Melanie Moore soars from SYTYCD to the Broadway stage

Melanie Moore is between Broadway shows. She just left ‘Finding Neverland’ in which she played Peter Pan. She's joined the cast of ‘Fiddler On The Roof.’

And Melanie still has time to be a mentor on ‘So You Think You Can Dance.’

Fun facts about Melanie Moore (Source: Wikipedia)

Melanie Moore is an American professional dancer best known as the winner of the eighth season of the U.S. reality television competition So You Think You Can Dance. According to the results announced on the broadcast, Moore won "overwhelmingly", garnering 47% of the vote in a four-way final tally.

Moore was educated in Marietta, Georgia, where she attended Lassiter High School and was crowned homecoming queen. At the time of the competition, she was a 19-year-old college freshman attending Fordham University at Lincoln Center in New York City. Moore trained and competed for twelve years in Marietta at Rhythm Dance Center. She later left college to continue her dance training in Marietta.

Moore appears on the Oxygen TV show, "All the Right Moves," as a member of the Shaping Sound Dance Company. She also appeared on Glee, season 4, as a dance pupil enrolled at NYADA.

Melanie originated the role of Peter Pan in Finding Neverland on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater. In 2015, she was nominated for the Fred and Adele Astaire "Best Female Dancer" Award for her work in the role. She is now preparing to play the role of Chava in the 2015 Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof.

Follow Melanie Moore on Twitter: @D8Melanie

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