EDISON - Two dancers represented the Garden State on last night's "Dancing with the Stars" season 11 premiere.

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino of MTV's hit reality show, Jersey Shore, took the stage yesterday, just five days after wrapping up filming for the show's third season.

Edgewater native, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, owns a dance studio in Ridgefield. Chmerkovskiy is paired with R&B singer Brandy.