Get to know the judges and host!
Abby Lee Miller

Abby Lee Miller

Lead Judge

Founder, Director, and Chief Choreographer of the Abby Lee Dance Company in Pittsburgh, Abby’s love for dance came from her mother, Maryen Lorrian Miller, who is a 65 year member of Dance Masters of America.

Richy Jackson

Richy Jackson

Judge

World-class creative director and choreographer, Richard "Richy" Jackson returns as judge on Season Two of Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition. Having spent the breadth of his 15 year career working alongside the most influential recording artists in the music industry, Jackson's experience and accomplishments stand unrivaled.

Rachelle Rak

Rachelle Rak

Judge

Rachelle Rak is considered the "Ultimate Broadway Gypsy." Nicknamed "Sas," Rachelle began her dance training at the age of two under the direction of her mother, Rosalene, at the Rosalene Kenneth Professional Dance Studio in Pittsburgh, PA. She has been labeled a Triple Threat on Broadway for her immeasurable talent in dance, singing and acting.

Kevin Manno

Kevin Manno

Host

Kevin Manno is currently a radio personality at KBIG-FM in Los Angeles. Previously, Kevin was the host of MTV's daily entertainment show, "The Seven."