Get Free Tickets: So You Think You Can Dance #SYTYCD taping in Brooklyn, New York Jan 24 & 25

FOX’s hit show is travelling the country and holding auditions to find the best dancers for the upcoming season and they’re coming to New York FOR TWO DAYS ONLY.

They’re inviting local fans to join Nigel and your favorite judges in a very intimate live television audience and watch the country’s best dancers compete for a spot on the new season! The show is taping Tuesday, January 24th and Wednesday, January 25th at The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House.

The minimum age to attend is 14. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to be part of the television phenomenon as it comes to New York. For more information and to print free tickets, please CLICK HERE.

Also, they are looking for dance groups! If you are part of a dance group/club/organization of 20 or more you can attend the show as a group and get priority admission! For more information or to book your group, please call us at 818-880-8200 and ask for Howard or Daisy.

Taping address in Brooklyn:
Howard Gilman Opera House at BAM
30 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217

SYTYCD 8 Profile Spotlight: Alexander Fost

Name: Alexander Fost
Nickname: Chalex
Age: 18
Dance style: Contemporary
Previous job: freelance dancer and photographer.
other training/talents: Photographer/photo editor.
started dancing at age: 16! Started in high school for fun.
formal dance training: formal Ballet training from prestigious Russian teachers of the Bolshoi Academy
Wants to work with Choreographer/s: Tyce Diorio
SYTYCD dream partner: Jeanine Mason
SYTYCD dance inspiration: Nick Lazzarini

Alexander Fost won Mr. Dance USA in 2006 and Mr. Dance International in 2007. A year later, he earned a spot with the Los Angeles Youth American Grand Prix, and went on to dance with the Media City Ballet, San Pedro Ballet and the Festival Ballet Theatre companies.

SYTYCD 8 Profile Spotlight: Jordan Casanova

Name: Jordan Casanova
Nickname: Jay
Age: 18
Dance style: Jazz
Previous job: was a dance teacher at Dance Precisions; worked there for about eight months.
other training/talents: Singing and acting
started dancing at age: 8
formal dance training: trained from age 8 to 16 at Dellos Dance Performing Arts and from age 16 to 18 at Dance Precisions. All the while, being mentored and trained by Donna Shepherd-Wood.
Wants to work with Choreographer/s: Travis Wall, Sonya Tayeh. All!
SYTYCD dream partner: Robert Roldan
SYTYCD dance inspiration: Jeanine Mason

Jordan Casanova lives in her hometown of Chino Hills, CA, and she graduated from Ruben S. Ayala High School in 2010. She has been dancing since she was 8 years old, and her specialty is Jazz.

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 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

SYTYCD Season 7 Audition Dates

It’s another opportunity to become America’s Favorite Dancer! So You Think You Can Dance Season 7 is now open for casting in a limited 6-city audition run. Check below for a city near you!

Dress to impress!

Doors open at 8:00AM

Be prepared to stay for an extra TWO DAYS for potential callbacks.

* Schedule subject to change. Keep checking for the latest information regarding audition details, music options and for all audition updates.


Miami, FL
Monday, January 18, 2010

New York, NY
Monday, January 25, 2010

Dallas, TX
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
McFarlin Memorial Auditorium
6405 Boaz Lane
Dallas, Texas 75205

Nashville, TN
Sunday, March 14, 2010
Acuff Theatre
2804 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

Chicago, IL
Thursday, March 18, 2010
The Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601

Los Angeles, CA
Friday, March 26, 2010
Orpheum Theatre
842 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Dancers must be either a US citizen or legal permanent resident of the US, possess a current legal Employment Authorization Card enabling him/her to seek employment freely in the US (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 for full eligibility rules.

12/15 SYTYCD 6 Final Performances from the Top 6 Dancers

The lines are open for two hours! Please vote for your favorites.

Kathryn – 1-888-836-7601
Ryan – 1-888-836-7602

Ellenore – 1-888-836-7603
Jakob – 1-888-836-7604

Ashleigh – 1-888-836-7605
Russell – 1-888-836-7606

The Music from tonight’s dance performances:

Jason Gilkison samba (Kathryn & Ryan): “Magalenha” -Sergio Mendes

Tyce Diorio Broadway (Ellenore & Jakob): “I Gotcha” -from Fosse (original Broadway cast)

Sonya Tayeh lyrical jazz (Ashleigh & Russell): “Angel Standing By” -Jewel

Gary Stuart jazz (Ellenore & Ryan): “Kontact Me” -Boys Noize

Jean Marc Genereux foxtrot (Ashleigh & Jakob): “Let the Good Times Roll” -Chuck Brown and Eva Cassidy

Jason Gilkison paso doble (Ellenore & Russell): “Village Attack” -James Newton Howard from Blood Diamond

Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden contemporary (Kathryn & Jakob): “At This Moment” -Michael Buble

Travis Wall contemporary (Ashleigh & Ryan): “I’m There Too” -Michelle Featherstone

Napoleon and Tabitha hip hop (Kathryn & Russell) “I Can Transform Ya” -Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Swizz Beatz