Tristan MacManus

Co-Host of Network Ten's Studio Ten and gracing television screens across the world as the pro-dancer and actor from Ireland, Tristan MacManus has partnered with the likes of Pamela Anderson, Valerie Harper and Gladys Knight on multiple seasons of U.S. reality show ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and it’s British counterpart ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.

In 2019 and 2020 Tristan became an official judge on the newly revamped Dancing with The Stars Australia on Network 10.

From the age of nine, Tristan spent many years mastering his precision and skill in both ballroom and Latin dance taking his talent to various competitions around Europe. Following this success, he found his feet in the West End hosting and performing in many stage productions and theatre shows including Dirty Dancing and Burn the Floor. Working also in film, Tristan featured as a dancer in Ella Enchanted (2004).

In between his various commitments has a professional dancer and judge, Tristan tours with the successful stage productions of Irish sitcom Mrs Brown Boys as the character ‘Elder Peach.’

In 2020 Tristan MacManus became the face of Australian Breakfast television alongside Sarah Harris on Studio 10. That same year Tristan and his wife Tahyna were the sole focus of a documentary film released on premium streaming service STAN titled MuM: Misunderstandings of Miscarriage. The film received critical and audience acclaim with many applauding Tristan’s vulnerability in opening up about pregnancy loss.

TV AND FILM: 

 

STUDIO 10 HOST 2020 - Present

DANCING WITH THE STARS AUSTRALIA - 2019 - PRESENT.  BBC/CBS NETWORK 10

MRS BROWNS BOYS     ACTOR/PRODUCER    1/16- PRESENT   BBC GLASGOW, SCOTLAND

STRICTLY COME DANCING   LEAD DANCER    6/14-6/16    BBC LONDON

DANCING WITH THE STARS  LEAD PROFESSIONAL   3/11- 6/14   LOS ANGELES

 

THEATRE:

PRODUCTION                ROLE                           DATE               VENUE              

MRS. BROWNS BOYS      ACTOR/DANCER       1/16-PRESENT    WORLD TOUR

 

STRICTLY ON TOUR     LEAD DANCER              6/14- 6/16           UK TOUR

 

DWTS AT SEA              LEAD DANCER               2012-2014        US TOUR AT SEA

 

BURN THE FLOOR      FEATURED DANCER     07/10--02/10       WEST END,LONDON

                                                                                                         U.S TOUR

 

DIRTY DANCING          DANCE CAPTAIN /          07/09--07/10      WEST END, LONDON

                                   UNDERSTUDY ROBBIE

                                   ENSEMBLE

 

BURN THE FLOOR        DANCER                       01/09--04/09      SAN FRANCISCO     

 

BURN THE FLOOR        FEATURED DANCER    09/08--01/09      EUROPEAN TOUR

 

 

BURN THE FLOOR        FEATURED DANCER     01/07--10/07      WORLD TOUR            

 

SIMPLY BALLROOM     FEATURED DANCER    10/06--12/06      LAS VEGAS               

FLOORPLAY                 FEATURED DANCER     06/06--10/06      ATLANTIC CITY       

SIMPLY BALLROOM     FEATURED DANCER    03/06--06/06       UK TOUR                    

ALADDIN                      FEATURED DANCER     11/05--02/06      GAIETY, DUB             

OLIVER                        ENSEMBLE                   08/05--10/05      CORK OPERA            

THE PIED PIPER          FEATURED DANCER     11/04--02/05      CORK OPERA               

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