Four Eliminated on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

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August 16th, 2012

via press release:

 

JANELLE ISSIS, MATTHEW KAZMIERCZAK, DAREIAN KUJAWA AND AMELIA LOWE

ELIMINATED ON “So You Think You Can Dance

 

TOP 10 COMPETE AND TWO MORE DANCERS TO BE ELIMINATED

ON NEXT PERFORMANCE SHOW

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, ON FOX

 

“Black Swan’s” Benjamin Millepied to Guest-Judge

and Special Performance by L.A. Dance Project

 

Tonight, So You Think You Can Dance paid tribute to Emmy Award winner Mia Michaels, with the seven couples performing a selection of her greatest So You Think You Can Dance routines. The Top 14 also performed an all-new group routine choreographed by Michaels.

 

After America’s vote was revealed, Matthew Kazmierczak, Dareian Kujawa, George Lawrence II, Lindsay Arnold, Janelle Issis and Amelia Lowe were the three guys and three girls who received the fewest votes. After deliberating, the judges – Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and guest judges Michael Nunn and Billy Trevitt (the Ballet Boyz) – saved Lindsay Arnold and George Lawrence II from elimination. Therefore, Matthew Kazmierczak, Dareian Kujawa, Janelle Issis and Amelia Lowe were sent home.

 

It was also announced that fans can see the Top 10 finalists on tour this fall. The tour kicks off in San Diego, CA, Tuesday, Oct. 23 and tickets Go On sale Friday, Aug. 24.  More details can be found on www.fox.com/dance.

 

Next week, on Wednesday, Aug. 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), the competition continues on another two-hour show, when the Top 10 finalists – Lindsay Arnold, Witney Carson, Audrey Case, Eliana Girard, Cole Horibe, George Lawrence II, Tiffany Maher, Cyrus Spencer, Will Thomas and Chehon Wespi-Tschopp – will be paired up with All-Star partners. Additionally, French ballet dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied, who is best known for starring in and choreographing “Black Swan,” will guest-judge and the L.A. Dance Project will perform a special routine.

 

So You Think You Can Dance was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and comes from 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions. The series is executive-produced by Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe and Barry Adelman. Become a fan of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/soyouthinkyoucandance. Follow the series on Twitter at @danceonfox and join the discussion at #sytycd.

 
  • RG-X

    The viewers have also been eliminated – new one-night format doesn’t work.
    Goodbye SYTYCD – nice knowing ya!

  • tomsman

    We ditched the show last month. Total bs the way everything is being handled. There are/were some awesome dancers this season… I just noticed the headline that the kicked another FOUR off. Insane. We’ve watched every season (but 1st) and been to see 2 tours. We are done, sadly.

  • amazing show

    Amazing dancers – they do get better and better but I agree – the 1 nite show does not work ….and Matthew gone is a great disappointment …. amazing dancer !!!

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