SYTYCD 7 Top 11 featured on Us Weekly, [ June 28th Issue 802 ]

A spread of the Top 11 dancers on this week’s issue of Us Weekly. “Introducing the hottest hoofers on the Fox hit,” say the magazine.

This feature validates the show’s ‘arrival’ to mainstream media. We don’t recall a SYTYCD article from celeb magazines before or maybe we haven’t been paying attention much.

By Eric Andersson with reporting by Ingrid Sheaffer for Us Weekly

Here it is with a PDF file for better viewing.

Us Weekly: SYTYCD 7 Top 11

Results: Who got eliminated on So You Think You Can Dance 7?

The Top 11 of So You Think You Can Dance Season 7:

* AdeChike Torbert
* Alex Wong
* Alexie Agdeppa
* Ashley Galvan
* Billy Bell
* Cristina Santana
* Jose “Full Deck” Ruiz
* Kent Boyd
* Lauren Froderman
* Melinda Sullivan
* Robert Roldan

Check back here weekly to see who is eliminated until ultimately we get “America’s Favorite Dancer.” Results show are Thursdays at 9pm ET. Performances and voting nights are on Wednesdays, 8pm ET.

CONGRATULATIONS, Lauren Froderman!!!

Robert Roldan and Kent Boyd | voted off 8/12

Adechike Torbert | voted off 8/5

Billy Bell | voted off 7/29

Jose Ruiz | voted off, 7/29

July 22: no one is voted off!! They are eliminating two people next week!! Following Idol’s save?? What gives?!

Another week, another injury. Another dancer eliminated due to injury!!

Ashley Galvan, voted off 7/15

Alex Wong is eliminated from the competition due to a lacerated Achilles tendon.

He needs an operation and 3 months of rest. SYTYCD wants him to come back.

Voted off 7/8

Melinda Sullivan
voted off July 1

Cristina Santana

voted off 6/24

Alexie Agdeppa

voted off 6/17

SYTYCD 7 Profile Spotlight on Billy Bell

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Full name: Billy Bell
Nickname: Billy
Age: 20
Hometown: Palm Beach, FL
Current Residence: New York City
Dance Style: Contemporary
Born in: Palm Beach, Fl
Birthday: May 8

Describes himself as: Energetic, Spazzy, Optimistic, Thinker

After making it to the Top 20 in Season Six of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE and having to leave due to illness, Billy Bell joins this season’s Top 11 finalists. A graduate of The Juilliard School, he is trained in everything from Hip Hop to Classical Ballet. Bell owns the dance company Lunge Dance Creative, and considers working with Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey on “Back to Back to Broadway” one of his greatest accomplishments.

More Q&A

How old were you when you started dancing?

Answer: 12 / 13

Do you have any formal training?

Answer: Yes

Who is your favorite professional dancer?

Answer: Andrea Miller from Gallim Dance

What has been your most memorable dance experience?

Answer: Last solo in Vegas, Season 6

What style do you hope to pick out of the hat? Which style of dance are you afraid to get?

Answer: Contemporary. Scared of Quickstep

First performance with Alex Wong along with all-star Ade Obayomi in a contemporary routine choreographed by Mia Michaels| Music: “This Bitter Earth/On The Nature of Daylight” by Dinah Washington/Max Richter

Photoshoot Interview, June 2nd

Audition Video | June 3. 2010

So You Think You Can Dance Season 7 Top 11 dancers revealed!

June 9th- The two-hour show tonight revealed not 10 but 11 dancers total competing for the title “America’s Favorite Dancer.”

They will be partnered with an ‘all-star’ cast picked from the standouts of all season past. Starring:

o Stephen “tWitch” Boss
o Comfort Fedoke
o Courtney Galiano
o Anya Garnis
o Lauren Gottlieb
o Neil Haskell
o Allison Holker
o Mark Kanemura
o Pasha Kovalev
o Kathryn McCormick
o Ade Obayomi
o Dominic “D-Trix” Sandoval

We’ll be back with our season contestant’s profile soon so check back again. For now here’s a quick list of those who made it…

Girls:

Cristina Santana (salsa)
Lauren Froderman (contemporary)
Ashley Galvan (lyrical)
Melinda Sullivan (tap)
Alexie Agdeppa (jazz)

Boys:

Jose Ruiz (breaking)
Alex Wong (ballet)
Adé Chiké Torbert (contemproary)
Kent Boyd (contemporary)
Robert Roldan (contemporary)
Billy Bell (contemporary)

Host & Judges for Season 7
o Cat Deeley
o Nigel Lythgoe
o Mia Michaels
o Adam Shankman

Who Got Eliminated in So You Think You Can Dance 6?

