SYTYCD 7 Top 11 featured on Us Weekly, [ June 28th Issue 802 ]

A spread of the Top 11 dancers on this week’s issue of Us Weekly. “Introducing the hottest hoofers on the Fox hit,” say the magazine.

This feature validates the show’s ‘arrival’ to mainstream media. We don’t recall a SYTYCD article from celeb magazines before or maybe we haven’t been paying attention much.

By Eric Andersson with reporting by Ingrid Sheaffer for Us Weekly

Here it is with a PDF file for better viewing.

Us Weekly: SYTYCD 7 Top 11

SYTYCD 7 Profile Spotlight on Robert Roldan

 

Full name: Robert Jeremiah Roldan
Nickname: None.
Age: 19
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
Current Residence: North Hollywood, CA
Dance Style: Contemporary
Born in: Thousand Oaks, CA
Birthday: July 21

Describes himself as: Goofy, personable, charismatic, loyal

Robert Roldan took his first Hip Hop class at age 11. After graduating from high school, he performed with the “Bad Boys of Dance” for a year and a half. In addition to dance, he enjoys singing, acting and fashion.

More Q&A

How old were you when you started dancing?

Answer: 11 years old

Do you have any formal training?

Answer: Yes

Who is your favorite professional dancer?

Answer: One of my favorite dancers is Sylvie Guillem

What has been your most memorable dance experience?

Answer: One of my most memorable dance experiences is when I performed on “Dancing with the Stars”

What style do you hope to pick out of the hat? Which style of dance are you afraid to get?

Answer: I hope to pick Hip Hop or Contemporary. I’m nervous to pick Ballroom.

First performance with Adechike Torbert and Ashley Galvan. Jazz routine with all-star Neil Haskell and Courtney Galiano, choreographed by Sonya Tayeh | Music: “Freak” by Estelle feat. Kardinal Offshall

Photoshoot Interview, June 2nd

Audition Video | June 3. 2010

via Fox Dance

So You Think You Can Dance Season 7 Top 11 dancers revealed!

June 9th- The two-hour show tonight revealed not 10 but 11 dancers total competing for the title “America’s Favorite Dancer.”

They will be partnered with an ‘all-star’ cast picked from the standouts of all season past. Starring:

o Stephen “tWitch” Boss
o Comfort Fedoke
o Courtney Galiano
o Anya Garnis
o Lauren Gottlieb
o Neil Haskell
o Allison Holker
o Mark Kanemura
o Pasha Kovalev
o Kathryn McCormick
o Ade Obayomi
o Dominic “D-Trix” Sandoval

We’ll be back with our season contestant’s profile soon so check back again. For now here’s a quick list of those who made it…

Girls:

Cristina Santana (salsa)
Lauren Froderman (contemporary)
Ashley Galvan (lyrical)
Melinda Sullivan (tap)
Alexie Agdeppa (jazz)

Boys:

Jose Ruiz (breaking)
Alex Wong (ballet)
Adé Chiké Torbert (contemproary)
Kent Boyd (contemporary)
Robert Roldan (contemporary)
Billy Bell (contemporary)

Host & Judges for Season 7
o Cat Deeley
o Nigel Lythgoe
o Mia Michaels
o Adam Shankman