SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: L-R: Top 8 contestant Gaby Diaz and all-star Robert Roldan perform a Contemporary routine choreographed by Mandy Moore on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE airing Monday, August 24 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. ©2015 FOX Broadcasting Co. Cr: Mike Yarish

SYTYCD 12 Top 8 – Gaby Diaz & Robert – Contemporary – VIDEO

Gaby and Robert- Contemporary by Mandy Moore- Angel by Sarah Mclachlan – 
She’s got a great combo of All-Star and choreographer here. And song. That moment where Gaby just loses her shit was great. Beautiful routine. My new favorite of the night. They must have saved the best ones for last. Gaby is SLAYING THIS ROUTINE. Dead. So much connection. Robert is fantastic. The holds… the lifts. Just… everything. This dance is everything. If you didn’t like it, check your pulse. Gaby’s gonna win this thing. That last hold… breathtaking. Standing O from the judges, first for any routine of the night. The audience is also applauding for a long time. Nigel calls it in a class of its own, and says she was absolutely brilliant. He says it was outstanding. The emotion was beautifully contained. Her technique is magnificent. Paula says she was world class. She loves how Gaby pays attention to detail. She says Gaby is an actress. Not one thing she could have done more perfectly. Jason says Gaby isn’t missing anything. She just gets it. He says stars get it. He says she’s surpassed what he thought. He says she’s been getting standing O’s for a long time. We already know Gaby is SAFE.

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Gaby’s Solo – Oye Como Va by Santana – Gaby’s first recital was ballet when she was 3 years old. She was crying her first performance out of fear. Glad she got past that. Gaby looks fierce, and is performing the hell out of her solo. Love it. FIERCE. Great job. Way to take advantage of Hailee being down in the bottom two and make a play for #1.