Billy Porter to Guest Judge on FOX's SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
Tune in to FOX for So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday, June 11 at 8/7c
The two-hour episode of So You Think You Can Dance airing Wednesday, June 11th (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX will feature awe-inspiring performances of dancers from the Philadelphia auditions and the second day of Los Angeles auditions as they vie for a ticket to the callbacks and a spot in the top 20.
Host Cat Deeley and resident judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy will be joined by guest judges Billy Porter (Broadway's Kinky Boots) and Misty Copeland (Philadelphia) and Christina Applegate (Los Angeles) as they continue on their search for the dancers who represent the best America has to offer.
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; Barry Adelman, Executive Vice President of dick clark productions; Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions; James Breen and Jeff Thacker. Visit the official So You Think You Can Dance site at www.fox.com/dance to view exclusive videos, photos and contestant profiles. "Like" So You Think You Can Dance on Facebook at www.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.
Billy Porter won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of 'Lola' in Kinky Boots.
His other Broadway credits include Miss Saigon, Five Guys..., Grease, Smokey Joe's..., Dreamgirls. Off-Broadway/ Regional: Angels In America, Merchant of Venice, Radiant Baby, Birdie Blue, Songs For a New World, Ghetto Superstar (One-Man Show), Topdog/Underdog, King Lear, The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler. Film/ Television: The Broken Hearts Club, Shake Rattle & Roll, Noel, "Law & Order," "The Big C." Recording: Untitled, At The Corner Of Broadway & Soul.