Melody Lacayanga

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Melody Lacayanga is a Filipino American dancer from Daly City, California. She was the runner-up in Season 1 of FOX's So You Think You Can Dance.[1] One of her close friends, Nick Lazzarini, was named the winner.

She is a trained jazz dancer. Among the other styles she performed on the show were hip hop, jive and Latin.

Lacayanga began dancing at age 5. At age 20, she moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to Los Angeles to try to pursue a dance career.

Melody currently dances for Sonya Tayeh, and will perform in her upcoming show entitled "Battles." She also works for iHollywood Dance, teaching classes and introducing their show at the end of the sessions. She later returns as All-Star on Season 8 and was the only All-Star from Season 1 and paired with Mitchell Kelly.

Melody is currently engaged to Irish musician and record producer Dean Earls.


  1. ^ Torre, Nestor U. (9 March 2006). "Filipino talents stand out abroad". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 5 December 2010. 

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