Eliana Girard

“Ballet warrior” Winner on Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance Reveals her Beauty, Diet and Success Secrets Read More

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Eliana Girard is the female winner on season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance. Her genre is contemporary ballet. Eliana grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida. She first started dancing at the age of 3 and a half. She left Dreyfoos High School of the Arts to dance at Joffrey Ballet School, and went the following year to Alvin Ailey School. She started her career with Cirque Du Soleil in July 2009.

Eliana Girard always knew she wanted to audition to be on So You Think You Can Dance. What she didn’t know was that she would one day stand on the stage as a winner and receive the title of America’s Favorite Female Dancer. Eliana and Chehon Wespi-Tschopp were crowned the season nine winners, beating out their fellow competitors, Tiffany Maher and Cyrus Spencer.


Eliana first auditioned for season 9 in Los Angeles, California. Eliana is delivered the message by Debbie that she had made it to the Top 20. She dances a ballet routine with Chehon Wespi-Tschopp and Daniel Baker. The piece was danced to “Romantic Inclinations/Like A Shot/Fury” by P. Mottram, S. Everitt, G. Shadid, and T. Marberger, and choreographed by Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson. Eliana is praised by Nigel and calls her a wonderful dancer. Mary calls her a “ballet warrior” for her fierceness, attitude, passion, and energy.

Eliana has been designing a clothing line for Sugar and Bruno since 2013. Guest judge Adam Shankman also praises Eliana, telling her that she’s the hardest working woman in show business.

Eliana Girard Winner on season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance is in conversation with Namita Nayyar President Women Fitness.

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