EMMY Award Winner for “So You Think You Can Dance” on FOX, Tyce Diorio has been performing on television since age 17 when he won "Star Search," setting a record with a perfect 4- star rating each week, the first time it had happened on the series. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Diorio attended New York City's famed High School of the Performing Arts and following that moved to Los Angeles to work with Paula Abdul to dance on her "Under My Spell" world tour, as well as in her videos, commercials and award show appearances.
Janet Jackson, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Mya, *NSYNC, Kelly Osbourne, Céline Dion and Toni Braxton are just a few of the artists Diorio has traveled the world with and performed with onstage. Diorio has worked on numerous feature films including: "Showgirls," "Starsky and Hutch," "Mr. and Mrs. Smith," "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," "13 Going on 30," "Flintstones Viva Rock Vegas" and "Epic Movie." In addition to 10 seasons on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, his television credits include "That '70s Show," "The Tyra Banks Show," "The Academy Awards," "The American Music Awards," "The Billboard Music Awards," "Fame" "Annie" "Cinderella" (dir. by Rob Marshall) and “America’s Got Talent.” Diorio also has had the great privilege of starring in the Tony Award winning Broadway hit "Fosse" and "Chicago." On film, Diorio was featured as a performer, playing himself in Sony pictures “Every Little Step.”
Diorio won the EMMY Award for outstanding choreography in television, the highest achievement in dance. Moving the audience to tears on the Fox hit series with his beautiful choreography as a tribute to breast cancer, and showed how dance is such a powerful medium that can transcend hope, fear, and all emotions that can relate to cancer. Diorio has also served as the choreographer for the opening performance of the “People’s Choice Awards” featuring host, Queen Latifah, and the choreographer for Nickelodeon’s highest rated live-action series premiere, “Big Time Rush.” Most recently, he choreographed the Lionsgate feature film “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” starring Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Matthew Morrison and Megan Mullally.
Diorio, a choreographer to the stars in Hollywood has also worked closely with CHER on the opening production number of her long running hit show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. As well as Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise & Jennifer Lopez in their critically acclaimed performance on the MTV movie awards ,Tobey Maguire Paulina Rubio and Paula Abdul to name a few. From 2012-2013 Tyce choreographed Taylor Swifts Grammy Winning “RED” album consisting of her world tour and all award show performances including The Brit Awards, Billboard,Grammys,American Music Awards and Victorias Secret Fashion Show with rave reviews on all. Also, commercials for iPod, Mc Donald's and a musical entitled "Just Another Man." with Director Larry Moss. The classic production of “Oklahoma” is one of Diorios proudest choreographic theatrical achievments put on by The Fulton Theatre with fantastic reviews. Diorio’s recent commercial work includes the choreography for the new “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter” national musical campaign featuring Emmy winner Megan Mullally as well as the TV series Drop Dead Diva on Lifetime and Greys Anatomy ABC. Tyces versatility/ability/approach to direct actors, singers, and dancers thru story/character/movement in TV/stage/film is a real key strength of his , one that most in this business are drawn to and feel apart of for their path to success.
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