List of So You Think You Can Dance finalists (U.S. season 6)

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This article includes the top 20 finalists for So You Think You Can Dance in alphabetical order of last names.

Phillip Attmore[edit]

Phillip is a tap dancer from Pasadena, California. His partner was Channing Cooke. Phillip was eliminated the second week of competition along with fellow tap dancer Bianca Revels.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Bianca Revels
Peter Sabasino
Tap "Take the "A" Train"—Ella Fitzgerald Derick K. Grant
Channing Cooke Jive "Rockin' Robin"—The Jackson 5 Jason Gilkisen Safe
2 Samba "Maracatu Funk"—The Samba Squad Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Eliminated

Channing Cooke[edit]

Channing is a contemporary dancer from Haverhill, Massachusetts. Her partner was Phillip Attmore who was eliminated the second week of competition and has since been paired up with Victor Smalley. Some may know her as Ivan Koumaev's (season 2) former assistant. She was eliminated week 4 along with Kevin Hunte.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Ariana DeBose
Jakob Karr
Nathan Trasoras
Contemporary "Crying"—k.d. lang Tyce Diorio
Phillip Attmore Jive "Rockin' Robin"—The Jackson 5 Jason Gilkison Safe
2 Samba "Maracatu Funk"—The Samba Squad Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Safe
3 Victor Smalley Contemporary "Be Be Your Love" (Live at KRCW)"—Rachael Yamagata Stacey Tookey Safe
4 Jazz "Blackbird"—Bobby McFerrin Tyce Diorio Eliminated

Ariana DeBose[edit]

Ariana is a contemporary dancer from New Bern, North Carolina. Her partner was Peter Sabasino. She was eliminated in week one along with Brandon Dumlao.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Channing Cooke
Jakob Karr
Nathan Trasoras
Contemporary "Crying"—k.d. lang Tyce Diorio
Peter Sabasino Hip-Hop "Black and Gold"—Sam Sparro Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Eliminated

Ashleigh Di Lello[edit]

Ashleigh is a ballroom dancer from Orem, Utah. She is married to top 20 finalist, Ryan Di Lello. Her partner is contemporary dancer Jakob Karr. She and Jakob received 56% of the total votes on week 3. She stated that she and fellow top 20 contestant, Karen, were a part of the first season to have two ballroom girls dance together in a ballroom number.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Karen Hauer
Ryan Di Lello
Samba "Everything I Can't Have"—Robin Thicke Jason Gilkison
Jakob Karr Broadway "Hit Me with a Hot Note (and Watch Me Bounce)" from Sophisticated Ladies Tyce Diorio Safe
2 Viennese Waltz "At Last"—Etta James Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Safe
3 Jazz "Relax"—Frankie Goes to Hollywood Mandy Moore Safe
4 Hip-Hop "Whatcha Say"—Jason Derülo Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Safe
5 Lyrical Jazz "Time Flies"—Lykke Li Sonya Tayeh Safe
Cha-Cha "Cha Cha Heels (Ralphi Rosario Radio Edit)"—Rosabel feat. Jeanie Tracy Jean-Marc and
France Généreux
6 Jonathan "Legacy" Perez Contemporary "Poison"—The Prodigy Garry Stewart Safe
Hip-Hop "Slow Down"—Bobby Valentino Dave Scott
7 Russell Ferguson Hip-Hop "Too Much Booty 2" (Bobby J Remix)—Soundmaster T
& Jah-Rista feat. Korveil
Shane Sparks Safe
Bollywood "Spirit of Rangeela" from Rangeela Nakul Dev Mahajan
8 Lyrical Jazz "Angel Standing By"—Jewel Sonya Tayeh Fifth Place
Jakob Karr Foxtrot "Let the Good Times Roll"—Chuck Brown & Eva Cassidy Jean-Marc Généreux
Ryan Di Lello Contemporary "I'm There Too"—Michelle Featherstone Travis Wall

Ryan Di Lello[edit]

Ryan is a ballroom dancer from Orem, Utah. He is married to fellow top 20 finalist, Ashleigh Di Lello. His partner is Ellenore Scott. He was praised by judge Mary Murphy as one of the most gifted ballroom dancers to ever appear on the show. Nigel Lythgoe also commented on him after his Contemporary with Ellenore on top 14 week choreographed by Travis Wall as being the best ballroom dancer to do Contemporary

