“Finding Neverland” Picks “So You Think You Can Dance” Winner as New Peter Pan

Amy Yakima, winner of the TV competition show “So You Think You Can Dance,” makes her Broadway debut in the role of Peter Pan in Broadway’s “Finding Neverland” this week, according to Playbill.com.

The Ukrainian-born Yakima was the female winner of the show’s season 10, specializing in jazz dance.
She replaces Melanie Moore, a fellow winner of the same TV show, in season eight.

The musical opened April 15, 2015, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.