Witney Carson partners with Cody Simpson.
Witney was born and raised in a small town called American Fork, Utah. She started her dancing career at the age of three. Being trained in many different dance styles including Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Tap, Latin and Standard Ballroom, she has competed and performed all over the world. Witney has won and achieved many awards and scholarships for her accomplishments as a dancer. At the age of 18, Witney made top 6 (top 3 girls) on America's hit TV show So You Think You Can Dance. Kenny Ortega has compared Witney to Marilyn Monroe, but her best description has come from Nigel Lythgoe: “You look like a star, you dance like a star, and honey you are a star.” She left the show having performed some of its most memorable dances.
Since So You Think You Can Dance, Witney joined ABC’s Dancing with the Stars Pro Troupe Team, where she performed and choreographed every week of Season 16. Witney broadened her career as an actress playing the lead role in a David Winters film called East Side Story.
Witney has been fortunate enough to have worked with many incredible dancers and choreographers throughout her life, including Julianne Hough, Mark Ballas, Travis Wall, Jason Gilkinson, and Mia Micheals, just to name a few.