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Karen Hauer
Ashleigh Di Lello
Samba "Everything I Can't Have"—Robin Thicke Jason Gilkison Safe
Ellenore Scott Contemporary Jazz "Arcadia"—Apparat Sonya Tayeh Safe
2 Argentine Tango "Violentango"—Astor Piazolla Miriam Larici
Leonardo Barrionuevo
Safe
3 Hip-Hop "Lost Boiz Anthem"—J-Squad Lil' C Bottom 3
4 Contemporary "Your Ex-Lover Is Dead"—Stars Travis Wall Safe
5 Lindy Hop "I've Got to Be a Rug Cutter"—The Boilermaker Jazz Band Carla Heiney Bottom 3
Broadway "Razzle Dazzle" from Chicago Spencer Liff
6 Noelle Marsh Hip-Hop "Give It to Me Right"—Melanie Fiona Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Bottom 4
Smooth Waltz "Jeux d'Eau"—Cirque du Soleil JT Thomas
Tomas Mielnicki
7 Kathryn McCormick Disco "Last Dance" (Samantha Ronson remix)—Donna Summer Doriana Sanchez Bottom 4
Cha-Cha "Put Your Hands On Me"—Joss Stone Jason Gilkison
8 Samba "Magalenha"—Sérgio Mendes Jason Gilkison Sixth place
Ellenore Scott Jazz "Kontact Me"—Boyz Noise Garry Stewart
Ashleigh Di Lello Contemporary "I'm There Too"—Michelle Featherstone Travis Wall

Brandon Dumlao[edit]

Brandon is a hip-hop dancer from Concord, California. He was originally not a top 20 finalist however; upon the withdrawal of original top 20 contemporary dancer Billy Bell, he was recalled to be a part of the show. He was eliminated the first week. SYTYCD rules state that once a contestant is announced as a Top 20 finalist they cannot audition/compete in future seasons but after discussions with Producers and FOX Television, it was announced on November 3 that Brandon will be allowed to audition again next season due to his very brief time in the Top 20.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Pauline Mata Smooth Waltz "You Light Up My Life"—Whitney Houston Jason Gilkison Eliminated

Russell Ferguson[edit]

Main article: Russell Ferguson

Mollee Gray[edit]

Main article: Mollee Gray

Mollee is a jazz dancer from Upland, California. Her partner was Nathan Trasoras. She was a principal dancer for High School Musical 1, 2 and 3 and also danced in the MTV movie "The American Mall". She was also featured on the Big Time Rush episode "Big Time Guru." She's been dancing for 13 years. Her main training was at The Dance Club in Orem, Utah. She graduated High School in 2009. She's 18 years old. She was eliminated on week 7 along with Jonathan "Legacy" Perez.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Pauline Mata
Ellenore Scott
Jazz "On a Cloud"—Platinum Pied Pipers Sonya Tayeh
Nathan Trasoras Disco "Turn the Beat Around (Pablo's 12" Remix)"—Gloria Estefan Doriana Sánchez Safe
2 Bollywood "Azeem O Shaan Shahenshah" from Jodhaa Akbar Nakul Dev Mahajan Safe
3 Salsa "Quimbara"—Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco Gustavo Vargas Safe
4 Pop-Jazz "Bad Romance"—Lady Gaga Laurie Ann Gibson Bottom 3
5 Hip-Hop "Ring-a-Ling"—The Black Eyed Peas Jamal Sims Bottom 3
Can-Can "Cancan Suite"—Offenbach/Ponchielli Tyce DiOrio
6 Russell Ferguson Lyrical Jazz "It Must Have Been Love"—Roxette Mandy Moore Safe
Jive "Land of 1000 Dances"—Jimmy Barnes Anya Garnis
Pasha Kovalev
7 Jakob Karr Viennese Waltz "Ordinary Day"—Vanessa Carlton Jason Gilkison Eliminated
Broadway "Easy Street" (Samantha Ronson remix) from Annie Joey Dowling

