So You Think You Can Dance Choreographer Charged with Sexual Assault


via La Times:

Salsa2A salsa dance instructor and choreographer on the Fox television show “So You Think You Can Dance” was arrested this morning on a felony warrant charging him with sexually assaulting four women.

Alex Da Silva, 41, was arrested at his North Hollywood home by Los Angeles police.

The charges include four counts of forcible rape, two counts of assault with intent to commit rape and two counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object, said Jane Robison, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Da Silva is being held on $6.2 million bail, she said.

Alex was arrested back in April for the same offense, but was released due to lack of evidence.   The salsa instructor choreographed quite a bit for SYTYCD Season 4, but was MIA for Season 5. It’s safe to say his TV career is over…

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