On November 29, 2016, it was announced that Derek would be one of the three judges on NBC’s new talent show “World of Dance“, alongside Jennifer Lopez (also executive producer) and Ne-Yo. The host of the show, Jenna Dewan Tatum, was announced on January 4, 2017
“World of Dance” is an unparalleled dance competition series where the winner receives a grand prize of $1 million. A first promo-teaser of the show aired on December 7, 2016, during the live airing of “Hairspray Live“.
From the official website: In partnership with preeminent global dance brand World of Dance, the series brings the world’s elite dancers together to compete in epic battles of artistry, precision and athleticism. Solo artists compete against duos and crews in an unlimited range of dance, including hip-hop, krumping, popping, locking, tap, ballet, break dancing, ballroom, clogging, stomping and more.
The tapings of the show started on January 16, 2017, with the last one being on February 19, 2017. The premiere of the show is set for May 8, 2017.
Below you can find links to pages with pictures and videos related to the show.
- Online interviews
- Derek as a WOD judge
Follow the choreo/creative team:
– Nappytabs: Twitter & Instagram
– Kyle Hanagami: Website, YouTube, Twitter & Instagram
– Tessandra Chavez: Website, Twitter & Instagram
– Anthony Kin: Twitter & Instagram
– Sagiv Karpel: Twitter & Instagram
For more about the show, you can also visit the official site.