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SYTYCD’s Jeanine Mason and Kupono Aweau Dance Together

Thank you to our reader, Harold R, for this scoop! Jeanine and Kupono danced together during the Peace Love World Fashion Show. Check it out:

April 14, 2010 I Written By

SYTYCD Winner Jeanine Mason Videos

Jeanine was on The Doctors on March 22nd. Check out the cute video below:

And here’s a video of Jeanine dancing with Season 6 (ish) and Season 7’s (?) Billy Bell:

I would love to see Jeanine be one of Season 7’s All-Stars. She’s one of the most dynamic dancers that have been on the show, in my opinion.

March 29, 2010 I Written By

SYTYCD At The Academy Awards!!

Former SYTYCD dancers have been tweeting about the Oscars for a while (as has Adam Shankman), so I was prepared to look for them. There were stunning performances to the nominated songs. The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers were amazing! I only managed to recognize Kayla dancing during the regular telecast (she was very prominent), but after watching Rickey’s video, I was able to identify more dancers – Kathryn, I’m pretty sure, and definitely Travis Wall. Among others that I’m sure you’ll catch. As always, Ricky has a great video from the Oscar performance, so check it out!

Rickey has a still of a Kupono sighting (HOW did he get that seat?!) and I think Kupono summed up Oscar night best via Twitter:

alohakupono

OSCARs was ABSOLUtELY RiDiCULOuS!!!! Now it’s off to the AFTeR PARtY for SCANDaLS of the YEAR!!!!!! 40 minutes ago via mobile web

But y’all, there is SO MUCH cool chatting happening on Twitter, you have to check out all your favorite dancers via John’s SYTYCD list.

I found some great videos for you. First, a “Meet the Choreographers” video with Adam and both Kayla and Travis as assistant choreographers. And a slew of fun audition videos, including a “Behind the Screen” one.

Yay to Adam for making his SYTYCD dancers so prominent at the Oscars. I hope he produces again!

March 7, 2010 I Written By

Another Twitter Roundup!

Here’s another Twitter Roundup for your enjoyment!

LaurenGottlieb
Ugh! When JLo calls ur supposed to drop what ur doing &go!!..I just dont know if I can do that this time:/ Sending good vibes hope it works about 1 hour ago

karla_w_a_K
still under construction … http://www.KarlaPunoGarcia.com about 2 hours ago

[She also posts dance class footage]

PaulineMata
New video with @juskalmeB and I! Check it out and let me know what you think! πŸ™‚ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wg5LOAHbvv0 about 3 hours ago

[Choreographed by Brandon Bryant, Ade behind the camera and Melissa in the background. Quite the SYTYCD reunion here. :)]

jakobakarr
Packing and getting ready for my long Oscar journey. So excited to perform at the Academy Awards! Excied for @NYCDA Pittsburg first though! about 3 hours ago

adammshankman
Oh lord. They dug up the clips of me dancing on the 1990 #oscars and are posting them on oscars.org I think…young & ridiculous. about 7 hours ago

ChelsieKayH
Everyone go check out the 2010 Sports Illustrated Mag!! i was lucky enough to be selected to be in it πŸ™‚ 11:19 AM Feb 10th

[The link above was inserted by me and takes you to Chelsie’s SI pictures.]

February 11, 2010 I Written By

SYTYCD Girls On Glee

Here’s a Tweet from Janette earlier tonight (and the pic she linked to):

JManrara
About to go film our dance! Having goods times w/ the other dancers! Here’s a pic of all the girls! πŸ™‚ http://yfrog.com/3gwugvj about 2 hours ago

Which girls can you identify? Lauren Gottlieb for sure. Anybody else? πŸ™‚ Sound off in the comments.

January 21, 2010 I Written By

Dizzy Feet Event in LA 11/29

Rickey.org just posted some great pictures from the Dizzy Feet event in LA that happened Nov. 29th. It included the 5Alive kids as well as stars from DWTS (including S3’s Lacey) and ABDC (with S1’s Ryan and S3’s Hok and Dominic). Thanks Rickey for posting this, man I wish I could have been there!

DIZZY FEET CELEBRATION OF DANCE

here’s an interview with Qwest, with most of the questions aimed at D-Trix (Dominic) he’s awesome!

dances done included “No Air”, “If It Kills Me”, and “Addiction” as well as Ade and Melissa’s Breast Cancer routine, as well as performances from Cheryl and Derek from DWTS and Lacey’s samba with Lance Bass from S7 of DWTS. Qwest rocked it out, as did the three leading ladies from the Step Up films, as introduced by their male counterparts.

