Jowita Przystał’s surprising Broadway career and the tight ties of the new Strictly Pro
Jowita Przystał has waltzed across TV screens as one of four new Strictly Come Dancing films professional dancers last month.
She may not have a famous partner in this series, but the new strictly pro dancer impressed viewers with her performances in the routines of professional dancers as well as her bubbly personality on It Takes Two.
But eagle-eyed viewers may have noticed that Come dance strictly is not Jowita’s first televised appearance, the Polish pro having already won another popular dance competition.
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So who is Jowita Przystał and where have you seen her before? Here’s everything you need to know about the new Strictly Pro Dancer.
Who is Jowita Przystał?
Jowita Przystał is a professional dancer and choreographer, currently appearing in Strictly Come Dancing Series 19.
The 27-year-old took her first dance steps when she was just 12, before becoming the Polish Open Latin champion in 2014.
Jowita and her dance partner Michael Danilczuck have appeared in several Broadway musical productions, including Rock of Ages, Legally Blonde and Queen of the Desert.
In 2015, Jowita ended her competitive career to join the touring dance company Burn The Floor, performing in shows around the world for four years before coming to the UK.
After participating in some of the pre-recorded professional dances in the 2020 series, Jowita has officially joined Come dance strictly next to Kai Widdrington, Nikita Kuzmin and Cameron Lombard as a professional dancer in July.
Speaking of joining Strictly in an interview with the BBC, Jowita said: “This is my biggest dream come true. No words can describe what I’m feeling right now.
“I always pinch myself to check if this is real, but I’m more than excited to join the Strictly Come Dancing family and can’t wait to give all my heart and soul to this dance floor.”
When was Jowita Przystał on The Greatest Dancer?
Jowita Przystał won the second season of The Greatest Dancer with her dance partner and boyfriend Michael Danilczuck in 2020.
During her time on the BBC dance show, she was framed and acted out with fellow Strictly pro Oti Mabuse.
The prize for the greatest dancer was £ 50,000 and the chance to perform on Strictly Come Dancing.
Following her appearance in professional dances in last year’s Strictly series, Jowita was hired as a pro official earlier this year.
Who is Jowita Przystał dating?
Jowita has a long-term relationship with her professional dance partner and fellow The Greatest Dancer winner, Michael Danilczuck.
They have been “inseparable” since meeting at a summer dance camp in Krakow in 2013, according to their joint website.
Strictly Come Dancing airs Saturdays on BBC One at 7 p.m.
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