Social butterfly Katherine Jenkins launches herself on the Hollywood party scene with dinner at hotspot Katsuya
14:59 GMT, 14 March 2012
She's a little known name out there at the moment, hoping to increase her profile Stateside with her upcoming role on Dancing With The Stars.
So what better way for Katherine Jenkins to launch herself onto the Hollywood social scene than for her to go for dinner at celebrity favourite restaurant Katsuya.
The 31-year-old singer looked polished and sleek in a black sequinned jumpsuit and heels for her evening out.
Social butterfly: Katherine Jenkins smiled widely as she was photographed outside Hollywood restaurant Katsuya last night
Stylish: Katherine teamed her jumpsuit with slicked back hair and red lipstick
Katherine teamed her outfit by
wearing her hair slicked back into a ponytail, and topped the ensemble
off with a slick of bright red lipstick.
And Katsuya was the perfect place for
Katherine to go for dinner if she wanted to begin to make a name for
herself, as the Japanese eatery is often frequented by stars including
Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton.
Katherine has been keeping herself busy in rehearsals for the TV talent show, which begins on Monday evening, alongside dance partner Mark Ballas.
Slender: Katherine's dance rehearsals have clearly taken effect, as the singer looked slim and muscular on her night out
Dancing queen: Katherine teamed her all black outfit with matching heels and a clutch bag
She tweeted yesterday: 'Foxtrot
costume fitting followed by 6hr rehearsal at training complex with
@MarkBallas ..Feels like my 1st day at big school! #Newbie #DWTS'
Welsh opera singer Katherine also
spoke out this week to deny rumours that there is a romance between her
and Mark, after he was pictured with his hand on her knee during a night
out in London.
Talking of the shot, Katherine said:
'We couldn't even see, there were so many camera lights flashing. And it
was a comforting gesture, like, “Are you OK” He put his hand on my
Practice makes perfect! Katherine and her dance partner Mark Ballas in rehearsals
'We'd only known each other 12 hours!
We'd met that day in the morning and by the night we were married.
We're just going to laugh it off really.'
Mark added: 'That stuff goes over my
head… My priority and the goal is to turn Katherine into the best
dancer possible. I'm not really into the gossip and all that.
'For us it's just here to work, get it done and have a great time.'
Smiles all round: Katherine and Mark looked cheery yesterday as they arrived at rehearsals