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So You Think You Can Dance at the Oscars

Did you notice any familiar faces (or footwork) as you were watching the 82nd Annual Academy Awards this weekend?


Season 4 Finalist Thayne Jasperson Stars in OZ the Musical

Season 4 contestant Thayne Jasperson is currently playing the role of Scarecrow in Oz the Musical. The musical is a contemporary musical twist on L. Frank Baum’s classic, “The Wonderful Wizard of OZ.”


Season 3 Finalist Lauren Gottlieb Appears on Glee & Talks about SYTYCD

So You Think You Can Dance Season 3 finalist Lauren Gottlieb was front and center during a production of Duffy’s “Mercy” on Fox’s new hit show, Glee. Lauren played a member of the Vocal Adrenaline glee club who performed intricate, back-bending choreography on last Wednesday’s episode. Glee airs immediately following So You Think You Can Dance on Wednesday nights.


So You Think You Can Dance Performers in Emmys® Telecast

On the 61st Primetime Emmy® Awards live telecast, So You Think You Can Dance choreographers Tabitha and Napoleon D’umo choreographed a routine that showcased reality TV show dance and included some SYTYCD alumni. Season 4’s Joshua Allen, Katee Shean, and Mark Kanemura, and Season 3’s Hok Konishi and Dominic Sandoval danced on the Nokia Theater stage.


Familiar Faces on the Video Music Awards

Did you catch some familiar faces on television while watching Sunday’s Video Music Awards? The awards show included a tribute to Michael Jackson, during which Janet Jackson took the stage to perform. Her back-up dancers included So You Think You Can Dance choreographers Tyce Diorio, Wade Robson, Laurieann Gibson, and Dave Scott.


William Wingfield,Season 4 Finalist, Makes his Broadway Debut

William Wingfield

So You Think You Can Dance Season 4 finalist William Wingfield makes his Broadway debut beginning August 26 in the musical In the Heights at Richard Rodgers Theater. Will is taking over the role of Graffiti Pete, a break-dancing street artist.