Sonya Tayeh

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Birthday
14, 1977
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
14, 1977 (age 42)
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY

About

Award-winning dancer and choreographer best known for her work on the popular reality television series So You Think You Can Dance. She has also choreographed for numerous celebrities including Madonna, Kylie Minogue, and Florence Welch.

Before Fame

During her teens, she dabbled in house dancing before beginning her formal training at eighteen as a student at Wayne State University.

Trivia

It was while running The Dance Company of San Francisco that she developed her signature dance style known as combat jazz.

Family Life

She first discovered hip hop dance while attending parties with her sister at fifteen.

Associated With

In the eleventh season of So You Think You Can Dance, she choreographed Amy Yakima and Zack Everhart's performance to "Europe, After The Rain."