Tyce Diorio and Soyon An’s Emmy Win for So You Think You Can Dance

Congratulations Tyce Diorio on winning the Outstanding Choreography Emmy® award at the 2009 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards. This is the first Emmy® win for the choreographer and the fifth win for So You Think You Can Dance. Tyce received the award for choreographing the “Adam and Eve / Silence” contemporary piece danced by William Wingfield and Jessica King during Season 4. Judge Mary Murphy called the dance “one of the most amazing pieces I’ve ever seen on the show.” Will and Jessica returned to So You Think You Can Dance’s fifth season to perform the Emmy® nominated number on a results show.

The winning dance!

Tyce joins So You Think You Can Dance costume designer Soyon An as the 2009 Emmy® Award recipients for the show. Soyon An, won a Juried Primetime Emmy® Award for her work on So You Think You Can Dance Season 4. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the Primetime Emmy Award winners in Outstanding Costumes For A Variety/Music Program Or Special on August 24. The award was granted for Episode #415/416A of So You Think You Can Dance.


SYTYCD earned five nominations for the 2009 Primetime Emmy® Awards:

Outstanding Choreography:
“Bleeding Love” – Tabitha & Napoleon D’umo
“Mercy” – Mia Michaels
“Adam and Eve / Silence” – Tyce Diorio
“ A Los Amigos” – Dmitry Chaplin

From Fox Dance.

Encore Performances from Twitch, Joshua, Katee, Will, Jessica, Chelsie and Mark for 2009 Emmy Nominated SYTYCD Choreographies


Emmy nominated “Silence” (by Unfaithful) – by Tyce Diorio featuring Jessica and Will

Emmy nominated routine: Mercy (Duffy) by Mia Michaels featuring Katee and Twitch

Emmy nominated routine – A Los Amigos (Forever Tango) by Dmitry Chaplin featuring Chelsie and Joshua

Bleeding Love (Leona Lewis) by Napoleon and Tabitha D’umo featuring Chelsie and Mark