Ellen's Game of Games
Stephen "tWitch" Boss
tWitch originally won over critics and fans alike with his amazing performances on Season 4 of the popular Fox dance competition series "So You Think You Can Dance." Falling just short of making the Top 20 in Season 3, he came back the following year and earned the runner-up title. In 2010, Boss was invited back to the show for a special All-Star Season 7, where he met fellow all-star dancer and his future wife, Allison Holker. Boss' hip-hop performance of "Get Outta Yo Mind," (choreographed by Nappytabs) with classically trained contestant Alex Wong, won the Emmy for Outstanding Choreography. In the season finale, Ellen DeGeneres stepped in for an injured Wong to recreate the award-winning dance for a surprised audience.
tWitch and DeGeneres' relationship led to his recurring role as the DJ on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." He has hosted his own digital series on EllenTube called "tWitch Please... Help Me Dance!"
tWitch has also been working with his wife, Allison, hosting Freeform's Disney Fairytale Weddings.
In film, Boss starred alongside Channing Tatum in the blockbuster hit "Magic Mike XXL" as the new guy in the dance crew. He also starred in three of the "Step Up" films as Jason.
Boss was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama, where he practiced "popping," a popular funk style that resembles a twitch, earning him the nickname. He serves on the board of directors for the Dizzy Feet Foundation, founded by Adam Shankman and Nigel Lythgoe, which aims to support, improve and increase access to dance education for the underprivileged in the United States. tWitch and Allison are also advocates for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
tWitch currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Allison, daughter Weslie, and son Maddox.