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SYTYCD Recap: Wraps Up Auditions with Redemption, Anger, Great Dancing

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SYTYCD Recap: Wraps Up Auditions with Redemption, Anger, Great Dancing

This week's So You Think You Can Dance marked the end of an era. After an all too short month, DANCE fans bid a fond(?) adieu to Justin Bieber and his choreographer Nick DeMoura, who introduced their final Dance Crew Battle. While I'm sure Uncle Nigel will do whatever he can to get The Biebs on the finale to introduced the most-tweeted crew, assuming all of his visa issues are resolved.

Also coming to an end this week was the Season 11 auditions. From the gorgeous Fabulous FOX Theatre in Atlanta (where I have seen many-a-show) Hip-Hop icon LiL Buck and STEP UP star (and MAGIC MIKE's wife) Jenna Dewan Tatum served as guest judges alongside Mary Murphy and the aforementioned Nigel Lythgoe.

We got a little bit of everything this week; redemption stories, angry tirades, the patented sob-stories, the always annoying kid-dancing segment, and, as expected, some phenomenal dancing. So, onto the auditions:


ATLANTA DAY ONESYTYCD Recap: Wraps Up Auditions with Redemption, Anger, Great Dancing

Mariah Reives
Sanford, NC
Style:
Jazz
Three-Word Review: Damn, she's good!
Result: Ticket to Callbacks

Erik "Silky" Moore
Orlando, FL
Style:
Hip-hop
Three-Word Review: Fantastically Vivid Musicality
Result: Ticket to Callbacks

Kelly MacCoy
Cincinnati, OH
Style:
Jazz
Three-Word Review: Fun, "Trick"y NumberSYTYCD Recap: Wraps Up Auditions with Redemption, Anger, Great Dancing
Result: Ticket to Callbacks

Chris "Mr. Strange" Griffin, Founding Member of Dragon House
Atlanta, GA
Style:
Animation
Three-Word Review: Crazy Cool Angles
Result: Ticket to Callbacks

Conrad Dechabert
Austin, TX
Style:
Contemporary
Three-Word Review: Pretty Darn Manly
Result: Ticket to Callbacks

Taveaus "Dynamic" WoodsSYTYCD Recap: Wraps Up Auditions with Redemption, Anger, Great Dancing
Las Vegas, NV
Style:
Hip-Hop
Three-Word Review: Talented Little Dude
Result: Choreography (Eventual No)

Brandon "Sideshow" Feimster, Dragon House member
Detroit, MI
Style: "
True Pop-Locking"
Three-Word Review: Boring, Anger Issues
Result: No

ATLANTA DAY TWO

Ricky UbedaSYTYCD Recap: Wraps Up Auditions with Redemption, Anger, Great Dancing
Miami, FL
Style:
Contemporary
Three-Word Review: Little Dabble Do
Result: Ticket to Callbacks

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