November 30, 2009 I Written By

SYTYCD Twitter Round Up!

When we’re talking about them, they’re usually talking, too. About the show, us, themselves also. ;”)

Nigel (dizzyfeet):

11 hrs ago: Thanks for all your wonderful support. I’m glad so many realize that we are a professional competition and need to maintain credible results

12 hrs ago: I should not have told the audience to “shut up” tonight. Unfortunately their mindless catawauling got the better of me on that ocassion. [sic]

22 hrs ago: Two more dancers will be leaving us tonight. I don’t want any complaints from people who didn’t vote. I’m hearing you re. the new set.

23 hrs ago: The results are very interesting. I’m disappointed with one couple in the bottom 3 but not surprised. See if you agree on tonight’s show.

Nov 10th 10:16 a.m. : Season 5 tour in LA last night. The improvements in these dancers have made this show one of my favorites. Their comedy timing is excellent

Nov 4th 4:34 p.m.: @blakemcgrath we’d love that!

Oct. 25th 1:29 p.m. : I’m happy the judges decide, besides we know best at this moment. A couple of weeks more will help the public become better informed.

Adam (adammshankman):

11 hrs ago: Dance I’d who I am. That’s what Peter said. That’s how I feel. He’ll b fine [sic]

11 hrs ago: FYI: if Pauline and Peter move to LA they will work. They will work a lot. They are wonderful.

11 hrs ago: I held Pauline and Peter in my arms while they cried. It was horrible and we love them. It’s a competition show. It’s wt they sigh up 4.

11 hrs ago: No elimination on sytycd will be universally embraced. U hv no idea how hard it is to cut our kids. We lv thm. r job is to cut. Pls undrstn

Nov 9th 11:47 a.m: Sorry: the gala won’t be televised! One of a kind event! Get tix asap

Nov 9th 11:38 a.m.: Update: dizzyfeet gala on nov 29, dwts cast, sytycd season 5, Mary Murphy and demetri, qwest, the leads of step up (cont)

Nov 6th 2:36 p.m.: Dizzyfeet number coming together. Awesome

Nov 6th 2:12 a.m.: Great line up for dizzyfeet gala: sytycd dancers, dwts cast, step up dancers… So cool. I’m psyched

Oct 27th 9:58 a.m.: Watch sytycd tonight. First competition show. Very emotional already.

Travis (travISova):

14 mins ago: Getting my hairs cut!!! Then rehearsal with my couple

14 hrs ago: so excited about the couple i have this week on sytycd……like so excited!!

Peter (PeterSabasino):

Nov 11 12:15 a.m.: OMG….so tired from rehearsals…..But loving every minute of it. This cast is amazing

Nov 10 9:17 a.m.: Last night was amazing. 5 Alive was dope, Now Season sick is Hungrier than ever. We’re all gon Kill it…Love you guys! MWWWAH!

Billy (Billy_Bell):

1 hr ago: At the doctor getting another ultrasound… Hope I’m not pregnant!

Nov 9 3:44 p.m.: @PaulineMata perfection buy me some clothes while you’re out today;)

Nov 9 1:42 p.m.: @Paulinemata yell at @jakobakarr for not tweeting ever how is he supposed to function as a season 6er and not tweet?!?! haha

Nov 8 11:33 p.m.: @Jglove988 you arnt so bad yourself. I hope I see you and @jmanrara soon! I miss you guys! And I love you too @paulinemata

Jeanine (itsjeaninemason):

14 hrs ago: At the Clippers game!! random but I’ve apparently been in a basketball mood lately. So proud of my hubby @jakobakarr!!

Nov 10 3:01 a.m.: LA show was amazing!!! Oh and how can I forget! my butt decided to make a guest appearance during paso..I mooned 7,000 people, yippe!

Nov 8 5:15 p.m.: Heading to a taping of SYTYCD season 6!! Can’t wait to see all the crew and scream for the amazing talenttttt ahhhhh

Nov 8 1:11 p.m.: Had the best night on the G-Lounge party bus!! And was married to my one true love @alohakupono…choo-choo! Just got to Lala land πŸ™‚

Nov 7 4:19 p.m.: Doing some press in Utah and then hanging out with the girls…I’m going to miss these smelly locker rooms

Kupono (alohakupono):

Nov 8 4:18 a.m.: PARtY BUS is AMAAAZiNG!!!! DeCORAtED the GuRLS BUS and transformed it into the LoVE2LiVE-LiVE2GiVE G-LoUNGE!!! I got a FoG MACHiNE ; )

Nov 6 11:12 p.m.: New FAVORiTE GaME is “NiNJA DeSTRUCTiON” minus the part where RANDi’S LiL’ SiS split my LiP!!!! YES… I was BEATeN UP by a GiRL : (

Nov 6 7:41 p.m.: RANDi’S HoUSE KiCkS ASs!!!! We’re sitting around a FiREPiT in her BACkYARD w/PiZZA and later we’re having a GoLFCART RACe!!! SO EXCiTeD!!!

