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The Travis Wall contemporary piece is about the choreographer's relationship with his brother, season 3's Danny Tidwell, who was also. Today, let us have a look at this beautiful gay relationship and see why Travis Wall & His Partner Got Engaged And Are Now On Track To Getting Married: His adopted brother, Danny Tidwell, is also an equally successful. "So You Think You Can Dance" Season 2 runner-up Travis Wall has Your relationship with Taja, a dancer you grew up with who's the female lead in the Will we be seeing your brother Danny Tidwell, who's also a.
We have so much history and she'll always hold a dear place in my heart. It's just, I don't know right now, at this point in time, if I can trust her. In the premiere, we saw that Nick has a little crush on Kyle and, based on the previews, it looks like Teddy has some sort of relationship with someone in the company. Dancing is so intimate, so do things like that often get in the way of the professional experience?
Those kinds of things ruin the professional experience only if you make it ruin the professional experience, you know? Dancers are with each other all the time and it's a very physical art. There's lots of relationships that happen throughout dancers' lives. If you mistreat the situation -- if you make it awkward for the dancer, if you make it awkward for everybody else -- then it does become a problem.
Is the dance world really that small or did they come out because you're all alumni from the show? They're all my friends. I've grown up with these people. We grew up at the same dance competitions and dance conventions. These are the dancers I was dancing next to in the room growing up.Danny Tidwell (Solo)
The dance world is pretty small, but in our group of friends, we have a big dance family and I stick to it all the time. I like to give my first paychecks as much as I can. He's been in Norway dancing with the Norwegian Ballet Company. But, he's coming back from that and a cliffhanger for the series is that we possibly might go on tour and that might be a Season 2.
But I would love if he would come and perform with us. I did see it. It's really hard because these are some of the best routines ever done on the show. And it's so hard to have that much pressure and see if you can compare to the greatest on the show. I think they did an amazing job. Chehon's a ballet dancer and I was so much more familiar with [contemporary] movement. Technically, he was perfectly stunning. But, like the judges said, they wanted to see him let go a bit more, especially the part where he slid down the chair.
He held himself up too much. But I think he did an amazing job, especially because that piece out of all of them is the number one piece of the entire series.
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That piece in Season 2 set the benchmark for how pieces should be done here on out. So they had the hardest job to do.
And I though Witney absolutely killed. I'm so excited for this week. I have two routines coming up -- contemporary and jazz. Nick is my all-star for my jazz routine and Jaimie is my all-star for contemporary. When you started choreographing for the show, were you nervous about the transition from being an alum? I wasn't nervous just because I was so confident in my choreography.
I knew I would do a great job. But I wanted to prove that to them and please them -- the producers and the audience. For so long, I was looking for their approval. Finally, this season, I feel like I have their approval and I'm doing it for myself and my craft, instead of always having to feel like I have to fight for my spot to be treated as a choreographer.
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But this year, I walked in and I was like, "I got this. What's your favorite dance you've choreographed for the show? My favorite as far as choreography goes, visually, I loved "Turn to Stone" [with Melanie and Marko is Season 8 ] -- I thought it was absolutely beautiful.
But to me, the one that hit home was the cancer piece that I did, my mom's "Fix You" piece [with Robert and Allison in Season 7] that I did for her.
That whole dance was literally created step-by-step from the experience of going home and seeing my mom after her surgery. That whole year I was going through so many things and that was my therapy session. I definitely should have been talking to someone about what I was going through, and instead I created pieces and that's how I let out my aggression and how upset I was about everything that was going on in my life. If I look back on those pieces, it reminds me of how I've overcome those situations.
How's your mom doing now? You also choreographed a dance for Kent and Neil [to "How It Ends"] that showed two men dancing together differently than people had seen same-sex dancing before.
Do you think that the show and the dance world should include more same-sex dancing in a romantic and emotional way?
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I don't think it needs to be in a romantic sense. I think it could tell a story of a relationship, but it doesn't have to be romantic because, half the time on "So You Think You Can Dance," it's about the voting. If that was a romantic duet, no one would have ever voted for Kent. He would have missed out on the finale spot because of me trying to change the world and trying to make a statement.
It wouldn't have been fair to the contestant. My job as a choreographer is not to make a statement; it's to make the contestant safe for next week. I definitely feel like it is and we need to start making steps in the right direction, but it does not have to be romantic.
It can still be aggressive and it can still tell a story, but men need to dance masculine.
You also are in a long-distance relationship in the first episode of "All the Right Moves" and you mentioned Dom so I'm glad things are still going well. But were you worried about exposing your relationship?
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Did you ever think about not including Dom in the show? Because this is my life. He set the goal to attend the Kirov Academy of Ballet also known as Universal Ballet Academy in Washington, DC  and, at the age of fifteen, he was invited to study at Kirov on scholarship. However, he soon found that the difficulty of ballet was the perfect outlet for his need of a constant challenge, and switched concentrations - a late start by ballet standards.
As summer approached, he prepared for and participated in the Shanghai International Ballet Competition and took home a silver medal no gold was awarded that year. However, the stress of Kirov had been too much, and he quit the school after the competition. He also had a two-month stint at the School of American Balletwhere he found both the teachers and students unaccepting and remote.
He was invited to compete, and went on to receive the silver medal. Unbeknownst to Tidwell, the win would launch his career. Just two months later, Tidwell joined the Studio Company - without an audition - and soon after, in Mayhe was promoted into their corps de ballet just before the ABT's season began at the Metropolitan Opera House.
He performed many works in the classical ballet repertory, and although only a corps member, he was given soloists roles in Le Spectre de la Rose and the peasant pas de deux from Giselle. Dance in America and released on DVD. Tidwell left the ABT inshocking the dance world and those who knew him. Continuing to work in dance education, Tidwell is now on the faculty of JUMP and has been invited to guest teach at many schools and studios across the country. During this period, Tidwell would often return home from New York to Virginia Beach, to be "rejuvenated" and teach at the studio with his mother.
Travis had come in second place during the previous season, and was heavily featured in the touring show. His mother recalled, "At Madison Square Garden, Danny looked at me with tears in his eyes and said, 'I want to do that. My brother's up there on that stage, dancing and living, and I want to do that.