via press release:
CLARICE ORDAZ AND MITCHELL KELLY
ARE ELIMINATED ON “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE”
LADY GAGA AND ROB MARSHALL TO GUEST-JUDGE
AS TOP 8 FINALISTS COMPETE WITH ALL-STAR PARTNERS
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, LIVE ON FOX
Lady Gaga and LXD to Perform on Next Results Show Thursday, July 28
Finalists Clarice Ordaz, 19, a Jazz dancer from Whittier, CA; and Mitchell Kelly, 20, a Contemporary dancer from Chicago, IL, were eliminated tonight on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE.
Last night, the Top 10 performed with the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE All-Stars for the first time. Tonight, Cat Deeley announced that the four finalists who received the fewest of America’s votes were Jordan Casanova, Ricky Jaime, Mitchell Kelly and Clarice Ordaz. Then, judges Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and guest judge Neil Patrick Harris revealed that Ordaz and Kelly would be going home.
The competition continues next week when the Top 8 finalists – Jordan Casanova, Tadd Gadduang, Marko Germar, Ricky Jaime, Caitlynn Lawson, Jess LeProtto, Sasha Mallory and Melanie Moore – compete on a two-hour, live performance show airing Wednesday, July 27 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
Next week’s guest judges will be global pop icon Lady Gaga and multi-award-winning director and choreographer Rob Marshall, and the All-Star Partners making a return to the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE stage will be Lauren Froderman, Anya Garnis, Jaimie Goodwin, Lauren Gottlieb, Neil Haskell, Ivan Koumaev, Pasha Kovalev and Ade Obayomi.
Tune in the following night, Thursday, July 28 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), for special performances by Lady Gaga and dance group LXD.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and comes from 19 Entertainment Ltd. and dick clark productions. The series is executive-produced by Fuller, Lythgoe and Barry Adelman. Become a fan of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/soyouthinkyoucandance and follow the series on Twitter at @danceonfox.