Susie danced her first and last solo on So You Think You Can Dance? to "The Anthem" by Pitbull ft. Lil Jon.
Susie's partner while on So You Think You Can Dance? was Marquis Cunningham.
Susie was eliminated from So You Think You Can Dance? season 4 on June 19, 2008, garnering 18th/17th place.
Susie's nickname is Susy Q.
Susie states that her favorite dance moment was on So You Think You Can Dance?. It was Lacey Schwimmer's and Kameron Bink's Contemporary routine to "Dancing" by Elisa, choreographed by Mia Micheals.
Susie's audition number is 19633.
Susie danced to "Aquanille" by Hector Lavoe for her audition of So You Think You Can Dance?.
Susie auditioned for So You Think You Can Dance? in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Susie is a high school teacher.
Susie has been dancing for the Miami Heat since 2002.
Susie danced on Shakira's Oral Fixation Tour.
While on So You Think You Can Dance? Susie would like to work with choreographers Mia Micheals and Wade Robson.
Susie states that being in the top 20 of So You Think You Can Dance? is her most memorable dance experience.
Susie's favorite professional dancer is Joaquin Cortes.
Susie categorizes her style of dance as Latin/Salsa.
Susie started dancing at the age of six.
(When asked if she had any formal dance training)
Susie: Yes. I have studied Flamenco, Hip-Hop, Ballet and Latin. I have also trained in Modern and Afro-Caribbean when I attended New World School of the Arts.
(When asked if anyone in her family dances professionally)
Susie: No... but my mom always says that I am living her dream of being a dancer... she never had the chance to do it.
(When asked what she would like to be doing in ten years)
Susie: I would love to see myself choreographing and having my own dance company where the dancers can perform my pieces all over the world.
(When asked how boys cope with her being their teacher)
Susie: It's funny. I always get mixed up with students. I'm like "what are you talking about? I'm a teacher, I'm on my way to teach!"
When asked what she as learned from the audition process of So You Think You Can Dance?
Susie: I have learned that it's not always how high your leg can go but how you work and work with what you have. Personality is a huge part... on and off the stage, staying humble and enjoying every moment as much as possible.
When asked what she would like to see as a result of being on So You Think You Can Dance?
Susie: I believe that we as artists never stop learning and growing... I look forward to growing as a dancer and as a person as a result of this show. I want to inspire other people... that is my dream.
When asked what other talent/hobbies she has besides dancing
Susie: I can play the castanets, which are the instruments used in Flamenco. As a hobby I love making scrapbooks and jewelry, I make funky earrings, necklaces and bracelets with a lot of color and style.