Here's an excerpt from our conversation: RELATED: The Scoop on Julianne Hough's Ethereal Look on Last Night's : "A few years ago, a mutual friend of ours hosted an online concert where people could buy tickets that donated to charity, and both BC and I were on the bill.
When I arrived, It was so packed that you literally could not move.
may feel like a hefty commitment to some, but for Mark Ballas, it's just a day job.
At night, the 29-year-old Texas native returns home to his girlfriend, singer-songwriter BC Jean, to record tracks for their forthcoming untitled EP.
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Peter Gregus, who played Bob Crewe and was with the show for 11 years, said at intermission, “Don’t be upset if he doesn’t say much to you after the show.” After the show, Frankie comes up to me and gives me a big hug, kisses me on the cheek and shakes my hand and says, “Kid, you were awesome.” Peter said, “That’s the best review you could have gotten.”Any plans to return to “Dancing With the Stars”? I went to musical theater college and graduated with honors and it’s nice to put that to use now. My dream is to do Judas in “Jesus Christ Superstar” on Broadway or on a big stage.Ballas is reprising the role in the national tour, running through June 24 at the Ahmanson Theatre. Ballas recently spoke with The Times for this edited conversation about music, theater and yes, those tattoos. The actor, 31, is also half of the musical duo Alexander Jean with his wife, BC Jean. Had you seen “Jersey Boys” before you became the last Frankie Valli on Broadway? I got tickets to see it in the West End in London the week it opened. But now Ballas, a graduate of the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London, is concentrating on a life in the theater. He was the final Frankie Valli in the Broadway run of “Jersey Boys,” the Tony Award-winning musical about the Four Seasons, which closed in January after more than 4,000 performances. My grandfather and my father loved the Four Seasons. After recently splitting from girlfriend Tiffany Dunn, Ballas was spotted hanging out in Aspen with 25-year-old songwriter BC Jean, who he has been dating for several months, a source tells E! In addition to his dancing capabilities, Ballas shares a love for songwriting with Jean.He recently nabbed a publishing deal with BMG and is working on an album with Timbaland.Mark secretly asked BC to marry him the day before Thanksgiving! “She’s wearing an engagement ring.” Mark proposed in Nov.2015, and the couple managed to keep it under wraps all this time! Mark and BC, whose real name is Brittany Jean Carlson, met in 2012 when they were set to perform at a music event.He was doing a lot of hip thrusts and started flirting with me, but I was all about the business. Five and a half hours later, we were on a date, and we've been together ever since." : "I'm used to the hectic schedule.I was always in school bands and musicals, and constantly living the life of a young entertainer. It's always go-time." : "He wouldn’t know what to do if he had free time.