Magnificent

Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2009 by Travis Cody in
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We briefly interrupt this hiatus to bring you a bit of magnificence.

Kathryn McCormick is excellent in the piece, but Jakob Karr is simply brilliant. The routine is choreographed by Desmond Richardson & Dwight Rhoden, founders of Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company. If the video doesn't play, click here.



From that performance, you might think Jakob was the winner. But you would be wrong. He was runner up.

After what was to me a rushed and unsatisfying fall season of So You Think You Can Dance, American has chosen Russell Ferguson as its favorite dancer for Season 6. He is the first Krumper to make the Top 20. He is amazing at what he does, but I'm fairly certain that it was his personality and performances like the one below that captured America's votes. If the video doesn't play, click here.



Well done young man!



Previous winners were...

Nick Lazzarini
Benji Schwimmer
Sabra Johnson
Joshua Allen
Jeanine Mason

This has been a brief hiatus interlude. Carry on.

7 comments:

  1. Bond says:

    As we have discussed...a rushed season indeed...I wonder if they will rethink putting the show on during the Fall season again.

    Russel captured my eye..being a Krumper and doing the brilliant things he did...WOW!

  1. Akelamalu says:

    After watching both clips I don't think I would have been able to choose between them!

    Love the first clip of the ballet too.

  1. I think this was the BEST season ever of So You Think You Can Dance ... loved BOTH Russell and Jakob and was delighted they were the final two. America loves stories like Russell's ... and the winner is not the BEST dancer but rather America's FAVORITE so I suspected it might not be Jakob that came out on top. I suspect BOTH will have long careers with lots of success.
    Hugs and blessings,

  1. Jamie says:

    That was incredible. Those leaps would turn any dancer green with jealousy.

  1. Russell probably showed the most improvement and growth throughout the season. For someone who came off the street, without formal training, he is amazing.
    Jakob is simply brilliant. He will be a superstar in dance some day.

  1. You know Trav, and Bond, I can understand this sort of dedication to your sports teams, but I'm always in wonder at this. Me? I'm going to instead watch MY favorite reality show: G4's International Sexy Ladies Show. At least I think that's what it's called, all I know is that it has hot women doing interesting things.

  1. Jaye says:

    Awesome dancers - I hope our UK series can measure up!

    Hope you had a lovely Xmas Trav,and here's to a fab new year xx