RTÉ has revealed four new professional dancers for next year's Dancing with the Stars following Love Island star Curtis Pritchard's exit from the show.

Earlier this month, Pritchard announced he would be departing from the show after three years of taking part.

It has now been revealed that four new professional dancers will join the season which kicks off in the new year - Laura Nolan, Pasquale La Rocca, Kylee Vincent and Steven Vincent.  

They join returning DWTS pros John Nolan, Karen Byrne, Robert Rowiński, Giulia Dotta, Kai Widdrington, Emily Barker and Ryan McShane as they prepare for another season of show stopping routines.

Laura Nolan, an Irish dancer, is from Dublin. Along with ballroom and Latin dancing, Laura is also trained in ballet.  She was a finalist in the Under 21 World Championship, placing her amongst the top ten in the world.

Laura Nolan joins DWTS

Speaking about joining the team Laura said; "I'm delighted to be part of such an amazing team and production.  

"Rehearsals are going fantastic already, I’m loving every minute of it and I think this season is going to be spectacular. One of the best yet!"

Fresh from being crowned champion of Dancing with the Stars in Belgium alongside his celebrity partner, Pasquale La Rocca headed straight for Dublin to join the team and begin rehearsals this week.  

Pasquale La Rocca said it's "an honour" to be joining DWTS

Originally from Italy but living in London, he’s a specialist in the Latin genre, and has featured in many finals of international competitions and represented Italy at the World Championships reaching the semi-final stage. 

He said: "I’m so much excited that I’m am joining the team of Dancing with the Stars.  It’s such honour to be part of an incredible team."

Kylee Vincent is a professional dancer from Pretoria, South Africa. She started dancing at the age of eight and has experience in freestyle, slow dance, hip-hop and contemporary but specialises in Latin.  

She represented South Africa in Italy at the Junior World championships and is the undefeated WDC South African under 21 Latin champion. 

Kylee Vincent hopes her partner is ready to have "the craic"

Commenting on starting rehearsals Kylee said: "I am absolutely thrilled to be working with such a talented group of talented dancers and choreographers.  

"Coming off the tour for a couple of years now this is something new and challenging.  I’m always up for a challenge and hope my celebrity is ready for as they say in Ireland having the craic!"

Manchester-born Stephen Vincent started dancing at six years of age and at the age of sixteen won the title of UK Latin Champion and represented the UK internationally at the world championships.  

His theatre credits include West End shows, Latin Fever and Cheek to Cheek and Burn the Floor which he has toured with worldwide since 2006. He is married to fellow-DWTS pro, Kylee Vincent.

Stephen Vincent is "a huge fan" of DWTS Ireland

He said: "I am extremely excited to be one of the pro dancers on the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars.  

"I’m a huge fan of the show and cannot wait to get out there with my celebrity partner and show Ireland what we’ve got.

"I’m so thankful to be working alongside some amazing dancers and choreographers. This season is going to be fabulous."

Dancing With the Stars is back on RTÉ One this January.