Southern California Filipina wins “So You Think You Could Dance”
America’s favorite dancer and the winner of season 15 of “So You Think You Could Dance” is a Filipina.
18-year-old Hannah-Lei Cabanilla, from Anaheim Hills, California, took home the title.
During her impressive run, she never faced elimination all season.
Throughout its 15-season history, Fox’s dance show saw several Filipinos advancing, including Melody Lacayanga who finished season one as first runner-up.
Along with the trophy Cabanilla gets a $250,000 cash prize and a role in Fox’s upcoming Rent live musical.