Melanie Moore, Jeanine Mason, and Du-Shaunt “Fik-Shun” Stegall on Instagram
Stephen “tWitch” Boss on Instagram
Stephen “tWitch” Boss
Boss may be the most high-profile SYTYCD alum. After coming in second place in Season 4, he joined The Ellen DeGeneres Show as DJ in 2014 and followed DeGeneres to the game show Ellen’s Game of Games. Twitch, who’s married to fellow SYTYCD alum Alison Holker, also appeared in the 2015 film Magic Mike XXL.
Witney Carson on Instagram
Carson, the Season 9 runner-up, has served as a pro on Dancing With the Stars since 2014 and won the Mirrorball Trophy alongside Alfonso Ribeiro that same year. Her work on that season also earned her an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Choreography.
Neil Haskell on Instagram
Haskell, who placed third in Season 3, starred in the Broadway’s Bring It On: The Musical, before joining Hamilton—another Lin-Manuel Miranda production—as a swing performer. These days, he’s starring as King George in Hamilton’s North American tour.
Jeanine Mason on Instagram
This Season 5 champ also went into acting, recurring in Bunheads and Grey’s Anatomy before landing her current role as Liz Ortecho, the lead of the CW reboot Roswell, New Mexico.
Melanie Moore on Instagram
Like Haskell, this Season 8 winner also headed to the Great White Way after SYTYCD, starring on Broadway as Peter Pan in Finding Neverland, Chava in Fiddler on the Roof, and Ermengarde in Hello Dolly!
Derek Piquette on Instagram
Piquette, a standout from Season 12, went on to compete on the third season of NBC’s World of Dance and star as the Trickster in the Cirque du Soleil show Koozå.
Dominic “D-Trix” Sandoval on Instagram
Dominic “D-Trix” Sandoval
After breaking out in SYTYCD’s third season, Sandoval and his fellow Season 3 alum Hokuto “Hok” Konishi won the third season of America’s Best Dance Crew with their dance troupe, Quest Crew. Last year, SYTYCD brought Sandoval back as a Season 16 judge.
Du-Shaunt “Fik-Shun” Stegall on Instagram
Du-Shaunt “Fik-Shun” Stegall
Like Piquette, Season 10’s male winner also competed on World of Dance, making it to “The Cut” of Season 1. He’s a breakout star on YouTube now, starring in videos that rack up millions of views.
Travis Wall on Instagram
Season 2’s runner-up has become of SYTYCD’s most talented choreographers, earning an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Choreography every year since 2011, including two wins. He’s also the brother of Season 3 runner-up Danny Tidwell.
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The dance competition series has racked up 16 Emmy Awards so far and launched the careers of TV actors, Broadway stars, and many (many) Dancing With the Starspros. Check out the gallery above to get updates on some of the show’s fan-favorite contestants from seasons past.
So You Think You Can Dance, Season 17 Premiere, Summer 2020, Fox