After decade on air, So You Think You Can Dance features first romantic same-sex routine
Final four perform to Wind Beneath My Wings with routine choreographed by Travis Wall
They let the dancing do the talking.
Although nothing was said about it on the air, Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance on Wednesday (27 August)
featured what is believed to be the first romantic same-sex routines in its 11-year history.
Top four contestants Valerie Rockey, Jessica Richensm Ricky Ubeda and Zack Everhart Jr danced in same-sex pairings to the song Wind Beneath My Wings to choreography by the show’s openly gay choreographer Travis Wall.
Many fans were impressed, including gay NBA player Jason Collins who tweeted after the show: Dude that was an amazing opening on
@DANCEonFOX choreographed by @traviswall tonight! Nice job dude (as usual).
Adding to the gayness of the evening: Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson was a guest judge.
(Courtesy of GayStarNews.com)