Virgil Gadson and Hailee Payne from ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ are here. They're among the top 10 contestants of season 12 and they have been touring all over the country.
Virgil Gadson, 28
New York, NY
Virgil was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in Mount Airey. He began dancing at the age of three, and is trained in all styles of dance with a focus on hip-hop. His favorite style of dance is the robot.
He has been a member of Chosen Dance Company for more than 10 years. Some of Virgil’s career highlights include performing on Broadway and making the Top 10 of “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 12.
Virgil aspires to act, direct and choreograph more. Ultimately, he hopes to have his own television show and build a hip-hop theater in his hometown of Philadelphia.
Hailee Payne, 20
Hailee was born and raised in Roy, UT. She began dancing at the age of four, and has trained in all styles of dance. Her favorite styles of dance are jazz and hip-hop.
Her career highlights include performing as a member of Odyssey Dance Theatre for a year, touring with choreographer Brooklyn Jai in China, working with musician Shaun Canon on the “Army of Kings” music video, and of course being on “So You Think You Can Dance.”
Hailee aspires to move to LA and start auditioning for any and all opportunities while continuing to work as a pharmacy technician. Her all-time dream job would be to go on tour with a recording artist, especially Lady Gaga.
The ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ tour will be at the Microsoft Theater at LA Live Wednesday night at 7:00pm.
Details are on the FOX ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ official website.
Follow Virgil Gadson on Twitter: @VGadson3
Follow Hailee Payne on Twitter: @Hailee_Payne