Mitchell first began acting by performing in school plays and also in local theatre productions.
She was discovered by talent agencies and got her big break at age 12; when she was cast as Brittany Flune, in the Australian children's television series Mortified.
The dance was gorgeous and passionate and was clearly about something more than a platonic male friendship.
There are few things ballet nerds love more than discovering that two of their favorite dancers are a real-life couple. Osipova made waves when she left Russia's famous Bolshoi Ballet back in 2011; Polunin was dubbed the "bad boy of ballet" when he abruptly quit the Royal Ballet the following year.
In November, Fox renewed the Emmy-nominated reality series for a summer 2015 installment — with a “stage dancers vs. Here’s how producers are describing the new format: “Throughout the auditions, the dancers who advance will be placed into two teams – the stage dancers, featuring those trained in styles such as contemporary, ballet, jazz or tap; and the street dancers, hopefuls skilled in hip-hop, animation or breaking.
As the auditions continue, the judges, along with each team’s All-Star Mentor, will eliminate dancers until only the Top 20 – 10 Street Dancers and 10 Stage Dancers – remain.
Maia also revealed that her favorite item in her closet is one you wouldn’t expect: “[It's] this stupid Taco Bell shirt.” Happy birthday, Maia!
She also co-starred with Ross Lynch in the Disney Channel original films Teen Beach Movie and Teen Beach 2 as Mc Kenzie.Don't cry for him: He married Bolshoi ballerina Maria Vinogradova this summer.) Kalani Hilliker made "Dance Moms" fans sit up a little straighter when she first appeared on "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition" back in 2013.Being passionate - it's such a huge, huge part of our being.actress like how she’s pretty much the coolest ever, is Aussie and has no fear of speaking her mind.However, we didn’t know this little bit about her before: her secret talent is burping the alphabet!Choreographer (and season two contestant) Travis Wall put together a contemporary number for dancers Kent Boyd and Neil Haskell (Kent is competing this year – Neil is a returning “All-Star”), and it gave the audience a taste of what two guys dancing together, passionately, could look like. Of course, this being no one could come out and just say the dance was about a bad breakup between two men. He did something really mean to me and just stabbed me in the back.