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Charlie Bruce

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Bubbly jazz dancer with a penchant for shoe shopping.

Charlie's Progress

Week 1: Performed a Hip Hop routine with Tommy.

Week 2: Performed a Pop Jazz routine with Tommy.

Week 3: Performed a Lyrical routine with Robbie.

Week 4: Performed a Lyrical Hip Hop dance with Drew.

Charlie was one of the two female dancers, along with Yanet, to receive the least number of votes from the public. However, the judges decided to save Charlie in Week 4.

Charlie answered some quick-fire questions as she prepared for the semi-final in Week 5.

Week 5: Performed a Quickstep dance routine with Tommy.

Performed a Jazz-style dance routine with Tommy.

Performed a Broadway-style group dance with all the other semi-finalists.

Charlie successfully danced her way through to the Week 6 Final.

Week 6: The Final

Performed a Tango routine with Tommy

Performed a Broadway-style dance routine with Lizzie.

Performed a Lyrical dance routine with Drew.

Performed a Pop Jazz dance with the two other finalists.

Performed a Jazz group dance with the other finalists and returning dancers.

When the first of the final results were announced, Lizzie had come third overall.

When the runner-up vote was announced, Tommy had come second in the competition.

Charlie was then named the winner of So You Think You Can Dance 2010!

Watch the Results being announced for the final.

Watch Charlie's BBC Breakfast News interview about her win, from Monday 15th February.


At 19 years of age, Charlie is the youngest dancer in the competition, having started at the tender age of 10. She loves dance so much she left college to go into full time training. Now she's ready to make her mark on the dance world and sees SYTYCD as the perfect opportunity to do so.

Charlie began dancing aged 3 and started lessons properly aged 7. By the time she was 10, her talent was recognised and she took up a scholarship to Arts Educational School where she trained before moving on to Laine Theatre Arts. She has starred in panto but has yet to score a role in a West End musical. Charlie says her dream role would be Roxie in Chicago.

She loves running and swimming, and goes to the gym at least twice a week. She's competent in ballet, jazz, contemporary, latin and ballroom and is keen to embrace the competition.

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Charlie's Facebook Fan Page.

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