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Top 11 Photoshoot Dance Plug Interviews (Contains Top 11 Performance Show Spoilers) Plus Benji Schwimmer News

I tell you what I’m loving the Top 11 this year as well pretty much everyone I guessed for The Top 10 are in The Top 11. I haven’t seen Meet The Top 11 tonight yet but I will tonight after work can’t wait!

Dance Plug BTS: (Plus Benji Schwimmer News on 3 movies he is involved in)

Robert Roldan:

Jose Ruiz:

Melinda Sullivan:

Lauren Froderman:

Kent Boyd:

Cristina Santana:

Billy Bell:

Alexie Agdeppa:

Alex Wong:

Ashley Galvan:

Adechike Torbert:

June 10, 2010 I Written By

So You Think You Can Dance Canada Flashback – Lara and Miles to Benji Choreography

This dance was just something else. Lara Smythe is incredibly beautiful in it and Miles just cruises through it so nice. Plus, this is Benji Schwimmer choreography at its best. Benji’s never done better.

January 21, 2009 I Written By

Just call me Charlie...but where are my angels?

Picture of Benji Schwimmer at Dancing with the Stars Finale

Last week my wife and I were lucky enough to be able to attend the Dancing with the Stars finale live. You can read more about it over on Pure Dancing with the Stars. After the show, I must admit that the person I wanted to meet most wasn’t really a part of Dancing with the Stars. It was someone in the audience supporting his sister Lacey Schwimmer. So, I made a fool of myself and headed over and introduced myself to Benji Schwimmer. Here’s a picture with Benji right after the finale.

Benji Scwhimmer at Dancing with the Stars Finale

Benji Scwhimmer at Dancing with the Stars Finale


Benji was very kind to us. We chatted with him for a few minutes asking him about what was new with him. He told us about a couple movies that he’d been working on. At least one of the movies Benji helped produce. Of course they are both dancing movies, but I believe he said that they had some comedy also. Should be fun to see when those come out.

Benji also told us that he canceled that week’s choreography with So You Think You Can Dance Canada in order to be there to see his sister perform on the finale of Dancing with the Stars. What a great big brother. I also think that Canada might be seeing a whole lot more of Benji on the show in the future. Canada will be happy about that.

Yes, I was a bit flustered in his presence and forgot to ask him the most relevant question of all: “Would Benji be joining Dancing with the Stars and start competing against his sister?” The rumors have him possibly coming back so ABC has the sibling storyline which may be gone if Julianne ends up leaving. However, I have a feeling that Benji is plenty busy right now and so we probably won’t be seeing him on Dancing with the Stars anytime soon.

Benji did however say that him and the girl he was with were competing at Disneyland the next day in the Swing Dance Championships (if my memory serves me correct). Kind of cool to see him still competing in that competition.

In case Benji finds this post, thanks Benji for being so gracious. It was a real pleasure meeting you.

December 4, 2008 I Written By

Just call me Charlie...but where are my angels?

SYTYCD Flashback: Benji and Heidi’s Black Mambo

I believe that this quite possibly could be the most popular and most technical dance ever performed on So You Think You Can Dance. Benji and Heidi are just so refined, so technical and so precise in this dance. It’s like they’ve been doing it since they were kids. Oh that’s right, they have been.

Enjoy the Black Mambo Angel & The Mambokats - Horizontal Mambo - Black Mambo sung by Angel and the Mambokats by Benji Schwimmer and Heidi Groskreutz

Disclaimer: I have a huge Heidi fan, so anything I say will certainly be biased when it comes to Heidi.

October 14, 2008 I Written By

Just call me Charlie...but where are my angels?

Flashback: Benji Schwimmer’s Solo in the Finale

Seeing Benji Schwimmer on the show tonight was a lot of fun. I don’t think he did the best choreography tonight, but I think he is the most famous SYTYCD alum out there. He definitely deserved to win and I think that this solo pretty much shows his versatility and ability to please the crowd.

I don’t think we have a Benji this season, but still plenty of talent to go around. Also, it’s worth going back and watching my favorite Benji and Heidi video and a close runner up.

July 3, 2008 I Written By

Just call me Charlie...but where are my angels?

An Old School Video of Lacey Schwimmer and One With Benji Schwimmer

Youtube is a great thing since it gives you videos of the dancers on So You Think You Can Dance well before they reached top form and are performing for millions of people on Fox. Here’s a great look back at Lacey Schwimmer dancing to the Lion King. I guess it was Lacey dancing with Brian Cordoba 1995 US OPEN DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP. Pretty entertaining.

I bet Lacey loves that this video is going all over the internet. I guess it might get her more votes on So You Think You Can Dance.

Buy Your Tickets to See Lacey on the So You Think You Can Dance Tour

Just to be fair to Lacey, I thought I’d also show a video of Benji and Lacey Schwimmer performing at THE SHOW (Reno Dance Sensation 07). I bet she likes this video a little bit better.

Buy Your Tickets to See Lacey on the So You Think You Can Dance Tour

July 16, 2007 I Written By

Just call me Charlie...but where are my angels?

Benji Schwimmer Heaven

Benji Schwimmer is still going strong (at least until the So You Think You Can Dance Tour ends). Although, by that point the next season of So You Think You Can Dance will have started and he’ll be made popular by the next season of So You Think You Can Dance.

Until then, enjoy all these videos of Benji Schwimmer.

October 6, 2006 I Written By

Just call me Charlie...but where are my angels?

Tyra Banks Interview of Benji, Heidi and Donyelle from So You Think You Can Dance

This was a really fun interview to watch. Tyra Banks actually does a good job as a talk show host. I hadn’t seen her show before, but she was actually quite entertaining. I think the dancing was so so since I actually prefer the couples dancing to the solo pieces. Unless of course it’s Ivan, but you know that.

Enjoy!!

October 4, 2006 I Written By

Just call me Charlie...but where are my angels?

Benji and Travis Doing Tranji

I know a ton of people have been looking all over for Benji and Travis dancing Tranji. Well, I found it, but I have a feeling it won’t be up long. Enjoy!!

One more Tranji video:

You can see this live at one of the So You Think You Can Dance Tour stops.

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September 20, 2006 I Written By

Just call me Charlie...but where are my angels?

Benji Schwimmer & Heidi Groskreutz 2001 Showcase

Benji and Heidi are just amazing together. I think that their choreography is the best part. However, I think their skills in dancing and knowing each other makes it much easier to choreograph.

A second version in case the first gets taken down:

You should also take a look at their previously posted Benji Schwimmer and Heidi Groskreutz (From So You Think You Can Dance) Dancing at Showcase Division 2005 US Open Swing Dance Championships. You can see some maturing, but they are just fantastic to watch.

September 18, 2006 I Written By

Just call me Charlie...but where are my angels?