For season 13, Ballas was partnered with reality star Kristin Cavallari where they were the 3rd couple eliminated finishing in 10th place.
For season 14, he was partnered with Classical Singer Katherine Jenkins.
They made it to the finale where they finished as the runners-up, losing to Donald Driver & Peta Murgatroyd.
For season 15, he returned with season 11 partner, Bristol Palin before being eliminated in week 4.
For season 10, Ballas was partnered with actress Shannen Doherty.
They were voted off in week six and came in 9th place.
Despite that, Shannen & Mark hold a higher average than a few celebrities who lasted longer than they did. They made it to the finale and finished in third place.
For season 11, Ballas was partnered with Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska governor and U. For season 12, Ballas was partnered with Disney Channel star Chelsea Kane.
Ballas played an extra in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone as part of the Hufflepuff House.
In October 2008, Ballas made a guest appearance on the season premiere of Samantha Who.
As an actor, Ballas played the lead role of Tony in the musical Copacabana and was the lead dancer in the UK national tour of the Spanish musical Maria de Buenos Aires.