Stephen "tWitch" Boss
|Stephen "tWitch" Boss|
Stephen Boss. Photo by Kelly Kriesel
|Education||Southern Union State Community College
|Television||So You Think You Can Dance
Dancing with the Stars
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
|Spouse(s)||Allison Holker (m. 2013)|
In 2003, Boss was a semifinalist on MTV's The Wade Robson Project and a runner-up on the television talent competition Star Search.
After competing in So You Think You Can Dance, Boss went on to teach at South County Classical Ballet with fellow finalist Katee Shean. He has also choreographed for South Korean pop/R&B singer, Se7en.
Since April 1, 2014, Boss has been featured on the Ellen DeGeneres Show as a guest DJ.
On October 1, 2014 he announced he had been cast for Magic Mike XXL.
Boss is a member of the dance troupes "Breed OCLA" and "Chill Factor Crew".
So You Think You Can Dance
Boss first auditioned in 2007 for Season 3 but was not selected to be in the Top Twenty.
Boss returned to audition again in Season 4 in 2008, where he was not only selected to compete in the Top Twenty, but placed runner up in the competition after fellow Hip-hop dancer Joshua Allen. During Season 4, Boss danced with fellow contestant Katee Shean to a Contemporary piece choreographed by Mia Michaels. The dance was nominated for an Emmy for Choreography in the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards.
In season 5, Boss returned to So You Think You Can Dance with fellow season 4 contestant Katee Shean to perform their Emmy-nominated piece "Mercy", choreographed by Mia Michaels. He was one of the 11 "All Stars" for season 7.
Boss served as a frequent All Star in Seasons 7, 8 and Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance, performing many memorable routines, including the hip hop number "Outta Your Mind" with ballet dancer Alex Wong, which was then reprised by comedian Ellen DeGeneres in Season 7's finale.
On December 10, 2013, Boss and fellow SYTYCD alum Allison Holker married at Nigel Lythgoe's Villa San Juliette Vineyard and Winery in Paso Robles, Calif. He became stepfather to Holker's daughter, Weslie. On March 27, 2016, Holker gave birth to their son, Maddox Laurel.
|2015||Magic Mike XXL||Malik|
|2015||Bound & Babysitting (TV Movie)||Ethan|
|2015||So You Think You Can Dance||Himself||Team Captain, Team Street|
|2014||Step Up: All In||Jason|
|2013||Dancing with the Stars||Himself|
|2013||So You Think You Can Dance||Himself||All Star|
|2012||Drop Dead Diva||Billy Donaldson||season Season 6 episode 2: Soulmates|
|2012||Step Up Revolution||Jason|
|2012||So You Think You Can Dance||Himself||All Star|
|2011||The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers: The Secrets of the Ra||Dr E|
|2011||So You Think You Can Dance||Himself||All Star|
|2010||Bones||Russell Leonard||credited as Stephen Boss|
|2010||The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers||LXD Trainer
|2010||Step Up 3D||Jason|
|2008||So You Think You Can Dance||Himself||Runner Up|
|2007||Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming||Taz||2007|
|2007||Hairspray||Maybelle's Store Dancer||Boss can be seen in the dance number at the platter party and in "You Can't Stop the Beat"|
|2007||Blades of Glory||Flamboyant Dancer||Uncredited|
- Runner Up, Season 4 of So You Think You Can Dance, 2008
- 3rd Place, MTV's The Wade Robson Project, 2003
- Runner Up, Star Search, 2003
- "Perfectus". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2010-08-06.
- Stephen "tWitch" Boss Lands Roles In Two Films | Daemon's Movies
- "61st Emmy Awards Nominees and Winners". Mercy by Mia Michaels, So You Think You Can Dance, Fox. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
- Stephen "tWitch" Boss Marries Allison Holker: See Their Wedding Photo! by Allison Takeda in US Weekly published 11 December 2013
- Vulpo, Mike (October 5, 2015). "Allison Holker Is Pregnant! Dancing With the Stars Professional Dancer Expecting a Baby With tWitch". E! News. Retrieved December 20, 2015.
- Adams, Char (December 11, 2015). "It'll Be a Boy for Allison Holker and Stephen 'tWitch' Boss". People. Retrieved December 20, 2015.