Tonight’s season finale ran about 20 minutes long (Fox aired the presidential address on the conflict in Syria at 9 p.m.
The 42-city tour stops by Broomfield’s 1st Bank Center on Nov. The touring show features them with other finalists from the most recent season, including Aaron Turner, Hayley Erbert, Jenna Johnson, Nico Greetham and Paul Karmiryan.
From his kinetic audition videos — in which he proved himself an eerily nimble hip-hop dancer — to his smiling visage and modest attitude, Stegall was an audience favorite from the start.
"I feel like it proved how strong it was that we made it to the end.
It just felt so right dancing on stage with her that I wouldn't have traded in anyone else for her. These are all places I've never been before for the most part. Fall TV Preview: Scoop on 40 of your favorite returning shows You won't be in those cities long enough to perform and see everything.
“I’ve done martial arts almost as long as I’ve been dancing, but I never really thought about my style until ‘So You Think You Can Dance.’ A friend of mine said, ‘You know, when you’re dancing it looks like you’re fighting sometimes.'” Freestyle battles are a longstanding tradition in hip-hop and breakdancing, so it made sense that Stegall’s dance rival at school, Deytral “Kidd Stylez” Eaviance Fletcher, soon became his partner as they paired up to perform on the Vegas strip for tips.
“People would always come up to us and be like, “Dang, how many routines do you guys have? That’s what happens when you dance with someone for so long.” Stegall may have developed an effortless cool on the street, but he had to prove himself again in front of the cameras.
In the Season 10 finale, the judges paid tribute to the pair with a spoof of Amy and Fik-Shun's "Let's Get It On" diner waitress and patron number. Fik-Shun: Hearing that, that we're the most adorable too? Which of the routines that you've danced together are your favorites?
And while Lythgoe praises the duo's original routine, he's his own worst critic. Not a bad performance, but the technique wasn't very good,'" he said with a laugh. Fik-Shun: Besides the bellhop one, I'd say definitely the contemporary one with Sonya [Tayeh]. Is there a particular stop or part of the tour you're excited about the most?
Add new shows to your Watchlist and never miss an episode! It was our first time working together, and that one seriously pushed me to limits I didn't know I could reach or surpass. It really gave me a chance to see how we work together ... And if that could happen in one week, I was like, "This is going to be a good season with him." I will always remember that first dance with him.