[06/18/13 - 10:00 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Top 20 Finalists Revealed
Next week, the real competition begins Tuesday, June 25 when the Top 20 finalists will be paired into 10 couples.

[via press release from FOX]



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Tonight, after thousands of auditions by the best dancers around the nation, the Top 20 finalists on Season 10 of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE were revealed.

This season's Top 20 finalists are: Girls - Brittany Cherry, Makenzie Dustman, Hayley Erbert, Jasmine Harper, Jenna Johnson, Alexis Juliano, Jasmine Mason, Malece Miller, Mariah Spears and Amy Yakima; and Boys - Alan Bersten, "BluPrint," "Fik-Shun," Carlos Garland, Nico Greetham, Curtis Holland, Paul Karmiryan, Tucker Knox, Aaron Turner and Jade Zuberi. The announcement was made tonight by resident judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy and special guest judge, Adam Shankman.

Next week, the real competition begins Tuesday, June 25 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), when the Top 20 finalists will be paired into 10 couples and work with world-renowned choreographers to compose a dance routine representing their assigned genres. After the performances, viewers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite dancers via online, text messaging and toll-free phone lines.

Below are the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Top 10 female finalists:

Brittany Cherry Age: 19 Hometown: Toluca Lake, CA Dance Specialty: Latin Ballroom Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Brittany Twitter: @Dance10Brittany

Makenzie Dustman Age: 18 Hometown: Temecula, CA Dance Specialty: Contemporary Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Makenzie Twitter: @Dance10Makenzie

Hayley Erbert Age: 18 Hometown: Topeka, KS Dance Specialty: Contemporary Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Hayley Twitter: @Dance10Hayley

Jasmine Harper Age: 20 Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA Dance Specialty: Contemporary Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10JasmineH Twitter: @Dance10JasmineH

Jenna Johnson Age: 19 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Dance Specialty: Ballroom Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Jenna Twitter: @Dance10Jenna

Alexis Juliano Age: 18 Hometown: Coral Springs, FL Dance Specialty: Tap Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Alexis Twitter: @Dance10Alexis

Jasmine Mason Age: 19 Hometown: Placentia, CA Dance Specialty: Jazz Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10JasmineM Twitter: @Dance10JasmineM

Malece Miller Age: 19 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Dance Specialty: Contemporary Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Malece Twitter: @Dance10Malece

Mariah Spears Age: 19 Hometown: Phoenix, AZ Dance Specialty: Hip-Hop Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Mariah Twitter: @Dance10Mariah

Amy Yakima Age: 19 Hometown: Northville, MI Dance Specialty: Jazz Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Amy Twitter: @Dance10Amy

Alan Bersten Age: 19 Hometown: Minnetonka, MN Dance Specialty: Ballroom Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Alan Twitter: @Dance10Alan

"BluPrint" Age: 20 Hometown: Atlanta, GA Dance Specialty: Animation Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10BluPrint Twitter: @Dance10Bluprint

"Fik-Shun" Age: 18 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Dance Specialty: Hip-Hop Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10FikShun Twitter: @Dance10Fikshun

Carlos Garland Age: 24 Hometown: Jacksonville, FL Dance Specialty: Contemporary Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Carlos Twitter: @Dance10Carlos

Nico Greetham Age: 18 Hometown: Woodbridge, VA Dance Specialty: Contemporary Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Nico Twitter: @Dance10Nico

Curtis Holland Age: 19 Hometown: Miami, FL Dance Specialty: Tap Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Curtis Twitter: @Dance10Curtis

Paul Karmiryan Age: 21 Hometown: Glendale, CA Dance Specialty: Latin Ballroom Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Paul Twitter: @Dance10Paul

Tucker Knox Age: 23 Hometown: Nashville, TN Dance Specialty: Contemporary Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Tucker Twitter: @Dance10Tucker

Aaron Turner Age: 25 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Dance Specialty: Tap Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Aaron Twitter: @Dance10Aaron

Jade Zuberi Age: 21 Hometown: Dearborn Heights, MI Dance Specialty: Animation Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dance10Jade Twitter: @Dance10Jade

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and is from 19 Entertainment, a division of Core Media Group, and dick clark productions, inc. The series is executive-produced by Fuller; Lythgoe; Barry Adelman, Executive Vice President of dick clark productions, inc.; and Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions, inc. "Like" SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance. Follow the series on Twitter @DANCEonFOX and join the discussion at #sytycd. Also, follow host Cat Deeley at @catdeeley, and follow the judges Nigel Lythgoe @dizzyfeet and Mary Murphy @hottamaletrain.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Aaron Turner, 25, a Tap dancer from Las Vegas, NV replaced Emilio Dosal after Dosal withdrew from SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE.]

  [june 2013]  


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