FREE tickets to see NBC’s America’s Got Talent 7 taping live in Los Angeles & San Francisco in February!

NBC’s America’s Got Talent Season 7 is taping live at the Bill Graham Auditorium in San Francisco & in Hollywood! Join host Nick Cannon and celebrity judges Howard Stern, Howie Mandel, and Sharon Osbourne in the live television audience!

Be a part of the star-studded audience and watch the country’s best performers compete live on television. The show is in San Francisco and Los Angeles on select dates in Frebruary. ALL TICKETS ARE FREE. The minimum age to attend is 14. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to be part of a primetime, television event. For more information and to print free tickets, please CLICK HERE.

Also, the show is looking for groups! If you have a team, organization, or group of 20 or more you may be able to attend the show as a fundraiser and earn money!! For more information and to book your group, please call us at 818-880-8200 and ask for Howard or Daisy.

LA Auditions:
CBS Television City-Genessee gate
7800 Beverly Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90036

San Francisco Auditions:
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Tickets
99 Grove Street, San Francisco, CA  94102

About the show:

“America’s Got Talent” was the #1 non-sports telecast on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox in total viewers every week it aired over the summer of 2011, making it the #1 summer series in total viewers for a sixth year in a row. Last summer, “America’s Got Talent” delivered its highest-rated cycle ever.

“America’s Got Talent” is the only talent competition show that is open to any age and any talent. Auditions for season seven kicked off in October with upcoming open calls set for Austin, Texas, Charlotte, N.C. and San Francisco, Calif.

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 Melinda Sullivan

Full name: Melinda Loretta Sullivan
Nickname: None.
Age: 22
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
Current Residence: Thousand Oaks, CA
Dance Style: Tap
Born in: Long Island, NY
Birthday: September 30

Describes herself as: Creative, Rhytmical, Artistic, Inspired

A native of Long Island, NY, Melinda Sullivan is this season’s sole tap dancer. She has been dancing since she was 2 years old, and has appeared in “Cats,” “High School Musical,” “High School Musical 2” and “Wonderland.” Sullivan is passionate about music and dance education, and is a fan of tap-dance legend Gregory Hines.

More Q&A

How old were you when you started dancing?

Answer: 4

Do you have any formal training?

Answer: Yes

Who is your favorite professional dancer?

Answer: Gregory Hines

What has been your most memorable dance experience?

Answer: Tap dancing at a jam session with Gregory Hines at Debbie Allen’s Dance Academy

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

Answer: Broadway. Ballroom

First performance on the show, June 10. 2010. Music: “There’s Got To Be Something Better Than This” from Sweet Charity (Original Broadway Cast)
Continue reading SYTYCD 7 Profile Spotlight on Melinda Sullivan

SYTYCD 7 Profile Spotlight on Alex Wong

 

Alex Wong was going to be a finalist on Season 5 but because of a contract with the Miami Ballet, he couldn’t continue… Watch his first solo performance on SYTYCD 5 here.

Full name: Alexander Dustin King Wei Wong
Nickname: Wong Wong, Wongy, Wongaroni, Fatty
Age: 23
Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia
Current Residence: Florida – Miami Beach
Dance Style: Ballet
Born in: Edmonton, Alberta – Canada
Birthday: November 13

Describes himself as: Goofy, kind, crazy, honest

Alex Wong is a former principal soloist with the Miami City Ballet. He was awarded his position with the ballet at age 17 after winning the prestigious “Prix de Lausanne” competition. Wong also sings and plays the piano.

More Q&A

How old were you when you started dancing?

Answer: 7 1/2

Do you have any formal training?

Answer: Yes

Who is your favorite professional dancer?

Answer: Ethan Stiefel, David Hallberg, Herman Cornejo, & Renan Cerdeiro

What has been your most memorable dance experience?

Answer: Dancing the principal couple in Balanchine’s “Rubies” with the Miami City Ballet.

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

Answer: I hope to pick out… maybe… Ballet? Haha I am afraid to get Hip Hop & Ballroom

First performance with Billy Bell 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, June 3. 2010


via Fox Dance

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

So You Think You Can Dance 7: All-Star Dance Partners Photoshoot

The 12 former show favorites return to “So You Think You Can Dance” as All-Star Dance Partners.

They include Stephen “tWitch” Boss, Comfort Fedoke, Courtney Galiano, Anya Garnis, Lauren Gottlieb, Neil Haskell, Allison Holker, Mark Kanemura, Pasha Kovalev, Kathryn McCormick, Ade Obayomi and Dominic “D-trix” Sandoval.

New Season, new rules with only 10 dancer’s competing instead of 20 in previous seasons; Season 7 promises to be all twists and surprises.

Cat Deeley remains as host this season.
 


“Twitch” Boss, specializing in Hip-Hop, Krump, Popping, and Locking, was the Season 4 runner-up

Comfort Fedoke

Comfort Fedoke, specializing in Hip-Hop, Krump, Popping, and Locking, was a Top 8 finalist from Season 4

Pasha Kovalev, specializing in Ballroom standard and Ballroom Latin, was a Top 6 finalist from Season 3

ade obayomiAde Obayomi, specializing in Contemporary, Jazz, Cultural, and Broadway, was a Top 6 finalist from Season 5

allison holkerAllison Holker, specializing in Jazz, Contemporary, Broadway, Disco, and Cultural, was a Top 8 finalist from Season 2

Lauren Gottlieb, specializing in Jazz, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, and Broadway, was a Top 6 finalist from Season 3

neil haskellNeil Haskell, specializing in Jazz, Contemporary, Broadway, Disco, and Cultural, was a Top 3 finalist from Season 3

courtney galianoCourtney Galiano, specializing in Jazz, Broadway, Cultural, Disco, and Contemporary, was a Top 4 finalist from Season 4

dominic sandovalDominic “D-trix” Sandoval, specializing in Hip-Hop and Breaking, was a Top 8 finalist from Season 3

Anya Garnis, specializing in Ballroom Standard and Ballroom Latin, was a Top 12 finalist from Season 3

kathryn mccormickKathryn McCormick, specializing in Jazz, Contemporary, Broadway, and Cultural, was a Top 3 finalist from Season 6