Alan and Mirai are definitely a couple to watch, as she is naturally talented and graceful. Not only do they have apparent chemistry on and off the stage, but Alan also knows how to relax Mirai's competitive approach to the competition and show her how to have fun.
Prior to the start of this Dancing with the Stars season, Alan underwent surgery to remove a tumor in his neck. Alan had an extremely fast recovery and turnaround, so fans would probably be surprised to hear he experienced such a health scare so recently.
Until we find out what Alan and Mirai -- "Team Fire, Ice and Spice" -- are going to do next in the ballroom, let's learn more about this handsome and spirited professional dancer and choreographer.
Below is a list of 5 facts Reality TV World has compiled about Alan Bersten:
- Alan competed on Season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance back in 2013 when he was 19-years-old. Alan was eliminated in Week 6 of the competition, finishing in the Top 12 dancers and the Top 6 men.
- He was born on May 26, 1994. His family is from Russia but Alan grew up in Minnetonka, MN -- where despite his cold-weather upbringing, he had said he never went skiing or snowboarding.
- Alan is the youngest of three siblings, and his older brother Gene also previously auditioned for So You Think You Can Dance's tenth season. Alan thanks his older brother for teaching him how to dance.
- Alan played the guitar when he was younger and began dancing at age 7. He also attended the University of Minnesota.