Karen Hauer[edit]

Karen is a ballroom dancer from Valencia, Venezuela. She originally auditioned with her husband but he was eliminated during Vegas week. Her partner was Kevin Hunte. After Hunte's elimination in week 4, she was partnered with contemporary dancer, Victor Smalley. She was then eliminated in week 5 with Victor.Karen was easily a judge favorite having good looks and good dancing but America didn't agree and she landed in the bottom 3 several times in a row. She quickly moved on to "Burn The Floor" with other contestants like Ashleigh,Ryan and Janette from season 5 and with some special appearances from Mary Murphy.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Ashleigh Di Lello
Ryan Di Lello
Samba "Everything I Can't Have"—Robin Thicke Jason Gilkison
Kevin Hunte Cha-Cha "Push It" from Glee Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Safe
2 Hip-Hop "Ice Cream Paint Job"—Dorrough Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Safe
3 Hustle "Come To Me"—France Joli Maria Torres Bottom 3
4 Broadway "If My Friends Could See Me Now" from Sweet Charity Spencer Liff Bottom 3
5 Victor Smalley Tango "Montserrat"—Orquesta del Plata Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Eliminated
Hip-Hop "Moving Mountains"—Usher Laurie Ann Gibson

Kevin Hunte[edit]

Kevin is a hip-hop dancer from Brooklyn, New York, who specializes popping and locking. His partner was Karen Hauer. He was eliminated week 4 along with Channing Cooke.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result/score
1 Russell Ferguson
Jonathan "Legacy" Perez
Hip-Hop "Beggin' (District 78 Mix)"—Madcon Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Karen Hauer Cha-Cha "Push It" from Glee (TV series) Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Safe
2 Hip-Hop "Ice Cream Paint Job"—Dorrough Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Safe
3 Hustle "Come To Me"—France Joli Maria Torres Bottom 3
4 Broadway "If My Friends Could See Me Now" from Sweet Charity Spencer Liff Eliminated

Jakob Karr[edit]

Jakob is a contemporary dancer from Windermere, Florida (just outside of Orlando, FL). His partner is Latin Ballroom dancer Ashleigh Di Lello. He is also good friends with season 5 winner, Jeanine Mason. He has been exalted by the judges as one of the most technically gifted dancers to ever appear on the show. He and Ashleigh received 56% of the total votes on week 3.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Channing Cooke
Ariana DeBose
Nathan Trasoras
Contemporary "Crying"—k.d. lang Tyce Diorio
Ashleigh Di Llelo Broadway "Hit Me With a Hot Note (And Watch Me Bounce)" from Sophisticated Ladies Tyce Diorio Safe
2 Viennese Waltz "At Last"—Etta James Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Safe
3 Jazz "Relax"—Frankie Goes to Hollywood Mandy Moore Safe
4 Hip-Hop "Whatcha Say"—Jason Derülo Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Safe
5 Lyrical Jazz "Time Flies"—Lykke Li Sonya Tayeh Safe
Cha-Cha "Cha Cha Heels" (Ralphi Rosario Radio Edit)—
Rosabel feat. Jeanie Tracy
Jean-Marc Généreux
France Mousseau
Safe
6 Ellenore Scott Quickstep "Four Brothers"—The Manhattan Transfer Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Safe
Contemporary "Tore My Heart"—OONA and Dave Tweedie Sonya Tayeh
7 Mollee Gray Viennese Waltz "Ordinary Day"—Vanessa Carlton Jason Gilkison Safe
Broadway "Easy Street" (Samantha Ronson remix) from Annie Joey Dowling
8 Ellenore Scott Broadway "I Gotcha" from Fosse Tyce Diorio Runner-up
Ashleigh Di Lello Foxtrot "Let the Good Times Roll"—Chuck Brown & Eva Cassidy Jean-Marc Généreux
Kathryn McCormick Contemporary "At This Moment"—Michael Bublé Dwight Rhoden
Desmond Richardson

Noelle Marsh[edit]

