S. dance competition series "Dancing with the Stars" were announced Tuesday on "Good Morning America."

Willa Ford dances to 'Stars' exit

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. singer-dancer-producer Willa Ford and partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy were the fifth couple eliminated on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."
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Louis Van Amstel (born June 23, 1972, Amsterdam) is a Dutch-born ballroom dance champion, professional dancer, choreographer, and a dancesport coach who appears on the U.S. reality television series Dancing with the Stars.

Louis Van Amstel was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on Friday morning June, 23rd 1972. Even though he was born in the city, he lived his childhood in a very small town outside of Amsterdam. His dance life started at the age of 10 after his family decided it was important for his social skills to learn ballroom dancing. His grandparents were competitive ballroom dancers as well. Van Amstel's mentor and coach, Ruud Vermey, cross trained him in many forms of dance and educated him in choreography as well. Van Amstel went on to do a lot of competitive ballroom dancing.

From the age of 15, he was traveling abroad representing his country in major dance competitions in both Ballroom and Latin, where he gained a lot of dancing experience. To make it big, Van Amstel had to get an international partner, move to England, and therefore stop traditional school. He and Vermey convinced his parents to permit him to terminate high school at 16 to pursue his dance career. His parents were torn, because they wanted him to finish his education, but they allowed him to go. Van Amstel went on to become a world champion in 1994.

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