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[01/06/11 - 09:34 AM]
Paula Abdul and The "Live to Dance" Experts Select 17 of the 18 Dance Acts Who Will Compete in the Upcoming Live Semi-Final Shows
The identity of the 18th cast member, who will be selected by fans through voting, will be announced during next week's episode.

[via press release from CBS]

PAULA ABDUL AND THE "LIVE TO DANCE" EXPERTS SELECT 17 OF THE 18 DANCE ACTS WHO WILL COMPETE IN THE UPCOMING LIVE SEMI-FINAL SHOWS

Fans Will Vote for the 18th and Final Act, Which Will Be Announced on Jan. 12

In last night's episode, the "Live to Dance" experts selected 17 of the 18 dance acts who will compete for the $500,000 prize on the new reality-competition series. The identity of the 18th cast member, who will be selected by fans through voting, will be announced during next week's episode airing on Wednesday, Jan. 12 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Paula Abdul serves as executive producer, mentor and lead expert of the series.

Starting Wednesday, Jan. 12, the first six dance acts will compete against each other LIVE on CBS in the first semi-final episode with two acts advancingļæ½one chosen by the experts and one chosen by fans. After a total of three semi-final episodes, the six dance acts that have advanced will compete against one another in one final round. Following the final performances, fans will vote for the winner of LIVE TO DANCE, which will be announced LIVE during the season finale, on Wednesday, Feb. 9 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT).

The 17 dance acts confirmed to compete on LIVE TO DANCE (listed in no particular order):

Jalen
Jalen Testerman
Age: 9
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.

Bev & Hap
Beverly Polcyn Hap Palmer
Age: 83 Age: 68
Hometown: Woodland Hills, Calif. Hometown: Woodland Hills, Calif.

Jill & Jacob
Jill Wilson Jacob Jonas
Age: 16 Age: 18
Hometown: Beverly Hills, Calif. Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.

Du-Shaunt
Du-Shaunt Stegall
Age: 16
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.

Tap Sounds Underground
Gregg Russell Ryan Lohoff
Age: 38 Age: 27
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif. Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.

Dance In Flight
Cate Caplin Gary Franco
Age: 50 Age: 44
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif. Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.

The Vibe
Group Members (Age) Hometown Group Members (Age) Hometown
Alexis Pearson (21) Orem, UT Kandice Smith (26) Woods Cross, UT
Arianna Brockbank (16) Orem, UT Katie Anderson (13) Lehi, UT
Austin Oliver (16) West Jordan, UT Kelsey Skousen (18) Provo, UT
Blayke Piggott (16) Provo, UT Leif Belnap (14) Payson, UT
Brandon Armstrong (16) Lehi, UT Lindsay Arnold (16) Provo, UT
Brelynn Brockbank (14) Orem, UT Madison Loveless (14) Pleasant Grove, UT
Brittany Cherry (16) Pleasant Grove, UT McKenna Fullmer (13) Provo, UT
Brock Bodily (17) Pleasant Grove, UT Melissa Hale (17) Prow, UT
Brooklyn Fullmer (15) Provo, UT Monique Leroy (13) Draper, UT
Chanel Ross (12) Provo, UT Natalie Jaco (14) Lehi, UT
Chaz Bodily (23) Pleasant Grove, UT Nicholas Bloxsom-Carter (19) Orem, UT
Chris Coca (16) Lehi, UT Peiter Mortensen (17) Riverton, UT
Colton Lords (14) Pleasant Grove, UT Sanalie Cindrich (14) Highland, UT
Cori McCarthy (14) Riverton, UT Savannah Cross (17) Sandy, UT
David Lopez (18) Riverton, UT Seth Belnap (21) Payson, UT
Ellie Smith (15) Provo, UT Tanisha Belnap (16) Payson, UT
Erika Mouritsen (14) Pleasant Grove, UT Tristen Sosa (13) Orem, UT
Hally Smith (13) Provo, UT Tynah Hamilton (13) Provo, UT
Jenson Arnold (12) Provo, UT Witney Carson (16) Lehi, UT

Jitting Genius
Brandon Hobbs
Age: 26
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.

Shore Thing
Group Members (Age) Hometown Group Members (Age) Hometown
Abigail Nagel (8) Cape May, N.J. Michael Holmes (13) Cape May, N.J.
Ashley Lamey (12) Cape May, N.J. Paige Adams (12) Cape May, N.J.
Ava Landis (10) Cape May, N.J. Regan Frame (10) Cape May, N.J.
Georgia Papamarkos (9) Cape May, N.J. Sara Nichols (17) Cape May, N.J.
Hannah Kellener (9) Cape May, N.J. Shayla Marks (16) Cape May, N.J.
Hannah Lamey (15) Cape May, N.J. Taylor Magill (7) Cape May, N.J.
Jamie Marshall (15) Cape May, N.J. Tiffany DePaul (15) Cape May, N.J.
Katya Simonsen (10) Cape May, N.J. Veronica Holmes (14) Cape May, N.J.
Kaylee Clayburn (12) Cape May, N.J. Victoria Jacboy (14) Cape May, N.J.
Maxine Marshall (10) Cape May, N.J.

Roosevelt Anderson
Roosevelt Anderson
Age: 22
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.

Chi-Town Finest Breakers
Group Members (Age) Hometown
Alazaie Mercedes Borjas (11) Chicago, Ill.
Enrique Borjas (9) Chicago, Ill.
Lucio Mercedes Borjas (13) Chicago, Ill.
Mercedes Borjas (6) Chicago, Ill.
Santos Enrique Borjas (10) Chicago, Ill.

Dax & Sarah
Dax Hock Sarah Breck
Age: 29 Age: 23
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif. Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.

Twitch
Group Members (Age) Hometown Group Members (Age) Hometown
Alexandra Betancourt (17) Miami, Fla. Ivenise Ruidiaz (17) Miami, Fla.
Angela Cosculluela (14) Doral, Fla. Jessica Demlit (16) Coral Springs, Fla.
Anthony Gonzalez (18) Cooper City, Fla. Katie Difede (17) Miami, Fla.
Brittany Borges (16) Miami, Fla. Melanie Fernandez (17) Miami, Fla.
Deisha King (14) Tamarac, Fla.

D'Angelo & Amanda
D'Angelo Castro Amanda Carbajales
Age: 9 Age: 10
Hometown: Miami, Fla. Hometown: Miami, Fla.

Dance Town Chaos
Group Members (Age) Hometown Group Members (Age) Hometown
Blake Piatczyc (17) Miami, Fla. Manuel Castro (24) Miami, Fla.
Daniel Garcia (17) Miami, Fla. Richard Villaverde (19) Miami, Fla.
Eddieomar Gonzalez (14) Miami, Fla. Romulo Villaverde (22) Miami, Fla.
Geo Smith (23) Miami, Fla. Rudy Abreu (15) Miami, Fla.
Jonathan Aguilar (18) Miami, Fla. Sean Joaseus (16) Miami, Fla.
Kevin Cabrera (22) Miami, Fla. Sean Sellek (18) Miami, Fla.

Austen Acevedo
Austen Acevedo
Age: 9
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.

Kendall Glover
Kendall Glover
Age: 11
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.

LIVE TO DANCE is based on a format created by Princess Productions and Shine TV and is produced by Reveille. Elisabeth Murdoch, Howard T. Owens, Paula Abdul, James Sunderland, Anthony Dominici and Robin Ashbrook are executive producers.





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