Television’s hottest dance series, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, returns this summer for its seventh season with a two-hour season premiere Thursday, May 27 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.Hosted by Cat Deeley, the hit dance competition series will inspire and amaze viewers as dancers skilled in styles ranging from hip-hop to ballroom compete to be named America’s Favorite Dancer. Last season’s winner, Russell Ferguson, danced off with a $250,000 cash prize, the title of America’s Favorite Dancer and a cover feature in the March issue of Dance Spirit Magazine.
Auditions for Season Seven of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE are still under way. Hopefuls can strut their stuff in Dallas on Wednesday, March 10; in Nashville on Sunday, March 14; in Chicago on Thursday, March 18; and in Los Angeles on Friday, March 26. Audition information is as follows:
Cities Dates Venues*
Dallas, TX Wednesday, March 10 McFarlin Memorial Auditorium
6405 Boaz Lane
Dallas, TX 75205
Nashville, TN Sunday, March 14 Acuff Theatre
Chicago, IL Thursday, March 18 The Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601
Los Angeles, CA Friday, March 26 Orpheum Theatre
*Venue information may change. For the latest Season Seven audition information, auditioners should log on to fox.com/dance. Registration will begin at 8:00 AM at each venue. Auditioners traveling to cities for the open calls should make arrangements to stay for at least two days following their initial audition in the event of a callback.
Dancers must be either a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident of the U.S., or possess a current legal Employment Authorization Card enabling him/her to seek employment freely in the U.S. (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 fox.com/dance for full eligibility rules.
Talented dancers who spark the judges’ interest during auditions will be invited to callbacks, where they will work with top choreographers. During the callback week, the judges will choose the Top 20 dancers who will continue in the competition.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and comes from 19 Entertainment, Ltd. and Dick Clark Productions. It is executive-produced by Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe and Barry Adelman.