STRICLY is set to kick off for a brand new series on Saturday, September 18, 2021.
With this new instalment comes a brand new professional dancer – meet Jowita Przystal.
Who is Jowita Przystal?
Polish dancer and choreographer Jowita, 27, started ballroom dancing at the age of 12.
In 2014 she was crowned the Polish Open Latin Champion.
In 2015 she ended her competitive ballroom and Latin career to join the cast of touring dance company, Burn The Floor, where she stayed for four years before moving to the UK in 2019.
In 2020 she won BBC's The Greatest Dancer with her dance partner and boyfriend Michael Danilczuck after being mentored by Strictly champion, Oti Mabuse.
And now Jowita and Oti are professionals on the same show.
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What has Jowita said about joining Strictly?
Speaking about joining the Strictly line-up, Jowita told the BBC: "This is my biggest dream come true.
"No words can describe how I feel right now.
"I'm still pinching myself to check if this is real but I am beyond excited to be joining the Strictly Come Dancing family and I can't wait to give all of my heart and soul on that dance floor!"
Is Jowita married?
Jowita isn't married, however she is believed to be in a longetrm relationship.
She is currently dating her dance partner Michael Danilczuk, who she won The Greatest Dancer with.
According to their website they are "inseparable" after meeting at a dance summer camp in Krakow, Poland, in 2013.
They fell in love after initially disliking each other and have been a couple on and off the dance floor since.
Jowita isn't known to have any children.
Is Jowita on Instagram?
Jowita is an avid user on Instagram and ahead of the show launch boasts over 21,000 followers.
When she is on Strictly this autumn, her feed is bound to feature lots of behind-the-scenes pictures and videos.
She can be found on Instagram under the handle @jowitaprzystal
When can I watch Jowita on Strictly?
The newest instalment of Strictly Come Dancing is set to air on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 7.45pm on BBC One.
The launch show will see celebrities paired with their professional dancers
There is no one axed after the first live show, so the Sunday night elimination will not air until Sunday, October 4, 2021.
The shows will also be put on BBC iPlayer as each episode airs.
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