What's Next for Dance Champ Nick?
It's been a good year for dancers, especially if you happened to be one of the 16 finalists on Fox's American Idol spin-off, So You Think You Can Dance. The show delivered unprecedented exposure for its young hoofers and, paired with ABC's Dancing with the Stars, it managed to bring many forms of the art to the mainstream, inspiring people of all ages to sign up for classes and buy tickets to local performances. But the trend's biggest beneficiary was 21-year-old California native Nick Lazzarini, who pop-and-locked, jazz-handed, discoed and spun his way to the grand prize of $100,000 and a year of living rent-free in a New York City apartment.
"Most dancers don't get an opportunity like this, where they can pretty much take any job they want without having to worry about money or even a plac
Wed, Oct 12, 2005