'So You Think You Can Dance' Announces New Season Eight Audition Information

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January 26th, 2011

via press release:

So You Think You Can Dance” ANNOUNCES

NEW SEASON EIGHT AUDITION INFORMATION

Auditions Resume Wednesday, February 2, in Salt Lake City;

Atlanta to Host Auditions Saturday, February 19;

Los Angeles Auditions Move to Saturday, March 12

As So You Think You Can Dance travels across the U.S. in search of the best and most talented dancers in the country, the show is announcing new information for the Season Eight auditions. Hopefuls have three more opportunities to show the judges they have what it takes to be America’s Favorite Dancer as auditions resume Wednesday, Feb. 2 in Salt Lake City, UT. The next stop on the audition tour will be Atlanta, GA, on Saturday, Feb. 19, and the final stop will be Los Angeles, CA, on Saturday, March 12.

Revised audition information is as follows:

Cities                                      Dates                                      Venues*

Salt Lake City, UT                  Wednesday, Feb. 2                 The Jeanne Wagner Theatre

138 W. Broadway

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Atlanta, GA                             Saturday, Feb. 19                   The Fox Theatre

660 Peachtree St. NE

Atlanta, GA 30308

Los Angeles, CA                     Saturday, March 12                The Orpheum Theatre

842 S. Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90014

Those who shine during auditions are given a ticket to Las Vegas for callbacks, where they work with top choreographers to learn and then be judged on multiple styles of dance.

*Please note that auditions will no longer be held in Charlotte as previously announced and the date for the Los Angeles auditions has changed. In addition, venue information may change, so auditioners should log on to www.fox.com/dance for the latest information.

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 www.fox.com/dance for full eligibility rules.

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.

 
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