SYTYCD The Next Generation Preview: “Auditions #1”
We have to be honest: We didnâ€™t think we would watch this season of So You Think You Can Dance. Weâ€™ve been fans since the beginning, but we were pretty sure this â€œkid editionâ€ wouldn’t be for us. We guess the jokeâ€™s on us for not believing in Nigel Lythgoe and the rest of the producers (as well as these dancers), because we loved the Season 13 premiere. This feels like the creative rebirth and reinvention the show needed.
The way the show introduces these kids to us is a little different (and a lot refreshing)Â and we feel like we really get to know their personalities. We know that shouldnâ€™t really matter in a dance competition, but we donâ€™t care. These kids are great and so incredibly talented.
Los Angeles is the first audition city. So what can you expect from the premiere?Â Some truly amazing dancing including:
- An animator whose audition goes surprising well, considering a rough start.
- A ballet dancer so mature and so expressive, it’ll take your breath away.
- A hip-hop dancerÂ with a slightly tragic past, who dances his heart out.
- A Russian ballroom dancer with a dynamite routine and a personality to match.
- A very tall contemporary dancer who makes a bold statement — with her dancing and her words.
- A pint-sized couple that asks for another chance and gets it.
- Some truly cute and supportive parents, who may or may not mortify their children.
- A Maddie Ziegler cameo, of sorts.
- Judges Nigel, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo giving some some great critiques and advice.
So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation premieres Monday, May 30th and 8/7c on FOX.
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