Melanie Moore

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Melanie Moore (born September 17, 1991) is an American professional dancer best known as the winner of the eighth season of the U.S. reality television competition So You Think You Can Dance.[1][dead link] According to the results announced on the broadcast, Moore won "overwhelmingly", garnering 47% of the vote in a four-way final tally.[2][dead link]

Moore was educated in Marietta, Georgia, where she attended Lassiter High School and was crowned homecoming queen. At the time of the competition, she was a 19-year-old college freshman attending Fordham University at Lincoln Center in New York City.[3][dead link] Moore trained and competed for twelve years in Marietta at Rhythm Dance Center.[4] She later left college to continue her dance training in Marietta. Moore won the National JUMP Senior Female VIP.[citation needed][when?]

Moore appears on the Oxygen TV show, "All the Right Moves," as a member of the Shaping Sound Dance Company. She also appears on Glee, season 4, as a dance pupil enrolled at NYADA.[5]

Preceded by
Lauren Froderman
Winner of So You Think You Can Dance
Succeeded by
Chehon Wespi-Tschopp and Eliana Girard