SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE LIVE Comes to MPAC This Fall
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the 14-time Emmy Award-winning show that sparked America's fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, October 17 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-99.The Season 14 tour lineup includes the following Top 10 finalists: Robert Green, Logan Hernandez, Lex Ishimoto, Koine Iwasaki, Dassy Lee, Kaylee Millis, Kiki Nyemchek (from Teaneck, NJ), Taylor Sieve, Sydney Tormey and Mark Villaver. Also joining the Top 10 finalists are two of DANCE's Season 14 All-Stars, Jasmine Harper and Marko Germar. Since being on the show, Jasmine Harper has performed in The Boss, Beyonce: Lemonade, the 87th Annual Academy Awards, and alongside Taylor Swift, Usher, and Pit Bull. Marko Germar has gone on to perform in Grease Live!, Glee, Austin & Ally, Teen Beach Movie, the 89th Annual Academy Awards, and with Jennifer Lopez.. Fall's hottest ticket will feature this season's most popular routines, as well as original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour, with the theme, "All the Right Moves." 19 Entertainment and Dick Clark productions will present audiences across the country with the opportunity to experience live the action brought into their living rooms each week on the beloved summer series, with a variety of sizzling, one-of-a-kind dance routines they have come to enjoy and expect from their favorite dancers. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE recently received three 2017 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including two Outstanding Choreography nominations for MAndy Moore (choreographed the film, La La Land) and Travis Wall, and Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series. "This is a tour you simply do not want to miss. Some of the best routines from Season 14, performed by the best dancers of the year," stated Nigel Lythgoe, judge, executive producer and co-creator of the hit FOX series. Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey. The 2017-2018 season is made possible, in part, by a grant the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as support received from the F.M. Kirby Foundation and numerous corporations, foundations and individuals. The Mayo Performing Arts Center has been designated a Major Presenting Organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Mayo Performing Arts Center was named 2016 Outstanding Historic Theatre by the League of Historic American Theatres, and is ranked in the top 50 mid-sized performing arts centers by Pollstar Magazine.