Tag: lex ishimoto

6 AAPI Dancers Share Their Stories

Last year, anti-Asian hate crimes increased by 150 percent in many of America’s largest cities. And last month, a mass shooting in the Atlanta area took the lives of eight people, six of them Asian women. Since then, the attacks on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have continued, sparking a national movement to stop AAPI […]

Free Streaming Friday: 5 Classes from CLI Studios to Benefit the AAPI Community

To honor the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, online dance platform CLI Studios is hosting a free, virtual event that will get you moving. This Friday, April 16, starting at 2 pm Pacific, CLI Studios presents the livestream of “Movement Speaks,” five classes featuring prominent artists from the AAPI community. Tune in via YouTube […]

Lex Ishimoto and Taylor Sieve Spill the Deets on Their Romance

“So you Think You Can Dance” Season 14 finalists Lex Ishimoto and Taylor Sieve shocked fans at home (at least the ones who hadn’t thoroughly scoured their respective Instagrams) during Episode 14, when choreographer Mia Michaels asked if either of them had ever experienced “the kind of love that takes your breath away.” They confessed […]

6 of Lex Ishimoto's Favorite Things

Food: Ramen Movies: The Magnificent Seven and Inception TV Show: “The Office” Sneaker brands: Nike and Adidas Fellow Top 10 contestant: “They were all fantastic, but I bonded the most with Kiki Nyemchek. We both love shoes and the same type of music.” Season 14 performance: The Anthony Morigerato–choreographed tap number with Gaby, from the […]

Lex Ishimoto Dishes on the "SYTYCD" Glitterati

Find out what Lex thought of the “SYTYCD” judges and who teased him the most on set. On Vanessa Hudgens: “The fact that she danced on the finale? She’s amazing! I wasn’t expecting that one bit.” On Mary Murphy: “She’s always so energetic and gave really good feedback. Everything she says comes from a genuine […]

What's Next for "SYTYCD" Winner Lex Ishimoto?

After 13 seasons, “So You Think You Can Dance” viewers probably thought they’d seen it all. From “Ramalama (Bang Bang)” to Bollywood, Travis Wall to tWitch, it seemed like there couldn’t possibly be any room left on Mary Murphy’s Hot Tamale Train. Then came 19-year-old Lex Ishimoto. When Lex showed up at the show’s Season […]

And the “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 14 Winner Is…

After hundreds of routines, millions of votes, and dozens of mispronunciations of a certain contestant’s name, last night the winner of “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 14 was finally crowned. But first, of course, there was a whole lotta fanfare and a ton of dancing down memory lane. The two-hour finale included the […]