Noelle, a southern belle, is a contemporary dancer from Sanford, North Carolina. Her partner was Russell Ferguson. She sustained an injury during week one, and could not perform. She was automatically safe that week. She was eliminated on week 6 along with Nathan Trasoras. She was also a dancer in X Factor.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Billy Bell
Kathryn McCormick
Victor Smalley
Contemporary "Viva La Vida"—Coldplay Mandy Moore
2 Russell Ferguson Hip-Hop "Move Shake Drop (Remix)"—DJ Laz, Flo Rida & Casley Jamal Sims Bottom 4
Solo (Contemporary) "For a Reason"—Zhané Safe
3 Russell Ferguson African Jazz "Frog Dance"—Mickey Hart and Planet Drum Sean Cheesman Safe
4 Foxtrot "Baby (You've Got What It Takes)"—Michael Bublé and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Edward Simon Safe
5 Samba "Hips Don't Lie"—Shakira Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Safe
Contemporary "A Case of You"—Diana Krall Tyce Diorio
6 Ryan Di Lello Hip-Hop "Give It to Me Right"—Melanie Fiona Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Eliminated
Smooth Waltz "Jeux d'Eau"—Cirque du Soleil JT Thomas
Tomas Mielnicki
Solo (Contemporary) "Inside a Boy (Son Lux Remix)"—My Brightest Diamond

Pauline Mata[edit]

Pauline is a Filipino American jazz dancer from West Covina, California. Her first partner was originally Billy Bell, but upon his medical withdrawal, he was replaced by Brandon Dumlao. Upon Dumlao's elimination, she was partnered with Peter Sabasino. In week 3, they both got eliminated.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Mollee Gray
Ellenore Scott
Jazz "On a Cloud"—Platinum Pied Pipers Sonya Tayeh
Brandon Dumlao Smooth Waltz "You Light Up My Life"—Whitney Houston Jason Gilkison Bottom 4
Solo (Jazz) "Magaleñha"—Sérgio Mendes Safe
2 Peter Sabasino Jazz "Little Green Bag"—George Baker Selection Wade Robson Safe
3 Quickstep "Hey Baby! (Shake Those Hula Hips)"—Big Kahuna & The Copa Cat Pack JT Thomas
Tomas Mielnicki
Bottom 3
Solo (Jazz) "Took the Night"—Chelley Eliminated

Kathryn McCormick[edit]

Kathryn Renée McCormick (born c. 1990)[1] is a contemporary dancer from Augusta, Georgia. Her partner is Jonathan "Legacy" Perez. She placed third in the entire season of the show "So You Think You Can Dance", and received the most votes for the females in the finale. She is also an All-Star on Season 7 of SYTYCD.

Kathryn started at age three at her mother's dance studio, Dance Connection, then moved to Augusta West Studio, where her mother, Sandra Schmieden,[2] had also studied. She moved to Los Angeles at 18 and landed a non-leading role in the remake of Fame. McCormick has also been featured in the Jar of Hearts music video by Christina Perri. She played the protagonist in the 4th Step Up movie, Step Up Revolution (2012).

Although Kathryn spent most of the season partnered with Jonathan "Legacy" Perez, her best received performances were two dances with Nathan Trasoras, a sizzling cha-cha with Ryan Di Lello, and a Michael Bublé adagio duet with Jakob Karr.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Billy Bell
Noelle Marsh
Victor Smalley
Contemporary "Viva La Vida"—Coldplay Mandy Moore
Jonathan "Legacy" Perez Hip-Hop "On & On"—Missy Elliott Dave Scott Safe
2 Contemporary "2 Steps Away"—Patti LaBelle Stacey Tookey Safe
3 Broadway "I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)"— Swingin´ Fireballs[3] Andy Blankenbuehler Safe
4 Paso Doble "Pursuit" from Cirque du Soleil Tony Meredith Safe
5 Jazz "So Deep"—Hot Chip Sonya Tayeh Safe
Viennese Waltz "Your Guardian Angel"—The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Jean-Marc Généreux
France Mousseau
6 Nathan Trasoras Broadway "Choreography"—Danny Kaye Spencer Liff bottom 4
Rumba "Walk On By"—Aretha Franklin Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Solo Contemporary "Beautiful"—Bethany Dillon
7 Ryan Di Lello Disco "Last Dance" (Samantha Ronson remix)—Donna Summer Doriana Sanchez Safe
Cha-Cha "Put Your Hands On Me"—Joss Stone Jason Gilkison
8 Samba "Magalenha"—Sérgio Mendes Jason Gilkison 2nd Runner-up
Jakob Karr Contemporary "At This Moment"—Michael Bublé Dwight Rhoden
Desmond Richardson
Russell Ferguson Hip-Hop "I Can Transform Ya"—Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Swizz Beatz Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo

