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Nigel Lythgoe is keeping himself quite busy since he left his job as executive producer of "American Idol." He continues as a judge on "So You Think You Can Dance" (where he re-united with Paula Abdul on Tuesday night's show). This weekend, he's hosting a big benefit gala for the Dizzy Feet Foundation.

It's called "Celebration of Dance," and Nigel talks about all of the above with Steve Edwards and Maria Sansone on Good Day L.A.

Fun Facts about Nigel Lythgoe:

  • Lythgoe became interested in dance at the age of 10 and His first professional job was in the Corps de Ballet for the National tour of "The Merry Widow."
  • In 1969, Lythgoe performed with the BBC's "Young Generation" dance troupe. He became their choreographer in 1971 and has since choreographed over 500 television shows.
  • Lythgoe moved to the U.S. in 2002 to produce American Idol and then became producer/judge and co-creator of So You Think You Can Dance on the FOX television network.
  • He owns a vineyard in Paso Robles, California.

(Source: Wikipedia)

The Dizzy Feet Foundation's Celebration of Dance gala is our annual fundraising event and is presented jointly with The Music Center at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

THE dance event of the Summer, the Gala features thrilling performances by talent from 'So You Think You Can Dance', 'Dancing with the Stars', American Ballet Theatre and DFF community & scholarship recipients among many others, followed by a black-tie Celebration Supper taking place in the Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

To purchase general tickets please go to The Music Center Website (The Dizzy Feet's "Celebration of Dance")

For more information, click on The Dizzy Feet Foundation and to purchase VIP tickets

For more information on National Dance Day CLICK HERE.

You can follow Nigel on Twitter: @dizzyfeet

 

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