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2013 Emmys – Outstanding Choreography

Dance is becoming an award show staple, Outstanding Choreography, a category normally shelved in the Creative Emmy’s, was moved to the live telecast. The Emmy awards will be announced September 22nd and will showcase a number choreographed by the nominees and featuring host Neil Patrick Harris.  First time nominees Alison Holker, Warren Carlyle and Sonya […]

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SYTYCD Season Ten Top Twenty

Aaron Turner Age: 25 Hometown: Las Vegas Profession: Dance teacher Dance Style: Tap Rejection Comeback: “Initially I wasn’t even supposed to be in the Top 20. I was cut at the Green Mile… The best piece of advice that I’ve been given is ‘Stay positive and never, never give up.’ Because I could have been very, very negative… But I […]

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So You Think You Can Dance – Audition Music

So You Think You Can Dance always features incredible music, it is the perfect way to find new and exciting artists. The tenth season has not disappointed and the audition episodes have featured many genres and styles. Below is a list of all the music used in the audition episodes, there was some overlap so each song […]

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So You Think You Can Dance Premiere

So You Think You Can Dance began their tenth season last night and they did not hold back. The episode showed every great person the city had to offer – without the silly but fun stories. Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy (sporting some interesting hair) are back, joined by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and were blown away by […]

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Allison Holker and Stephen ‘Twitch’ Boss

So You Think You Can Dance has produced some incredible stars, it has also helped jump start the career of dancer/choreographer Travis Wall. On the reality show All The Right Moves, which stars Wall along with Teddy Forance, Nick Lazzarini and Kyle Robinson, Forance decided to create a submission for choreographer status on SYTYCD. His […]

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All The Right Moves

All The Right Moves is the new reality television show for the dance company Shaping Sound. The show features choreographer/dancers Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson. The first episode – for those not living in the United States – is on YouTube right now. I don’t understand why Wall had to explain […]

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Creative Arts Emmy Nominations 2012 – Outstanding Choreography

The Emmy nominations have been released, and the outstanding choreography category is very strong. Along with the regulars – Dancing With The Stars and So You Think You Can Dance – there is a new show which has garnered a nomination, Smash. It is great that a scripted television show is able to explore the world of […]

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SYTYCD Season 9 Top Twenty

The Top Twenty have been chosen, and have now danced for America. They have proven why they deserve to be America’s Favourite Dancer. Now the competition really begins. Here is a little profile of each of the dancers. This will give a little more insight into who you will be voting for tonight. This looks […]

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SYTYCD Season Premier Part One

Season nine of So You Think You Can Dance began on May 24th. With the results show cut, and the announcement that two winners would be crowned, a male and a female, this season will definitely be different. Regular judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy are back with an alternate every week. Starting off auditions in New York City was Tyce Diorio. […]

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Macy’s Stars of Dance – Shaping Sound

This week’s Macy’s Stars of Dance, on Dancing With The Stars, featured the new dance company Shaping Sound. With the sucess of their show last year and their reality show coming up sometime this year this is great promotion for them. This dance was sl0wer and more technically beautiful then a lot of Wall, Lazzarini […]

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All The Right Moves

Get ready to see some incredible dancing. ‘All The Right Moves’ is a new reality show featuring choreographer Travis Wall, SYTYCD alum Nick Lazzarini, Cirque Du Soleil choreographer Teddy Florence and Juilliard graduate Kyle Robinson, as they work to open their own studio, ‘Shaping Sound.’ This docu-series will not only be a behind the scenes look at […]

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Exam Time

Posts have been and will continue to be a little scattered over the next couple weeks. It is exam time, and since I chose classes with in class exams or papers, all my work is due before next friday. Tonight is the premier episode of So You Think You Can Dance. That gem showed up […]

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SYTYCD Dancers on Ellen

For Ellen’s birthday SYTYCD alum surprised her with a performance on her show. They performed to the song ‘Sexy and I Know It‘ by LMFAO. Season 8 winner Melanie Moore was joined by Ivan Koumaev, Allison Holker, Stephen ‘Twitch’ Boss, Alex Wong, Sasha Mallory, and Comfort Fedoke. This routine was high energy and showed off […]

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Step Up 4 3D Trailer

The first trailer for the new Step Up movie was released this week. While it does not give any plot, it does show a behind the scenes look. Set to the music of Transporta (“Same Girl”), the trailer screams Christopher Scott. The dancers in suits, arm/hand choreography, single line movements. While I’m a little skeptical […]

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So You Think You Can Dance – Season 9

Auditions for the ninth season of So You Think You Can Dance start this Thursday in Atlanta. While I’m excited for another summer of great dances and inspiring dancers, FOX has thrown the show for a loop. This year they have axed the results show, not surprising after the axing of many of the spin […]

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Top Twenty Posts of the Year

I thought I would try something new this year and post the top twenty posts. Some are a little surprising but others are very predictable. Top Posts 1. Team iLuminate 2. Heather Morris for Staples 3. Dancers on Glee/LXD Tour 4. Meet the Top 20 5. House 7.15 – Bombshells 6. Emmy Nominations – Choreography […]

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Allison Holker Solos

Allison Holker was one of my favourites on her season of So You Think You Can Dance. Now, thanks to the internet, you can find all her solos in one convenient video! Holker’s solos were always incredible, her control is amazing. She is very interesting to watch and got kicked off much earlier than she should have. The […]

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Party Rock Anthem

The people in my cast have been obsessed with ‘Party Rock Anthem’ since it came out. Anytime they are in a room together it seems to come on, and have since decided that it would make for a great curtain call. LMFAO really know how to make a great dance song, and pairing themselves with […]

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Shaping Sound

Shaping Sound Dance Company is having their One Night Only premier featuring many amazing dancers. Partnered with Break the Floor Productions, Shaping Sound was started by Misha Gabriel, Teddy Forance, Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini and Kyle Robinson. I love this shot of the five of them, they look so classy in their suits, walking in a triangle towards […]

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At Last

Currently, I am choreographing a duet to ‘At Last‘ by Etta James. When I was first assigned this number I was thrilled. Etta James!! But as I am going through the dance and song, I am finding it very difficult. This is much smoother and happier than my style, and choreographing a duet is a […]

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