James Jordan on a purple sparkly background with the cinderella title on it.

Dancing Star to Dazzle on the Dance Floor this Christmas!

Posted on: Thursday 23 May 2024

Charming his way into Chesterfield this Christmas is the former Strictly Come Dancing professional, Dancing on Ice winner, personal trainer and TV personality James Jordan who will step into the dance shoes of Dandini, in the family pantomime Cinderella at the Winding Wheel Theatre.

James skated to victory on ITV’s legendary show Dancing on Ice in 2019 where he had the time of his life learning a new skill and going on to lift the coveted winner’s trophy. He began dancing at the age of ten, going on to compete professionally, winning endless awards and championships. His dancing career reached further success when he partnered with Ola, who he married over 20 years ago. Together they competed all over the world, winning many championships and becoming one of the top 12 dance couples in the world, also representing England in the World Championships. They appeared as professionals, pairing with celebrities, on Strictly Come Dancing, with James competing for the glitterball for eight years.

James is a regular columnist for Hello magazine, documenting parenthood. He has appeared in The Full Monty (ITV), Celebrity Catchphrase, Celebrity Coach Trip and Celebrity Big Brother are just a few of his other appearances.

Away from TV, James is a personal trainer and together with his wife, recently launched Dance Shred, a health and fitness plan which saw the couple lose six stone between them.

James joins the Cinderella cast as Prince Charming’s colourful valet Dandini, who is determined to help the course of true love while side-stepping the sinister stepsisters and their mission to stop Cinders from attending the magical ball.

Opening on 29 November with performances most days until 31 December, Cinderella is destined to be strictly sensational and a masterclass in owning the dance floor at the most famous pantomime ball of all time!

Find out more and book tickets.

Dancing Star to Dazzle on the Dance Floor this Christmas!

Charming his way into Chesterfield this Christmas is the former Strictly Come Dancing professional, Dancing on Ice winner, personal trainer and TV personality James Jordan who will step into the dance shoes of Dandini, in the family pantomime Cinderella at the Winding Wheel Theatre.

James skated to victory on ITV’s legendary show Dancing on Ice in 2019 where he had the time of his life learning a new skill and going on to lift the coveted winner’s trophy. He began dancing at the age of ten, going on to compete professionally, winning endless awards and championships. His dancing career reached further success when he partnered with Ola, who he married over 20 years ago. Together they competed all over the world, winning many championships and becoming one of the top 12 dance couples in the world, also representing England in the World Championships. They appeared as professionals, pairing with celebrities, on Strictly Come Dancing, with James competing for the glitterball for eight years.

James is a regular columnist for Hello magazine, documenting parenthood. He has appeared in The Full Monty (ITV), Celebrity Catchphrase, Celebrity Coach Trip and Celebrity Big Brother are just a few of his other appearances.

Away from TV, James is a personal trainer and together with his wife, recently launched Dance Shred, a health and fitness plan which saw the couple lose six stone between them.

James joins the Cinderella cast as Prince Charming’s colourful valet Dandini, who is determined to help the course of true love while side-stepping the sinister stepsisters and their mission to stop Cinders from attending the magical ball.

Opening on 29 November with performances most days until 31 December, Cinderella is destined to be strictly sensational and a masterclass in owning the dance floor at the most famous pantomime ball of all time!

Find out more and book tickets.

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