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Stephen "tWitch" Boss
S4 Stephen 'tWitch' Boss
Season Season 4
Birthday September 29, 1982
Age 40 (deceased)
Hometown Montgomery, Alabama
So You Think You Can Dance Profile
Age during Season 25
Dance style Hip-Hop
Partner(s) Kherington Payne
Comfort Fedoke
Katee Shean
Chelsie Hightower
Courtney Galiano
Joshua Allen
Placement Runner-Up
All-Star Profile
Season(s) as all-star Season 10

Stephen "tWitch" Boss (September 29, 1982 - December 13, 2022) was a Hip-Hop dancer. He competed during the fourth season of So You Think You Can Dance and was Runner-Up behind Joshua Allen.


As a child, tWitch was always seen moving and dancing hip-hop, which is how he earned his nickname. He graduated from Lee High School in Montgomery, Alabama in 2000 and continued to study dance at Southern Union State Community College in Wadley, Alabama. tWitch first appeared on television when he placed second on Star Search behind America's Best Dance Crew group Super Crew. Then in 2003, Boss went to Los Angeles and auditioned to become a contestant on MTV's The Wade Robson Project where he eventually placed third in the competition. At the same time, he attended Chapman University in Southern California where he studied dance.

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


tWitch continued to teach dance classes and workshops around the world and had even created an online video sketch-comedy in December of 2009 called He landed the movie roles of Jason in Step Up 3D and Taz in Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming. tWitch was part of dance groups Breed OCLA and Chill Factor Crew and is participating in the non-profit, Dizzy Feet Foundation, which supports underprivileged youth in dance education and opportunities. tWitch married fellow dancer, Allison Holker, who also appeared on So You Think You Can Dance in 2013. In the summer of 2015, tWitch played the role of Malik in the movie Magic Mike XXL. He was the substitute judge on Season 13 of So You Think You Can Dance. tWitch played the role as a guest DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and co-host on Ellen's Game of Games. He and Allison hosted Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings on Freeform and Disney+.


Stephen "tWitch" Boss passed away on December 13, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. His cause of death was ruled by suicide.



He was married to Allison Holker and adopted her daughter. In March 2016, Allison gave birth to their son. In November 2019, Allison gave birth to their daughter.