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Chehon Wespi-Tschopp
Chehon9
Season Season 9
Birthday October 28, 1989
Age 30
Hometown Zurich, Switzerland
So You Think You Can Dance Profile
Age during Season 23
Partner(s) Witney Carson
Lauren Gottlieb (all-star)
Anya Garnis (all-star)
Kathryn McCormick (all-star)
Allison Holker (all-star)
Eliana Girard
Tiffany Maher
Cyrus "Glitch" Spencer
Placement Winner
All-Star Profile
Season(s) as all-star Season 11

Chehon Wespi-Tschopp(born October 28, 1989) is a Ballet dancer. He competed and was crowned the Male Winner of the ninth season of So You Think You Can Dance.

BiographyEdit

Wespi-Tschopp was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Sydney, Australia and Zurich, Switzerland where his family lives now. He began Ballet at the age of 13 and when he was 14, he was offered a spot to train at The Royal Ballet School in London. He also trained at Elmhurst School for Dance in Birmingham, England, where he trained in the Fifth Form course. Wespi-Tschopp joined the Los Angeles Ballet in 2007 where he performed for two seasons. He was lucky to have been seen and offered a contract with the touring company of Twyla Tharp's Broadway Show 'Come Fly Away', which enabled him to remain living and working in the US. 

So You Think You Can DanceEdit

Wespi-Tschopp first auditioned for season 9 in New York City.

To see all of Chehon Wespi-Tschopp's performances from Season 9, click here.

Post-SYTYCDEdit

He was the creative director for season 14 of American Idol. He has also choreographed for shows such as Dancing With The Stars, Dance Moms and Bones, as well as for artists such as John Legend, Jennifer Lopez, and Christina Perri. He has been the director behind several of Taylor Swift's music videos.[1][2]

MediaEdit

GalleryEdit

VideosEdit

Chehon Wespi-Tschopp - SYTYCD Season 9 (NY Auditions)

Chehon Wespi-Tschopp - SYTYCD Season 9 (NY Auditions)

NY Audition

Top 20 - Eliana Girard, Daniel Baker, Chehon Wespi-Tschopp -- So You Think You Can Dance

Top 20 - Eliana Girard, Daniel Baker, Chehon Wespi-Tschopp -- So You Think You Can Dance

Meet the Top 20 - Dwight Rhoden & Desmond Richardson Ballet w/ Daniel, Eliana


Witney & Chehon - Samba

Witney & Chehon - Samba

Top 20 - Louis van Amstel Samba w/ Witney

Witney & Chehon - Bollywood

Witney & Chehon - Bollywood

Top 20 - Navul Dev Mahajan Bollywood w/ Witney


Witney & Chehon - Contemporary

Witney & Chehon - Contemporary

Top 16 - Stacey Tookey Contemporary w/ Witney

Witney & Chehon - Contemporary (Mia)

Witney & Chehon - Contemporary (Mia)

Top 14 - Mia Michaels Contemporary w/ Witney


Chehon (with Lauren G) - Hip Hop

Chehon (with Lauren G) - Hip Hop

Top 10 - Dave Scott Hip-hop w/ Lauren G.

Chehon Solo 1

Chehon Solo 1

Top 10 - Bottom 4 solo


Chehon (with Anya) - Tango

Chehon (with Anya) - Tango

Top 8 - Miriam Larici & Leonardo Barrionuevo Tango w/ Anya

Chehon Solo 2

Chehon Solo 2

Top 8 - Ballet solo


Chehon (with Kathryn) - Contemporary

Chehon (with Kathryn) - Contemporary

Top 6 - Tyce Diorio Contemporary w/ Kathryn

Witney & Chehon - Cha Cha

Witney & Chehon - Cha Cha

Top 6 - Jean-Marc Généreux Cha-cha-cha w/ Witney


Chehon Solo 3

Chehon Solo 3

Top 6 - Ballet solo

Eliana & Chehon - Classical Ballet

Eliana & Chehon - Classical Ballet

Top 4 - Marat Daukayav Ballet w/ Eliana


Chehon (with Allison) - Contemporary

Chehon (with Allison) - Contemporary

Top 4 - Stacey Tookey Contemporary w/ Allison

Chehon & Cyrus - Jazz

Chehon & Cyrus - Jazz

Top 4 - Sonya Tayeh Jazz w/ Cyrus


Tiffany & Chehon - Rumba

Tiffany & Chehon - Rumba

Top 4 - Dmitry Chaplin Rumba w/ Tiffany

Chehon Solo 4

Chehon Solo 4

Top 4 - Ballet solo


TriviaEdit

  • Chehon plays violin.
  • He puts orange juice in his cereal instead of milk.
  1. https://dancemoms.fandom.com/wiki/Chehon_Wespi-Tschopp
  2. https://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/chehon-wespi-tschopp.html
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