"It was a star-is-born moment," he said. "It was bigger than how I felt when I put Zac (Efron) in 'Hairspray.'"
Hough, a singer and dancer who is famous for her work on TV's "Dancing with the Stars," will soon be seen in the movie musical "Footloose."
The Broadway music features '80s hits by Journey, Bon Jovi and Pat Benatar, among others.
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