|So You Think You Can Dance Profile|
Ricky Ubeda is the winner on season 11 of So You Think You Can Dance. His genre is contemporary.
- 1 Biography
- 2 So You Think You Can Dance
- 3 Post-SYTYCD
- 4 Media
- 5 Trivia
Biography[edit | edit source]
Ricky started dancing at the age of 9 didn't get any technique training until the age of 12.
So You Think You Can Dance[edit | edit source]
Ricky first auditioned for season 11 in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Main article: Season 11 performances
Meet the Top 20 (July 2, 2014)[edit | edit source]
Ricky was paired up with Jessica Richens for the first live show of the season. They danced a contemporary choreographed by Sonya Tayeh to "Vow" by Meredith Monk.
Week 1 (July 9, 2014)[edit | edit source]
In the package, the pairs must interview each other in 10 seconds. Ricky is paired up with Valerie Rockey and they perform a contemporary choreographed by Travis Wall to "Oh Darling" by Gossling.
Week 2 (July 16, 2014)[edit | edit source]
In the package, dancers must reveal something America didn't know about their partner. Valerie and Ricky performed a Viennese Waltz choreographed by So You Think You Can Dance alumni Lacey Schwimmer to "I Won't Give Up" by Jason Mraz.
Week 3 (July 23, 2014)[edit | edit source]
In the package, dancers must talk about their first dance recital. Valerie and Ricky performed a Bollywood choreographed by Nakul Dev Mahajan to "Dilliwaali Girlfriend" from the Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani soundtrack. Later in the show, Ricky performed a jazz piece choreographed by Travis Wall with Carly Blaney, Jacque LeWarne, Jessica Richens, Marcquet Hill, Bridget Whitman, Rudy Abreu, and Teddy Coffey.
Week 4 (July 30, 2014)[edit | edit source]
In the package, dancers must tell viewers something their partner would bring to the Top 10. Ricky and Valerie performed a hip-hop choreographed by Christopher "Pharside" Jennings and Krystal "Phoenix" Meraz to "Turn Down For What" by DJ Snake & Lil Jon. Later in the show, Ricky performed a contemporary piece choreographed by Travis Wall with Rudy Abreu, Teddy Coffey, Emilio Dosal, Zack Everhart, Serge Onik, and Casey Askew.
Week 5 (August 6, 2014)[edit | edit source]
Week 6 (August 13, 2014)[edit | edit source]
In the package, dancers must talk about the dancer/person who inspires them the most. Ricky and all-star partner Jaimie Goodwin performed a contemporary choreographed by Travis Wall to "Smile" by Michael Jackson. He also performed a contemporary solo to "Hægt, kemur ljósið" by Ólafur Arnalds.
Week 7 (August 20, 2014)[edit | edit source]
Ricky and all-star partner Anya Garnis performed a cha-cha-cha choreographed by Jean-Marc Genereux to "Dare (La La La)" by Shakira. He was also reunited with partner Valerie Rockey and they performed a Spencer Liff Broadway to "I've Got The World On a String" by Frank Sinatra. He performed a contemporary solo to "My Tears Are Becoming A Sea" by M83 as well.
Week 8 (August 27, 2014)[edit | edit source]
Ricky reunited with Meet the Top 20 Week partner Jessica Richens and they danced a Ray Leeper jazz to "F for You" by Disclosure feat. Mary J. Blige. He also danced a Sean Cheesman African jazz with former partner Valerie Rockey to "Voices of Savannah" by DJ Chus and a Pharside Jennings & Krystal Meraz hip-hop with Zack Everhart to "The Antidote" by District 78. Ricky and all-star partner Kathryn McCormick performed a contemporary choreographed by Stacey Tookey to "Not About Angels" by Birdy. He performed a contemporary solo to "Skin & Bones" by David J. Roch as well.
Finale (September 3, 2014)[edit | edit source]
For judge Debbie Allen's pick, Ricky reunited with Valerie Rockey to perform their Week 4 hip-hop routine choreographed by Pharside Jennings and Krystal Meraz to "Turn Down For What" by DJ Snake & Lil Jon. For Ricky's pick, he performed his Top 20 showcase week Sonya Tayeh contemporary with Jessica Richens to "Vow" by Meredith Monk. For Adam Shankman's pick, Ricky performed his Week 8 hip-hop routine with Zack Everhart choreographed by Pharside Jennings and Krystal Meraz hip-hop to "The Antidote" by District 78. He finished up the night with Valerie performing their Travis Wall contemporary from Week 2 as host Cat Deeley's pick. Ricky was then crowned as America's Favorite Dancer.
Post-SYTYCD[edit | edit source]
Feb 2015 - As part of his winning package Ricky joined the cast of On the Town on Broadway. He then went on to be cast as Mister Mistoffelees in the Broadway revival of Cats the Musical.
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|Season 11 Contestants|
Bridget Whitman · Brooklyn Fullmer · Carly Blaney · Casey Askew · Emilio Dosal · Emily James · Jacque LeWarne · Jessica Richens · Jourdan Epstein · Malene Ostergaard · Marcquet Hill · Nick Garcia · Ricky Ubeda · Rudy Abreu · Serge Onik · Stanley Glover · Tanisha Belnap · Teddy Coffey · Valerie Rockey · Zack Everhart