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Who is out of the competition?

Check back here every week for the quick results! Performance nights are on Tuesdays and results night follow every Wednesday at 8/7 (central).

Vote for your favorites, every phone call counts… See you again!

jonathanlegacy_perezJonathan Legacy Perez . Eliminated December 9, Top 8

molleegray8Mollee Gray . Eliminated December 9, Top 8

nathantNathan Trasoras . Eliminated December 2, Top 10

noellemarsh10Noelle Marsh . Eliminated December 2, Top 10

victor+smalleyVictor Smalley . Eliminated November 25, Top 12

karen+hauerKaren Hauer . Eliminated November 25, Top 12

huntekevinKevin Hunte . Eliminated November 19, Top 14

cookechanningChanning Cooke . Eliminated November 19, Top 14

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Pauline Mata . Eliminated November 11, Top 16

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Peter Sabasino . Eliminated November 11, Top 16

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Bianca Revels . Eliminated November 3, Top 18

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Phillip Attmore . Eliminated November 3, Top 18

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Ariana Debose . Eliminated October 27, Top 20

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Brandon Dumlao . Eliminated October 27, Top 20

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Billy Bell left the competition after only one performance due to an illness. He was replaced by Brandon Dumlao who was consequently eliminated by a unanimous decision from the judges.

SYTYCD 6 Profile Spotlight on Billy Bell

UPDATE: Finalist Billy Bell has Left SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Due to Illness (mononucleosis). Brandon Dumlao Joins Top 20.

“We are disappointed that Billy cannot continue dancing in the competition on the advice of his doctor and wish him a speedy recovery,” said executive producer/judge Nigel Lythgoe. “However, we are fortunate that Brandon Dumlao has agreed to return.”

Full Name: Billy Bell

Specialty: Contemporary

Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL

Currently Resides: New York, NY

Age: 19

Billy was too busy to watch Seasons 3 and 4 of “So You Think You Can Dance,” but got back into it this past summer: “Jeanine Mason, the Season 5 winner, is my duet partner. So I was like, ‘I have to watch it now!’ I was like, ‘I’m sorry I can’t take class on Thursdays anymore. I have to go home and watch TV.” by Korbi Ghosh, Zap2it

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Billy Bell currently studies dance at The Juilliard School. He considers working with Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey on “Back to Back to Broadway” one of his greatest accomplishments. He is trained in everything from hip hop to classical ballet, and enjoys skiing and grocery-shopping.

How did it feel on the recent day with the press and photo shoot? “I feel like the lion from the Wizard of Oz. It’s fun to be taken care of for the day.” (FOX)

So You Think You can Dance Season 6 Top 20 Finalists Revealed

After thousands of auditions across the country and the Las Vegas callbacks, the judges of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE announced Season Six’s Top 20 finalists. The top girls include Channing Cooke, Ariana Debose, Ashleigh Di Lello, Mollee Gray, Karen Hauer, Noelle Marsh, Pauline Mata, Kathryn McCormick, Bianca Revels and Ellenore Scott; and the top guys are Phillip Attmore, Billy Bell, Ryan Di Lello, Russell Ferguson, Kevin Hunte, Jakob Karr, Legacy Perez, Peter Sabasino, Victor Smalley and Nathan Trasoras.

For the first time ever, the Top 20 dancers will make their debut performances on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: MEET THE TOP 20 airing Monday, Oct. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). This special episode will showcase each of the dancers in their own style and genre and will feature group numbers choreographed by some of America’s favorite choreographers. Additionally, viewers will get a chance to learn more about the dancers. Then at the end of the hour, judges Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and Adam Shankman will match the Top 20 with partners for the first performance show airing the following evening.

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The competition begins Tuesday, Oct. 27 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) when the Top 20 dance for the judges and America on the season’s first two-hour performance show. The finalists will work as partners with a world-renowned choreographer on a dance routine chosen at random from a number of dance genres. At the end of the episode, the judges will deliberate and then eliminate the first two dancers from the competition. The following week, on Tuesday, Nov. 3 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), the Top 18 will perform and the judges will send another two dancers home.

On Tuesday, Nov. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), the Top 16 will take the stage in another two-hour performance show. Beginning this week, after each Tuesday performance show, the phone lines will open and the fate of the finalists – one of whom will be named America’s Favorite Dancer – will be left up to the voting fans. Tune in the following night, Wednesday, Nov. 11 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) when two finalists are sent home on the first live results show.

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from Fox.com/dance