Janelle Issis, Matthew Kazmierczack, Dareian Kujawa and Amelia Lowe eliminated this week on “So You Think You Can Dance”

Top 10 Compete and Two More Dancers To Be Eliminated on Next Performance Show Wednesday, August 22, on FOX

Friday, August 17, 2012 - 4:16pm

 “Black Swan’s” Benjamin Millepied to Guest-Judge

and Special Performance by L.A. Dance Project

 Wednesday night, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE paid tribute to Emmy Award winner Mia Michaels, with the seven couples performing a selection of her greatest SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE routines. The Top 14 also performed an all-new group routine choreographed by Michaels.

 After America’s vote was revealed, Matthew Kazmierczak, Dareian Kujawa, George Lawrence II, Lindsay Arnold, Janelle Issis and Amelia Lowe were the three guys and three girls who received the fewest votes. After deliberating, the judges – Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and guest judges Michael Nunn and Billy Trevitt (the Ballet Boyz) – saved Lindsay Arnold and George Lawrence II from elimination. Therefore, Matthew Kazmierczak, Dareian Kujawa, Janelle Issis and Amelia Lowe were sent home.

 It was also announced that fans can see the Top 10 finalists on tour this fall. The tour kicks off in San Diego, CA, Tuesday, Oct. 23 and tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 24. More details can be found on www.fox.com/dance.

 Next week, on Wednesday, Aug. 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), the competition continues on another two-hour show, when the Top 10 finalists – Lindsay Arnold, Witney Carson, Audrey Case, Eliana Girard, Cole Horibe, George Lawrence II, Tiffany Maher, Cyrus Spencer, Will Thomas and Chehon Wespi-Tschopp – will be paired up with All-Star partners. Additionally, French ballet dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied, who is best known for starring in and choreographing “Black Swan,” will guest-judge and the L.A. Dance Project will perform a special routine.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and comes from 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions. The series is executive-produced by Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe and Barry Adelman. Become a fan of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/soyouthinkyoucandance. Follow the series on Twitter at @danceonfox and join the discussion at #sytycd.



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