At the end of the show, show creator and judge presented his favorite performance, a piece choreographed by and performed by and. These dancers move on to the competition's main phase, where they perform solo, duet, and group dance numbers on live television, attempting to master a diverse selection of dance styles, including , , , , , , , and styles, among others. Television presenter Cat Deeley has served as the host of So You Think You Can Dance since its second season, presenting every episode since 2006. However, a season-long -like talent-search show with a sole focus on dance had never been broadcast on American network television. Duets and their accompanying video packets and critiques typically take up the majority of an episode but are often supplemented by solos, group numbers, and occasionally guest dance or musical performances. For removal of copyrighted images, trademarks, or other issues, Contact Us.
°Season 13 during which the show was subtitled 'The Next Generation' featured competitors between the ages of 9 or as young as 8 at time of application and 14. This episode started right into the dancing without introduction to this week's judges: Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and Brian Friedman. The callbacks are often collectively portrayed as one of the most exhausting and stressful stages of the competition; each successive round sees cuts in which a significant portion of the remaining dancers are eliminated from competition and dancers are given a limited amount of time to adapt to styles they are sometimes wholly unfamiliar with while being physically taxed by the rapid progression of rounds and a limited amount of rest. This week's pairs danced together: Musa and Natalie danced hip-hop, Ryan and Heidi performed the cha-cha, Ivan and Allison performed contemporary, Dmitry and Ashlee danced a pop routine, Marth and Travis performed the foxtrot, and Benji and Donyelle danced Broadway style. The dancers are put through a battery of rounds that test their ability to pick up various dance styles; these are typically some of the more well-represented genres that are later prominent in the competition phase, such as hip-hop, jazz, ballroom, and contemporary.
Some of the content presented on our sites has been provided by fans, other unofficial websites or online news sources, and is the sole responsibility of the source from which it was obtained. Dancers must impress the judges with their moves and rigorous routines in order to survive the auditions and be invited to Hollywood. Dancers skilled in everything from ballroom and ballet to salsa, jive, hip-hop and krumping, all compete to be named the best. In season 1, each week of the competition featured a single episode, with dancers' eliminations pre-recorded the week they occurred and then broadcast at the beginning of the next week's episode. Tabitha made some remarks about loving watching Will dance without a shirt on, but said she also enjoyed the dancing. Afterwards, voting was opened up to the audience. To date, the resulting has produced 28 shows representing 39 different countries and comprising more than 90 individual seasons.
A typical season of So You Think You Can Dance is divided between a selection process, during which expert judges select competitors from a wide pool of applicant dancers, and a competition phase, during which these 'finalists' more typically referred to as the 'Top 20' compete for votes from home viewers. The following styles have all been seen in a choreographed duet or group routine; styles featured only in auditions or solos are not listed. The callbacks consist of a several-day-long process in which the remaining hopefuls are tested for overall well-rounded dance ability, stamina, creativity and their ability to perform under pressure. Highly-skilled dancers between the ages of 18 and 30 will showcase their talents in various dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking and more. Highly-skilled dancers between the ages of 18 and 30 will showcase their talents in various dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking and more. For season 7, So You Think You Can Dance averaged just over 5 million viewers. In March 2014, Chinese television station broadcast a promotional episode in which notable all-star dancers from the U.
Season 10 maintained similar numbers, averaging about 4 million viewers per episode in 2013, with a 4. Producers traveled to Chicago, New York and Los Angeles in search of dancers who represent the soul and rhythm of America. So You Think You Can Dance has won seven and a total of nine altogether. The show features a format wherein dancers trained in a variety of dance genres enter open auditions held in a number of major U. Episodes typically last around two hours, commercials included. There has also been variability in how long couples are kept together and how the at-home-viewer votes are balanced against judge decisions, though ultimately at some point in every season, the judges give up their power to save dancers and eliminations are determined exclusively by viewer votes.
In episode 9, the two contestants with the lowest viewer votes were both eliminated, and in episodes 10 and 11, the contestant with the lowest viewer votes was eliminated. Prior to most duet performances, a video packet of clips of the couple preparing to perform the routine is shown; these packets are intended not only to demonstrate the couple's efforts to master the routine, but also to give glimpses of the personalities and personal histories of the dancers as well as insights from the choreographer as to the thematic, narrative, and artistic intentions of the piece. This panel then decides on-the-spot whether the dancer demonstrated enough ability and performance value to proceed further. The Winner Is Announced Season 15 Ep. It was created by producers and and is produced by , , and. Contestants will be eliminated weekly until a winner is named on the season finale. Napoleon said he felt like Jessica was holding.
Highly-skilled dancers between the ages of 18 and 30 will showcase their talents in various dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking and more. The cities where auditions are held change from season to season but some, such as and , have featured in most seasons. . You can contact me at jay otakukart. The fifteenth and most recent season of the U. Five were nominated for their work on : in 2010, and in 2012 with Teddy Forance , in 2013 with , and in 2015. Before the end of 2005, the year the series first premiered, its format had already been licensed for the first of a number foreign adaptations.
Hip hop choreographers Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo served as guest judges, joining regulars Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe. See who struts into the producers' hearts and who trips up on the series premiere. All logos and images used on this website are registered trademarks of their respective companies. At the end of this process, a small number of dancers are chosen as finalists. Following the closure of the season, the Top Ten dancers often go on tour for several months, performing hit routines from the season among other performances. The show is leaning towards its finale episode, so the 15th season is set to conclude with the 14th episode. She soon explained that each of the couples would have to dance twice for the first time this season.
The show is broadcasted on Fox every Monday. Titled Zhōngměi Wǔ Lín Guànjūn Duìkàngsài - Super Dancer Born Tonight, the show was shot in but never aired on U. In the last finale episode too, the dancers will be seen showing their talent for the last team before the winner is announced. The change appeared to have little effect on the ratings, and the show continued to average just over five million viewers per episode in 2011's season 8. Executive producer and co-creator of the show Nigel Lythgoe is the only judge to have sat as a permanent member of the panel across all seasons, although ballroom specialist has also sat as a permanent member of the panel in seven seasons. After season 7, Mia Michaels was replaced on the judge's panel by returning personality Mary Murphy. It came complete with an impressive flip that left the crowd in awe, but the judges pointed out some technical flaws.
Ballet routines occur much more rarely, at a rate of one or two per season since their introduction in the fourth season. In seasons 2-8, the show's weekly format was split between two episodes, a performance episode, as described above, and a results show which revealed the outcome of the at-home-viewer voting following the performance show of the same week. Host Cat Deeley promised at the outset that the final 14 dancers will face some changes and the competition would get more difficult for the final seven couples. Since the premiere of the U. A fortunate 50 dancers who survive the auditions will go to Hollywood to work with five of the top choreographers in the business: Alex Da Silva, Brian Friedman, Dan Karaty, Mia Michaels and Mary Murphy.