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SYTYCD Alum in Movie Roles

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m going through SYTYCD withdrawal a little bit. I don’t like not having a second episode this week! 🙂

This past weekend, I rented this flick called “Love N’ Dancing” and was surprised to see bitty cameos by Season 2’s Benji and Heidi and that tided me over a bit till last night’s Season 6 episode. I remember that Seasons 3’s Neil had a cute and memorable role in “American Mall” that amused me when I saw it. Maybe you can still catch Kherington in “Fame” theaters somewhere in the country.

Still, we’ll have to wait till next year to see Season 4’s Joshua, Katee and Twitch in Adam Shankman’s “Step Up 3-D” (and Season 2’s Ivan, too). 2010 will also bring the movie that Paula van Oppen turned down a place in Season 6’s Top 20 for – “Burlesque.” It sounds a bit like “Coyote Ugly,” but with a burlesque club instead of bar. Season 4’s Chelsea Traille will play a character named Coco. 🙂

Our friends at SYTYCDism mention that Katee, Kherington and Season 4’s Comfort will be on upcoming episode(s) of “Glee,” as well.

Do you know of any SYTYCD alumni movie roles I might’ve missed? Planning on seeing any of these movies? Already seen them? Lemme know what you think.

You know what I’d love best at moments like this, when I’m craving some SYTYCD? DVDs of past seasons!

November 4, 2009 I Written By

Channing Cooke & Phillip Attmore Top 20 SYTYCD Interview

The “ice cream scooper” and “Ryan’s Fosse roommate” are both pretty chill in this interview. Phillip has something interesting to say about not making it previously and Channing is pretty funny. There’s a lot of Paula van Oppen in the background of the Vegas week clips. And catch what’s happening in the background while Channing and Phillip are talking. Peter and Kathryn (?) are doing photos and she’s throwing her leg over his shoulder. Lol.

October 22, 2009 I Written By

Paula Van Oppen Before SYTYCD

Another popular person from SYTYCD Season 5 that is back for SYTYCD season 6 is Paula Van Oppen. I remember there were a bunch of Paula fans that came on this site when Paula Van Oppen just missed making the SYTYCD top 20 in season 5. She has a nice fan following and for good reason. In case, you’re not sure who I’m talking about, in season 6 she’s the girl in yellow.

Time to take a look at some videos of Paula Van Oppen before being on SYTYCD.

This is a sweet little lyrical solo of Paula Van Oppen at 17 years old to the song Without You Hinder - Take It to the Limit - Without You:

Now for a performance from Paula Van Oppen at The Music Center Performing Arts Center Spotlight Awards in 2007 to the song Make Me Whole Amel Larrieux - Infinite Possibilities - Make Me Whole – Amel Larrieux Read more..

September 16, 2009 I Written By

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

Auditioning for SYTYCD Multiple Times

I’ve been meaning to post this for a while, but it’s become even more interesting now that so many wonderful dancers just got kicked off So You Think You Can Dance. No doubt a ton of really really great dancers got sent home. So, it begs the question of whether people should be allowed to audition for So You Think You Can Dance multiple times.

To round out the discussion, you have to remember that rules about auditioning multiple times would apply to crappy dancers like “Sex” and Leo as much as great dancers like Natalie Reid and Paula Van Oppen. On the one hand, I like the storylines of people trying over and over again and finally achieving their dream. I loved when Twitch game back and finally made it. However, I’d be happy to never see Sex on the show again.

It’s funny, because after Leo and Sex battled it out on SYTYCD, I found Leo’s twitter account and sent him a couple messages and he replied. I asked him if he was going to audition again. He said he might, but he’d have to travel to LA to do it. I told him he had to audition again, he needed to pull out a few more spins. He then told me that he could do even more spins on roller blades. I of course then suggested that he take his rollerblades to the next audition. Can you imagine?

Anyway, I guess I have some mixed feelings about multiple auditions. On the one hand I like to see someone living their dream. On the other, I like to see fresh faces and to see new talent on the show. At the end of the day, the dancing and choreography is so amazing I’m not sure all the rest really matters all that much. Although, it’s a good topic for discussion in between episodes.

June 6, 2009 I Written By

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