September 14, 2011 11:31am PT by Rebecca Ford
'Dancing With the Stars' Season 13: Rehearsals (Photos)
Let the countdown begin.
With less than a week until the premiere of Season 13 of Dancing With the Stars, the entertainers and their professional partners are sweating it out on the rehearsal floor. The new season of ABC’s dancing competition premieres Monday, September 19.
PHOTOS: 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 13: Rehearsals
ABC released photos of the actors, athletes and reality stars as they took some of their early lessons from their professional partners. This season’s cast includes actors David Arquette and J.R. Martinez, talk show host Ricki Lake, reality star Kiristin Cavallari, model Elisabetta Canalis, singer Chynna Phillips, athletes Ron Artest and Hope Solo, and brother of reality stars Kim, Chloe and Kourtney, Rob Kardashian.
'Dancing With the Stars' Season 13 Cast Announced
Unfortunately, ABC did not release images from rehearsals of the surprising castmember HLN anchor Nancy Grace or Carson Kressley.
Already, there’s been plenty of drama surrounding this season. Chaz Bono, who is the transgender son of Sonny and Cher, was greeted with a critical reception by some when he was cast on the show. Talk show host Lake has already been injured during rehearsal.
View all the photos of the Dancing With the Stars Season 13 rehearsals here.