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The former dance instructor on the reality TV show Alex da Silva will not be having a future with the show. He was convicted by a Los Angeles jury of raping one woman and assaulting another with the intent of rape. The jury was hung on four other charges made by two other women claiming to be victims of Da Silva.

The Latin dancer was the choreographer and dance instructor on SYTYCD from 2005 to 2008. He was arrested in August 2009 following criminal complaints made by his alleged victims and a subsequent police investigation.

Da Silva 43 from Brazil pleaded not guilty last June to charges of sexually abusing four different women over a six year period from 2003 to 2009. The alleged assaults were said to have taken place during private lessons at his North Hollywood home where the victims were lured in for private dancing lessons.

He will be sentenced on November 8 and faces the possibility of life in prison if convicted of all charges. He has spent the past two years since the arrest in jail as he was unable to come up with $2 million in bail.

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