Jonathan "Legacy" Perez[edit]

"Legacy", whose full name is Jonathan Lee Perez, is a 28 year old b-boy (breakdancer) from Miami, Florida. He began dancing at the age of 15 after being influenced by dancers at a local skate park. He has also been seen in the movies B-Girl and Step Up 3D. His partner is Kathryn McCormick. He was eliminated in Week 7 along with Mollee Gray.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Russell Ferguson
Kevin Hunte
Hip-Hop "Beggin' (District 78 Mix)"—Madcon Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Kathryn McCormick Hip-Hop "On & On"—Missy Elliott Dave Scott Safe
2 Contemporary "2 Steps Away"—Patti LaBelle Stacey Tookey Safe
3 Broadway "I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)"— Swingin´ Fireballs [1] Andy Blankenbuehler Safe
4 Paso Doble "Pursuit" from Cirque du Soleil Tony Meredith Safe
5 Jazz "So Deep"—Hot Chip Sonya Tayeh Safe
Viennese Waltz "Your Guardian Angel"—The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Jean-Marc Généreux
France Mousseau
6 Ashleigh Di Lello Contemporary "Poison"—The Prodigy Garry Stewart Safe
Hip-Hop "Slow Down"—Bobby Valentino Dave Scott
Solo (Breakdancing) "No Air"—Jordin Sparks & Chris Brown
7 Ellenore Scott Contemporary "Machine Gun"—Portishead Travis Wall Eliminated
Hip-Hop "People Are Strange" (District 78 remix)—The Doors Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Solo (Breakdancing) "Fancy Footwork"—Chromeo

Bianca Revels[edit]

Bianca is a tap dancer from Detroit, Michigan. She auditioned for seasons 4 and 5, but did not make the show. Her partner is Victor Smalley. She was eliminated in Week 2 along with fellow tapper Phillip Attmore.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Phillip Attmore
Peter Sabasino
Tap "Take the "A" Train"—Ella Fitzgerald Derick K. Grant
Victor Smalley Contemporary "Wasted Time"—Me'shell Ndegeocello Travis Wall Safe
2 Broadway "Maybe God is Tryin' to Tell You Something" from The Color Purple Tyce Diorio Bottom 4
Solo (Tap) "Tootsee Roll"—69 Boyz Eliminated

Peter Sabasino[edit]

Peter is a tap dancer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His first partner was Ariana DeBose, however upon DeBose's elimination, he was partnered with Pauline Mata. On week 3 both got eliminated.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Phillip Attmore
Bianca Revels
Tap "Take the "A" Train"—Ella Fitzgerald Derick K. Grant
Ariana DeBose Hip-Hop "Black and Gold"—Sam Sparro Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Safe
2 Pauline Mata Jazz "Little Green Bag"—George Baker Selection Wade Robson Safe
3 Quickstep "Hey Baby! (Shake Those Hula Hips)"—Big Kahuna & The Copa Cat Pack JT Thomas
Tomas Mielnicki
Bottom 3
Solo (Tap) No Music Eliminated

Ellenore Scott[edit]

Ellenore is a jazz dancer from Santa Cruz, California. Her partner is Ryan Di Lello.

