Nick Lazzarini is best known as the 1st season winner of the Fox reality show "So You Think You Can Dance." He is from Van Nuys, California and is a trained dancer in jazz, lyrical, hip hop, ballet and modern dance styles. Prior to competing on the Fox reality show, Lazzarini spent two years at the Dance Company of San Francisco and also toured Europe with the RAW dance company.
In 2003, Lazzarini, competing as part of a dance group called Hot Under The Collar, appeared on CBS's Star Search remake. Lazzarini is best friends with first runner up Melody Lacayanga, and they have been working out of the Los Angeles area since the show ended.