Fox’s dancing competition So You Think You Can Dance 2011 winner is Melanie Moore, after she managed to oust competitors Sasha Mallory, Marko Gamar and Tadd Gadduang. The So You Think You Can Dance 2011 winner will also grab a prize of 250,000 U.S. dollars, according to the organizers of the show.
Marietta, Georgia-born Melanie told reporters after the final that she would have been satisfied with second place while Sasha was her favorite to grab the title. She also revealed she has cried after the jury named her in the final two of the competition and after she learned her family has flown to support her for the grand finale.
The So You Think You Can Dance 2011 Winner also went on to say that she is going back to school following the finale of the show, adding she has no plans how to spend the money from the prize. However, she plans to go to New York to study dance and choreography, skills required for everyone who plans a career in dancing.
She told the press she hopes fame would not change her and turn her into “one of those people”. Melanie did not elaborate on who he refers to as “those people”. Moore, who greatly missed her boyfriend during the show, said she is going to be happy as long as she is able to dance, adding that she wants to make a living dancing.