Karen Hauer

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Karen Hauer
Born(1982-04-20) 20 April 1982 (age 32)
Valencia, Venezuela
ResidenceNew York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationDancer, choreographer
Years active2009–present
Home townHolmdel, New Jersey, U.S.
TelevisionSo You Think You Can Dance
Strictly Come Dancing
Spouse(s)Matthew Hauer (divorced)
Partner(s)Kevin Clifton (2010–present; engaged)
 
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Karen Hauer
Born(1982-04-20) 20 April 1982 (age 32)
Valencia, Venezuela
ResidenceNew York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationDancer, choreographer
Years active2009–present
Home townHolmdel, New Jersey, U.S.
TelevisionSo You Think You Can Dance
Strictly Come Dancing
Spouse(s)Matthew Hauer (divorced)
Partner(s)Kevin Clifton (2010–present; engaged)

Karen Hauer (born April 20, 1982) is a Venezuelan professional Latin dance specialist and World Mambo Champion known for her appearances on the British TV series Strictly Come Dancing and the American TV series So You Think You Can Dance. She has also featured on Burn the Floor.

Hauer participated in season 6 of So You Think You Can Dance and subsequently joined Strictly Come Dancing as a professional dancer.

So You Think You Can Dance[edit]

In 2009 Hauer auditioned for season 6 of the US reality show So You Think You Can Dance,[1]

Season 6

Hauer originally auditioned with her husband at the time, Matthew Hauer, but Matthew was eliminated during Vegas week and Karen moved on to the top 20.

WeekPartnerStyleMusicChoreographer(s)Results
1Kevin HunteCha-Cha"Push It"—Glee CastTony Meredith and Melanie LaPatinSafe
2Kevin HunteHip-Hop"Ice Cream Paint Job"—DorroughTabitha and Napoleon D'umoSafe
3Kevin HunteHustle"Come To Me"—France JoliMaria TorresBottom 3
4Kevin HunteBroadway"If My Friends Could See Me Now"—Christina ApplegateSpencer LiftBottom 3
5Victor SmalleyTango"Montserrat"—Orquesta del PlataTony Meredith and Melanie LaPatinEliminated
5Victor SmalleyHip-Hop"Moving Mountains"—UsherLaurie Ann GibsonEliminated

Strictly Come Dancing[edit]

She joined Strictly Come Dancing for series 10 partnering Nicky Byrne.[2] They made it to week 10, the quarter-finals, before losing a dance-off to Denise van Outen and her partner James Jordan. Hauer returned for series 11 to partner Dave Myers, and they were voted out of the competition on 10 November, in week 7. In series 12, she is partnered by Mark Wright.

Personal life[edit]

Hauer became engaged to fellow professional dancer Kevin Clifton after he proposed to her on Burn the Floor in April 2013.

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