Chelsie Hightower
S4 Chelsie Hightower
Season Season 4
Birthday July 21, 1989
Age 29
Hometown Pleasant Grove, Utah
So You Think You Can Dance Profile
Age during Season 19
Dance style Latin Ballroom
Partner(s) Mark Kanemura
Gev Manoukian
Joshua Allen
Stephen "tWitch" Boss
Placement Top 6
All-Star Profile
Chelsie Kay Hightower (born July 21, 1989) is a Latin Ballroom dancer. She competed during the fourth season of So You Think You Can Dance and she placed in the Top 6.


Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, and raised in Orem, Utah with five older brothers and her mother and father until they divorced in 2006. Hightower is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She started dancing when she was nine years old and received conventional training since the age of 14. She has been trained in ballroom, jazz, ballet, and hip-hop. Hightower has performed in musical theaters across the United States and won her first national title when she was 11. She was a U.S. Worlds finalist in 2005, and competed on Team USA during the British Open in Blackpool, England. She graduated from Timpanogos High School, then attended Utah Valley University.

So You Think You Can DanceEdit

To see all of Chelsie Hightower's performances from Season 4, click here.


After SYTYCD, Hightower joined Dancing with the Stars as a pro. Hightower came back as an All-Star in Season 8. She also is seen as a choreographer in Season 10 where she co-choreographed the Vegas "Ballroom Round" and as an All-Star choreographer in the same season.