as a judge, alongside Jennifer Lopez and Ne-Yo and host/mentor Jenna Dewan-Tatum.
It was the top premiere of a new summer alternative series on broadcast in five years and the most-watched in nine years. Hough's earliest theater work include playing the lead in Jesus Christ Superstar at the Millfield Theatre, and dancing in the company in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium.
On July 9, 2016, the Hough's held a free fitness pop-up event called 'Move Interactive' in Los Angeles, which they announced would be the first of many to come.
The event started off in Sherman Oaks with a workout session at Pulse Fitness Studios led by celebrity personal trainer and owner, Mark Harari.
They graciously asked me to do it, and how could I say no? On March 18, 2014, Hough, along with his sister, Julianne, announced a summer tour of over 40 cities across the U. and Canada, called "Move Live on Tour", which would include dancing and singing from both of them, and the appearance of a group of dancers employed by the Hough's who were chosen through auditions.
Nastia Liukin performed with Sasha Farber as Derek Hough was unable to perform due to an injury.Despite this, Hough choreographed and participated in the dance, but remained limited.For week nine, however, Liukin performed her Quickstep with Farber and her Viennese Waltz with Hough.Hough is a former WDSF World Latin Champion (2002) as well as a Blackpool U-21 Latin title lland with Aneta Piotrowska.He has won the LA Outstanding Dancer of the Year and the New York Dance Alliance Outstanding Dance awards.They received training in song, theater, gymnastics, and many forms of dance, including jazz, ballet, and tap.