Finalists Jordan Casanova, 18, a Jazz dancer from Chino Hills, CA; and Jess LeProtto, 18, a Broadway dancer from Little Falls, NJ, were eliminated tonight on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE.
Last night, the Top 8 performed with a new group of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE All-Stars. Tonight, host Cat Deeley announced that the four finalists who received the fewest of America’s votes were Jordan Casanova, Tadd Gadduang, Caitlynn Lawson and Jess LeProtto. Then, judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, as well as guest judge Rob Marshall, revealed that Casanova and LeProtto would be going home. Also on tonight’s show, dance troupe LXD took the stage and pop music icon Lady Gaga performed two of her latest hits, “Edge of Glory” and “You and I.”
The competition continues next week when the Top 6 finalists – Tadd Gadduang, Marko Germar, Ricky Jaime, Caitlynn Lawson, Sasha Mallory and Melanie Moore – compete on a two-hour, live performance show airing Wednesday, Aug. 3 (8:00-10:00 PM live) on FOX 50.
Next week’s guest judges will be actress Christina Applegate and award-winning choreographer Lil’ C, and the All-Stars making a return to the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE stage will be Kent Boyd, Jaimie Goodwin, Pasha Kovalev, Janette Manrara, Ellenore Scott and tWitch.
Tune in the following night, Thursday, Aug. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM live), to find out which four finalists will compete in the season finale, as well as for a special performance by AMERICAN IDOL finalist Pia Toscano singing her new single, “This Time.”
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