Tag: world of dance

Derek Hough Is Joining J. Lo's "World of Dance" Show

Look at that smize! (ABC) Is Derek Hough the World’s Busiest Man™? It’s entirely possible. From cha-cha-ing across the “Dancing with the Stars” floor to lighting up the small screen in Hairspray Live! to taking on Gene Kelly’s iconic role in the Broadway revival of Singin’ in the Rain, Hough is never not moving. Now […]

It's Official: There's Another Dance Comp TV Show in the Works

Just announced: NBC has given the thumbs up to a new dance competition series produced by none other than Jennifer Lopez! Called “World of Dance,” this powerhouse competition is going to cover all the bases with categories for Juniors (ages 8-16, groups of 1-20 people), Uppers (ages 17 and older, groups of 1-4 people) and […]

Fik-Shun is More Unreal Than Ever

(Photo © Joe Toreno for Dance Spirit) Remember this guy? JOKES. Who could possibly forget the amazingly talented—and downright adorable—Du-Shaunt “Fik-Shun” Stegall? He won our hearts last year on the “So You Think You Can Dance” stage—conquering one style after another alongside his beautiful partner in crime (and fellow Season 10 winner) Amy Yakima. And […]

Get Ready for the World of Dance 2014 Tour

We’ll admit it: Stalking incredible hip-hop choreographers and dancers on YouTube is a favorite activity here at DS. Can you really blame us though? There’s just too much good stuff out there! So naturally, we’re STOKED for the start of the 2014 World of Dance Tour—the largest international urban dance competition in the world. Top […]

True Life: I'm a Hip-Hopaholic

I have a confession to make: even though I consider myself a bunhead—lover of pointe shoes, hyper-extended legs, and banana feet—if I could pick one style of dance to watch, it would be hip-hop. I love hip hop. It’s probably because I have absolutely zero swag, and I secretly hope that watching hip hop will […]