Dancer Karina Smirnoff has been the star of "Dancing with the Stars" since 2006 and the show is continuing to be a ratings bonanza. However, entertainment insiders in particularly television experts understand how the networks look at shows and they are always looking to add new people to shows to keep them fresh and the audience interested. Therefore it is always in the best interest of a performer to be adding new skills to their toolbelt and that is what Karina Smirnoff will likely be doing in 2014 in addition to dancing on her hit television show.
In 2013 Karina Smirnoff acted in the short film "Across Grace Alley" and in 2012 she also performed a guest role on the show "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23". Hollywood movie producers and directors are well aware that as a dancer on is not just performing routines but acting on stage in front of millions of people and having to connect with their audience and this is something Karina Smirnoff has proved herself very adept at doing so over the past several years.
When entertainment insiders look at the how Karina Smirnoff's career has progressed off the dance stage they see a woman who has appeared in a well received nude spread in the May 2011 Playboy issue and has appeared in a television series and movie that are outside of her comfort zone. These type of career decisions by a intelligent entertainment performer such as Katrina Smirnoff are indicative of a professional who understand how important it is to expand her portfolio and has her eyes on an acting career on television or in movies that will have a smooth transition when she can no longer dance at the high level that she currently does.
Karina Smirnoff looks to be preparing for a move into Hollywood as an actress and it may occur in 2014 so for all her fans, don't be surprised if it happens.