‘Dancing with the Stars’ preview: What Cirque du Soleil dances will the celebrities perform?

Dancing with the Stars” will hold its first ever “Cirque du Soleil Night” on Monday, October 3. In it, the remaining 11 contestants will perform routines inspired by “Cirque” shows while surrounded by dancers and acrobats from this celebrated troupe. That means the “DWTS” contestants are not only under pressure to compete against each other, they must also hold their own against some of the best stage performers in the world. The celebs and their pro partners will perform routines based on the following shows:

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Babyface & Allison Holker – “The Beatles LOVE”
Marilu Henner & Derek Hough – “KÀ”
Laurie Hernandez & Val Chmerkovskiy – “Michael Jackson ONE”
James Hinchcliffe & Sharna Burgess – “PARAMOUR”
Calvin Johnson & Lindsay Arnold – “KURIOS: Cabinet of Curiosities”
Terra Jole & Sasha Farber – “O”
Jana Kramer & Gleb Savchenko – “The Beatles LOVE”
Ryan Lochte & Cheryl Burke – ”O”
Maureen McCormick & Artem Chigvintsev – “Mystère”
Amber Rose & Maksim Chmerkovskiy – “Zumanity”
Vanilla IceWitney Carson – “La Nouba”

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