'Dancing with the Stars' spoilers for "Disney Night" -- Movies, songs, surprises and more!
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 04/14/2017
Dancing with the Stars' nine remaining couples will bring the magic of Disney into the ballroom for "Disney Night" on the upcoming show, and fans are in for a treat.
On Monday night, April 17 at 8PM ET/PT on ABC, the couples will dance to songs from beloved Disney films, including the current Walt Disney Studios hit Beauty and the Beast as well as Pinocchio, Frozen and Finding Dory.
The pairs will perform a contemporary, tango, Viennese waltz, foxtrot, jazz, paso doble, or jive routine inspired by Disney favorites.
"Disney Night means A LOT of #DWTS magic and one of the biggest opening numbers you've ever seen! All hands are in for this one," the show teased on its official Instagram account.
Actress and singer Auli'i Cravalho will perform the Oscar-nominated hit song "How Far I'll Go" from her leading role in Moana, as Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles and her professional partner Sasha Farber dance a contemporary routine.
Two-time World Series champion David Ross and partner Lindsay Arnold will perform a jive to the world television debut of "Ride," from Disney/Pixar's Cars 3 soundtrack, performed live by ZZ Ward.
Professional bull rider-turned-model Bonner Bolton and partner Sharna Burgess will take the stage with a tango to the song "When Can I See You Again?" by Owl City from Wreck-It Ralph.
Dancing a Viennese waltz to the song "Unforgettable" by Sia will be The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Erika "Erika Jayne" Girardi and partner Gleb Savchenko. The couple's dance will be inspired by Finding Dory.
Pinocchio will be represented with a dance to "I've Got No Strings" sung by Dickie Jones by The Bachelor star Nick Viall and partner Peta Murgatroyd.
And who could forget Frozen?! Glee star and former Beyonce backup dancer Heather Morris and partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy will dance a jazz routine to "For the First Time in Forever" by Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell from the classic film. Up until this point, DWTS Troupe member Alan Bersten has been filling in for Maksim, who had injured his leg earlier in the competition.
As an added treat,Dancing with the Stars pro dancer Witney Carson will team up with Donald Duck for a special dance. The ballroom will also be adorned by Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, and Daisy Duck, among numerous other Disney-animated legends.
At the end of the night, one more couple will be eliminated based on the Dancing with the Stars judges' scores and home viewer votes from the April 10 broadcast.