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Taking the Lead:Lessons from a Life in Motion

Derek Hough

Eleven seasons and five championships on Dancing with the Stars gives Derek Hough a lot of backstage material to dish about. He grew up in a dancing family, received intense classical dance training in London, and began a theater career there. His postitive attitude comes from finding his place in doing work he loves. Every partner has given him a new perspective, and what he accomplishes is more than just teaching ballroom steps. Behind the scenes or in front of the cameras, Derek hopes to provide inspiration as well as entertainment.