Strictly Come Dacing 2012: Louis Smith gets acting lessons!

Louis Smith (Strictly Come Dancing)

Strictly Come Dancing star Louis Smith has been getting acting lessons to help boost his marks.

Last weekend saw the judges criticise Louis for not putting on enough of a performance with his paso doble.

But last night saw the Olympian wow with a Charleston to Dr Wanna Do by Caro Emerald, scoring his first tens of the series to top the leaderboard.

The 23-year-old confessed he's been taking part in acting lessons alongside rehearsals to help get those perfect marks.

He admitted: "I didn’t think I would have to go so far out of my comfort zone in terms of performing, it’s almost like acting.

“I just thought there would be a technique that you had to learn, then you dance it and get a score.

“I knew this would be tough but on top of that I now realise you have to play a role.”

Louis revealed that his ADHD had been causing issues in the acting classes however.

He said: “We had to stand across from one another and moan, take a step forward and then a bigger moan, step forward and then shout, to a point where you are shouting at each other and wanting to have a fight.

“It was hard. There is a reason why I do not act like that, because it is hard to contain Louis Smith once he has come out. Obviously having ADHD you struggle to find where the line is and when to stop, so by the end of the lesson I was a bit boisterous.”

 Browse pictures of this weekend's Strictly Come Dancing 2012 below...

Strictly Come Dancing continues with the results show tonight, Sunday 2nd December at 7.20pm on BBC One and BBC One HD.

One more celeb will be cut in the dance off while there will be a performance from Alfie Boe.

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