Week Partner Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Mollee Gray
Pauline Mata
Jazz "On a Cloud"—Platinum Pied Pipers Sonya Tayeh
Ryan Di Lello Contemporary Jazz "Arcadia"—Apparat Sonya Tayeh Safe
2 Argentine Tango "Violentango"—Astor Piazolla Miriam Larici
Leonardo Barrionuevo
Safe
3 Hip-Hop "Lost Boiz Anthem"—J-Squad Lil' C Bottom 3
Solo (Jazz) "Elanor"—Alexa Woodward Safe
4 Ryan Di Lello Contemporary "Your Ex-Lover Is Dead"—Stars Travis Wall Safe
5 Lindy Hop "I've Got to Be a Rug Cutter"—The Boilermaker Jazz Band Carla Heiney Bottom 3
Broadway "Razzle Dazzle" from Chicago Tyce Diorio
Solo (Jazz) "Bottom"–Zap Mama
6 Jakob Karr Quickstep "Four Brothers"—The Manhattan Transfer Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Safe
Contemporary "Tore My Heart"—OONA and Dave Tweedie Sonya Tayeh
7 Jonathan "Legacy" Perez Contemporary "Machine Gun"—Portishead Travis Wall Bottom 4
Hip-Hop "People Are Strange" (District 78 remix)—The Doors Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Solo (Jazz) "I Got the Feelin'"—James Brown
Solo (Jazz) "Hajnal"—Venetian Snares
8 Jakob Karr Broadway "I Gotcha" from Fosse Tyce Diorio Fourth place
Ryan Di Lello Jazz "Kontact Me"—Boyz Noise Garry Stewart
Russell Ferguson Paso Doble "Village Attack" from Blood Diamond Jason Gilkison

Victor Smalley[edit]

Victor is a contemporary dancer from Miami, Florida. He was first partnered with Bianca Revels but upon her elimination in week 2, he became partnered with Channing Cooke. But due to Channing's elimination in week 4, he was partnered with Latin ballroom dancer, Karen Hauer. He then was eliminated in week 5 with Karen. Victor is now featured as a coach on Dance Moms: Miami where his studio "stars" are featured.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Billy Bell
Kathryn McCormick
Noelle Marsh
Contemporary "Viva La Vida"—Coldplay Mandy Moore
Bianca Revels Contemporary "Wasted Time"—Me'shell Ndegeocello Travis Wall Safe
2 Broadway "Maybe God is Tryin' to Tell You Something" from The Color Purple Tyce Diorio Bottom 4
Solo (Contemporary) "Narvas" from The Matrix Revolutions Safe
3 Channing Cooke Contemporary "Be Be Your Love" (Live at KRCW)—Rachael Yamagata Stacey Tookey Safe
4 Jazz "Blackbird"—Bobby McFerrin Tyce Diorio Bottom 3
Solo (Contemporary) "Baby's Romance"—Chris Garneau Safe
5 Karen Hauer Tango "Montserrat"—Orquestra del Plata Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Eliminated
Hip-Hop "Moving Mountains"—Usher Laurie Ann Gibson

Nathan Trasoras[edit]

Nathan is a contemporary dancer from Downey, California. He auditioned during Season 5 of the show and had an impressive audition, but since he was only 17 at the time, he did not go through to Season 5's Vegas Week. His partner was jazz dancer Mollee Gray.

Trasoras performed in an episode of Glee (The Power of Madonna) as a dancer in the Sue Sylvester "Vogue" music video.

Week Partner(s) Thing/style Music Choreographer(s) Result
1 Channing Cooke
Ariana DeBose
Jakob Karr
Contemporary "Crying"—k.d. lang Tyce Diorio
Mollee Gray Disco "Turn the Beat Around (Pablo's 12" Mix)"—Gloria Estefan Doriana Sánchez Safe
2 Bollywood "Azeem O Shaan Shahenshah" from Jodhaa Akbar Nakul Dev Mahajan Safe
3 Salsa "Quimbara"—Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco Gustavo Vargas Safe
4 Pop-Jazz "Bad Romance"—Lady Gaga Laurie Ann Gibson Bottom 3
Solo (Contemporary) "So Insane"—Discovery Safe
5 Mollee Gray Hip-Hop "Ring-a-Ling"—The Black Eyed Peas Jamal Sims Bottom 3
Can-Can "Cancan Suite"—Offenbach/Ponchielli Tyce DiOrio
Solo (Contemporary) "Going Going Gone (Live)"—Stars Safe
6 Kathryn McCormick Broadway "Choreography"—Danny Kaye Spencer Liff Eliminated
Rumba "Walk On By"—Aretha Franklin Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Solo (Contemporary) "Pretty Wings"—Maxwell

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