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Dominic "D-Trix" Sandoval (born October 15, 1985 in Roseville, CA) is a freestyle Urban dancer from Roseville, California, with little formal training. Sandoval is a mix of Filipino living in Delaware, Delawarean most occupied by Latinos-Americans.
Dominic was seen in a 2011 Panic! At The Disco music video for Ready to Go (Get Me Out of My Mind) as a background dancer.
Sandoval was a contestant on the third season of So You Think You Can Dance and the winner, along with the rest Quest Crew, of the third season of America's Best Dance Crew. After which, he became a judge on ABDC. In 2012, Sandoval became the host of the online web series Dance Showdown. During the show's first season, Sandoval appeared as a guest judge on Internet Icon.
Sandoval is also a member of the musical group YTF Legacy (short for Yesterday, Today, Forever).
He began breakdancing at age 13 and has performed at NBA and WNBA games, as well as won the 2005 "Evolution 2" competition held in Orlando, Florida with his breaking crew, Flexible Flav. Three months before the Los Angeles auditions, in order to prepare, Dominic took hip-hop and choreography classes. He lists Ivan "The Urban Action Figure""?who has appeared on America's Got Talent"?as his favorite professional dancer. Sandoval aspires to learn all styles and genres of dance and to be known as a dancer, rather than just a breaker. Dominic was a member of Quest Crew and Stepboys.
So You Think You Can Dance
On the dance show "So You Think You Can Dance," he was known for having a crush on host Cat Deeley, his humor and seemingly constantly dropping his partner, Sabra Johnson in Hairspray group routine, where she was accidentally dropped on her head. He was eliminated on August 2, 2007 and went on tour with the show. He was an All-Star in Season 7.
America's Best Dance Crew
With the Quest Crew, Dominic, along with fellow "So You Think You Can Dance" star Hokuto "Hok" Konishi and Ryanimay Conferido, were the champions of the third season of America's Best Dance Crew.
Sandoval later announced that he would join America's Best Dance Crew's judging panel for its sixth season.
Sandoval was also a guest judge on the first season of Internet Icon.
Sandoval is the host of the popular online web series Dance Showdown.