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Aljaz Skorjanec

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Aljaz Skorjanec was born in Ptuj, Slovenia. It was at an early age that Aljaz found dancing, signing up to dance lessons at only 5 years old. Showing an incredible ability and natural talent, Aljaz was enrolled and attended the International Dance Center Fredidance. 


It was through his dancing training that we met his dance partner, Valerija Rahle, with whom he won various championships and became 19 times Slovenian Champions in Ballroom, Latin, and 10 dance. Representing his county across the Globe, meant he quickly became committed and dedicate to travel and dancing, and on this journey he did not go unnoticed. He was approached to be a Professional Dancer in the Slovenian version of Dancing with the Stars, which became his first television appearance.


After he finished competing, Aljaz auditioned to become a member of the Broadway and international touring show, Burn the Floor. The producers fell in love with his charismatic and technical dancing, and shortly after, he was a lead dancer on the show. He was a part of the Burn the Floor for 4 years, dancing in stages globally, and winning the hearts of his audiences everywhere. 


Burn the Floor went on to perform in the West End in London, England. Here is where Aljaz was noticed by of the producers of the BBC1 hit TV series, Strictly Come Dancing. Not long after watching his passionate performance, Aljaz was casted as a Professional Dancer on Season 11 of the show, and won it with his celebrity dance partner Abbey Clancy. He can still be seen as a Professional Dancer on the show today.


Aljaz Skorjanec is an artist that demonstrates that with talent, passion, and commitment, all can be conquered. His career will continue to be successful in all his endeavors, due to his dedication and the love he has for his craft.