So You Think You Can Dance – Casting Guide

Contestants: 20 per season
Top Prize: $250,000
Selectivity: 5 Star


So You Think You Can Dance is a season long elimination style reality competition. All contestants start with the open auditions which is eventually whittled down to the top 20 dancers each year who are considered finalists. The finalists are then paired with another dancer and each week perform a routine with the persons getting the lowest scores going home. The judges thoughts count as the lowest two contestants have an opportunity to “Dance for your life” with the judges making the final decision on who wasn’t good enough to remain in the show.

Applicant Restrictions:
  • Must between 18+ Years Old
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must not be a Felon
  • Must Attend a Casting Call


2014 SYTCD Casting Calls:
DateCityAudition VenueGuest Judge(s)
January 13, 2014Atlanta, GAFox TheatreLil Buck Jenna Deewan-Tatum
January 20, 2014Philadelphia, PAMerriam TheaterMisty Copeland Billy Porter
January 31, 2014New Orleans, LAErnest N. Morial Convention CenterWayne Brady
February 27, 2014Chicago, ILOriental TheatreJenna Elfman Fabrice Calmels
March 23,2014Los Angeles, CAOrpheum TheatreChristina Applegate

This show has filled its cast for the 2014 season. If you are interested in applying for the 2015 season, the easiest way will be to follow us on either Facebook or Twitter as we will announce the casting process for the show there.

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