Nappytabs (NAPPYTABS):

2 hrs ago: On our way to SYTYCD rehearsal!

16 hrs ago: Break is over! Workin on SYTYCD choreo now. This a FULL day of rehearsal & choreo!

20 hrs ago: Hey, forgot to give a shout out to all the SYTYCD tour dancers. Nice job, loved the show! Sorry we didn’t get back to see you, had rehearsal

Jakob (jakobakarr):

11 hrs ago: quality time with @channingcooke. love πŸ™‚

Nov 10 2:18 a.m.: AMAZING night. 5 Alive tour show was incredible. So inspiring!

Nov 4 1:02 p.m.: Tweeting priveledges restored! Soaking up the sun with Ellenore and Pauline. Love

Noelle (iamnolz):

Nov 9 11:17 p.m.: wow! LIFE CHANGING! =D

Nov 9 5:15 p.m.: shopping with @channingcooke @paulinemata and Ryan and Ashley!

Nov 9 2:47 p.m.: @Billy_Bell I love you and MISS YOUUUU!!!!! =)

Nov 2 11:31 a.m.: I fell but I got back up =)… that is what’s important!


Man, I could go on forever with this! I’m sure I missed some fun/important/exciting Tweets, so lemme know!


November 12, 2009 I Written By

Janette And Jason Are Dating!

Hey, I just found this adorable video where Janette and Jason confirm that they’re together. It’s mostly Janette talking while she’s standing with Brandon, but there’s a great moment at the end with Jason and Randi. This kinda explains why Jason was so excited to go to Miami after Amanda and I saw the tour in Atlanta. ;”) Enjoy!

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Best Group Dance – SYTYCD Season 5 “EmMandy” Awards

In our ongoing series of choreography “EmMandy” Awards, here’s the award for “Best Group Dance” from So You Think You Can Dance season 5 (winner is in Bold). This is the final award, so take a look at the other SYTYCD Season 5 “EmMandy” Awards.

“Best Group Dance”

  • Tyce Diorio, “Send in the Clowns”
  • Tabitha, Napolean and Dimitri, “Calle Ocho”
  • Mia Michaels, “One”, “Higher Ground”

An amazing concept with a heartbreaking story beautifully translated into the choreography. What more could you want? It was a sad dance, but it didn’t pity itself or try to make you cry or feel bad for it. It just was. I loved Jeanine’s smile that faded from her face, and Evan’s sliding down the toy box at the end. It was perfect and beautiful and I could watch it forever. Howeverβ€”I wouldn’t consider it a Broadway dance, more of a contemporary or even ballet. Just because the song is from a musical doesn’t make the dance Broadway. But it did include a generous helping of acting from each performer, and I think they all delivered.

August 25, 2009 I Written By

I am a blogger and reality tv lover. I blog here for SYTYCD but mostly the Canada version, since I live in Vancouver BC. I also blog about other reality tv shows on my own blog www.mandysmind.com

Best Prop – SYTYCD Season 5 “EmMandy” Awards

In our ongoing series of choreography “EmMandy” Awards, here’s the award for “Best Prop” from So You Think You Can Dance season 5 (winner is in Bold). Take a look at the other SYTYCD Season 5 “EmMandy” Awards.

“Best Prop”

  • “The Butt Dance”, Randi’s butt
  • ‘Love Lockdown”, the chain
  • “If it Kills Me”, the necklace
  • “Send in the Clowns”, the toy box
  • “Moses”, the feathers
  • “Crash Test Dummies”, the robot dog

Though I agree with the judges comments about how the chain was an unpredictable, and therefore messy, prop, I LOVED the concept. When you’re in a relationship with another person, doesn’t it feel like there’s a chain holding you together? You can’t go anywhere without the other person, or do anything without the other person knowing. And I loved the end when Philip offered Jeanine the key, a way out. I mentioned in another post that the heart was a cute addition to Travis’ dance but it was not choreographed into it very well. The poor dancers looked like they were having a hard time throwing/catching/biting/etc. the necklace.

August 24, 2009 I Written By

I am a blogger and reality tv lover. I blog here for SYTYCD but mostly the Canada version, since I live in Vancouver BC. I also blog about other reality tv shows on my own blog www.mandysmind.com