I’m watching week 8 of So You Think You Can Dance (US version) while watching videos of favourite dances from previous episodes on Youtube. A couple of weeks ago (June 25, 2008), the show featured a lyrical hip hop dance to Leona Lewis’s “Bleeding Love”, choreographed by Napoleon and Tabitha and danced by Mark and Chelsie:
It’s hands down one of my favourite dances of this season.
I just noticed on Youtube tonight that So You Think You Can Dance (Australia version) also featured the same song and dance style (but a different choreographer) on its top 20 show, which aired on February 17, 2008: [Youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOGxE4e0Id0]
It’s not nearly as compelling as Napoleon and Tabitha’s choreography for the US show. In fact, it wasn’t compelling at all.
Tonight’s Napoleon and Tabitha choreography to “Control” by the Vitamin String Quartet was also awesome. And it showcases Chelsie yet again as a pretty credible hip hopper: