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Corky Ballas
Corky Ballas S11.jpg
Dancer Profile
Birth Date 25 December 1960 (1960-12-25) (age 61)
Hometown Houston, Texas

Partner(s) 7: Cloris Leachman (7th)
11: Florence Henderson (8th)

Mark Alexander "Corky" Ballas Sr. was a professional dancer from Dancing with the Stars.

Biography

The father of Mark Ballas, Corky and his ex-wife Shirley trained their son and many of the professional dancers on the show, including Karina Smirnoff, Julianne Hough, Derek Hough, Tony Dovolani, Edyta Śliwińska, Alec Mazo, Brian Fortuna, Jonathan Roberts, Anna Trebunskaya, Jesse DeSoto, Lindsay Arnold, and Brandon Armstrong.

He has competed as pro on two seasons.

Dancing with the Stars 7

Corky was partnered with Cloris Leachman. They placed 7th.

Week # Dance/Song Judges' scores Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1, Night 1 Foxtrot/"I Wish I Were in Love Again" 6 5 5 Safe
1, Night 2 Mambo/"Coconut Woman" 6 5 5 Safe
2 Paso Doble/Bolero 5 5 5 Last to be called safe
3 Jive/"The Girl Can't Help It" 6 5 5 Safe
4 Tango/"The Big Date" 8 7 7 Bottom two
5 Salsa/"Tres Deseos" 7 7 7 Safe
6 Cha-Cha-Cha/"Come See About Me"
Old School Hip-hop/"It Takes Two"
5
No
5*
scores
5
given
Eliminated

Dancing with the Stars 11

Corky was partnered with Florence Henderson. They placed 8th.

Week # Dance/Song Judges' scores Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1 Cha-Cha-Cha/"Kiss Me, Honey Honey, Kiss Me" 6 6 6 Safe
2 Quickstep/"Suddenly I See" 7 6 6 Safe
3 Waltz/"Edelweiss" 7 6 7 Safe
4 Rumba/"Yesterday" 6/6 6/6 5/6 Safe
5 Tango/"The Brady Bunch Theme" 7 7 7 Eliminated

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