Dance Specialty: Jazz, Broadway, Contemporary
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Current Residence: New York, NY
Keith "Tyce" Diorio is a judge and choreographer on SYTYCD. He is from Brooklyn, New York who got his start at 17 on Star Search, later attending New York's renowened High School of the Performing Arts. A move to Los Angeles afforded him the opportunity to tour with Paula Abdul's Under My Spell World Tour and later with Janet Jackson's Velvet Rope Tour. This opened up many doors for Diorio, who went on to work with pop icons such as Toni Braxton, Ricky Martin, Celine Dion, N'Sync, Mya and Jennifer Lopez. It was in 2005 that Diorio joined SYTYCD for Seasons 1, 2, 3 and 5 and 7 as a choreographer.Since then, Tyce has gone on to choreograph for many movies including "Showgirls,” “Starsky and Hutch,” “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” “Robin Hood: Men in Tights,” and “13 Going on 30.” In 2009, Tyce won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography and starred in the Broadway plays Fosse and Chicago. His television credits include “The Tyra Banks Show,” “The Academy Awards,” “The American Music Awards,” and “The Billboard Music Awards to name a few. Tyce can also be seen in numerous commercials such as the Ipod commercial with U2 for their song "Vertigo" and appeared in print ads for InStyle Magazine for Jennifer Lopez's movie "Shall We Dance."
Later this year, Tyce can be seen playing himself, among others such as Mia Michaels, Wade Robson, Paula Abdul and Nigel Lythgoe in the documentary Move, directed by Kurt E. Soderling and Melinda Songer. And most recently, Tyce choreographed Tom Cruise's MTV Awards (June 6, 2010) performance as the character "Les Grossman" who danced alongside Jenninfer Lopez in the comical routine.