Contemporary dancer Tara-Jean Popowich wowed So You Think You Can Dance Canada fans throughout the season with her remarkable routines and was named Canada’s Favourite Dancer.
Winning So You Think You Can Dance Canada also brought Popowich a cool $100,000 in cash, a new 2010 Mazda sport and even a key to the city in her hometown of Lethbridge, Alberta.
Tara-Jean, along with the top 10 finalists of the show adventured in a coast to coast canadian tour. Popowich claims: “Best experience of my life”.
Before being canada’s dancing queen Tj was a dancer for the amazing Elisa Estrada. Seen in her music videos as well as danced for her in the 2007 Beat Bash, along side singer George and dancing at the 2009 Juno Awards.
Our Canadian sweetheart has trained throughout canada and the states. Performing with S.H.E dance company in Hollywood, Tara-Jean quotes “that was the best training of her life”.
The small town girl has a soft spot for Vancouver B.C, where she calls her second home. At the age of 17 she was accepted into The Source dance company.
Tara-Jeans not only a dancer but says teaching dance is one of her passions also. Which explains being the youngest teacher on the Faculty at Harbour Dance Centre in Vancouver. Tj hopes be to as well known as choreographer Mia Michaels.
Our dancing queen is bound to have an amazing career ahead of her. “I know I have a lot of work to do, but I’ll do whatever it takes. I’ll never give up”