Season 16’s Top 10 Finalists, Including Two Las Vegas Natives,
to Take the Stage for Fall’s Hottest Ticket
Tickets on Sale Now at TheSmithCenter.com
LAS VEGAS (Aug. 12, 2019) – SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the 16-time Emmy® Award-winning show that sparked America’s fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again this fall – live on tour. Celebrating its momentous 16th season, members of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE’s Top 10 finalists will make their way to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas on Nov. 22 as part of Season 16’s SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE LIVE! 2019 tour. Tickets starting at $29 are on sale now at TheSmithCenter.com.
Hitting the stage as a part of Season 16’s Top 10 finalists are Las Vegas natives Anna Linstruth and Bailey Munoz. Additional finalists rounding out the spectacular evening are siblings Ezra Sosa and Stephanie Sosa, Benjamin Castro, Gino Cosculluela, Eddie Hoyt, Madison Jordan, Sophie Pittman, and Mariah Russell. The company will be joined by two of DANCE’s All-Stars, Cyrus Spencer and Lauren Froderman for fall’s hottest ticket, featuring this season’s most popular routines and original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour.
Industrial Media’s 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 received four 2019 Primetime Emmy® Award nominations, including Outstanding Choreography (with Travis Wall and Luther Brown both recognized in the category), Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction and Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE airs Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE LIVE! 2019
Tickets are on sale to the public now. Tickets subject to applicable service charges. Event time and dates subject to change. Check outdancelivetour.com for more details.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE LIVE! 2019 is directed by visionary director Raj Kapoor and co-directed by Rita Maye Bland, with dance routines overseen by Emmy® award winning supervising choreographer Mandy Moore.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE LIVE! 2019 is produced by Faculty Productions.
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About SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE is from Industrial Media’s 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions. The series is executive-produced by series co-creator Nigel Lythgoe, Allen Shapiro, Barry Adelman, Mike Yurchuk, Jeff Thacker, Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman. Over the course of its 15 seasons, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE has received 64 Emmy Award nominations and garnered 16 Emmy Award wins, including Outstanding Choreography for Mandy Moore (2018); Travis Wall (2017, 2015); Mia Michaels (2011, 2010 and 2007); Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo (2014 and 2011); Tyce Diorio (2009); and Wade Robson (2008 and 2007). The hit series also received awards in the category of Outstanding Costumes in 2014, 2010 and 2009, as well as awards in Outstanding Lighting Design in 2012 and 2011. Visit the official SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE site at www.fox.com/dance to view exclusive videos, photos and contestant profiles. “Like” SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance. Follow the series on Twitter @DANCEonFOX and join the discussion using #sytycd. Follow host Cat Deeley @catdeeley, and follow the judges Nigel Lythgoe @dizzyfeet Mary Murphy @HOTtamaleTRAINLaurieAnn Gibson @boomkack and Dominic “D-Trix” Sandoval @dtrix
About Industrial Media
Industrial Media is an independent production group launched with the acquisition of The Intellectual Property Company by the reorganized companies of CORE Media Group. Through its ownership interests in established industry leaders including Sharp Entertainment, The Intellectual Property Corporation, B-17 Entertainment, Thumb Candy, and 19 Entertainment as well as overall deals with top production companies such as Momentum Content and Fairhaven Films, Industrial Media produces high quality programming for linear television and digital platforms reaching audiences worldwide. Key programs include the global hit “American Idol” co-produced by 19 Entertainment for ABC and “So You Think You Can Dance” co-produced by 19 Entertainment for Fox, Sharp Entertainment’s “90 Day Fiancé” franchise for TLC and The Intellectual Property Corporation’s Emmy®-winning hit documentary series “Leah Remini: Scientology & the Aftermath” for A&E. Industrial Media companies produce over 40 series across 22 networks annually. Additionally, Industrial Media’s 19 Recordings has launched the music careers of platinum artists including Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Phillip Phillips, Lauren Alaina and recent “American Idol” winners Maddie Poppe and Laine Hardy. Industrial Media is backed by the private equity firm Crestview Partners, BlackRock Asset Management, and the United Talent Agency.
For more details, visit www.industrial-media.com.
About dick clark productions
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” and the “Streamy Awards.” Weekly television programming includes “So You Think You Can Dance” from 19 Entertainment and dcp. dcp also owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with over 60 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. dcp is a business unit of Valence Media, a diversified and integrated media company with business units and strategic investments in television, film, live entertainment, digital media and publishing. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.
About The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
The hallmark of downtown Las Vegas’ 61-acre urban development known as Symphony Park, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is a public-private partnership that opened in March 2012. Heralded as the city’s Heart of the Arts®, The Smith Center is an architectural triumph and long-awaited cultural achievement that educates and entertains the citizens of Southern Nevada. The $470 million world-class performing arts center offers a blend of performances by resident companies, first-run touring attractions, lectures and internationally acclaimed performers in music, theater and dance. The five-acre campus features four performance spaces including the 2,050-seat Reynolds Hall, the 244-seat Myron’s Cabaret Jazz club, the 250-seat Troesh Studio Theater and the 1.7-acre Donald W. Reynolds Symphony Park for outdoor concerts. Additionally, the campus is home to the Discovery Children’s Museum that opened in March 2013. For more information about The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, please visit TheSmithCenter.com. Keep up with news and events on Facebook and follow The Smith Center on Twitter at @SmithCenterLV.
About AEG Presents
AEG Presents is one of the largest live music companies in the world. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Presents operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, BTS, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney; produce or support over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Stagecoach, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Hangout Festival, Electric Forest, and Firefly; and owns, manages or books more than 80 clubs and theaters. AEG Presents produces and promotes more than 11,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Presents, Goldenvoice, The Bowery Presents, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, Madison House Presents and PromoWest Productions. The company also operates The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and produces the residency shows of Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Reba, Brooks & Dunn and Jerry Seinfeld and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. For more information visitwww.aegpresents.com.