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Dancing Masterclass Discussion For Dancing With The Stars Season 16: Week Seven


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I am feeling much better this week. Flu virus – I am done with you for another year! It’s been real! Good times!

And as we enter the 7th week of DWTS, I have to say that I have officially had my fill of reality dancing and singing competitions. It’s too much! Just too, too much!

This is not to underestimate the fine work that the producers have envisioned for this show – because it is a great premise and there are some remarkable dancing moments in place each week.

But enough is enough! The days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer and the outdoors beckons me.

However, I must say that Zendaya is looking pretty strong each week and Kellie Pickler never ceases to amaze! But, of the two, I do prefer Zendaya – she just exudes enormous charisma and style.

And how great that Stevie Wonder was featured live! This is a fantastic element in this show – a legendary performer adding his or her songs while the dancers dance to the live music. It doesn’t get much better than this.

Okay, dancing instructors or performers, let’s hear from you. Who are your favorites? And why? And it would be great to see some technical analysis in the comments section too. Don’t be shy!! :)

Good luck to all the dancers tonight!

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About Masterclass Lady

Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

2 Responses to “Dancing Masterclass Discussion For Dancing With The Stars Season 16: Week Seven”

  1. I have watched just about every DWTS show and this was one of the best. I don’t recall seeing an actual performer sing his own songs for the dancers. This was a terrific show. I know Kellie will be in the Finale, but I am supporting Ingo at this point. It’s a GOOD show!

  2. The only way Ingo gets into the finale will be the GH fanbase, because he’s simply not that good. I can see only one of the guys getting to the finale and that’s Jacoby. Nobody can compete with his athletic dancing, stage presence and charisma. I do expect Kellie to be in the finale.

    My honest feeling after watching Zendaya is that this girl is getting overscored and overpraised. There is something to be said for a little maturity and that is something she is lacking. The judges at least called her out last night for her top line form but I have noticed other things in her dances. I also think that being able to interpret the feeling and emotion of a dance is important and I don’t get that from Zendaya.

    Ali did one of her best dances last night. She could be coming on strong and that will make it interesting as we head toward the finale.

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