Nigel Lythgoe you may remember him as a judge on Pop Idol, getting the name “Nasty Nigel” in the process. He has since gone on to become one of the UK most valuable exports. For the past few years he has been working as Head Judge on the American Version Of So You Think You Can Dance.
Nigel is very knowledgeable in the world of dance and choreography, starting his career as a dancer. He became a choreographer for the “Young Generation and “The Nigel Lythgoe Dancers”, he has also worked with the likes of Shirley Bassey, The Muppets and The Royal Variety Performance which is watched by the Queen. Nigel has done work for over 500 shows, which has brought him a wealth of experience.
Not many people will know that Nigel produced shows such as Gladiators, Blind Date and in recent years the successful American Idol in 2002. After having six successive season in the US with So you think you can dance, he has now brought it to the UK.