FOX recently announced the Top 12 All-Stars coming back as partners for the new season of So You Think You Can Dance on May 27th. Check them out! (Click on the pictures for bigger versions of each.)
Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss – Representing: Hip Hop / Popping / Locking / Krump ; Appeared: Season 4 (runner-up) ; Memorable Routine: ‘Forever’, a Hip Hop number choreographed by Dave Scott and performed with Comfort Fedoke and ‘Mercy’, which earned choreographer Mia Michaels an Emmy nomination. This summer, he will star in Step Up 3-D, and he soon plans to begin working with the Dizzy Feet Foundation. Currently, Boss belongs to the dance troupes “Breed OCLA” and “Chill Factor Crew”.
Comfort Fedoke – Representing: Hip Hop / Krump / Popping / Locking ; Appeared: Season 4 ( Top 8 ) ; Memorable Routine: ‘Party People’, a Hip Hop number choreographed by Tabitha and Napoleon Dumo and performed with Mark Kanemura. Comfort Fedoke attended Booker T. Washington Performing Arts High School in Dallas, TX, where she was a featured dancer on the local dance television show, Dallas Dance Club 21. Fedoke has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, and has appeared on Glee.
More of the Top 12 All-Stars Partners after the jump!
Courtney Galiano began her career as a New York Knicks City Dancer. Galiano has appeared in national television commercials and danced in music videos for Adam Lambert, Kat DeLuna and Daddy Yankee. Galiano loaned her voice talents to Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, performed in the television movie Camp Rock 2 and appeared on Glee and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.
Anya Garnis is currently a guest choreographer for the U.S. and Australian versions of So You Think You Can Dance, and has been a featured guest dancer on Dancing with the Stars and Superstars of Dance. Her credits also include the Emmy Awards, the Academy Awards and the series True Blood. Last fall, Garnis made her Broadway debut in “Burn The Floor” and toured the globe with the production.
Lauren Gottlieb has worked with Shakira and Mariah Carey, and has appeared in Hannah Montana: The Movie with Miley Cyrus. Her television credits include Glee, The Ghost Whisperer, Nip/Tuck and Teen Choice 2009, as well as commercials for Subway, AT&T, Old Navy and Nike. She recently completed work assisting Tabitha and Napoleon Dumo on the choreography for Cirque Du Soleil’s “Viva ELVIS.”
Before So You Think You Can Dance, Neil Haskell worked with Twyla Tharp on Broadway’s “The Times They Are A-Changin’.” Shortly thereafter, Haskell landed a role in the television movie The American Mall. His theater credits also include the off-Broadway production of “Altar Boyz,” the original Broadway cast of “9 to 5” and “Girl Crazy” at New York’s legendary City Center.
Allison Holker has been dancing since she was nine years old. Holker was featured in the tap dance show “Revolution” in New York and performed in the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Her television credits also include High School Musical and High School Musical 2. Most recently, she performed and toured with “Ballroom with a Twist,” which was choreographed by Louis Van Amstel.
Since competing in So You Think You Can Dance, Mark Kanemura has toured with Lady Gaga, performed on America’s Got Talent and the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards and appeared in several music videos and commercials. His stage credits include “The Nutcracker,” “Sweet Charity,” “The King and I,” “Grease,” “Tommy” and “Gypsy.”
Born in Siberia, Russia, Pasha Kovalev started dancing at age eight. Following a successful career in ballroom competition, he made appearances on several television shows, including So You think You Can Dance, Dancing with the Stars, and Superstars of Dance. He has choreographed for both the U.S. and Australian versions of So You Think You Can Dance and recently starred in the Broadway cast and touring company versions of “Burn The Floor.”
Kathryn McCormick began competing in her home state of Georgia at an early age with her local dance studio team, “Augusta West.” During her junior year of high school, she was invited to join the Tremaine Dance Convention’s Apprentice Company. In late 2008, she secured her first professional role as a supporting dancer in the Fame remake. McCormick was also chosen to dance on this year’s Academy Awards.
Arizona native Ade Obayomi has toured with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal and appeared in the film A Diva’s Christmas Carol. His love of dance earned him a scholarship to Chapman University, where he also studied sound engineering. He recently performed on the 2010 Grammy Awards with Beyoncé, appeared in the music video for Rihanna’s “Hard” and was a featured dancer on Alicia Keys’ world tour.
Dominic ‘D-trix’ Sandoval started b-boying in 1999 at the age of 13, and joined the Flexible Flav crew in 2000 to tour and compete with them. Sandoval was part of Quest Crew, who won Season Three of Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew. He currently travels and performs around the world, and has performed for Ellen DeGeneres, Snoop Dogg, Usher, Pitbull, Sean Kingston and Donna Summer.