"SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE" SEASON FOUR AUDITIONS BEGIN IN DALLAS ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 17
Audition Dates Also Set For Charleston, SC; Washington D.C.; Los Angeles; Milwaukee; and Salt Lake City
Fresh off this year's successful cross-country performance tour, the hit summer series SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE begins another search for America's Favorite Dancer. In Season Four producers expand their auditions from four cities to six including � Dallas; Charleston, SC; Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles; Milwaukee; and Salt Lake City � in search of dancers who best represent the rhythm of the nation. Auditions for the fourth season of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE are as follows:
Cities Dates Venues
Dallas, TX Jan. 17, 2008 TBD
Charleston, SC Jan. 31, 2008 TBD
Washington, D.C. Feb. 21, 2008 TBD
Los Angeles, CA March 6, 2008 TBD
Milwaukee, WI March 20, 2008 TBD
Salt Lake City, UT April 3, 2008 TBD
Audition venues will be announced shortly. Log on to www.fox.com/dance for the latest information.
Casting is open to persons between the ages of 18 and 30 at the time of the audition who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S., or possess a current legal visa allowing them to seek employment in the U.S. without restriction as to employer.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE promises to keep America moving to a different beat as dancers skilled in everything from hip-hop to ballroom compete to be named America's favorite. Entering its fourth season this summer on FOX, the hot series from the creators of AMERICAN IDOL and the producers of "American Bandstand" is hosted by Cat Deeley. Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy will once again judge the competition and many renowned choreographers will return as guest judges. Talented dancers who spark the judges' interest during auditions will be invited to call-backs, where they will work with top choreographers. During the call-back week, the judges will choose the Top 20 dancers who will continue in the competition.
The Emmy-winning SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE finished its third season as the No. 1 show in its time period among key demographics. The Season Three champion, Sabra Johnson, was voted America's Favorite Dancer and waltzed off with the cash prize of $250,000.
Two-time Emmy Award-winning 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.
About 19 Entertainment
The 19 Group of Companies was founded by Simon Fuller in 1985 and has achieved over 40 No. 1 singles and 15 No. 1 albums. Fuller also has an impressive tally of over 60 Top-40 albums and 170 Top-40 singles in the UK alone. Fuller created and managed the Spice Girls, who became a global phenomenon under his guidance, selling over 38 million albums. In 1998, Fuller's 19 launched S Club 7, which has sold 10 million CDs worldwide, while its three television series to date have consistently topped children's viewing figures, reaching 104 countries. In 2001, Simon Fuller's 19TV created and produced the television phenomenon "Pop Idol" and in 2002, AMERICAN IDOL. "Pop Idol" launched the singing careers of Will Young and Gareth Gates in the UK, while AMERICAN IDOL did the same for Carrie Underwood, Fantasia Barrino, Kelly Clarkson, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks and Ruben Studdard in the United States.
About Dick Clark Productions, Inc.
Founded in 1957, Dick Clark Productions, inc. ("dcpi") is a leading independent producer of television programming. dcpi produces perennial hits such as Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, the American Music Awards, the Golden Globe Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards. dcpi also produces popular weekly television programming, including So You Think You Can Dance, and owns and maintains one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment libraries, which includes more than 30 years of American Bandstand, among
other things. For additional information, please visit www.dickclarkproductions.com.