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[06/27/12 - 10:02 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Reveals Top 20 Finalists
In two weeks, said finalists will dance for the judges and America on this season's first two-hour live performance show.

[via press release from FOX]

"SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE" REVEALS TOP 20 FINALISTS

FINALISTS COMPETE LIVE FOR FIRST TIME WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, ON FOX

Tonight, after thousands of auditions from some of the best dancers in the nation, the judges of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE announced the Top 20 finalists who will compete to be named America's Favorite Male and Female Dancer. This season's Top 20 finalists are: Girls - Alexa Anderson, Lindsay Arnold, Witney Carson, Audrey Case, Janaya French, Eliana Girard, Amber Jackson, Janelle Issis, Amelia Lowe and Tiffany Maher; and Boys - Daniel Baker, Nick Bloxsom-Carter, Cole Horibe, Matthew Kazmierczak, Dareian Kujawa, George Lawrence II, Brandon Mitchell, Cyrus Spencer, Will Thomas and Chehon Wespi-Tschopp.

In two weeks, on Wednesday, July 11 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the Top 20 finalists will dance for the judges and America on this season's first two-hour live performance show. The Top 20 will be paired into 10 couples and work with world-renowned choreographers to compose a dance routine representing their assigned genre. After the performances, viewers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite dancers via phone, text and online. Please visit www.fox.com/dance for additional voting information.

Then, the following week on Wednesday, July 18 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), on the first performance and results show, the 10 couples will perform again, but in this week's assigned genre. America's votes from the previous week will also be revealed and at the end of the show, the six finalists comprising the bottom three guys and bottom three girls will be revealed and may be given a chance to perform solo routines. The judges will then decide which dancers stay and which two will be eliminated. If couples are split apart, the dancers who remain will form new couples.

The SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Top 10 female finalists are:

Alexa Anderson
Hometown: Chandler, AZ
Age: 19
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Keep up with Alexa at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Alexa
www.facebook.com/Dance9Alexa

Lindsay Arnold
Hometown: Provo, UT
Age: 18
Dance Specialty: Latin Ballroom
Keep up with Lindsay at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Lindsay
www.facebook.com/Dance9Lindsay

Witney Carson
Hometown: American Fork, UT
Age: 18
Dance Specialty: Latin Ballroom
Keep up with Witney at:
www.facebook.com/Dance9Witney
www.twitter.com/Dance9Witney

Audrey Case
Hometown: Edmond, OK
Age: 18
Dance Specialty: Jazz
Keep up with Audrey at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Audrey
www.facebook.com/Dance9Audrey

Janaya French
Hometown: Aurora, CO
Age: 20
Dance Specialty: Lyrical Contemporary
Keep up with Janaya at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Janaya
www.facebook.com/Dance9Janaya

Eliana Girard
Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL
Age: 21
Dance Specialty: Contemporary Ballet
Keep up with Eliana at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Eliana
www.facebook.com/Dance9Eliana

Amber Jackson
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Age: 21
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Keep up with Amber at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Amber
www.facebook.com/Dance9Amber

Janelle Issis
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Age: 24
Dance Specialty: Belly Dancing
Keep up with Janelle at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Janelle
www.facebook.com/Dance9Janelle

Amelia Lowe
Hometown: Butler, NJ
Age: 18
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Keep up with Amelia at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Amelia
www.facebook.com/Dance9Amelia

Tiffany Maher
Hometown: Plantation, FL
Age: 19
Dance Specialty: Jazz
Keep up with Tiffany at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Tiffany
www.facebook.com/Dance9Tiffany

The SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Top 10 male finalists are:

Daniel Baker
Hometown: Newcastle, Australia
Age: 24
Dance Specialty: Ballet
Keep up with Daniel at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Daniel
www.facebook.com/Dance9Daniel

Nick Bloxsom-Carter
Hometown: Oak Park, CA
Age: 20
Dance Specialty: Ballroom
Keep up with Nick at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Nick
www.facebook.com/Dance9Nick

Cole Horibe
Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Age: 26
Dance Specialty: Martial Arts Fusion
Keep up with Cole at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Cole
www.facebook.com/Dance9Cole

Matthew Kazmierczak
Hometown: Peoria, AZ
Age: 21
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Keep up with Matthew at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Matthew
www.facebook.com/Dance9Matthew

Dareian Kujawa
Hometown: St. Paul, MN
Age: 20
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Keep up with Dareian at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Dareian
www.facebook.com/Dance9Dareian

George Lawrence II
Hometown: Decatur, GA
Age: 19
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Keep up with George at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9George
www.facebook.com/Dance9George

Brandon Mitchell
Hometown: Kansas City, KS
Age: 27
Dance Specialty: Stepping
Keep up with Brandon at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Brandon
www.facebook.com/Dance9Brandon

Cyrus Spencer
Hometown: Duluth, GA
Age: 22
Dance Specialty: Animation/Robotics
Keep up with Cyrus at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Cyrus
www.facebook.com/Dance9Cyrus

Will Thomas
Hometown: Troy, MI
Age: 19
Dance Specialty: Contemporary
Keep up with Will at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Will
www.facebook.com/Dance9Will

Chehon Wespi-Tschopp
Hometown: Zurich, Switzerland
Age: 23
Dance Specialty: Ballet
Keep up with Chehon at:
www.twitter.com/Dance9Chehon
www.facebook.com/Dance9Chehon

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and is produced by 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions, inc. The series is executive-produced by Fuller, Lythgoe and Barry Adelman. "Like" SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/soyouthinkyoucandance. Follow the series on Twitter @DanceonFOX and join the discussion at #SYTYCD. Also, follow host Cat Deeley at @CatDeeley and follow judges Nigel Lythgoe @Dizzyfeet and Mary Murphy @hottamaletrain.





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