At age 10 he succeeded in becoming The British Juvenile Ballroom and Latin American dance Champion. Then moved on to become the British Open to the world, US Open to the World and International Open to the World Junior Latin American dance Champion (with his partner Julianne Hough) Olympic Gold Medal winner at the Junior Olympics. Mark then went on to become the The British Open to the World, US open to the World, International Open to the World Twice, United Kingdom, Youth Latin American Dance Champion. Mark Played the leading role of Tony in the musical Copa Cabana, Lead Dancer in the UK National Tour of the Spanish Musical Maria de Buenos Aires, Performer at the London Palladium, Musician and Understudy Ritchie Valens and Jerry Allison, in the UK National Tour of The Buddy Holly Musical. Mark had his first guitar at the age of four, at the age of 12, began to study his instrument and found his Passion for writing and singing his own music.
Mark also plays Drums and Bass. Along side his Best friend (Derek Hough) Together they formed The Band Almost Amy. Marks true passion lies with the band. The music is Acoustic/Pop/Rock/Soul. With catchy melodies and harmonies, Funky guitar riffs with a pop/flamenco/jazzy feel good vibe.
The band later became The Ballas Hough Band. (From http://www.markballas.com/bio.html) Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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