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'So You Think You Can Dance' Choreographer, Spencer Liff Stays Focused on Innovation -- Balancing Projects on TV, Film, Broadway

Steve Schonberg | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

This past round of Emmy Awards was TV and Broadway choreographer Spencer Liff's second chance at the win. Twice now, he's been nominated for his work on "So You Think You Can Dance," but again the recognition fell short.

The Faithful Shopper: A City for Divine Dancers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.17.2015 | New York
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"So You Think You Can Dance" Teaches Important Life Lessons

S. L. Young | Posted 09.14.2015 | Entertainment
S. L. Young

My hope is that by watching this season someone who wouldn't normally give an individual an opportunity will look beyond their own personal or absolute technical biases to give an otherwise talented person a much needed chance.

The Not Quite Empty Nest When You Have a Young Adult With Special Needs

Kate Welch | Posted 08.11.2015 | Parents
Kate Welch

When your child has special needs, it's a major upset to that expectation. Aside from missing Sophie, her leaving is also a stark reminder that the natural order has been disrupted. There are upsides to an empty nest, but we won't experience them.

Capturing Misty Copeland's Power and Grace

Richard Corman | Posted 08.07.2015 | Black Voices
Richard Corman

As I approached from the southern end of Manhattan, where the sun had just risen, I couldn't quite believe what I was witnessing. She moved gracefully, dramatically and with intent all over the Mason and Hamlin -- sitting, leaning, standing, en pointe.

How Witney Carson Went From A Teenager With A Dream To An Emmy Nominee

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 09.19.2015 | Entertainment

Her story might sound similar to Kelly Clarkson's or Elisabeth Hasselbeck's -- become a beloved reality star and maybe strike stardom. But Witne...

Singer Christina Perri, Dinah Shore Weekend Headliner, Reflects on 'Whirlwind' Career

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 05.06.2015 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Most performers can't pin-point exactly when their lives changed, but Christina Perri remembers the moment clearly.

An Impassioned Look at the Lives of Teens with the New Show 'One Day'

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 04.28.2015 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

"Growing up," as Peter Pan author J. M. Barrie once said, "is such a barbarous business, full of inconvenience... and pimples." But how quickly adults forget. It can be hard to really understand teenagers -- their struggles, their awakenings, their triumphs.

Desert AIDS Project Gala Inspires the World to #IMAGINEnoAIDS; Mario Cantone Hosts

Nicholas Snow | Posted 04.01.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

If you come across this episode prior to February 7th, 2015, attend this year's gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

Misty Copeland Talks Fashion, Memoir and Body Image

Mary Alice Franklin | Posted 01.08.2015 | Arts
Mary Alice Franklin

It's quite overwhelming to be in the presence of someone who crushes multiple stereotypes, and does it with grace. Misty Copeland is African American. She does not have the typical "ballerina's body." She didn't have access to classical ballet early in life, so she began dancing "late" -- at age 13.

Remembering Jesse Winchester with Mac McAnally, Plus Walter Salas-Humara, Joe Rathbone, Mikey Wax & Eddy Faulkner

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Mac McAnally: "When we agreed to do the record, I hadn't heard any songs. It's not like I doubt whether Jesse's going to bring any good songs to the table, but I was not aware, musically, of anything other than that we were going to cut some Jesse Winchester songs."

'So You Think You Can Dance' Breaks Its Routine By Going Gay, And We Love It

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.29.2014 | Gay Voices

"So You Think You Can Dance" is show that runs on physical skill and sexual chemistry, but up until now, that chemistry's been pretty heterosexual. ...

Travis Wall of 'SYTYCD' Dances to the Tune of Success

Joshua Estrin | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Joshua Estrin

Breakfast with Travis Wall is like meeting a unicorn, I was told that the mythical, magical creature didn't exist and yet I am faced with a young man who is simply not from this world.

Fox Adds A New 'Idol'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.27.2014 | TV

Justin Bieber is currently set to bring his swaggy moves to "So You Think You Can Dance" this season to introduce a new element to the show: dance cre...

Ballet Is an Art, Not a Sport

Brittany Kottler | Posted 04.10.2014 | Arts
Brittany Kottler

When attending a ballet performance, an audience member will never be able to see the strain on the body because of the ballerina's ability to convey emotion, passion, and artistry.

Pushing Back the Cultural Desert

Phil Chan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Phil Chan

There is no one question that our country is currently experiencing a drought of dance in mainstream American culture. Then how do we replant dance in American culture and push the desert back?

PHOTOS: Cat Deeley's Black Sequin Creation Was An Emmys Surprise

Posted 09.23.2013 | Style

Cat Deeley typically rocks the stage when she hosts "So You Think You Can Dance", but as she walked on to the red carpet this evening at the Emmys, we...

'So You Think You Can Dance' Crowns Season 10 Winners

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 09.11.2013 | TV

A fantastic season of dance finished with the crowning of the "So You Think You Can Dance" Season 10 winners. The broadcast was abruptly -- and very a...


Posted 09.10.2013 | TV

"So You Think You Can Dance" has been renewed for Season 11, HuffPost TV has confirmed. Executive producer Nigel Lythgoe broke the news during the ...

'SYTYCD' Surprise Sends Two Favorites Home

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 08.21.2013 | TV

The night started with four of the eight remaining dancers in danger on "So You Think You Can Dance." But none of them managed to steal the show once ...

'SYTYCD': Anna Kendrick Wants Two Dancers To 'Make A Baby'

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 07.31.2013 | TV

The guest judge rotation continued on "So You Think You Can Dance," bringing Anna Kendrick to the panel this week. She quickly proved a memorable gues...

WATCH: If You're A Male Dancer, 'You're A Homosexual'

Posted 07.19.2013 | Gay Voices

"So You Think You Can Dance" producer Nigel Lythgoe spoke at length about the reluctance many British and American men have toward dancing, noting it ...

'SYTYCD' Contestants Do Stunts Blindfolded

Posted 06.26.2013 | TV

The top twenty "So You Think You Can Dance" contestants took the stage Tuesday night, and one pair did something we’ve never seen on the show. A...

'SYTYCD' Top 20: Dancer Cut Returns To Show

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 06.19.2013 | TV

An unexpected turn of events took one dancer from the pits of despair to the surprise of inclusion on Season 10 of "So You Think You Can Dance." Tap d...

LOOK: Fans Go Crazy For Shaping Sound

| Posted 08.13.2013 | Miami

BY JIPSY, NEFARIOUSGIRL.COM Apparently I know little about the dance world because the fans that waited after the Shaping Sound show at The Colony ...