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'Strictly Come Dancing': New professional dancers revealed

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Strictly Come Dancing's pro lineup for the upcoming 11th series is starting to take shape with a handful of new faces confirmed for the dance show.

It was previously announced that pro favourites Aliona Vilani, Vincent Simone, Flavia Cacace, and Erin Boag would not be returning to the show and four new dancers have now been unveiled by the BBC.

Johnny Ball's temporary Strictly Come Dancing professional dance partner Iveta Lukosiute

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Iveta Lukosiute



Iveta Lukosiute, who appeared on last year's show with Johnny Ball when Aliona Vilani was injured, Aljaž Skorjanec and Janette Manrara will all be partnering up with celebrities on the BBC dancefloor.

Janette and Aljaz are stars of the theatre dance show Burn The Floor. Aljaž hails from Slovenia and is a national champion in ballroom and Latin. Janette made her name in the US, appearing on So You Think You Can Dance and Glee.

Kevin Clifton, the fiancé of fellow Strictly pro Karen Hauer, will also be performing on this year's show.

Kevin Clifton with previous dance partner Karen Hauer

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Kevin Clifton with Karen Hauer



Anton du Beke, Artem Chigvintsev, Brendan Cole, James Jordan, Karen Hauer, Kristina Rihanoff, Natalie Lowe, Ola Jordan, Pasha Kovalev and Robin Windsor are all confirmed to return to train this year's lineup of celebrities.

One further pro dancer is expected to be announced later this week.

Strictly returns to BBC One for its 11th series in September.

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