SYTYCD 5 Profile Spotlight on Phillip Chbeeb

Phillip Chbeeb

Specialty: Popping

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Currently Resides: Los Angeles, Calif.

Age: 20

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Got pneumonia the day before Vegas auditions last year, but was featured in the finale, battling fellow popper Robert Moraine: “At the time I was really disappointed, but in retrospect, it was definitely better because it gave me a whole year to prepare for this… I have a [hip hop] choreography background, so catching on to things isn’t [too difficult], but as far as other styles, I had to do like a crash course in a lot of things.” by Korbi Ghosh, Zap2it.com

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Chbeeb has had no formal dance training, but began dancing when he was 15 years old. At age 16, he founded the Marvelous Motion Studio in Houston. He is currently an engineering physics major at Loyola Marymount University. (FOX)

Philip’s signature ‘popping’ move

Interview with Randi Evans