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America’s summertime TV dance competition

Posted by elegant On June - 18 - 2014

Started airing in July 2005, So You Think You Can Dance is an American television dance competition aired by Fox. Show is not limited to the United States and many other countries worldwide conduct similar shows under license from So You Think You Can Dance franchise. More than ten million viewers have been recorded to watch the show in the US. It is top American TV show in the summer. Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe who produces the famous American Idol also produce the So You Think You Can Dance. Cat Deeley, a former British TV personality hosts the show.

Auditions for the show start in number of cities throughout the US and selected dancers are put through many different dances later. Finally, small group of dancers chosen and their ability in many forms of dances are tested in groups, duets and solo dances. Their performances are voted by the TV audience and low score candidates are eliminated throughout the competition reaching a small number as the finalists. They will be again tested for their dance ability in variety of dances including jazz, hip-hop, ballroom, and classical. Finally the winner is chosen and the winner gets a cash prize and the title of America’s Favorite Dancer.

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