|Occupation||author, life coach and hypnotherapist, previously ballroom dancer|
|Spouse(s)||Kevin Sacre (m. 2010)|
Life coaching career
Dallerup has founded her own coaching and mindful living business Zenme and lives in Los Angeles. She is the author of two self-help books, "Strictly Inspirational" & "Reinvent ME" published by Watkins and is a life coach, hypnotherapist and meditation teacher in Los Angeles.
Dallerup was born in Aalborg, where she started dancing at the age of two and a half when her mother took her to her first class. She won the Danish Junior Championships at the age of 12. Dallerup later moved to London, United Kingdom, where she lived and competed with Brendan Cole, who also became her fiancé. In 2003, Dallerup and Cole were placed third in Latin American at the UK Closed Championships, and in the top 12 of the world professionals at the Open British Championships. From 2004, Ian Waite has been her professional dance partner and they were placed second in Latin American at the 2005 UK Closed Championships and in the semi-final of the International Championships at the Royal Albert Hall in 2004.
Strictly Come Dancing
Dallerup is best known to a wide audience for her appearances on the BBC's dance competition, Strictly Come Dancing, on which she appeared as a professional dancer in the first six series from 2004 to 2008. She won the show for the first time in 2008, partnering Holby City actor Tom Chambers. She subsequently revealed she would not be returning to the show for the 2009 series. She did however go on tour with Strictly Come Dancing in early 2009 with 2008 partner Tom Chambers.
On 5 October 2009, on BBC Breakfast, she announced she would not compete in further series of Strictly Come Dancing.
In 2005, Dallerup co-hosted the CBBC show Dance Factory with Nigel Clarke and Reggie Yates. During her time as Gethin Jones' partner on Strictly Come Dancing, she made multiple appearances on Blue Peter. In 2008, she appeared as a contestant on the second series of The Underdog Show, finishing in third place.
On 1 September 2007, Dallerup represented the UK, the host nation, at the first Eurovision Dance Contest, placing fifteenth out of sixteen couples with 18 points. In 2009, she was a judge on Skate Nation for BBC Two and CBBC.
In November 2009, Dallerup entered the Australian jungle as a contestant on the ninth series of the British reality television series I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!. Dallerup quit the show after being severely weakened by exhaustion and lack of food.
Watkins publishing house published Camilla's first book Strictly Inspirational in January 2015, a self-help book and autobiography. Her second self-help book Reinvent Me was also published by Watkins.
- 2011: Dallerup played the part of Elaine in Tim Firth's stage adaptation of the film Calendar Girls opposite her husband, Kevin Sacre.
- In pantomime:
- 2011: the Genie, Aladdin, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.
- 2012: the Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Telford, Shropshire.
- 2013: the Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire.
- 2014–15: the Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Chesterfield Pomegranate Theatre, Derbyshire.
- 2015–16: the Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Worthing Pavilion, West Sussex.
Dallerup had danced and lived with Brendan Cole for six years before the first series of Strictly.
- "The last dance for Camilla and Brendan". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
- Busk-Cowley, Mark (2014). I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here!: The Inside Story. Bantam Press. p. 142. ISBN 978-0593073483.
- "Camilla Dallerup: 'I don't want a single sequin on my wedding dress'". mirror. 9 August 2009. Retrieved 7 November 2017.