Oftentimes the entertainment industry sees the names who create, inspire, and execute the spectacle go unsung. However, with a talent and personality as tall as Laurieann Gibson‘s, that couldn’t be further from the case.
First introduced to the millennial masses on MTV’s ‘Making The Band,’ the dynamic, Emmy-nominated choreographer has been a fixture on screens for over 15 years and behind them for even longer. Now, the “Boom Kack” advocate is bringing her seasoned expertise to the judging table of FOX’s ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ 16th season.
Ahead of the premiere of tonight’s episode, That Grape Juice caught up with Gibson, who waxed honest about her storied career, the state of dance today, the YouTube takeover, and, of course, what viewers can expect from this season of the hit show.
Join us after the jump…