Superb dancer Alex Wong shares with The Pickwyck his experiences on So You Think You Can Dance, his outstanding career and inspiring the next generation of performers.
How does it make you feel when a young person tells you they want to be up on that stage one day?
What is your guilty pleasure (reality TV, junk food, etc.)?
You are constantly working! Your work ethic is incredible. What has been the most invaluable advice you have received over the years?
What are you most passionate about in your own life?
Who would you want to be your "Freaky Friday"?
What is your favorite NYC spot?
What has been your quintessential New York moment?
Newsies has many dedicated fans. What has been your favorite fan moment? What is the strangest gift a fan has given you?
You grew up in Canada, professionally trained in dance from a young age through your teens. Do you have an artistic family as well? Dance is an incredibly dedicative craft that requires enormous amounts of time and will to succeed. How did you manage that growing up and balancing school/life/etc?
This December, you are going to Neverland in the NBC live Broadcast of Peter Pan, which is incredibly exciting! What have the rehearsals been like and the cast/crew on set? Does it differ from your previous experience in theater productions and television?
What was your most embarrassing moment onstage?
What is your favorite book, TV show, movie?
What was it like collaborating with the high caliber of choreographers and dancers on So You Think You Can Dance? Do you have a favorite performance from your time on the show?
Was there a moment on stage where you just knew "This is what I want to do for as long as I can?"
What is your weakness/something you would like to improve on, personally and professionally?