Actress Juanita de Villiers Joins Dancing With The Stars

South African actress joins Dancing With The Stars South Africa!
Juanita De Villiers is ready for a Ballroom Blitz!

M-Net has confirmed today (Tuesday 12 December) that popular South African actress and performer, Juanita De Villiers, will be joining starlet Thembisa Mdoda and veteran thespian Frank Opperman as the next celebrity to get down on the dancefloor in M-Net’s all-star, glitzy new local series Dancing With The Stars SA!

Juanita is well known for her theatre work and acting roles in movies such as Knysna, Somer Son, Die Pro, Willie Esterhuizen’s Droomdag and Gys De Villers’, Die Ontwaking. Most recently, she played a nurse in kykNET’s new movie, Hartsorg.

“I’ve never done Ballroom and Latin dancing before,” a nervous Juanita admitted. “But I’m so incredibly excited for the experience ahead!”

Does Juanita have what it takes to conquer the gleaming new dance floor, and who will be next to join the all-star cast? The show, in which 12 untrained local celebrities will put their best foot forward with the help of highly skilled professional Latin and Ballroom dancers, will commence on M-Net channel 101 on Sunday 4 February 2018.

For more information about M-Net’s impressive new local slate, visit

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: Instagram: IMDb:

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