Fabian Sanchez

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Fabian Sanchez is a professional dancer born in New York City, New York, who grew up in Colombia. He currently resides in Chelsea, Alabama. Fabian was the 2006 Mambo world champion.

Dancing with the Stars[edit]

Sanchez joined as a pro dancer on ABC's hit Dancing with the Stars, Season 6 and was paired with Oscar winner and deaf actress Marlee Matlin.[1] He and his wife are owners of a Fred Astaire Dance Studios franchise in Birmingham, Alabama. Fabian will[needs update] be the new Salsa/Mambo choreographer for SYTYCD season 7


With celebrity partner Marlee Matlin:

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1 Cha-cha-cha/ "Get on Your Feet" 7 7 8 N/A
2 Quickstep/ "Mack the Knife" 8 8 8 Safe
3 Jive/ "You May Be Right" 7 7 7 Safe
4 Viennese Waltz/ "She's Always a Woman" 8 8 8 Safe
5 Samba/ "Samba Hey" 7 7 8 Safe
6 Mambo/ "Mi Tierra"
Country Western/ "Cotton-Eyed Joe"


  1. ^ Associated Press (17 March 2008). "Dancing partner will be Matlin's 'music'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 28 February 2016.