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[06/25/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Top 20 Finalists Revealed
Next week, the real competition begins when each of the Top 20 finalists will dance with another of the finalists specializing in the same style.

[via press release from FOX]

"SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE" TOP 20 FINALISTS REVEALED

FINALISTS COMPETE ON FIRST LIVE PERFORMANCE SHOW WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, ON FOX

Tonight, after thousands of auditions by the best dancers around the nation, and the grueling, week-long callbacks round, the Top 20 finalists on Season 11 of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE were revealed.

This season's Top 20 finalists are: Girls: Tanisha Belnap, Carly Blaney, Jourdan Epstein, Brooklyn Fullmer, Emily James, Jacque LeWarne, Malene Ostergaard, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey and Bridget Whitman; Boys: Rudy Abreu, Casey Askew, Teddy Coffey, Emilio Dosal, Zack Everhart, Jr., Nick Garcia, Stanley Glover, Marcquet Hill, Serge Onik and Ricky Ubeda. The announcement was made tonight by resident judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy and special guest judges Adam Shankman, Stephen "tWitch" Boss, Tara Lipinski and Irina Dvorovenko. Also announced tonight were the four winning dance crews that will be performing live on the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE stage on an upcoming show: Academy of Villains, Wanted Ashiqz, Control Freakz and Chloe Arnold's Syncopated Ladies.

Next week, the real competition begins LIVE Wednesday, July 2 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), when each of the Top 20 finalists will dance with another of the finalists specializing in the same style. The pairs will work with world-renowned choreographers to create a dance routine showcasing their genre. After the performances, viewers will have the opportunity to SuperVote for their favorite dancers via the official website, fox.com/dance, the FOXNow App and the official Facebook page, facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance.

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

Tanisha Belnap
Age: 20
Hometown: Payson, UT
Dance Specialty: Ballroom
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Tanisha
Twitter: @tanishabelnap
Instagram: @tanishkaa

Carly Blaney
Age: 20
Hometown: Wyckoff, NJ
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Carly
Twitter: @Dance11Carly
Instagram: @dance11carly

Jourdan Epstein
Age: 24
Hometown: Plymouth, MN
Dance Specialty: Ballet
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Jourdan
Twitter: @jourdance11
Instagram: @jourdance11

Brooklyn Fullmer
Age: 18
Hometown: Provo, UT
Dance Specialty: Latin Ballroom
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Brooklyn
Twitter: @Bfullms
Instagram: @dance11brooklyn

Emily James
Age: 21
Hometown: North Kingstown, RI
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Emily
Twitter: @DanceEmily11
Instagram: @danceemily11

Jacque LeWarne
Age: 18
Hometown: Clive, IA
Dance Specialty: Ballet
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Jacque
Twitter: @JacqueLeWarne
Instagram: @jacquelewarne

Malene Ostergaard
Age: 25
Hometown: Aarhus, Denmark
Dance Specialty: Ballroom
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Malene
Twitter: @OfficialMaleneO
Instagram: @officialmalene

Jessica Richens
Age: 18
Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA
Dance Specialty: Jazz
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Jessica
Twitter: @jessicarichens
Instagram: @jessicarichens

Valerie Rockey
Age: 20
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Dance Specialty: Tap
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Valerie
Twitter: @ValerieRockey
Instagram: @valerierockey

Bridget Whitman
Age: 20
Hometown: Tempe, AZ
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Bridget
Twitter: @BridgetWhitman
Instagram: @bridgetwhitman11

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

Rudy Abreu
Age: 19
Hometown: Miami, FL
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Rudy
Twitter: @Dance11Rudy
Instagram: @dance11rudy

Casey Askew
Age: 19
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Casey
Twitter: @caseyaskeww
Instagram: @caseyaskeww

Teddy Coffey
Age: 19
Hometown: Rochester, NY
Dance Specialty: Hip Hop
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Teddy
Twitter: @TeddyCoffey
Instagram: @teddycoffey

Emilio Dosal
Age: 23
Hometown: Houston, TX
Dance Specialty: Popping
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Emilio
Twitter: @IaMEmiliodosal
Instagram: @iamemiliodosal

Zack Everhart, Jr.
Age: 20
Hometown: Kennesaw, GA
Dance Specialty: Tap
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Zachary
Twitter: @zackeverhart47
Instagram: @zackeverhart47

Nick Garcia
Age: 18
Hometown: Miami, FL
Dance Specialty: Latin Ballroom
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Nick
Twitter: @ImNickGarcia
Instagram: @imnickgarcia

Stanley Glover
Age: 19
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Stanley
Twitter: @dance11stanley
Instagram: @dance11stanley

Marcquet Hill
Age: 18
Hometown: South Jordan, UT
Dance Specialty: Latin Ballroom
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Marcquet
Twitter: @Marcquet13
Instagram: @marcquet13

Serge Onik
Age: 26
Hometown: Upper Saddle River, NJ
Dance Specialty: Latin Ballroom
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Serge
Twitter: @sergeonik
Instagram: @sergeonik

Ricky Ubeda
Age: 18
Hometown: Miami, FL
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Ricky
Twitter: @RickyUbeda11
Instagram: @rickyubeda11

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. The series is executive-produced by Fuller; Lythgoe; Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions; Barry Adelman, Executive Vice President of dick clark productions; James Breen; and Jeff Thacker.

Visit the official SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE site at fox.com/dance to view exclusive videos and photos. "Like" SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance. Follow the series on Twitter @DANCEonFOX and join the discussion using #sytycd. Follow host Cat Deeley at @catdeeley, and follow the judges Nigel Lythgoe @dizzyfeet and Mary Murphy @hottamaletrain.





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