Sonya Tayeh Bio
Sonya Tayeh was born in Brooklyn, but spent the majority of her childhood in Detriot, MI—a city that would become one of her biggest artistic influences. She discovered dance in college, and graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science from Wayne State University. The school now has a dance scholarship in her honor, awarded annually to students pursuing degrees in dance. Sonya has been bringing her contemporary stylings and “combat jazz” to So You Think You Can Dance since Season 4. Currently, she lives in L.A. where she teaches dance at Edge Performing Arts School and Loyola Marymount University. Her choreography is dynamic, emotive, and aggressive.