|So You Think You Can Dance Profile|
|Dance style||Latin Ballroom|
Ryan Di Lello
Tanisha Belnap was a contestant on season 11 of So You Think You Can Dance. Her genre is Latin ballroom. She was eliminated on August 13, 2014.
- 1 Biography
- 2 So You Think You Can Dance
- 3 Post-SYTYCD
- 4 Media
- 5 Trivia
Biography[edit | edit source]
Tanisha started dancing at the age of 4.
So You Think You Can Dance[edit | edit source]
- Main article: Season 11 performances
Meet the Top 20 (July 2, 2014)[edit | edit source]
Tanisha was paired up with Nick Garcia for the first live show of the season. They danced a cha-cha-cha choreographed by Louis van Amstel to "I'm a Freak" by Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull.
Week 1 (July 9, 2014)[edit | edit source]
In the package, the pairs must interview each other in 10 seconds. Tanisha is paired up with Rudy Abreu and they perform a jazz choreographed by Sonya Tayeh to "You Need" by The Bengsons.
Week 2 (July 16, 2014)[edit | edit source]
In the package, dancers must reveal something America didn't know about their partner. Rudy and Tanisha performed a Broadway choreographed by Warren Carlyle to "Sing Sing Sing" (Part 2) from Fosse.
Tanisha landed in the Bottom 6 but was not eliminated.
Week 3 (July 23, 2014)[edit | edit source]
In the package, dancers must talk about their first dance recital. Tanisha and Rudy performed a hip-hop choreographed by Dave Scott to "Good Kisser" by Usher. Later in the show, Tanisha performed a contemporary piece choreographed by Sonya Tayeh with Brooklyn Fullmer, Casey Askew, Emily James, Serge Onik, Emilio Dosal, Valerie Rockey, and Zack Everhart.
Week 4 (July 30, 2014)[edit | edit source]
In the package, dancers must tell viewers something their partner would bring to the Top 10. Tanisha and Rudy performed a contemporary choreographed by Mandy Moore to "Seduces Me" by Celine Dion. Later in the show, Tanisha performed a contemporary piece choreographed by Mandy Moore with Carly Blaney, Jacque LeWarne, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey, Emily James, and Bridget Whitman.
Week 5 (August 6, 2014)[edit | edit source]
Tanisha and all-star partner Ryan Di Lello performed an Argentine Tango choreographed by Miriam Larici and Leonardo Barrionuevo to "The Gaucho's Pain" by Tango Jointz.
Week 6 (August 13, 2014)[edit | edit source]
In the package, dancers must talk about the dancer/person who inspires them the most. Tanisha and all-star partner Nick Lazzarini performed a contemporary choreographed by Stacey Tookey to "She's Out of My Life" by Michael Jackson. She also performed a ballroom solo to "Warrior" by Havana Brown.
She was eliminated at the end of the show.
Finale (September 3, 2014)[edit | edit source]
Tanisha reunited with Rudy Abreu to perform their Top 20 showcase week Sonya Tayeh jazz routine to "You Need" by The Bengsons for judge Jenna Dewan-Tatum's pick.
Post-SYTYCD[edit | edit source]
Media[edit | edit source]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Videos[edit | edit source]
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Tanisha is allergic to chlorine.
- She has 11 siblings and 26 nieces and nephews.
- Her dream dance partner is Travis Wall.
|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