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'So You Think You Can Dance' alumni in Broadway's 'After Midnight'

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Season 11 of "So You Think You Can Dance" premieres on Fox 5 Wednesday night. Two former contestants from the show have hit it big on the great white way. Virgil Gadson and Julius Chisolm say the show helped them discover how to connect with an audience.

Eight times a week the two flaunt their gravity-defying dance moves in the Tony-nominated musical "After Midnight," a jazzy celebration of Harlem's Golden Age featuring the big band melodies of Duke Ellington.

Virgil made it into the top 30 in Seasons 8 of "So You Think You Can Dance." He has been perfecting his high energy breakdancing from a young age.

Korea-born Julius studied dance all over the world before performing on the show with his crew remote control. His videos have almost two million views online, which gave him a leg up with the "After Midnight" casting director.

Virgil and Julius perform a mesmerizing duet in "After Midnight." Jumping and twisting with mind-bending flexibility, they glide across the stage like skaters on ice. It helps that they're not just cast mates but roommates as well.

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