SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE leaps into a 10th season on FOX
Auditions begin Jan. 18 in Austin, TX; Detroit, Boston, Memphis and LA Auditions also confirmed.
|Austin, TX||Friday, Jan. 18||Venue TBD|
||Monday, Feb. 11|| Saint Andrew’s Hall
431 E. Congress Street
Detroit, MI 48226
||Thursday, Feb. 21|| Boston Opera House
539 Washington Street
Boston MA 02111
||Thursday, March 14||Orpheum Theatre
203 S. Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103
|Los Angeles, CA
||Friday, March 22||The Orpheum Theatre
842 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Registration will begin at 8:00 AM at each venue. Auditioners traveling to cities for the open calls should make arrangements to stay for at least two days following their initial audition in the event of a callback.
Dancers must be either a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident of the U.S. or possess a current legal Employment Authorization Card enabling him/her to seek employment freely in the U.S. (i.e., without restrictions as to employer) by the date specified in the eligibility rules. Dancers must be no younger than 18 or older than 30 years of age on the first day they register for auditions. Any dancer who is a minor in his/her state of residence must also have a parent or legal guardian sign all required documents. Dancers must provide legal, valid proof of age when they register for auditions. Check www.fox.com/dance for full eligibility rules. Venue information may change. For the latest information, auditioners should log on to www.fox.com/dance or Facebook.com/soyouthinkyoucandance.
In September, Season Nine champions, ballet dancers Eliana Girard and Chehon Wespi-Tschopp, were voted America’s Favorite Dancers and were awarded a cash prize of $125,000 each. Girard and Wespi-Tschopp are currently featured on the cover of Dance Spirit magazine and together with the finalists from this past season recently completed a cross-country, 30-city performance tour.
Throughout its nine seasons, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE has received 28 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and garnered 11 Emmy wins, including Outstanding Choreography for Mia Michaels in 2011, 2010 and 2007; Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo in 2011; Tyce Diorio in 2009; and Wade Robson in 2008 and 2007. The series also received awards in the category of Outstanding Costumes for Soyon An and Grainne O’Sullivan in 2010 and Soyon An in 2009, and Outstanding Lighting Design in 2011 and 2012. Recently, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE celebrated six Primetime Emmy Award nominations including consecutive nods in the categories of Outstanding Reality-Competition Series and Outstanding Host for Reality or Reality-Competition Series for Cat Deeley. The series won a 2012 TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming, a 2012 Critics’ Choice Television Award in the category of Best Reality Series – Competition and Deeley won the 2012 Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Reality Show Host.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and is produced by 19 Entertainment, a division of Core Media Group, and dick clark productions, inc. The series is executive-produced by Fuller, Lythgoe and Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions, inc. “Like” SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance. Follow the series on Twitter @DANCEonFOX and join the discussion at #sytycd.